University of Siena
Region: Southern Europe
Country/Region: Italy
Found Year: 1240
Address: Banchi di Sotto, 55
Introduction

UNIVERSITY OF SIENA: HIGH QUALITY RESEARCH AND TEACHING, WORLD-FAMOUS LOCATION The University of Siena is an internationally significant research university with undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate and professional programmes of the highest quality. Where we are Siena is located in central Italy - between Florence and Rome - in the heart of Tuscany’s rolling hills and breathtaking landscapes. Tuscany is the cradle of Italian art and language: a famous land of great culture and civilisation, with an extraordinary natural environment and an outstanding gastronomic tradition. An ancient history The University of Siena is one of the oldest universities in Europe, having been founded in 1240. The history of the University of Siena has evolved alongside Tuscany’s cultural tradition since the Middle Ages. The city’s university has grown constantly, especially in the twentieth century, passing from four hundred students enrolled between the two World Wars to over twenty thousand students in recent years. Over the years it has expanded to comprise the current 15 Departments . The University of Siena boasts 58 Research centres, 29 Interuniversity centres, a network of 6 museums, a Language Centre and a Library System covering all of the subject areas. A strong international mission Over the years the University of Siena has enhanced its strategy for internationalisation, aiming to attract students and researchers from all parts of the world. Some of our degrees are taught partially or entirely in English and double degree agreements have been set up. Bachelor (First Cycle) Degree held in English: - Economics and Banking Master’s (Second Cycle) Degrees held in English: - Finance - Economics - Management and Governance - Medical Biotechnologies - Chemistry - Computer and Automation Engineering - Electronics and Communication Engineering - Language and mind: linguistics and cognitive studies - International Studies Degree programmes The University of Siena offers Bachelor’s Degrees, Master’s Degrees, Long Single Cycle Degrees and a large number of Doctoral Programmes and Post-graduate courses. The teaching and research activities cover a wide range of topics: Biotechnologies, Economics, Engineering, Humanities, Law, Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences, Medicine and Surgery, Pharmacy, Political Science. Promoting sustainability The University of Siena intends to be a leading promoter of sustainability - through its courses research, training and consulting for businesses and institutions, promoting a trans-disciplinary approach to sustainability and its challenges - supporting a student environmental network coordinating MED Solutions , the Regional hub for the Mediterranean of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN).

Academic Ranking of World Universities
601-700
Academic Ranking of World Universities
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) is recognized as the precursor of global university rankings and the most trustworthy one. ARWU presents the world's top 1000 research universities annually based on transparent methodology and objective third-party data.
701-800
2018
501-600
2019
601-700
2020
501-600
2021
601-700
2022
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Physics
101-150
Dentistry & Oral Sciences
101-150
Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
201-300
Medical Technology
301-400
Environmental Science & Engineering
401-500
Human Biological Sciences
401-500
Clinical Medicine
401-500
Key Statistics
12636
Total Enrollment
8.0%
International Students
8340
Undergraduate Enrollment
482(5.8%)
International Students
3753
Graduate Enrollment
/
International Students