University of Padua

The University of Padua is one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious seats of learning. As a multi-disciplinary institute of higher education, the University aims to provide its students with professional training and a solid cultural background. The qualification received from the University of Padua act as a symbol of the ambitious objectives respected and coveted by both students and employers alike.

Intertwined within the story of the University of Padua are the many illustrious figures who lived, studied and taught in this city. Such famous names included those who have changed the cultural and scientific history of humanity, from Copernicus to Vesalius, Galileo, to William Harvey, to the more modern Tullio Levi-Civita, Concetto Marchesi, Giuseppe ‘Bepi’ Colombo and many others.

One of the reasons why I chose Italy as a destination is that I wanted to learn enjoy life a little more, and Italy turned out to be perfect for this.
a WUR exchange student

General information

Academic calendar Semester 1: October - February, Semester 2: February - July
Language of instruction Italian, English
Areas of agreement All
Erasmus code I PADOVA01

Overview of partners and agreements

Further information