University of Padua





The University of Padua (Università degli Studi di Padova) is one of the leading Italian universities.

The university was founded in 1222 as a school of law and was one of the most prominent universities in early modern Europe.  It boasted Galileo as one of it early teachers (he held the chair of mathematics between 1592 and 1610) and is among the oldest universities of the world.

The university currently has about  65,000 students, studying in over thirty faculties.

Courses offered through English


Very reasonably priced accommodation fis available for or about 1600 students from outside Padova in 14 halls of residence. You will need to compete for this accommodation.