Here you can find information about your stay in Padova. University of Padua (UNIPD) is a vibrant community, where you can feel supported and encouraged. No matter where you come from, Padova is home.

Residential life


The total amount of the fees can be significantly waived based on your “Equivalent Economic Status Index – ISEE”.

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ESU provides accommodation for about 1600 students from outside Padova in its 14 halls of residence.

Four university guesthouses are also available for short-term stays.

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University canteens

ESU canteens are near the city center or the main University buildings.

A wide choice of food is available, including three first courses, five-second courses, side dishes, drinks, desserts, or coffee. A light meal or pizza can also be purchased using a University card.

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+39 049 8235672 – 5673 – 5674

university canteens
Library center
  • Online Public Automated Catalogue (OPAC).
  • Online University databases.
  • Electronic journals are available online.
  • Access to non-paper-based documents (multimedia, hypertextual, etc.).
  • Inter-library lending and document delivery service.

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library centre

Health & Wellbeing


Italian students registered at the University but being residents in a different district may:

  • receive free medical assistance from a doctor of their choice;
  • use their current local health authority (ULSS 16) certificate.

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+39 049 8214050

Sports and sports associations

Padova’s University Sport Centre (CUS) enables students to take part both in competitive and non-competitive sports.

The CUS participates in some competitions such as the Ludi del Bo and the University Games.

CUS Padova

via Giordano Bruno 27

Prospective students

Plenty of job opportunities, in Italy and abroad at:

  • Internet companies, consulting companies;
  • Startups, high-tech companies;
  • Public administrations;
  • Research centers.

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Success stories

Interview to Yari Lazzaro, 34 years old, carried out an internship in Tesla during the last semester of his Data Science Master’s, now works in Tesla.

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success stories