Tor Vergata University of Rome

Roma, Italy
The city of Rome has no need to be described: strolling around its street means living an extraordinary experience of art, tradition, history, fashion, food. Rome embraces Tor Vergata, a public university founded in 1982 who became in only 36 years a vibrant scientific environment, the ideal place to spend your academic life surrounded by its green hills and a welcoming community.

About

History

The University takes its name from the 14th Century "Turris Vergatae" that was owned by the Roman noble family of Annibaldi. In 1982, in the South-East district of the city of Rome, the University was founded by a group of brilliant professors and young fellow researchers, becoming chronologically the second public university of the city of Rome. 

Education

The six Schools at Tor Vergata offer programmes in English at all the Italian educational levels:

  • 3 Bachelor’s Degrees (3-year programmes)
  • 2 One-cycle Degrees (Medicine and Surgery, 6-year and Pharmacy, 5-year)
  • 15 Masters of Science/Art (2-year programmes)
  • 10 professional Masters (1-year programmes)
  • 7 PhD programmes

Research

In 2016, the international research at the University of Rome Tor Vergata was founded for 114 projects (19 of them where ERC).

The majority of Tor Vergata departments have high quality indicators in the national VQR (Research Quality Evaluation); the most virtuous are: Economics and Finance and Mathematics (both first in their categories); Enterprise Engineering (third); Chemistry (fourth); Physics (fifth).

Career

Tor Vergata has built a strong network oh national and international companies and yearly activates so many internships that our students enrolled to the courses held in English are for the 90% of them occupied with a 6-month or 1-year contract before the graduation.

Many of those contracts become job positions and our placement rate for the MSc reaches the 100% for some courses. 

Master's Programmes

Social Sciences (5)
Business & Management (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Law (1)

Services

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 and the Welcome Office is available for information about programmes, accommodation, fees, life in Roma, and scholarships. 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, students can refer to the Erasmus+ Office. 

Housing services

CampusX is a private location 5 minutes walking far from the University, offering students studios and room in a beautiful modern space. It also offers canteens, a market, a gym and reading rooms; the wi-fi connection is included in the rent costs.

Based at CampusX students can also find the Italian Language Centre of the University and the Spin-Over Lab. 

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 w-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. 

Accreditation

The University of Rome Tor Vergata has obtained its accreditation at the MIUR (Italian Ministry of Education and Research) in 1982. We have six Schools, each with its own services (libraries, canteens, computer and reading rooms, free wi-fi connections): 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.

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