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.Learn more!
Read what our international students are saying about their experience at UNIPD!
"Padua is a city of students, there are so many occasions of meeting new people, getting to know new cultures, making friends and having fun. The city is full of little cafes and piazzas to enjoy your time; parks to have a walk; different shops and interesting little details. The location of the city also gives you an opportunity to travel around a lot." NINI - MASTER'S DEGREE STUDENT IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION