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61000
Students enrolled in this school.
4
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
35
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

The University of Padua was established in 1222 after a group of students and teachers decided to come here from Bologna. They set up a free body of scholars, who were grouped according to their place of origin into nationes, in which students approved statutes, elected the rettore (rector, or chancellor), and chose their teachers, who were paid with money the students collected.

What are the admissions criteria?

The national admissions requirements for American students are an IB or 3 AP score of 3+.  For more information on the admissions process, check out the Italy country page of this database.

What is student life like?

People who do sports stay fit, and help their studies too: this is the main concern of the Padua University Sports Centre (CUS), the most extensive sports facility in the province, which offers many opportunities to take part in sports, competitive and amateur alike, at the two structures located in Via Giordano Bruno and Via Jacopo Corrado. The Centre is open to students, to all employees of the University and, under certain conditions, to ordinary members of the public as well. 

In addition to services for payment, there are "no pay" activities for which the Centre makes its facilities available free of charge to users during set time slots, typically the track and field arena, 5-aside football pitch, etc. The University of Padua Alumni Association, in concert with the university and inspired by the motto Universa Universalis Patavina Libertas, seeks to unite all UniPD graduates of whatever age, background, position, and location within a community to which all may have freedom of access and equal consideration. In this way, former students — alumni — can continue to be inspired in their professional and private lives by the fundamental values of the University, becoming standard bearers wherever they may be.

Scholarships & Funding

The tuition you'll pay varies based on family income. Here are some tables to make it clear.  There's more information about funding here.

Housing options.

There are 14 different student residence facilities in Padova.  Price is calculated by facility, means, and merit. Housing can generally be found for under 300 euros per month.

Dining information

There are seven university canteens around Padova. The cost of a meal varies from 2.5-4 euros, dependent on the students merit and need.

Additional notes.

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