Study in English - how to enrol

All degree programmes (except Medicine and Surgery)

Congratulations! You have been offered a place at the University of Padua (see “How to apply”). In order to accept it, you must pay the enrolment fee (€188 for a.y. 2021/22) on apply.unipd.it, following the Guidelines below ("How to pay your enrolment fee").

If you are a non-EU citizen residing outside Italy, please note that you must also pre-enrol at the Italian Embassy/Consulate in your country of residence through the portal Universitaly at your earliest convenience and no later than July 15th, 2021.
The form to fill out is available in both Italian and English and is composed of three sections (personal information, Embassy and degree programme, qualification). We kindly remind you to select ‘Università degli Studi di Padova’ and the degree programme you have been admitted to. Please note that to enter Italy you are required a study visa ("visto D per studio - immatricolazione"), and,  within 8 working days from your arrival in Padova, you must apply for a residence permit.

We look forward to meeting you at the Enrolment Office (Admissions and Welcome Unit Desk) in Padua!

Upon your arrival in Padua, book an appointment here, selecting the option "Welcome desk for degree seekers" and hand in the above mentioned original documents at the Admissions and Welcome Unit Desk.

Please note that if you have obtained your qualification in a EU country AND/OR if you hold a Diploma Supplement in the standard format approved within the framework of Bologna Process, you are exempted from booking an appointment in person;

Medicine and Surgery

As far as enrolment is concerned, please refer to the Call for admission.

Information on documents (all degree programmes)

  Required documents (to be handed in at the Enrolment Office)

Bachelor's and single-cycle degrees

Hard copies of the original following documents:

a) Secondary school diploma (achieved after at least 12 years of schooling) translated in Italian or English and legalised;

In case of school education lasting less than 12 years, transcripts of records showing you have completed one or two years of academic studies or a post-secondary qualification or a certificate showing you have successfully completed a Foundation Course. These documents should be also officially translated in Italian and legalized.

If in the country where you achieved your qualification, an entrance exam is set for the admission to the University (ie. Selectividad in Spain, Prova de Aferiçao or Prova Geral de Acesso ao Ensino Superior in Portugal, Vestibular or Exame Nacional do Ensino Médio in Brazil, Gao Kao in China etc.), you must provide a certificate showing you have passed that test.

b) one of the following documents:

- Statement of Comparability issued by CIMEA (Italy’s Credential Information System) of your Secondary School Diploma. A special agreement between the CIMEA and the University of Padova allows students to obtain such certification (upon payment) through a personal account on MyDiplome. Enrolled students will be automatically reimbursed through the second instalment of university tuition fees, unless they benefit from full tuition fee-waivers or scholarships of any kind. Please watch the video tutorial for further information.

- Declaration of Value (Dichiarazione di Valore) of your Secondary School Diploma, released by the Italian Embassy or Consulate of the country where the diploma is awarded. This declaration must also state that 12 years of schooling have been completed.

c) Your Study Visa D - enrolment (ONLY for non-EU applicants residing outside Italy);

d) Your ID (ONLY for EU – or equivalent – applicants) / passport;

e) the residence permit OR Assicurata (residence permit application receipt) (ONLY for non-EU applicants);

f) Enrolment fee (€188) payment receipt.

 

Master's degrees

Hard copies of the original following documents:

a) Bachelor’s diploma (or alternatively post-secondary qualification awarded by a non-university higher education institution allowing admission to Master’s degrees) translated in Italian or in English and legalised;

b) Transcript of Records  released by the competent academic authority, stating passed exams (preferably with mention of ECTS credits, where applicable) grades and programme description. The Transcript of Records must be translated in Italian or in English and legalised;

c) one of the following documents:

- Statement of Comparability issued by CIMEA (Italy’s Credential Information System) of your Bachelor's degree. A special agreement between the CIMEA and the University of Padova allows students to obtain such certification (upon payment) through a personal account on MyDiplome. Enrolled students will be automatically reimbursed through the second instalment of university tuition fees, unless they benefit from full tuition fee-waivers or scholarships of any kind. Please watch the video tutorial for further information.

- Diploma Supplement (only for qualifications obtained within the framework of Bologna Process - please check: http://www.ehea.info/page-full_members) of your Bachelor's degree. Diploma Supplement is usually issued by the University together with the final degree. It provides a standardized description of the nature, level, context, content and status of the studies completed by its holder. It is also part of the Europass framework transparency tools.

- Declaration of Value (Dichiarazione di Valore) of your Bachelor's degree, released by the Italian Embassy or Consulate of the country where the diploma is awarded.

c) Your Study Visa D - enrolment (ONLY for non-EU applicants residing outside Italy)

e) Your ID (ONLY for EU – or equivalent – applicants) / passport;

f) the residence permit OR Assicurata (residence permit application receipt) (ONLY for non-EU applicants);

g) Enrolment fee (€188) payment receipt.

  Translation and legalisation of documents

Academic Qualifications and certificates must be submitted with an official translation according to the rules set by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI).

Legalisation is required in order to guarantee the document authenticity and can be obtained at the Italian Embassy or Consulate of the country where the Diploma has been awarded.

If the country where the qualification has been awarded is a member of the Hague Convention (1961) an Apostille must be affixed by competent authorities, instead of legalization.

Should you have difficulties in obtaining legalisation or apostille, you can alternatively request the Statement of Verification issued by CIMEA. (upon payment) through a personal account on MyDiplome. Please watch the video tutorial for further information.

Nor legalization neither apostille are required if the qualification has been awarded in countries where specific international agreements have been established: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Ireland (Brussels Convention 1987), Germany (Rome Convention 1969), Latvia (for documents released after 31/10/2010), Luxembourg, Netherlands (extended to Netherlands Antilles and Aruba), Poland and Portugal.

Global Engagement Office - Admissions and Welcome Unit

Palazzo Anselmi
Lungargine del Piovego 1 - 35131 Padova

The Staff is available for Zoom meetings every Thursday from 10am to 1pm. Please book your meeting here: https://web.unipd.it/international/en (choose the option "Front office on Zoom")

For general enquiries: Email - Contact us  / +39 049 8276831

For academic related information, please contact the programme coordinator/secretariat