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Università di Padova

Via 8 Febbraio, 2 Padua View map
Very High


88 postgraduate degrees (21 of which completely held in English)

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

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: 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:
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: 

Programs available

Postgraduate - Faculties/Departments and Programs

    School of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine

    • Biotechnologies for food science (ENGLISH)
    • Biotecnologie per l'alimentazione
    • Forest science (ENGLISH)
    • Italian food and wine (ENGLISH)
    • Scienze e tecnologie agrarie
    • Scienze e tecnologie alimentari
    • Scienze e tecnologie animali
    • Scienze e tecnologie per l'ambiente e il territorio
    • Scienze forestali e ambientali
    • Sustainable agriculture (ENGLISH)

    School of Economics and Political Sciences

    • Business administration (ENGLISH)
    • Economia e diritto
    • Economics and finance (ENGLISH)
    • Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ENGLISH)
    • European and Global Studies (ENGLISH)
    • Human rights and multi-level governance (ENGLISH)
    • Innovazione e servizio sociale
    • Relazioni internazionali e diplomazia
    • Scienze del governo e politiche pubbliche

    School of Engineering

    • Bioingegneria
    • Environmental engineering (ENGLISH)
    • ICT for Internet and multimedia (ENGLISH)
    • Ingegneria aerospaziale
    • Ingegneria chimica e dei processi industriali
    • Ingegneria civile
    • Ingegneria dei materiali
    • Ingegneria dell'automazione
    • Ingegneria dell'energia elettrica
    • Ingegneria dell'innovazione del prodotto
    • Ingegneria della sicurezza civile e industriale
    • Ingegneria elettronica
    • Ingegneria energetica
    • Ingegneria gestionale
    • Ingegneria informatica
    • Ingegneria meccanica
    • Ingegneria meccatronica

    School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage

    • Culture, formazione e società globale
    • Filologia moderna
    • Filologia moderna - francesistica e italianistica
    • Lettere classiche e storia antica
    • Lingue e letterature europee e americane
    • Lingue moderne per la comunicazione e la cooperazione internazionale
    • Linguistica
    • Local development (ENGLISH)
    • Management dei servizi educativi e formazione continua
    • Scienze archeologiche
    • Scienze delle religioni
    • Scienze dello spettacolo e produzione multimediale
    • Scienze filosofiche
    • Scienze storiche
    • Storia dell'arte
    • Strategie di comunicazione
    • Sustainable territorial development
    • Tecniche, patrimonio, territori dell'industria - techniques, patrimoine, territoires de l'industrie

    School of Medicine

    • Medical biotechnologies
    • Pharmaceutical biotechnologies (ENGLISH)
    • Scienze delle professioni sanitarie della prevenzione
    • Scienze delle professioni sanitarie tecniche diagnostiche
    • Scienze e tecniche dell'attività motoria preventiva e adattata
    • Scienze infermieristiche e ostetriche
    • Scienze riabilitative delle professioni sanitarie

    School of Psychology

    • Cognitive neuroscience and clinical neuropsychology (ENGLISH)
    • Neuroscienze e riabilitazione neuropsicologica
    • Psicologia clinica
    • Psicologia clinica dello sviluppo
    • Psicologia clinico-dinamica
    • Psicologia cognitiva applicata
    • Psicologia dello sviluppo e dell'educazione
    • Psicologia di comunità, della promozione del benessere e del cambiamento sociale
    • Psicologia sociale, del lavoro e della comunicazione

    School of Science

    • Astronomia
    • Astrophysics and Cosmology (ENGLISH)
    • Biologia evoluzionistica
    • Biologia marina
    • Biologia sanitaria
    • Biotecnologie industriali
    • Chimica
    • Chimica industriale
    • Data science (ENGLISH)
    • Geologia e geologia tecnica
    • Informatica
    • Matematica
    • Molecular Biology
    • Physics (ENGLISH)
    • Physics of Data (ENGLISH)
    • Scienza dei materiali
    • Scienze della natura
    • Scienze statistiche

University Highlights

Total students - 44,476


International students - 2,139


Total faculty staff - 2,649


Total students - 44,476


International students - 2,139


Total faculty staff - 2,649



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