Università degli Studi di Sassari

country rank  50
world rank  2637

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University Overview

Founded in 1562, Università degli Studi di Sassari (University of Sassari) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Sassari (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Sardegna. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Alghero, Olbia, Nuoro. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Università e della Ricerca, Italia (Ministry of Education, Universities and Research, Italy), Università degli Studi di Sassari (UNISS) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Università degli Studi di Sassari (UNISS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 456 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Sassari
Acronym UNISS
Founded 1562
Motto Susceptum Perfice Munus
Finish the task you have undertaken
Colours Blue

University Location

Address Piazza Università, 21
Sassari (population range: 50,000-249,999)
01700 Sardegna
T +39 079 228 811
F +39 079 228 816
Other locations Alghero, Olbia, Nuoro

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Via Largo Macao, 32
Sassari 01700
+39 079 229937

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 600-699
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Università degli Studi di Sassari's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Università e della Ricerca, Italia


  • European University Association (EUA)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI)
  • Xarxa Vives d'Universitats (XVU)
  • Mediterranean Universities Union (UNIMED)
  • Red Europea de los Territorios Corcheros (Retecork)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018