Living in Siena
Some PhD students will be admitted, through a selection, to the Collegio Santa Chiara/Il Refugio. Accommodation (to be paid by students) in Siena can be found in private flats or similar, and is rather expensive. A single room in the centre of the city costs around 300-400 Euro per month.
For short stays, and depending on availability, students might consider to book a room at one of the Residenze Universitarie. The Residenza in Via Mattioli is next door to the Faculty of Political Sciences, but also the other ones are not far. You can check distances and maps here.
More information on accomodation can be found at the following web page.
The world-wide famous venues middle-age of Siena offer a unique blend of history and modernity. Siena is not only the place of precious art treasures, it is also a lively town with a vibrant international student community (more than 20,000 students are enrolled in its university), a rich offer of cultural events, first class restourants, and a lot more…
Take a look at the tourist information website!
Photo: Michelle Dekker © 2012