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University of Padua, Padova Italy +1
  • Agripolis, Padova Italy
  • QS World University Rankings
    =242
  • StatusPublic
  • Research OutputVery High
  • Student/Faculty Ratio17
  • ScholarshipsYes
  • International Students2,654
  • SizeXL
  • Total Faculty2,806

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Over 90 postgraduate degrees are available at the University of Padua.

The following are completely held in English:

Applied sciences to art, archaeological materials and sites - new study track 2021/22 held in English of the Master's degree programme 'Scienze Archeologiche'  (to be approved)

Astrophysics and Cosmology

Biotechnologies for food science - study track held in English of the Master's degree programme 'Biotecnologie per l'alimentazione'

Business administration

Clinical, social and intercultural psychology - new programme 2021/22 (to be approved)

Cognitive neuroscience and clinical neuropsychology

Communication Strategies - new study track 2021/22 held in English of the Master's degree programme ''Strategie di Comunicazione'  (to be approved)

Computer Engineering

Computer science - new programme 2021/22 (to be approved)

Control Systems Engineering

Cybersecurity

Data science

Developmental and Educational Psychology - new study track 2021/22 held in English of the Master's degree programme 'Psicologia dello Sviluppo e dell'Educazione' (to be approved)
Earth Dynamics - new study track 2021/22 held in English of the Master's degree programme 'Geologia ambientale e dinamica della terra' (to be approved)

Economics and finance

English studies - new study track 2021/22 held in English of the Master's degree programme 'Lingue e letterature europee e americane'  (to be approved)

Energy Engineering - new programme 2021/22 (to be approved)

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Environmental engineering

European and Global Studies

Forest science

Food and Health - new programme 2021/22 (to be approved)

Geophysics for Natural Risks and Resources

Human rights and multi-level governance

ICT for Internet and multimedia

Italian food and wine

Local development

Management Engineering - new programme 2021/22 (to be approved)

Marine Biology - new programme 2021/22 (to be approved)

Mathematical Engineering

Medical biotechnologies

Mobility Studies (study track held in English of the Master's degree programme 'Scienze storiche')

Molecular Biology

Pharmaceutical biotechnologies

Physics

Physics of Data

Sustainable agriculture

Sustainable Science & Technology for Circular Economy - new programme 2021/22 (to be approved)

Water and Geological Risk Engineering - new programme 2021/22 (to be approved)


LAUREA MAGISTRALE - MASTER'S DEGREE
Provides advanced training for highly specialised professions in specific fields.
Admission requirements: Bachelor's degree. Special requirements may apply (e.g. a minimum degree outcome)
Leads to: PhD; specialisation school; postgraduate 1st and 2nd level lifelong learning course.
Duration: 2 years - 120 ECTS


TUITION FEES AND SCHOLARSHIPS
Annual fees are less than €3000,00 and the payment is made in 3 instalments. Payment of university fees gives students access to all services offered by the University of Padova: www.unipd.it/en/tuition-fees The total amount due can be significantly waived based on Equivalent Economic Status Index (ISEE). For further information on how to obtain your ISEE and other income-based reductions, see Key Documents.
The following page summarizes all the possibilities students have to apply for a reduced fee: www.unipd.it/en/fee-waivers
The University of Padova, the Veneto Region and other Institutions also offer a series of scholarships to support students, for example the Padova International Excellence Scholarship.
Awards for specific categories of students, e.g. students with special sport or academic achievements, are also available. For further information, please go to: www.unipd.it/en/awards 


THE CITY OF PADUA
Situated in the heart of north-eastern Italy, and less than 40 km from Venice, Padua is one of the most beautiful cities in Italy, with over 3,000 years of history. This rich cultural heritage, appreciated every year by thousands of tourists, includes the Scrovegni Chapel - with its frescoes painted by Giotto, Prato della Valle - one of the biggest squares in Europe, the thirteenth century Palazzo della Ragione - the world’s largest hall without supporting columns, the world’s oldest university Botanical Garden - a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a historical city centre, with picturesque squares, palaces and museums.
Padua offers an extended cycling path network and multiple bike sharing options with special discounts for students. Thanks also to its close ties with the University, Padua is a lively and dynamic city offering numerous events in the fields of art, music, theatre, cinema and sport throughout the year.

Find out more

ENROLLING AT THE UNIVERISITY OF PADUA

For information on application procedures for degree programmes held in English, please visit www.unipd.it/en/study-english

For information on application procedures for degree programmes held in Italian, please visit www.unipd.it/ en/study-italian

Course admission is generally divided as follows:
• Limited places: the number of places available is established each year either by the University itself, or on a national basis by Italy’s Ministry of University and Research (e.g. the single-cycle degree in Medicine and Surgery);
• Compulsory admission test: no limit on places. Applicants, however, need to take an admission test to see whether they have an appropriate academic background;
• Admission requirements: no limit on places.

Applicants, however, must have all of the compulsory course requirements. They may also be required to sit an admission test.

Please note that non-EU citizens residing outside Italy may apply for a programme only when it envisages a quota for them (contingente).

Full details on programmes are available at http://en.didattica.unipd.it/


TUITION FEES AND SCHOLARSHIPS
Annual fees are less than €3000,00 and the payment is made in 3 instalments. Payment of university fees gives students access to all services offered by the University of Padua: www.unipd.it/en/tuition-fees

The total amount due can be significantly waived based on Equivalent Economic Status Index (ISEE). For further information on how to obtain your ISEE and other income-based reductions, see Key Documents.
The following page summarizes all the possibilities students have to apply for a reduced fee: www.unipd.it/en/fee-waivers

The University of Padua, the Veneto Region and other Institutions also offer a series of scholarships to support students, for example the Padua International Excellence Scholarship.
Awards for specific categories of students, e.g. students with special sport or academic achievements, are also available. For further information, please go to: www.unipd.it/en/awards 

About

Over 90 postgraduate degrees are available at the University of Padua.

The following are completely held in English:

Applied sciences to art, archaeological materials and sites - new study track 2021/22 held in English of the Master's degree programme 'Scienze Archeologiche'  (to be approved)

Astrophysics and Cosmology

Biotechnologies for food science - study track held in English of the Master's degree programme 'Biotecnologie per l'alimentazione'

Business administration

Clinical, social and intercultural psychology - new programme 2021/22 (to be approved)

Cognitive neuroscience and clinical neuropsychology

Communication Strategies - new study track 2021/22 held in English of the Master's degree programme ''Strategie di Comunicazione'  (to be approved)

Computer Engineering

Computer science - new programme 2021/22 (to be approved)

Control Systems Engineering

Cybersecurity

Data science

Developmental and Educational Psychology - new study track 2021/22 held in English of the Master's degree programme 'Psicologia dello Sviluppo e dell'Educazione' (to be approved)
Earth Dynamics - new study track 2021/22 held in English of the Master's degree programme 'Geologia ambientale e dinamica della terra' (to be approved)

Economics and finance

English studies - new study track 2021/22 held in English of the Master's degree programme 'Lingue e letterature europee e americane'  (to be approved)

Energy Engineering - new programme 2021/22 (to be approved)

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Environmental engineering

European and Global Studies

Forest science

Food and Health - new programme 2021/22 (to be approved)

Geophysics for Natural Risks and Resources

Human rights and multi-level governance

ICT for Internet and multimedia

Italian food and wine

Local development

Management Engineering - new programme 2021/22 (to be approved)

Marine Biology - new programme 2021/22 (to be approved)

Mathematical Engineering

Medical biotechnologies

Mobility Studies (study track held in English of the Master's degree programme 'Scienze storiche')

Molecular Biology

Pharmaceutical biotechnologies

Physics

Physics of Data

Sustainable agriculture

Sustainable Science & Technology for Circular Economy - new programme 2021/22 (to be approved)

Water and Geological Risk Engineering - new programme 2021/22 (to be approved)


LAUREA MAGISTRALE - MASTER'S DEGREE
Provides advanced training for highly specialised professions in specific fields.
Admission requirements: Bachelor's degree. Special requirements may apply (e.g. a minimum degree outcome)
Leads to: PhD; specialisation school; postgraduate 1st and 2nd level lifelong learning course.
Duration: 2 years - 120 ECTS


TUITION FEES AND SCHOLARSHIPS
Annual fees are less than €3000,00 and the payment is made in 3 instalments. Payment of university fees gives students access to all services offered by the University of Padova: www.unipd.it/en/tuition-fees The total amount due can be significantly waived based on Equivalent Economic Status Index (ISEE). For further information on how to obtain your ISEE and other income-based reductions, see Key Documents.
The following page summarizes all the possibilities students have to apply for a reduced fee: www.unipd.it/en/fee-waivers
The University of Padova, the Veneto Region and other Institutions also offer a series of scholarships to support students, for example the Padova International Excellence Scholarship.
Awards for specific categories of students, e.g. students with special sport or academic achievements, are also available. For further information, please go to: www.unipd.it/en/awards 


THE CITY OF PADUA
Situated in the heart of north-eastern Italy, and less than 40 km from Venice, Padua is one of the most beautiful cities in Italy, with over 3,000 years of history. This rich cultural heritage, appreciated every year by thousands of tourists, includes the Scrovegni Chapel - with its frescoes painted by Giotto, Prato della Valle - one of the biggest squares in Europe, the thirteenth century Palazzo della Ragione - the world’s largest hall without supporting columns, the world’s oldest university Botanical Garden - a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a historical city centre, with picturesque squares, palaces and museums.
Padua offers an extended cycling path network and multiple bike sharing options with special discounts for students. Thanks also to its close ties with the University, Padua is a lively and dynamic city offering numerous events in the fields of art, music, theatre, cinema and sport throughout the year.

Find out more

ENROLLING AT THE UNIVERISITY OF PADUA

For information on application procedures for degree programmes held in English, please visit www.unipd.it/en/study-english

For information on application procedures for degree programmes held in Italian, please visit www.unipd.it/ en/study-italian

Course admission is generally divided as follows:
• Limited places: the number of places available is established each year either by the University itself, or on a national basis by Italy’s Ministry of University and Research (e.g. the single-cycle degree in Medicine and Surgery);
• Compulsory admission test: no limit on places. Applicants, however, need to take an admission test to see whether they have an appropriate academic background;
• Admission requirements: no limit on places.

Applicants, however, must have all of the compulsory course requirements. They may also be required to sit an admission test.

Please note that non-EU citizens residing outside Italy may apply for a programme only when it envisages a quota for them (contingente).

Full details on programmes are available at http://en.didattica.unipd.it/


TUITION FEES AND SCHOLARSHIPS
Annual fees are less than €3000,00 and the payment is made in 3 instalments. Payment of university fees gives students access to all services offered by the University of Padua: www.unipd.it/en/tuition-fees

The total amount due can be significantly waived based on Equivalent Economic Status Index (ISEE). For further information on how to obtain your ISEE and other income-based reductions, see Key Documents.
The following page summarizes all the possibilities students have to apply for a reduced fee: www.unipd.it/en/fee-waivers

The University of Padua, the Veneto Region and other Institutions also offer a series of scholarships to support students, for example the Padua International Excellence Scholarship.
Awards for specific categories of students, e.g. students with special sport or academic achievements, are also available. For further information, please go to: www.unipd.it/en/awards 

Available programs

University highlights

Università di Padova is one of the top Public universities in Padova, Italy. It is ranked #=242 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #298
  • 2014
    #267
  • 2015
    #=262
  • 2016
    #=309
  • 2017
    #=338
  • 2018
    #=296
  • 2019
    #249
  • 2020
    #234
  • 2021
    #216
  • 2022
    #=242

Ranking criteria

39.2
Overall
55.7
Academic Reputation
30.9
Employer Reputation
9.9
Faculty Student Ratio
55.8
Citations per Faculty
3.3
International Faculty Ratio
6.4
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
46,650

42%
58%

International students
2,654

62%
38%

Total faculty staff
2,806

189
2617

Total students
46,650

42%
58%

International students
2,654

62%
38%

Total faculty staff
2,806

2617
189

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
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