Overview

LUISS Guido Carli

City: Rome
Language of instruction: English, Italian
  • Private Italian university
  • Six campuses all located near historic centre of Rome
  • Visits to alternative museums, neighborhoods covered in street art, bicycle rides along the Appian Way, guided tours available through the university
  • Origins trace back to a pre-existing Roman institution, Universita Pro Deo

Considering going to Italy?

Get a head start on your program by learning Italian language and culture. the UBC Italian program offers a wide range of language courses, from introductory to advanced, as well as a number of fascinating culture, history, arts, film and literature courses.

Check out the course descriptions here and get information about the Italian minor and program: https://fhis.ubc.ca/undergraduate-italian-program/

Read student reports

Partner university's areas of study

ArtsCommerce (UBCV)Land and Food SystemsLawManagement (UBCO)

Notes on Language of Instruction

  • Wide range of courses in English available at undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Students with at least B1 or B2 level may take Italian-taught courses (To determine your level, please use this self-assessment: European Language Portfolio Global Scale)
  • Italian language crash courses available in September and February
  • Extensive Italian language classes at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels are available for exchange students (one/both semesters) free of charge

ELIGIBILITY AND TIMING

Terms offered

Term 1Term 2Full year Term 1 + 2 (UBC Term 1 start)

Who can go?

  • Open to COMM (UBCV), MGMT (UBCO), Arts (POLI and ECON) and LAW students

Term dates

  • Semester 1: Mid September to Mid February
  • Semester 2: Mid February to Early July

Timing

When applying to Go Global:

  • Commerce students must select LUISS-COMM
  • Law students must select LUISS-LAW
Courses + Transfer Credits

Credits

Course equivalency formula

  • ECTS credits divided by 2 = UBC credits

Passing grade

23 / 18 - E - 10 %

Credit transfer process

The transfer credit process takes approximately 16 weeks following each submission deadline. You should allow sufficient time to meet important deadlines that may affect you (e.g. application for graduation, registration in courses that require prerequisites that you took on exchange, entry to a major/honours program, etc.)

For more information about Go Global transfer credit

Course Information

* Students who have special requirements or require academic accommodation should contact a Go Global advisor regarding their needs at least six weeks prior to the application deadline.

Type of Go Global Experiences

Exchange (pay UBC tuition)Graduate research

Course information and restrictions

  • Exchange students have access to courses at Bachelor and/or Masters level (prerequisites may be required)
  • Masters courses are advanced and students should have required background and very good language competency
  • Restricted programs not available to exchange students: School of Government programs; EU Studies Master; One year Master programs; School of Journalism programs; Post-graduate and PhD courses; LUISS Business School; MBA Programs

Full course load information

  • 30 ECTS credits per semester

Partner Course Information

Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university

Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 3 years. If you don't see a course you need listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while on exchange.

* Areas of study at partner universities are subject to change. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partners' websites for additional course information.

UBC Vancouver

Arts
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Corporate and Investment Banking
Partner course code: M076
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-11-22
UBC course: ECON 1st
Title: Behavioural Economics and Psychology
Partner course code: an 7
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-08-07
UBC course: ECON 2nd
Title: International Economics
Partner course code: M290
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-12-08
UBC course: ECON 2nd
Title: Behavioural economics and psychology
Partner course code: AN7 SECS-P/01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-05-22
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: International Trade and Commercial Policies
Partner course code: SJO
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-12-08
UBC course: GRSJ 1ST
Title: Gender Politics
Partner course code: M 177
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2020-05-22
UBC course: PHIL 333
Title: Bioethics
Partner course code: T 039
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-10
UBC course: POLI 220
Title: Political Science
Partner course code: SPS/04 T006
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-06-13
UBC course: POLI 2nd
Title: Global Justice (Channel B)
Partner course code: POLI SKQ
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-06-12
UBC course: POLI 366
Title: History of Globalization
Partner course code: SECS-P/12 A07
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-06-13
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Political Sociology
Partner course code: T020
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-02-23
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Population, Environment and Sustainability
Partner course code: T038
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-02-23
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Sociology of Terrorism
Partner course code: T 060
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-25
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Political Philosophy
Partner course code: SPS/01 AN4
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-06-13
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: International and EU Environmental Law
Partner course code: POLI M119
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-06-12
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Global Governance Through Interreligious Dialogue
Partner course code: POLI M190
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-06-12
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Diplomacy and Negotiation
Partner course code: SPS/04 M230
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-02-23
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: The Politics of Cultural Heritage in Europe
Partner course code: POLI M328
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-06-12
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: energy economics
Partner course code: ENRGY ECON T034
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-12-11
UBC course: POLI 4th
Title: Italian Political Systems
Partner course code: SPS/04 SKT
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-02-23
UBC course: SOCI 100
Title: Sociology
Partner course code: AN 6
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2020-06-15
Commerce
UBC course: COMM 2nd
Title: Fundamentals Of Management
Partner course code: BUS TDS04
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-12-02
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Organizing Innovation
Partner course code: M 083
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2020-06-11
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Equity Markets and Alternative investments
Partner course code: ECON SLX
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-12-02
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Digital and organizational innovation
Partner course code: COMM M280
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-12-02
UBC course: COMM 462
Title: Marketing Communication and New Media
Partner course code: M 257
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2020-07-20
UBC course: COMM 464
Title: Digital Marketing
Partner course code: M 017
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-08-14
UBC course: COMM 467
Title: Product and Brand Management
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2020-07-20
UBC course: COMM 491
Title: Markets and Strategies
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-08-17

UBC Okanagan

Arts and Sciences
UBC course: POLI 2nd
Title: Europe in the XXI Century
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-07-26
Tuition, Fees and Awards

Exchange tuition

  • 15 credits or equivalent full-time program fee per term, paid to UBC
  • Some exceptions may apply

Scholarships + awards

The Go Global award $1000

All students accepted to Go Global for Exchange, Research Abroad, or Study Abroad programs are automatically considered for this award. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you'll be notified of your award after you're accepted to Go Global and after you get nominated to apply to the partner university.

Additional awards

Students who are eligible for awards may receive one UBC or UBC-affiliated international learning award. If you're eligible, you are always offered the highest-value award. Unless stated otherwise, you need to meet eligibility criteria set out by the University Senate regarding awards.

Check out international learning awards and eligibility.

Information for US students

If you are a student from the United States, please check the US Department of Education Lookup Tool to ensure that any partner institution you wish to attend on Exchange is Title IV ‘eligible’ for Federal Student Aid for the year in which you intend to study there. For institutions outside of the US, select “Foreign Country” from the “State” dropdown menu.

If you attend an eligible institution, then you may receive Title IV federal student loans while on Exchange.

If you attend an ineligible institution:

  • You will not be eligible for US federal student loans,
  • You may invalidate any US student aid you have previously received for your studies at UBC,
  • You may be required to immediately begin repaying your US student loans, and
  • You may not be eligible for any future US student aid for the remainder of your studies at UBC.
Housing

Types of accommodation available

Off-campus

Housing notes

  • Off-campus rooms in private apartments with other students
  • Private organization, CTS, deals with housing for exchange students (International Office does not take direct responsibility in providing accommodation)

Information on Accommodation

How to applyBack to UBCO