LUISS University

Roma, Italy
LUISS is the first Italian University in the world heritage city of Rome, where beauty, history, and culture provide a unique environment, employment opportunities, and a memorable life experience for students.



LUISS is an independent university, created out of a pre-existing Roman institution, Pro Deo, between 1974 and 1978.


LUISS offers an innovative educational approach at its four Departments: Economics and Finance, Business and Management, Law, and Political Science. Its goal is not simply to convey knowledge but to instill flexibility in young people, giving them a sense of mastery over their future.


With its 17 Research Centers, LUISS University aims at developing the understanding of the key economic, financial,ethical and political issues that concern our global age and society.


The Career Services Office helps LUISS students and alumni make their first moves in the job market through guidance and training programs.Students can get advice from skilled professionals specialized in recruiting, who will help them discover and strengthen their abilities.

PhD Programmes

Business & Management (1)


Student services

The Student Office (in Italian: Segreteria Studenti) supports and supplies students with all the information they need for their academic life.

LUISS Cultural Activities was created to enhance the education students receive through the academic programs offered.

Housing services

The University helps students find conveniently-located housing based on their personal needs through three types of services: university residences, complexes of small apartments with double rooms and common areas; contracted residences, facilities that offer rooms and services at a discounted price for LUISS students; and private rooms and apartments, for which students can use the free brokerage service, CasaLUISS.

Library services

The LUISS Guido Carli Library focuses on the social sciences, particularly law, economics and political science. The Library's collection amounted to 99,017 books, 1,781 paper journals (609 of which are current issues) and 83 databases. The Library also provides access to 43,424 e-journals and 53,137 ebooks.

ICT services

ECDL - The European Computer Driving License

  • The ECDL, or the European Computer Driving Licence, is a computer skills certification. Those who have received this certification understand fundamental IT concepts and know how to use common applications on a personal computer.

Medical services

At the University Union (in Italian: Diritto allo Studio), students can access a free health care service. Dr. Gianpiero Cutolo is the LUISS-affiliated doctor on campus.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Viale Romania campus (home to the Departments of Business and Management, Economics and Finance, and Political Science)
  • Viale Pola campus
  • Via Parenzo campus

Student clubs

The university promotes student associations by supporting activities organized by students, providing them with dedicated space, funds and media.

  • AIR - Associazione Universitaria Italia-Russia
  • All Around
  • Amnesty International Gruppo Giovani Roma Nord
  • ARES
  • ASP - Associazione Studenti di Scienze Politiche
  • Associazione Libera per l'Innovazione
  • Associazione Maria Guglielmino
  • ELSA Roma - European Law Students' Association
  • EMDEA - Empowering Ideas
  • EOS
  • ESN Roma L.U.
  • Green Challenge
  • ISA
  • JELU
  • L. Arcobaleno
  • LEP
  • LFC Finance
  • Lions Club Roma Parioli
  • Papango
  • REC - Residenze e collegi
  • Rethinking Economics
  • SFL Roma - Students for Liberty
  • Studenti Democratici
  • Studenti Liberali
  • Totalife Onlus
  • University FinanceLAB


In October 2015 the LUISS Business School and the Department of Business and Management have received the EQUIS accreditation, obtained by only 1% of Business Schools offering management training.

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