The teaching activities of the University of Siena’s first and second level courses are generally carried out in one of the fifteen Departments.
  • 14 Masters
  • 20000 Students
  • Public Institution Type

Top 3 reasons to study here

  • First among italian universities
  • International students can apply for study grants and accommodation in university halls of residence.
  • Students arriving from other countries are welcomed with a series of meetings to acclimatize them to Italian culture and the language.



Scientific research is carried out within the University’s departments, which are organized into one or more research sectors according to their aims or methods. Within each sector, research activities are launched and coordinated and proposals are defined for the establishment and organization of doctoral research programmes.The consultancy and research activities carried out at the University for third parties are also usually performed within the departments.

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (4)
Social Sciences (4)
Computer Science & IT (3)
Engineering & Technology (3)
Business & Management (2)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Medicine & Health (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at University of Siena!


Student services

Based on a special agreement with the University of Siena, the Azienda Regionale per il Diritto allo Studio Universitario (DSU-Toscana) promotes various cultural and recreational activities for university students.

In particular, the DSU-Toscana encourages students to participate in theatrical and musical events by offering contributions, reduced rates, partial reimbursements of cinema season tickets or passes and organises other cultural initiatives such as guided tours of museums and the area.

Housing services

Limited number of places at the University Residences owned by the Azienda Regionale per il Diritto allo Studio (Regional Office for the Right to Higher Education) are reserved for International Exchange students.Almost all of the rooms are twin rooms with 2 beds. The current price per person is 297,00 euros per month.

Medical services

  • EU students with an European Health Insurance Card can use the public health service Azienda Sanitaria Locale.
  • You can choose a doctor for the entire period of your stay at the Front Office of the University, via Banchi di Sotto, 55 (Siena).
  • For appointments with a specialist go to the public health centre in via Pian d’Ovile, 9/11 (Siena).

Student Life

Sports facilities

In collaboration with the Regional Authority for Higher Education Grants (Azienda Regionale per il Diritto allo Studio Universitario - ARDSU) and Siena University Sports Centre (CUS), the University promotes sports for students by offering courses for free or at reduced rates in: basketball, football, volleyball, rugby, judo, weight training, fencing and tennis.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Other Degrees

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