University of Padua

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world rank  297

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University Overview

Established in 1222, Università degli Studi di Padova (University of Padua) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Padova (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Veneto. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Venezia, Rovigo, Vicenza, Bressanone, San Vito Di Cadore, Treviso. Officially recognized by the Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Università e della Ricerca, Italia (Ministry of Education, Universities and Research of Italy), Università degli Studi di Padova (UNIPD) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Italian higher education institution. Università degli Studi di Padova (UNIPD) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UNIPD also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Acronym UNIPD
Founded 1222
Motto Universa Universis Patavina Libertas
Paduan freedom is universal for everyone
Colours Pantone 1807 red

University Location

Address Via VIII Febbraio, 2
35122 Veneto
Tel +39 049 827 3131
Fax +39 049 827 6434

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Lungargine del Piovego 1
Padova 35131
049 8276831

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Padua's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Alliance (ARQUS)
  • Coimbra Group
  • Consorzio interUniversitario Italiano per l'Argentina (CUIA)
  • Eurasian Silk Road Universities Consortium (ESRUC)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Top International Managers in Engineering (T.I.M.E.)
  • Scholars at Risk network (SAR)
  • Association of universities and research centres of the Adriatic-Ionian area (UniAdrion)
  • Unione delle UniversitÓ del Mediterraneo (UNIMED)
  • Venice International University (VIU)

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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021