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Università degli Studi di Pavia

Location

University of Pavia, Pavia Italy

Ranking

# =440QS World University Rankings

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42Undergraduate programs

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82Postgraduate programs

Tuitionfee

156 EURTuition Fee/year

About Università degli Studi di Pavia

Established in 1361

The University of Pavia (Unipv) is one of the world’s oldest Academic Institutions and over the last six centuries has become one of the foremost in Europe, boasting an impressive number of famous Alumni, celebrated Academicians and Nobel Prizes.

Tha University of Pavia ranks as the first University in Italy, among the large state universities, according to the National Censis Ranking.

Advanced Research University

Today Pavia is an andvanced Research University, offering a wide variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary teaching organized in 18 Departments and has study programmes at all levels: Bachelor’s and Master's degree Programs, Single-cycle Master's degree Programs, PhD Programs, Vocational and Advanced Courses.

International University

The University of Pavia is an Internationalization-driven University which participates in agreements with worldwide esteemed institutions.  We offer a range of  opportunities for students to ensure they  benefit from an international experience.

Studying in Pavia is an international  experience itself, as the  University is continuously increasing  its academic offer through a wide range of  English-taught Degree programs, Bilingual  Degree programs, Double Degree programs,  Joint Master’s Degrees.

Unipv also offers virtual and short mobility  opportunities and blended intensive  programs.

Studying in Pavia also means belonging to a  wider campus, the  European Campus of City  Universities (EC2U), constituted by seven historical and  multidisciplinary Universities (Coimbra, Iasi,  Jena, Pavia, Poitiers, Salamanca, Turku).  This Alliance, co-funded by the European  Commission, aims to create a true Pan-European  Campus, increasing student and researchers  exchanges within the 7 Academic communities  and developing innovative models in the fields of  Education, Research and Society.

Unipv for sustainability

The University of Pavia actively works for  sustainability and inclusion through the Office  for Sustainable Actions (OSA). With reference to the Agenda 2030 Sustainable  Development Goals (SDGs), the following 6  action fields have been defined: Buildings  and Greenery, Energy, Waste and Circular  economy, Mobility, Social sustainability,  Health and Wellness. Learn more

Pavia, a City-Campus

Moreover Pavia, with 70.000 permanent residents and over 26.000 students, is a student-sized environment and has been a City-Campus since its foundation, offering the unique experience in Italy – and rare in Europe – of living in one of the 21 University Residences of the City.

The excellent Student-Faculty ratio guarantees all students a personalized learning path and enhances the quality of teaching.

With a wide variety of both Academic and social opportunities, Pavia is the ideal place to choose for studying and living abroad.

Originally created around schools of law, humanities and medicine, the University of Pavia now offers 97 courses in:

  • Engineering and architecture
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Natural sciences
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Health professions
  • Psychology
  • Law
  • Literature
  • Languages and philosophy
  • Economics
  • Political sciences
  • Communication
  • Sports sciences
  • Musicology

The following Undergraduate/Graduate programs are also offered in English :

    Artificial Intelligence

    B.Sc. in Artificial Intelligence (Joint Degree)

    M.Sc. in Artificial Intelligence for Science and Technology (Joint Degree)

    M.Sc. in Human Centered Artificial intelligence (Joint Degree)


    Economics and Political Sciences

    MA in Economics,Development and Innovation 

    MA in Finance

    MA in International Business and Entrepreneurship

    MA in World Politics and International Relations


    Engineering

    M.Sc. in Computer Engineering

    M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering

    M.Sc. in Electronic Engineering

    M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering - track in Resilience to Climate Change Effects

    M.Sc. in Industrial Automation Engineering

    M.Sc. in Civil Engineering for Mitigation of Risk from Natural Hazards


    Humanities

    MA in The Ancient Mediterranean world: History, Archaeology and Art

    MA in Philosophical knowledge: foundations, methods, applications (Joint Degree)

    European Joint MA in European Languages, Cultures and Societies in Contact


    Medicine and Psychology

    M.Sc. in Medicine and Surgery (6 years)

    M.Sc. in Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnologies 

    M.Sc. in Psychology, Neuroscience and Human Sciences

    European Joint M.Sc. in Lifelong Well-Being and Healthy Aging

    Sciences

    M.Sc. in Agrifood Sustainability

    M.Sc. in Industrial Nanobiotechnologies for Pharmaceuticals

    M.Sc. in Molecular Biology and Genetics

    M.Sc. in Neurobiology

    M.Sc. in Physics - track in Biomedical Physics


    The University of Pavia also offers a Foundation Year program.

    The city of Pavia is located in northern Italy, around 30km south of Milan (20-30 minutes by train), and is home to 19 museums, two cultural centers, 22 libraries, four cinemas and theatres, 10 social-cultural meeting halls, and three civic schools of music and arts. For those of you interested in sports, the University Sports Centre (CUS) in Pavia offers a wide range of courses, championships and tournaments.

    Tuition fees at UNIPV vary based on the student’s family income and country of origin, which range from 156 euro to 4500 euro per year.

    Find out more about studying at the University of Pavia.


    About Università degli Studi di Pavia

    Established in 1361

    The University of Pavia (Unipv) is one of the world’s oldest Academic Institutions and over the last six centuries has become one of the foremost in Europe, boasting an impressive number of famous Alumni, celebrated Academicians and Nobel Prizes.

    Tha University of Pavia ranks as the first University in Italy, among the large state universities, according to the National Censis Ranking.

    Advanced Research University

    Today Pavia is an andvanced Research University, offering a wide variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary teaching organized in 18 Departments and has study programmes at all levels: Bachelor’s and Master's degree Programs, Single-cycle Master's degree Programs, PhD Programs, Vocational and Advanced Courses.

    International University

    The University of Pavia is an Internationalization-driven University which participates in agreements with worldwide esteemed institutions.  We offer a range of  opportunities for students to ensure they  benefit from an international experience.

    Studying in Pavia is an international  experience itself, as the  University is continuously increasing  its academic offer through a wide range of  English-taught Degree programs, Bilingual  Degree programs, Double Degree programs,  Joint Master’s Degrees.

    Unipv also offers virtual and short mobility  opportunities and blended intensive  programs.

    Studying in Pavia also means belonging to a  wider campus, the  European Campus of City  Universities (EC2U), constituted by seven historical and  multidisciplinary Universities (Coimbra, Iasi,  Jena, Pavia, Poitiers, Salamanca, Turku).  This Alliance, co-funded by the European  Commission, aims to create a true Pan-European  Campus, increasing student and researchers  exchanges within the 7 Academic communities  and developing innovative models in the fields of  Education, Research and Society.

    Unipv for sustainability

    The University of Pavia actively works for  sustainability and inclusion through the Office  for Sustainable Actions (OSA). With reference to the Agenda 2030 Sustainable  Development Goals (SDGs), the following 6  action fields have been defined: Buildings  and Greenery, Energy, Waste and Circular  economy, Mobility, Social sustainability,  Health and Wellness. Learn more

    Pavia, a City-Campus

    Moreover Pavia, with 70.000 permanent residents and over 26.000 students, is a student-sized environment and has been a City-Campus since its foundation, offering the unique experience in Italy – and rare in Europe – of living in one of the 21 University Residences of the City.

    The excellent Student-Faculty ratio guarantees all students a personalized learning path and enhances the quality of teaching.

    With a wide variety of both Academic and social opportunities, Pavia is the ideal place to choose for studying and living abroad.

    Originally created around schools of law, humanities and medicine, the University of Pavia now offers 97 courses in:

    • Engineering and architecture
    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Natural sciences
    • Medicine
    • Pharmacology
    • Health professions
    • Psychology
    • Law
    • Literature
    • Languages and philosophy
    • Economics
    • Political sciences
    • Communication
    • Sports sciences
    • Musicology

    The following Undergraduate/Graduate programs are also offered in English :

      Artificial Intelligence

      B.Sc. in Artificial Intelligence (Joint Degree)

      M.Sc. in Artificial Intelligence for Science and Technology (Joint Degree)

      M.Sc. in Human Centered Artificial intelligence (Joint Degree)


      Economics and Political Sciences

      MA in Economics,Development and Innovation 

      MA in Finance

      MA in International Business and Entrepreneurship

      MA in World Politics and International Relations


      Engineering

      M.Sc. in Computer Engineering

      M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering

      M.Sc. in Electronic Engineering

      M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering - track in Resilience to Climate Change Effects

      M.Sc. in Industrial Automation Engineering

      M.Sc. in Civil Engineering for Mitigation of Risk from Natural Hazards


      Humanities

      MA in The Ancient Mediterranean world: History, Archaeology and Art

      MA in Philosophical knowledge: foundations, methods, applications (Joint Degree)

      European Joint MA in European Languages, Cultures and Societies in Contact


      Medicine and Psychology

      M.Sc. in Medicine and Surgery (6 years)

      M.Sc. in Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnologies 

      M.Sc. in Psychology, Neuroscience and Human Sciences

      European Joint M.Sc. in Lifelong Well-Being and Healthy Aging

      Sciences

      M.Sc. in Agrifood Sustainability

      M.Sc. in Industrial Nanobiotechnologies for Pharmaceuticals

      M.Sc. in Molecular Biology and Genetics

      M.Sc. in Neurobiology

      M.Sc. in Physics - track in Biomedical Physics


      The University of Pavia also offers a Foundation Year program.

      The city of Pavia is located in northern Italy, around 30km south of Milan (20-30 minutes by train), and is home to 19 museums, two cultural centers, 22 libraries, four cinemas and theatres, 10 social-cultural meeting halls, and three civic schools of music and arts. For those of you interested in sports, the University Sports Centre (CUS) in Pavia offers a wide range of courses, championships and tournaments.

      Tuition fees at UNIPV vary based on the student’s family income and country of origin, which range from 156 euro to 4500 euro per year.

      Find out more about studying at the University of Pavia.


      Available programs

      Founded in 1361, the University of Pavia (UNIPV), is one of the world’s oldest academic institutions. Like the UK’s Oxford and Cambridge, the University of Pavia is structured using a college system, dating back to the 16th century, with a striking historic campus.

      The University of Pavia features in a number of QS rankings. Ranked within the global top 561-570 in the QS World University Rankings® 2022.

      Comprised of 20 colleges which all have their own particular histories and opportunities to offer, UNIPV is an open community where academic achievement, traditions, parties and sporting rivalries all have their place.

      Originally created around schools of law, humanities and medicine, the University of Pavia now offers 90 courses in:

      • Engineering and architecture
      • Mathematics
      • Physics
      • Natural sciences
      • Medicine
      • Pharmacology
      • Health professions
      • Psychology
      • Law
      • Literature
      • Languages and philosophy
      • Economics
      • Political sciences
      • Communication
      • Sports sciences
      • Musicology

      The following Undergraduate/Graduate programs are also offered in English :

      • Artificial intelligence (undergraduate)
      • Medicine and Surgery (combined bachelor's and master's program)
      • Civil Engineering for Mitigation of Risk from Natural Hazards (graduate)
      • Computer Engineering (graduate)
      • Electrical Engineering (graduate)
      • Electronic Engineering (graduate)
      • Industrial Automation Engineering (graduate)
      • International Business and Entrepreneurship (graduate)
      • Economics, Development and Innovation (graduate)
      • Finance (graduate)
      • Molecular Biology and Genetics (graduate)
      • Psychology, Neuroscience and Human Sciences (graduate)
      • Physical science - Biomedical physics curriculum (graduate)
      • Neurobiology (graduate)
      • Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnologies (graduate)
      • Agrifood sustainability (graduate)
      • The Ancient Mediterranean World: History, Archaeology and Art (graduate)
      • World Politics and International Relations (graduate)

      The University of Pavia also offers a Foundation Year program.

      The city of Pavia is located in northern Italy, around 30km south of Milan (20-30 minutes by train), and is home to 19 museums, two cultural centers, 22 libraries, four cinemas and theatres, 10 social-cultural meeting halls, and three civic schools of music and arts. For those of you interested in sports, the University Sports Centre (CUS) in Pavia offers a wide range of courses, championships and tournaments.

      Tuition fees at UNIPV vary based on the student’s family income and country of origin, which range from 156 euro to 4500 euro per year.

      Find out more about studying at the University of Pavia.

      Founded in 1361, the University of Pavia (UNIPV), is one of the world’s oldest academic institutions. Like the UK’s Oxford and Cambridge, the University of Pavia is structured using a college system, dating back to the 16th century, with a striking historic campus.

      The University of Pavia features in a number of QS rankings. Ranked within the global top 561-570 in the QS World University Rankings® 2022.

      Comprised of 20 colleges which all have their own particular histories and opportunities to offer, UNIPV is an open community where academic achievement, traditions, parties and sporting rivalries all have their place.

      Originally created around schools of law, humanities and medicine, the University of Pavia now offers 90 courses in:

      • Engineering and architecture
      • Mathematics
      • Physics
      • Natural sciences
      • Medicine
      • Pharmacology
      • Health professions
      • Psychology
      • Law
      • Literature
      • Languages and philosophy
      • Economics
      • Political sciences
      • Communication
      • Sports sciences
      • Musicology

      The following Undergraduate/Graduate programs are also offered in English :

      • Artificial intelligence (undergraduate)
      • Medicine and Surgery (combined bachelor's and master's program)
      • Civil Engineering for Mitigation of Risk from Natural Hazards (graduate)
      • Computer Engineering (graduate)
      • Electrical Engineering (graduate)
      • Electronic Engineering (graduate)
      • Industrial Automation Engineering (graduate)
      • International Business and Entrepreneurship (graduate)
      • Economics, Development and Innovation (graduate)
      • Finance (graduate)
      • Molecular Biology and Genetics (graduate)
      • Psychology, Neuroscience and Human Sciences (graduate)
      • Physical science - Biomedical physics curriculum (graduate)
      • Neurobiology (graduate)
      • Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnologies (graduate)
      • Agrifood sustainability (graduate)
      • The Ancient Mediterranean World: History, Archaeology and Art (graduate)
      • World Politics and International Relations (graduate)

      The University of Pavia also offers a Foundation Year program.

      The city of Pavia is located in northern Italy, around 30km south of Milan (20-30 minutes by train), and is home to 19 museums, two cultural centers, 22 libraries, four cinemas and theatres, 10 social-cultural meeting halls, and three civic schools of music and arts. For those of you interested in sports, the University Sports Centre (CUS) in Pavia offers a wide range of courses, championships and tournaments.

      Tuition fees at UNIPV vary based on the student’s family income and country of origin, which range from 156 euro to 4500 euro per year.

      Find out more about studying at the University of Pavia.


      University information

      REQUIREMENTS

      Minimum requirements for BA/BSc programs:

      • High school diploma after 12 years of schooling;

      • If the education system of your Home Country has a national exam to enter higher education (i.e. Chinese GaoKao, Brazilian Vestibular), certificate of passing is mandatory.

      Minimum requirements for MA programs:

      • BA/BSc in subjects related to the MA/MSc of your interest;

      • Transcript of records with exams and grades;

      • English proficiency for Degree programs taught in English (see specific requirements of each program);

      Documents required for both BA, BSc/MA, MSc applications are to be officially translated into italian together with the Declaration of Value.

      General

      5+
      45+
      24+
      2+

      Master

      5.5+
      57+

      LIBRARIES

      The University offers 35 libraries run by different faculties and departments. All material owned by the academic libraries is listed in the On-line Public Access Catalogue (OPAC). By consulting this source, it is possible to find information about book offer and availability. A special section of the catalogue is provided for periodicals. Each library has its own opening hours and rules: libraries open from a minimum of 16 to a maximum of 50 hours per week, generally from Monday to Friday.

      Students can also access more than 130 libraries located in Pavia and its province; other resources include research centres and the new Pavia Digital Archive.

      MUSEUMS

      The University Museum System offers a variety of museums and collections of interest to both students and the general public. Museums are usually free to access to UNIPV students. Other collections are currently closed to the public but are accessible to scholars by appoint.

      ACCOMMODATION

      Just like Oxford and Cambridge in the UK, Pavia has a unique university residence system in Italy, dating back to the 16th century. Each of Pavia’s 20 residences, that in total host approximately 2000 students, has its own particular history and opportunities to offer, including access to many study abroad programs and sport activities. University residence life aims at creating an open community where academic achievements, traditional events, parties and sporting rivalries all play a role. Students living in residences can be engaged in different sport activities, learn different languages and, above all, build their first professional network. Acceptance to residences is based on merit criteria and a parental-income based fee system. Today, Pavia provides 4 merit-based residences, 12 public residences managed by EDiSU, an instrumental body of the University of Pavia established to provide the services for the right to study, and 4 private residences.

      There is also a system of private accommodation, made up by private residencies, private religious colleges and private flat to rent.

      CANTEENS AND CAFETERIAS

      A number of university canteens and cafeterias are located at both campuses. The price to eat in a canteen depends on individual economic situation: you could pay from €3.50 to €7 for a complete meal (a first course, a second course, a side dish, bread, a dessert and water). If you are awarded an EDiSU scholarship you will have a free meal per day. There are five canteens located around the city of Pavia and two canteens in Cremona for students of Musicology.

      There are five canteens located in Pavia and two canteens in Cremona for students of Musicology.

      The university cafè is located in the central university building, in Cortile dei Tassi, and there is also a cafè in the scientific pole.

      TRANSPORT - URBAN BUSES

      All students can travel the whole academic year (October – September), buying a card that is issued at convenient fee of around €20.00 per year for students, PhD students and Erasmus students. The ordinary ticket costs €1.30 instead and allows unlimited travels (check city area limits) on all bus lines for the next 60 minutes. It can be bought online or at almost every tobacconists’ and news stands or at the bus terminal. 

      PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELLING 

      The University of Pavia offers its students a psychological counseling service to students, also in English, with particular regard to states of anxiety, depression, stress and other reasons for discomfort, including behavior risk. The Service offers completely free interviews with psychologists enrolled in the professional register, through the support of online platforms with the necessary guarantees to protect privacy. When health conditions allow, the interviews will also be organized face to face, in a dedicated space.

      SPORT

      Pavia has a lot to offer in terms of sports activities and facilities, and was internationally recognized as European City of Sport in 2014. For walkers and runners there are beautiful paths in Parco del Ticino and Parco della Vernavola, whilst the university sports center offers courses in numerous disciplines. 
      The Centro Universitario Sportivo (CUS) was founded in 1946, and currently has over 2800 members, offering many sports on competitive and non-competitive levels. Courses available include: canoeing, rowing, fencing, climbing, fitness, athletics, basketball, volleyball, football, tag rugby, archery, pilates and yoga. University of Pavia offers also programs for students with disabilities: Zudda Rizza (meaning goosebumps and provides athletics course including running, long jump, and shot put), access to a paralympic discipline (athletics, canoeing, fencing, and archery) and "Abili si Diventa".

      Pavia offers: 2 sports halls, 4 public swimming pools, 3 private sports clubs, 26 school gyms, 8 university gyms, 20 multi-purpose playing fields, 15 football pitches, 5 boules areas, 4 private equestrian centers, 20 tennis fields, and numerous other facilities including golf courses and skating rinks. 

      ITALIAN LANGUAGE COURSES

      The University of Pavia's Linguistic Centre runs Italian language courses throughout the academic year, at various levels. They are mainly aimed at Erasmus+, international exchange and enrolled students, but they are open to anyone.

      Find out more about FACILITIES (Please navigate through menu on the left)

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      Student life

      LIFE IN PAVIA

      Pavia is a city in northern Italy with 70,000 inhabitants and over 26,000 students located only 30 km south of Milan, connected by regional and suburban trains every 10 minutes. Pavia is also within easy reach of the Swiss border, Como and the lakes as well as Genoa and the Ligurian coast. Founded in Roman times with the name of Ticinum, it was the capital of the Kingdom of the Lombards for over two centuries and this fascinating legacy remains intact. The city centre is a maze of narrow streets, ancient churches, elegant buildings and many fascinating corners all coming alive day and night with students enjoying their favorite meeting points. Cultural life in Pavia is intense with 19 museums and collections, 4 public and 18 university libraries, 4 cinemas and theatres, 12 cultural centres, a musical college and 2 civic schools of music and arts. Life in Pavia is both pleasant and affordable, particularly in comparison with much higher housing and living costs in Milan and other urban centres in Lombardy. Pavia’s campus offers a unique university experience to students who can enjoy countless events, festivals, exhibitions, concerts and sport activities, at all levels.

      More information on Festival and Events: www.vivipavia.it

      More information on Visiting Pavia: https://www.visitpavia.com/en


      SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

      Enjoy the city and discover plenty of activities you can do at the University of Pavia. Meet new friends on the campus and be part of the community that hangs out on Wednesday nights at our lively university parties. Whether you are keen on soccer or rugby, there will be plenty of opportunities to play sports with your friends at one of our facilities, which may be next to your dorm, just a few minutes away from the campus.

      Experience our historic city center and its heritage sites and ride along Pavia’s boulevards thanks to its bike-sharing scheme, or just go for a run in the park by the river Ticino. The University of Pavia has had a long-lasting tradition of students clubs and societies, not only inside its residences but also in each and every degree course. A number of events is also organized every week by Students Union, making Pavia one of the most active university cities in Italy for cultural  Engagement.

      UCampus is our University’s official campus radio station. It is on air every day with a busy schedule made by students, often hosting live & unplugged music shows as well as talk shows. The University is also developing a strong bond with the local branch of ESN - Erasmus Students Network, promoting social activities and cultural events for International students.


      Find out more about STUDENT LIFE (Please navigate thrhogh menu on the left)

      ACADEMIC CAREER 

      The "Centro Orientamento" supports students by promoting their integration into the University system. During the last two years of secondary school, students can ask the Centro Orientamento for individual counselling, interview help and training in decision making. Centro Orientamento organises different activities aimed at giving students information about the educational programs, services and other opportunities offered by the University of Pavia.



      PROFESSIONAL CAREER

      Students enrolled in a degree program or who have graduated from the University of Pavia can schedule an appointment with a Career Counselor. The individual interview is aimed at identifying career interests, exploring professional goals and developing personal strategies for searching jobs/internships. Furthermore, the CV and cover letter will be updated and the candidate will receive guidance on the online placement services offered by the Career Service. The service, only available in Italian, is free.

      Career day

      This event, organised every year in the spring, is the biggest meeting opportunity provided for students and graduates from the University of Pavia. Career day brings a wide variety of local and national companies to the university campus and allows students and graduates to network with employers and find out which job and internship opportunities they can offer. During the event, held in the university courtyards, students and graduates can also do interviews for vacancies with the companies’ recruiters.

      - CV online database

      A database which contains the University of Pavia graduates’ CVs. This online platform is accessible to graduates and companies interested in recruiting graduates. This platform is only available in Italian and in English.

      Part-time jobs with the University

      The University of Pavia offers the possibility to apply for a part-time job, in collaboration with the university. The proposed activities are exclusively aimed to improve services for students and fall within one of the following types: Information and orientation of students; Supporting student registration; Assisting students on international mobility; Assisting differently-abled students; Supporting the organisation and development of cultural, scientific and sport events, and the communication area; Support, documentation, and assistance in: university libraries, museums and archives; teaching and scientific institutions; student services, and other spaces open to students; Collaboration and assistance with the operation and storage of IT facilities, and the recording, filing and storing of data.

      - Tutoring

      Students have the opportunity to work as a tutor for other students during the academic year. Applications are open twice a year: once in September and once in May. Tutors will help students throughout their course of study, with the activities being divided into three distinct types: informative (providing information on schedules, programmes, levels of study, and other practical topics), cognitive (giving seminars on selected topics, providing interactive education for small groups, assisting with new and difficult material, advising on study methods and practice exams) and psychological (responding to educational problems, conducting individual and group counselling).

      Traineeship after graduation

      The University of Pavia promotes traineeships for graduates in order to increase their future career choices with a first insight into the labour market. The Career Service assists graduates in starting a traineeship within 12 months of graduation. Every graduates has the right to 12 months of internship after the graduation. Every traineeship lasts a maximum of 6 months with the same employer. The trainee is entitled to compensation as established by law.

      Tuition fee and scholarships

      Domestic Students

      156 EUR
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      International Students

      156 EUR
      -

      One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

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      Rankings & ratings

      Università degli Studi di Pavia is one of the top universities in Pavia, Italy. It is ranked #=440 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

      QS World University Rankings

      • 2012
        #401- 450
      • 2014
        #411-420
      • 2015
        #=371
      • 2016
        #501-550
      • 2017
        #551-600
      • 2018
        #551-600
      • 2019
        #581-590
      • 2020
        #581-590
      • 2021
        #601-650
      • 2022
        #561-570
      • 2023
        #561-570
      • 2024
        #=469
      • 2025
        #=440

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      The tuition fee is adjusted to the student’s family’s financial situation and the study area, which ranges from 156 euro to 4500 euro per year. Non-EU students residing abroad and holding a study visa can also choose to pay the flat rate determined according to their citizenship which ranges from 400 euro to 4500 euro per year. Click the tuition fee page to get more.

      The University of Pavia offers several kinds of scholarships/funding for a sum up to 10.000 euro per year per student. Click the funding page to read more.
      Applications open on 15th November 2021 until 31st May 2022 for most of the programs. APPLY NOW for 2022/2023's intake! 
      Pavia is the ideal place to choose for studying and living abroad. Located in Lombardy Region , only 30 kilometres south of Milan, the City of Pavia offers a lively, genuine, cooperative and safe environment with a high quality of life. The countless events, festivals, exhibitions, concerts, meeting places and sports competitions combine to offer students a unique University experience.
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