Recognition of previous studies

Coloro che sono in possesso di un titolo di studio italiano per l’accesso al corso devono fare riferimento alle seguenti procedure:

Related study experience can be recognised and credited to your degree as a form of recognition of prior learning. Examinations or educational activities (already passed or to be passed shortly, before the deadlines for enrolment) can be validated in the following cases:

  • request for change of programme or programme updating (opzione)
  • request for a transfer FROM another Italian University TO the University of Padova
  • request for validation of other examinations or extra-University educational activities
  • applicant with an interrupted university career, or who has passed some examinations abroad and now wishes to enrol at the University of Padova.

Students must take the initiative to apply for recognition and authenticate their prior learning. If you wish to transfer many credits, please discuss the matter with your programme coordinator before submitting your application.

How to apply for the recognition of previous studies or education activities

  Bachelor's and single-cycle degrees

The online procedure is available from June 16 to July 15, 2021, at 6 p.m.

If you applied to a degree programme with an unlimited number of places, you can also submit your online request from  September 1 to September 30, 2021, at 6 p.m., after the list of eligible students for that degree has been published.

A non-refundable €40 fee is due for every request.

  Master's degrees

If you hold an Italian entry qualification, please check the Italian website.

If you hold an international entry qualification and you wish to ask for the recognition of any credits obtained in Italy or abroad, you should fill in the form below and send it by email to the Admissions and Welcome Unit ( from June 16 to September 30, at 6 p.m. The request implies a €16 fee, to be payed through PagoPA system (please select 'DIDA08 - Stamp duty - Recognition/Equivalence'), unless otherwise specified in the relative admission notice.


  Student Office

Ufficio Carriere Studenti

Casa Grimani, Lungargine del Piovego, 2/3 - Padova
Tel. +39 049 827 3131 - Fax +39 049 827 6434

Opening to the public: only by appointment 

Opening hours (Agripolis Campus): Monday and Friday 10.00-12.30; Tuesday and Thursday 10.00-12.30 and 15.00-16.30. Closed on Wednesday.
Opening hours (all others): Monday and Wednesday 10.00 -13.00;  Tuesday 10.00 – 13.00 and 15.00-16.30; Thursday 10.00-15.00; Friday 10.00-13.00 (only by appointment)

Phone answering: Monday-Friday 10.00-12.00; Tuesday also 15.00-16.00



Call centre  +39 049 827 3131 - Fax 049 8276434


Front Office

Call centre  +39 049 827 3131 - Fax 049 827 6939


Back Office - Scientific Schools (Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine - Engineering - Science)

Tel. +39 049 827 6444 - fax 049 827 6939 
Tel. +39 049 827 2540 - fax 049 827 2541 (Agripolis Campus)

email: (Agripolis Campus)

Back Office - School of Medicine (Medicine and Surgery - Health Professions - Pharmacy)

Tel. +39 049 827 6435 - fax 049 827 6447

Back Office - Schools of Human and Social Sciences (School of Economics and Political Science - Law School - School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage - School of Psychology)

Tel. +39 049 827 6442 - fax 049 827 6430  (School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage)
Tel. +39 049 827 6425 - fax 049 827 6415  (all others)


  Admissions and Welcome Unit

Lungargine del Piovego 1 - 35131 Padova