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: https://www.unipd.it/domanda-valutazione


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
  • 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.

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 18, 2026, 3 p.m.

To access the procedure, you need at first to register on the Uniweb portal.

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, 2022, at 6 p.m., after the enrolment has been finalised. 

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

During the procedure you will be asked to upload the following documents:

  • Passport or ID card
  • Italian Residence permit (for non-EU applicants residing in Italy)
  • Secondary school diploma;
  • Certificate issued by relevant academic authorities attesting the examinations passed
  • Syllabus of the examinations passed for which recognition is applied for
  • (if already obtained) Bachelor’s degree

The documents are accepted in English or in Italian.
You will then receive an answer from the Academic Committee stating the exams that can be recognised, the year of study to which you are eligible for admission and whether you are required to take the entry test.

  Master's degree - students admitted to the a.y. 22/23

If you have been admitted to a Master’s degree programmes and you wish to apply for the recognition of any credits obtained in Italy or abroad, you must send an email to the Admissions and Welcome Unit (international.admission@unipd.it) with the subject "Recognition of previous studies A.Y. 2022/23" from June 16 to September 30, at 6 p.m.

You are required to attach the following documents:

  • Recognition request form (available below);
  • the Transcript of records and/or Diploma supplement;
  • Syllabus of the examinations passed for which recognition is applied for;
  • (if already obtained) Master’s degree

For limited access Italian-taught Master’s degree programmes of the School of Psychology candidates will be required to upload the above mentioned required documents in the dedicated tasks of their application on apply.unipd.it by August 25, at 6 p.m.

  Master’s degree - further requests for enrolled students

If you are enrolled in a Master’s degree programmes and you wish to apply for the recognition of any credits obtained in Italy or abroad, you must send an email to the Admissions and Welcome Unit (international.admission@unipd.it) with the subject "Recognition of previous studies A.Y. 2022/23" from June 16 to July 18 2022.

You are required to attach the following documents:

  • Recognition request form (available below);
  • the Transcript of records and/or Diploma supplement;
  • Syllabus of the examinations passed for which recognition is applied for; 
  • (if already obtained) Master’s degree;
  • payment receipt of the stamp duty (EUR 16): you can pay the amount via the PagoPa system , selecting the option “Voluntary payment” and indicating as payment reason “DIDA08 – Stamp duty – Recognition/Equivalence”.

Contacts

  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

ORGANISATIONAL UNITS

Enrolment

Call centre  +39 049 827 3131 - Fax 049 8276434

e-mail: 
immatricolazioni.studenti@unipd.it

Front Office

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

email: 
carriere.studenti@unipd.it
conseguimentotitolo.studenti@unipd.it

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:  
ingegneria.studenti@unipd.it
scienze.studenti@unipd.it
agrariaveterinaria.studenti@unipd.it (Agripolis Campus)

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

Tel. +39 049 827 6435 - fax 049 827 6447
e-mail: medicina.studenti@unipd.it

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)

e-mail:
economia.studenti@unipd.it 
scienzepolitiche.studenti@unipd.it
giurisprudenza.studenti@unipd.it
psicologia.studenti@unipd.it
scienzeumane.studenti@unipd.it


  Admissions and Welcome Unit

Lungargine del Piovego 1 - 35131 Padova

e-mail: international.admission@unipd.it