Housing (ESU) - General Information

ESU provides accommodation for about 1600 students from outside Padova in its 14 halls of residence, which are situated in the city centre or near to the university buildings. Four university guesthouses are also available for short term stays.
Accommodation in halls of residence is governed by a competition. All the information about requirements and deadlines can be found every year from the end of June at http://www.esupd.gov.it/en/Pagine/Home.aspx.
Prices are calculated according to student merit, family means, and the on-site facilities.
University guesthouses are open from October to the end of July. The prices and quality of the rooms make them a competitive option for students, teachers and researchers in search of short term accommodation. From the end of August to the end of September the Copernico hall of residence also offers a bed & breakfast service for students and families, which includes reading rooms and internet points.
For further information: https://www.esupd.gov.it/en/sassa-service
For bookings, write to accommodation@esu.pd.it; you will be asked to provide your personal details and the dates of arrival and departure.

For information about competitions
Financial support office
via San Francesco 122, 35121 Padova
tel. +39 049 8235672 - 5673 - 5674
fax +39 049 8235677

For information about halls of residences and guesthouses
via Tiepolo 46, 35129 Padova
tel. +39 049 8941160
fax +39 049 7800187

  Housing (ESU) - List of Facilities (last update: 6 April 2018)

ESU halls of residence

via Martiri Giuliani e Dalmati 25 - 35129 Padova
tel. +39 049 772798

Fax: 049 7432201
Single rooms with bathroom. Communal areas: kitchen, study room, computer room with internet, library, music room, TV room, games room, gym, laundry, garden, football pitches, volleyball and tennis courts. 24-hour porter service.

via Einaudi, 10  - 35129 Padova
tel. +39 049 7431609
Fax: 049 7631601
Independent apartments for two people with single rooms with internet access, communal bathroom and kitchen; 4 places for disabled students. Communal areas: two study rooms, meeting room with videoprojector system, computer room with internet, gym, laundry, garden, and parking spaces. 24-hour porter service.

via Tiepolo 54 - 35129 Padova
tel. +39 049 8077970
Fax: 049 7929414
Single rooms with bathroom shared between two rooms, air conditioning and internet access; 12 places for disabled students. Communal areas: study halls, technical drawing room, computer room with internet, library, music room, TV room, gym, laundry and garden. 24-hour porter service.

via Curzola 10 - 35135 Padova
tel. +39 049 8647349
Fax: 049 8649101
Single and double rooms cabled for internet and with bathroom. Communal areas: kitchen, computer room with internet, TV room, gym, garden, and laundry. 24-hour porter service.

via Belzoni 160 - 35121 Padova
tel. +39 049 8071799
Fax: 049 7806069
Single rooms with bathrooms on corridors. Communal areas: kitchen, computer room with internet connection, library, music room, TV room, games room, gym, garden, multi-purpose sports playing surface (volleyball, tennis, 5-a-side, basketball), and laundry. 24-hour porter service.

Meneghetti (for women only)
via TS. Eufemia 2/A - 35121 Padova
tel. +39 049 8757311
Fax: 049 8757100
Single, double and triple rooms with bathrooms on corridors. Communal areas: kitchen, laundry, study room, computer room with internet, music room, TV room, gym, and garden. 24-hour porter service.

Morgagni (reserved for students of the Galilean School of Higher Education)
via San Massimo 33 - 35129 Padova
tel. +39 049 656593
Fax: 049 656592
Single rooms with bathrooms on corridors. Each room has an internet access point. Communal areas: kitchen, video-projector room, computer room with internet, library, music room, TV room, laundry, gym and garden. 24-hour porter service.

via C. Moro 4 - 35141 Padova
tel. +39 049 8718688
Single and double rooms with bathrooms on corridors. Communal areas: kitchen, study room, computer room with internet, TV room, garden, gym and laundry. 24-hour porter service.

ESU apartments

Viale dell’Università 12 - 35020 Legnaro (PD)
tel. +39 049 8837168
Independent apartments for two people and 1 place for a disabled student. Communal areas: study room, internet access, gym, and laundry.

via Monte Cengio 19 - 35138 Padova
tel. +39 049 8712658

Fax: 049 8730515
Independent apartments for four people (two double rooms with private bathroom and common kitchen) and independent apartments for two people (two single rooms with private bathroom and common kitchen). Internet connection and kitchen with TV, washing machine and microwave. Communal areas: study halls on corridors, computer room with internet, gym, bar, garden, and sports field. 24-hour porter service.

Facciolati (for women only)
via Facciolati 96 - 35126 Padova
tel. +39 049 754683
11 apartments with single and double rooms, bathroom, kitchen, and terrace. Communal areas: computer room with internet, garden, and laundry.

via Goito 70 - 35143 Padova
tel. +39 049 8804355

Fax: 0498828365
Independent apartments for two people with single rooms and small terrace. Common bathroom and kitchen. Common areas: study room, computer room with internet, TV room, garden, gym, and laundry. Porter service from 8.30 am to 10.30 pm from Monday to Saturday.

Tartaglia (for women only)
via Tartaglia 9 - 35136 Padova
tel. +39 049 8713606
Fax: 0498713596
Independent apartments (up to 5 people per apartment) with bathroom and kitchen. Communal areas: study room, internet access, TV room, games room, gym, laundry and garden. Porter service from 8.30 am to 10 pm from Monday to Friday.


San Silvestro
contrà San Silvestro 69 - 36100 Vicenza
tel. +39 0444 545823
Independent apartments with suites, single and double rooms. Communal areas and services: study room, internet access, gym, garden, and laundry. Porter service from 8 am to 11 pm, and night-time security service.


Galileo Galilei
via Magarotto 9/16 - 35136 Padova
Apartments with double room, living room/kitchenette, bathroom and air-conditioning.

via Luzzatti 9/16 (near Portello) - 35121 Padova
36 places for professors and academics only in single and double rooms with bathroom, TV, mini-fridge, internet access. Communal areas: kitchens and laundry.

Villa Liberty
via Tiepolo 46 - 35129 Padova
6 double rooms with private bathroom, TV, air-conditioning and mini-fridge; a single room with private bathroom; two single room with a common bathroom.

  Private colleges

via Delù 8, 35131 Padova
Tel: 049 838 0043

Collegio Bottani (women only)
via Pietro Bembo, 61/B - 35124 Padova
tel +39 049 8803233

Collegio Universitario Gregorianum (men only)
Collegio Gregorianum has 60 seats in single rooms. The structure is equipped with an internal canteen (open from Monday to Friday), sport courts, library, computer room, internet wi-fi. Language lessons in English are offered and moments of cultural-religious deepening are offered. Internal classes lead by PhDs are organized to support students in daily study. Italian language lessons can be held on request of the accepted students.
via Marcel Proust 10 - 35128 Padova
tel. +39 049 756011 - fax: 049 756963

CUAMM is a key part of the non-governmental organisation Medici con l’Africa and has operated in Africa for more than 50 years. It is a mixed college that provides accommodation for 60 students in single rooms. It also has a canteen, libraries, study halls, internet access and recreational areas.
via San Francesco 126 - 35121 Padova
tel. +39 049 8751279

Don Nicola Mazza
This organisation has two halls of residence in Padova, "Giuseppe Tosi" and "Isabella Scopoli". Both halls are in an excellent location near to University faculties and offer a wide range of cultural and recreational facilities. Admission is governed by a competition and prices vary according to a student’s family’s means.

“Giuseppe Tosi” (men only)
via Savonarola 176 - 35137 Padova
tel. 049 8734411 – fax 049 8719477

“Isabella Scopoli” (women only)
via Belzoni 146 - 35121 Padova
tel. 049 8732210 – fax 049 8732251

Fondazione Centro Universitario Padovano
This foundation runs a hall for young graduates, especially doctoral degree students, medical post-grads, and University scholarship holders.
via Zabarella 82 - 35121 Padova
tel. +39 049 8764688 - fax.: 049 651937

Istituto Sorelle della Misericordia (women only)
This hall of residence is for women only and is run by nuns. It is in one of the most central and beautiful locations in the city. It has 22 double rooms and 16 single rooms, all with private bathroom, air-conditioning and internet connection. It also has study halls, garden, kitchenette, living rooms with TV, library, gym, multipurpose room, music room, laundry, ironing room and chapel.
Prato della Valle 103 - 35123 Padova
tel. +39 049 8750857 – mobile: 3487043825

Marianum (women only)
This hall is for women only and has 80 places for students and 11 doctoral degree. The structure offers an enviroment suitable for studying, with single and double rooms with private bathroom, library and newspaper library, computer rooms, wi-fi access, conference room, chapel, and music hall, as well as spaces for recreational activities (tv rooms, gym, recreational area).

via Giotto 33 - 35121 Padova
tel. +39 049 654225

Residenza femminile Forcellini e Residenza maschile Murialdo
Forcellini Hall of Residence (women only) and Murialdo Hall of Residence (men only). Both these hall of residence have double and triple rooms with a bathroom either en-suite or on the corridor. All University students can lunch at the annex canteens thanks to an agreement with ESU. Both have study halls, wi-fi, and a park. Murialdo also has a soundproof music room for rehearsals.

via Forcellini 172 - 35128
tel. +39 049 8033100

via Grassi 42 - 35129 Padova
tel. +39 049 8943811

Residenze IRPEA
Four Halls of residence (Casa Lombardo, Casa Santa Caterina, Casa Vanzo, Casa Vinicio Dalla Vecchia) in the city centre

Residenza Messori
via Andrea Briosco 19, 35123, Prato della Valle, Padova
tel. +39 348 8046347

  Private Colleges with reserved places for international students - a.y. 2020/21

The University of Padova has signed multiple agreements with some private colleges in order to reserve some places for international students. Each college applies different prices and conditions and includes different services (e.g. half/full board): please check the fact sheets below. If you wish to benefit from this opportunity, please contact directly the college you are interested in. For general information, please contact the Global Engagement Office - Admissions and Welcome Unit (housing@unipd.it).

  Housing Office for international students

The Housing Office of the University of Padua, established in September 2020, aims at supporting international students who comes to Padua for a Bachelor's or Master's degree programme with a wide array of services, such as:

  • orientation in the private accommodation market;
  • English translation of the contracts and explanation of their content;
  • help in finding suitable accommodation, according to individual needs;
  • support in dealing with accommodation paperwork (declaration of hospitality, tenancy agreement, etc.)

Web: https://www.unibeds.it/

Email: housing@unipd.it


All students can search for private accommodation on HousingAnywhere, an international housing platform for students, PhD candidates and trainees. Through HousingAnywhere they can safely book their new accommodation, offered by verified private landlords and by outgoing students. Rooms offered by outgoing students can be easily recognized thanks to the "Verified Student" VIP badge on their profile.

All incoming students of the University of Padua can benefit from a 10% discount on the booking fee. In order to claim the discount, they should create their Unipd VIP profile and contact HousingAnywhere’s Customer Care (vip@housinganywhere.com) right after having sent a booking request.

To receive an Unipd VIP profile and priority access to the listings: https://www.unipd.it/housinganywhere-pd-en

  Temporary accommodation

The Tourist Information Office of the Province of Padova provides an online tool to help you find temporary accommodation:

Collegio Universitario Don Nicola Mazza:
Italian and international graduates enrolled (or about to enroll) in Specialization, Doctorate or Master courses who are willing to complement  their post-graduate studies by committing to n. 25 hours of internal training per year to be arranged with the Management of Collegio Mazza:

  Student residence in Rovigo

Student residence located in Rovigo next to the university building (CUR) in Viale Porta Adige.

It disposes of fully equipped apartments reserved exclusively for students, PhD students, teacher and students’ parents.
For more information and bookings please fill in the form