Universität Bielefeld

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Sapienza Universitá di Roma - Sapienza University of Rome

Erasmus+ coordinator:  Dr. Éva Rozália Hölzle

Website:  http://www.uniroma1.it/

Language of instruction:  Italian and English. A few courses are offered in English, the majority is offered in Italian. The desired level of proficiency in Italian or English is at least B1 following the Common European Frame of Reference (CEFR).

Study cycle: Bachelor and Master

Erasmus+ partner: Dipartimento di Scienze Sociali ed Economiche (Department of Social Sciences and Economics)


General information: Historically, Rome is a continuously growing metropolis and one of the most important cities in Europe. The initially pontifical Sapienza University of Rome was nationalized in 1870 and has continued to grow since it was founded in the 14th century. Today, the huge student body, which is spread over three campuses, contributes significantly to the urban environment. The university is located in the center of the city and consists of eleven faculties with 63 departments, most of which (including our partner faculty) are located on the main campus. Sapienza is an international university and hosts about 5,500 exchange students each year. The Department of Social and Economic Sciences includes three areas of study: Sociology and Applied Social Sciences, Social Policy and Services, and Economy and Institutions.

Course offerings: Our Erasmus+ Partner in Rome, the Dipartimento di Scienze Sociali ed Economiche offers the following course programme:

NOTE: The listed study programs shall provide you an overview and thematic orientation of our partner. They are not binding so that contents of your study during the exchange may differ from the given information, but they may help you to get a first impression of the partner. It is highly recommended to obtain more detailed information on the Website of the corresponding partner insititution.

  • BA Sociology
  • BA Science and Technology of Social Services
  • BA Economic International Relations
  • MA Applied Social Sciences
  • MA Progress, Management and Controlling of Social Services
  • MA Economic Analysis of International institutions

The BA Sociology provides basic knowledge about the theories, methods, and history of sociology and introduces various fields of sociology on a mainly empirical basis. The focus of the courses in the Bachelor’s and Master’s programs is on sociological discussions of work/economy, communication, and organizations and policy, but other thematic areas are also covered, such as family and education. A complete overview of the BA courses can be found on the faculty’s website.

The MA Sociology enhances the understanding of social, cultural, and economic, phenomena of contemporary societies and enables students to develop research and action competences to analyze processes and problems and find professional strategies. The study programme comprises the areas of economy and work, cultural transformations, international relations, community and policy as well as social integration. A complete overview of the MA courses can be found on the faculty’s website.

Study terms: The winter term starts regularly in late September and ends at the breginning of February. The summer semester begins regularly at the begining of February and ends at the end of June. Exams are held respectively in January and June.

Other information: The University offers students support in the form of intensive and regular language courses free of charge and an orientation week for exchange students. Housing is not provided directly by the university but by the CTS Housing Program Service. Additional information about the Erasmus+ Program is available on the university’s website. There are many student associations and an active Erasmus+ student´s network (ESN) in Rome. Additional information for Erasmus+ students are available on the univeristies website or here.


Events & Deadlines

Erasmus+ Sprechstunde/ Office hours:
Aktuell bieten wir eine online Sprechstunde an. Bitte kontaktiert uns zum Termin vereinbaren per Mail an erasmus.soc@uni-bielefeld.de

// At the moment we are offering online office hours. Please contact us to make an appointment by mail to erasmus.soc@uni-bielefeld.de


PDF-DokumentCourses taught in English - WS 2020/21

Alle Kurse für das kommende Wintersemester 2020/21 sind auch im eKVV online einsehbar! Englischsprachige Veranstaltungen finden Sie HIER.

All courses for the upcoming winter semester 2020/21 are also available online in the eKVV. You can find an overview of courses in English  HERE.









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