The University of Padua is a leading international university for research and offers a broad and comprehensive academic portfolio. On top of 150+ Italian-taught degree programmes, it offers 45 English-taught degree programmes within the School of Medicine, Psychology, Economics and Political Science, Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage, Engineering, Science, Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine.

Founded in 1222, the University of Padua is one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious universities, which has always enjoyed a large and vibrant international community of staff, students and alumni.

Currently in the world top-250 universities, Padua is also recognized as the best university in Italy for teaching quality. Providing a solid academic background and excellent training, graduates can brilliantly succeed in their professions.

Being a public university, Padua’s fees are extremely competitive and a large number of merit-based and income-based scholarships are available to sponsor international students’ tuition and/or living costs.

Studying in Padua means living in an affordable, student-centred town. History, culture and art combine with thriving businesses in every sector and students can enjoy one of the finest experiences of Italian arts, culture and lifestyle.

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Student Life

With students accounting for over 30% of the population, Padua is genuinely student-friendly! Most of the university buildings are scattered throughout the city centre and a vibrant academic atmosphere permeates the entire town.

Libraries, canteens, study rooms and other facilities are conveniently located next to the main university premises, at a walking distance from one another. To reach further outwards an extended cycling path network (more than 170km) and multiple bike sharing options with special discounts for students represent the best and most sustainable way to move around the city.

As for accommodation, a wide array of solutions are available to every pocket! From Public Halls of Residence to Private Colleges, you can surely find the most suited option for your stay. If you prefer sharing a private flat with other students, our newly established housing office will assist you in the search.

To stay fit the CUS (Centro Universitario Sportivo - University Sports Centre) provides two large sport facilities where you can practice your favourite sports (athletics, rugby, volleyball, basketball, boat races…) both at amateur and competitive level. Our athletes will also have the chance to represent the University in local and national Championships!

Living in Padua means most of all experiencing Italian arts, culture and lifestyle to the fullest. Our historical centre, with picturesque squares, palaces and museums, is appreciated by thousands of tourists every year. The city is extremely lively and dynamic offering numerous events in the fields of art, music, theatre, cinema and sport throughout the year.

And there’s more: another perk of studying in Padua is its ideal location. Thanks to its proximity to Venice, Verona, the Alps and Lake Garda, international students can take full advantage of the study abroad experience and explore some of the world’s most famous travel destinations thanks to an efficient air, rail and road transportation links.

All with the advantage to live in quite an affordable city!

Available Programmes

Bookmark Course Programme Degree Level Duration Tuition
Zoology Animal Care Bachelors 3 years Max 2600 euros per year
Psychology Psychological Science Bachelors 3 years Max 2600 euros per year
Psychology Techniques and Methods in Psychological Science Bachelors 3 years Max 2600 euros per year
Heritage Sciences Italian Medieval & Renaissance Studies Bachelors 3 years Max 2600 euros per year
Engineering & Engineering Trades Information Engineering Bachelors 3 years Max 2600 euros per year
Medicine, Surgery, & Dentistry Medicine and Surgery Bachelors 6 years Max 2600 euros per year
Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishery Biotechnologies for Food Science Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishery Forest Science Masters 2 years per year max 2600 euros
Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishery Food & Health Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishery Italian Food and Wine Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishery Sustainable Agriculture Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Economics Business Administration Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Economics Economics and Finance Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Economics Entrepreneurship & Innovation Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Political Science European and Global Studies Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Political Science Human Rights and Multilevel Governance Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Engineering & Engineering Trades Computer Engineering Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Engineering & Engineering Trades Control System Engineering Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Engineering & Engineering Trades Cybersecurity Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Engineering & Engineering Trades Energy Engineering Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Engineering & Engineering Trades Environmental Engineering Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Engineering & Engineering Trades ICT for Internet and Multimedia Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Engineering & Engineering Trades Management Engineering Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Engineering & Engineering Trades Mathematical Engineering Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Engineering & Engineering Trades Water and Geological Risk Engineering Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Archaeology Applied Sciences to Cultural Heritage and Sites Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Communications Communication Strategies Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Languages English Studies Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Sociology Local Development Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Sociology Mobility Studies Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmaceutical Technology Medical Biotechnology Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmaceutical Technology Pharmaceutical Biotechnologies Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Psychology Clinical, Social and Intercultural Psychology Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Psychology Cognitive Neuroscience and Clinical Neuropsychology Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Psychology Developmental and Educational Psychology Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Physics Astrophysics and Cosmology Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Computer Science Computer Science Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Computer Science Data Science Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Soil Science Earth Dynamics Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Physics Geophysics for Natural Resources Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Biology Marine Biology Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Biology Molecular Biology Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Physics Physics Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Physics Physics of Data Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year
Chemistry Sustainable Chemistry and Technologies for a Circular Economy Masters 2 years Max 2600 euros per year

Address

Via VIII Febbraio, 2, 35122 Padova PD

Italy