Monday, September 18

Plenary Session in English

@Building CU001, Rectorate Building, Aula Magna, Piazzale della Minerva entrance from portico

9:00 - 9:30 am

Student registration and distribution of welcome kits

9:30 - 11:00 am


  • Eugenio Gaudio, Rector
  • Luciano Saso, Deputy Rector for European University Networks and Erasmus Coordinator
  • Maria Ester Scarano, Sapienza International Office Director
  • Tiziana De Matteis and Daniela Astolfi, Erasmus Sector, Sapienza International Office 

INTRODUCTION: Welcome Week, Sapienza International Office


  • Student Testimonials
  • Buddies Present Themselves
  • Erasmus Student Network (ESN)

11.00 - 11.30 am Intercultural Communication - Prof. Tatjana Welzer Družovec, PhD (University of Maribor)

11.30 - 12.00 am Award Ceremony for "Why Did You Choose Sapienza" Contest



3.00 - 3.30 pm Presentation of the tour of artistic and architectural highlights on campus

3.30 - 5.00 pm Tour of the artistic and architectural highlights on campus (in Italian)

5.00 - 6.30 pm Tour of the artistic and architectural highlights on campus (in English)

Organized by the Faculty of Architecture

The tour includes: Rectorate Building, Museum of the Near East, Egypt and the Mediterranean, Laboratory of Contemporary Art, Geology and Mineralogy Building, Museum of Mineralogy, Mathematics Building and the Museum of Classical Art


12:00 - 4:00 pm

Apply for Your Tax Code (codice fiscale) 

@ the stand of the Agenzia delle Entrate

Building CU007, Lecture Hall 13

Need to open a bank account? Rent a house? You will need the tax code! Go to the stand to request it. 

Tour of the Colonna and Pigna Neighbourhoods (IT)

4:30 pm @Piazza Colonna

The tour will include Piazza and Galleria Colonna, Montecitorio, Piazza di Pietra

Piazza della Minerva, Pantheon, San Luigi dei Francesi and the Teatro Valle.

[Organised by Veni, Vidi, Visit Association]


Open Rehearsal - MuSa, Classical Choir

7:00 pm @ Building CU001

Do you like to sing? Would you like to be part of the Sapienza Choir? Participate in the workshop (!

[Organised by Paolo Camiz]


Music Workshop EtnoMusa

9:00 pm @ Building CU017

Do you like folk music? Do you play an instrument? Do you like to sing or dance? Participate at the EtnoMuSa workshop - Sapienza’s traditional and ethnic music orchestra (

[Organised by Letizia Aprile]


Tandem Night

8:30 pm @The Random, Via Scalo di San Lorenzo, 99 / a,

At a venue in the heart of the most famous university area in ​​Rome, just steps away from Sapienza, tandem is a language exchange activity that foreign students can't miss. Sit at the table with us, meet other students and ESN Roma students and learn more about your language skills.

[Organised by ESN]