University of Padova (UNIPD)

The University of Padova (UNIPD) is one of the most important higher education institutions in Italy with more than 60,000 students (40,000 at Bachelor’s level, 20,000 at Master’s level and 1,500 at Doctoral level), 230 post-doc researchers, 2,300 teaching staff and 2,300 administrative staff. The International Relations Office provides counselling and advice for participation in educational programmes – among the others: Erasmus +, EDULINK, former EU programmes with still ongoing projects such as Erasmus Mundus and Tempus– and is also responsible for Bilateral Agreements (with European and Third-country Universities) and many internationalisation activities (events for training of staff, international events, Summer and Winter Schools, international cooperation). The University of Padova participates in international and European educational networks, such as: CG – Coimbra Group; T.I.M.E. – Top Industrial Managers for Europe; EUA – European University Association; SD – Mediterranean Universities Network for Sustainable Development; ESRUC – Eurasian Silk Road Universities Consortium; Venice International University – VIU; World 100 Reputation Network. The university offers many integrated study paths (Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees as well as double/multiple/joint degrees) in several disciplines. Just to mention a few: ALGANT in Mathematics, STeDE in Sustainable Territorial Development, T.I.M.E. in Engineering, integrated programme with Grenoble in Italian and French. Related Services are: Accommodation Office, University Language Centre, Reception Service for Foreign Guests, Disability Service, International Welcome Office and Job Placement.

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