The University takes its name from the 14th Century farmhouse "Turris Virgatae" that was owned by the Roman noble family of Annibaldi, whose remains lie beneath Villa Gentile on campus. In 1982, in a South-East district of the city of Rome, the University was founded by a group of brilliant professors and young fellow researchers, and doctor Enrico Garaci became the first rector.
The following research fields represent some excellence sectors at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”:
An International Students Office provide students with all the information about Study Visa and on-line assessments, as well as general information about the Italian University System. Furthermore, all the courses held in English at Tor Vergata have their own Programme Office, looking after students before their arrival and during their career. For all the procedures concerning studying abroad for exchanging semesters, students can refer to the Erasmus+ Office or the International Relations Office. Finally, a Welcome Office is available for students providing information about programmes, accommodation, fees, life in Roma, and scholarships.
Immersed in the greenery of Tor Vergata neighbourhood, CampusX Rome offers its residents an opportunity to reach their University buildings on foot. Not far from Fiumicino and Ciampino airports and just a few meters from Policlinico di Tor Vergata Hospital.This facility can accommodate about 1200 people with 718 available accommodation solutions (single or double). It offers all necessary services to enjoy your University experience.
Each School has its own library, offering students hard and soft copies, reading rooms and computer services. A free wi-fi connection is available in every library at the University of Rome Tor Vergata.
A free wi-fi connection and computer rooms are available for all the students of the University of Rome Tor Vergata.
Tor Vergata has its on-campus Hospital (Policlinico Tor Vergata, PTV), which is one of the most important and innovative Hospitals in Centre Italy.
A Campus Shuttle service is available from “Tor Vergata” railway station to the University Campus. Free for students and employees.Timetable (until June 26th, from Mondays to Fridays)
The University of Rome Tor Vergata has obtained its accreditation at the MIUR (Italian Ministry of Education) in 1982. We have six Schools, each with its own services (libraries, canteens, computer and reading rooms): Economics, Engineering, Humanities, Law, Medicine and Surgery, Sciences. 879 international agreements with partner Universities all over the world, 6 dual degree and 3 join degree programmes enrich our education path.