The University of Rome Tor Vergata was founded in 1982. It is ranked among the Top 100 less than 50 years old Universities in the world by QS© and Times Higher Education©. A public university with high teaching and research standards, in little more than 30 years Tor Vergata has become one of the most Important Italian universities. Our University offers 12 programmes entirely taught in English.

Top 3 reasons to study here

  • Tor Vergata is a young vibrant University where international students can get a highly qualified education as well as assistance in every-day life
  • Modern facilities and sport activities are provided to international students
  • Tor Vergata is a public (and non-profit) University and because of that its fees are low and spent for services to students



The University takes its name from the 14th Century farmhouse "Turris Virgatae" that was owned by the Roman noble family of Annibaldi, whose remains lie beneath Villa Gentile on campus. In 1982, in a South-East district of the city of Rome, the University was founded by a group of brilliant professors and young fellow researchers, and doctor Enrico Garaci became the first rector.


  • 600 Hectares Wide;
  • 19 Departments, 6 Disciplinary Areas (Economics; Law; Engineering; Arts; Medicine; Mathematics, Physics and Natural Sciences);
  • 112 Courses (bachelor, M.Sc./M.A. and one-cycle), 209 Specialisation Courses, 31 PhD Courses;
  • 350 Lecture Rooms, 29 Computer Labs;


  • The University participates in 4 of the 54 projects FIR (Future In Research) approved in 2013.
  • In the framework of PRIN 2012 (programmes of considerable national interest), the University is the 12th for the number of projects approved and the 7th for cofinancing granted.

Master's Programmes

Social Sciences (5)
Business & Management (4)
Law (2)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)


Student services

An International Students Office provide students with all the information about Study Visa and on-line assessments, as well as general information about the Italian University System. Furthermore, all the courses held in English at Tor Vergata have their own Programme Office, looking after students before their arrival and during their career. For all the procedures concerning studying abroad for exchanging semesters, students can refer to the Erasmus+ Office or the International Relations Office. Finally, a Welcome Office is available for students providing information about programmes, accommodation, fees, life in Roma, and scholarships.

Housing services

Immersed in the greenery of Tor Vergata neighbourhood, CampusX Rome offers its residents an opportunity to reach their University buildings on foot. Not far from Fiumicino and Ciampino airports and just a few meters from Policlinico di Tor Vergata Hospital.This facility can accommodate about 1200 people with 718 available accommodation solutions (single or double). It offers all necessary services to enjoy your University experience.

Library services

Each School has its own library, offering students hard and soft copies, reading rooms and computer services. A free wi-fi connection is available in every library at the University of Rome Tor Vergata.

ICT services

A free wi-fi connection and computer rooms are available for all the students of the University of Rome Tor Vergata.

Medical services

Tor Vergata has its on-campus Hospital (Policlinico Tor Vergata, PTV), which is one of the most important and innovative Hospitals in Centre Italy.

Student Life

Campus life

A Campus Shuttle service is available from “Tor Vergata” railway station to the University Campus. Free for students and employees.Timetable (until June 26th, from Mondays to Fridays)

Sports facilities

  • Recreational Sports
The university sports center offers a five-a-side soccer field, two tennis fields, a volleyball field, a basketball field.


The University of Rome Tor Vergata has obtained its accreditation at the MIUR (Italian Ministry of Education) in 1982. We have six Schools, each with its own services (libraries, canteens, computer and reading rooms): Economics, Engineering, Humanities, Law, Medicine and Surgery, Sciences. 879 international agreements with partner Universities all over the world, 6 dual degree and 3 join degree programmes enrich our education path.

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.

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