Welcome Days

The Welcome days are addressed to all incoming students taking part in a mobility programme (Erasmus+ for Studies, SEN Coimbra Group, Swiss European Mobility Programme, ARQUS Alliance Mobility Programme, Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree, Bilateral Agreements, Double Degrees) and to all degree-seeking international students.

Students are introduced to the University and the city of Padua and provided with all the information needed to ensure a great and fruitful stay at UniPD.

The Welcome days event takes place at the beginning of each semester and it starts with an introductory General Welcome Meeting, followed by guided tours and School/Department Welcome Meetings.

A.Y. 2020/21

GENERAL WELCOME MEETING - 23rd September at 11.00 am Italian time

The event will be live streamed on our international Facebook page and our YouTube channel


  • Rosario Rizzuto, Rector of the University of Padua
  • Enrico Fiorentin, Municipal Councilor of the city of Padua
  • Alessandro Paccagnella, Vice Rector for International Relations of the University of Padua
  • Dora Longoni, Head of the International Relation Division of the University of Padua
  • Nebojša Nikolić, Member of the International Student Council
  • Alma Magnani, Member of the Erasmus Student Network – Padova (Communication Manager)

The Welcome Days will continue in the following days: online with the welcome meetings at Schools/Departments, and in presence with the guided tours of the City.

international students

Projects and Mobility Office - Settore Projects and Partnerships

Palazzo Anselmi, 
lungargine del Piovego 1, piano II - 35131 Padova
tel. 049.8277405


Global Engagement Office - Admissions and Welcome Unit

Palazzo Anselmi
Lungargine del Piovego 1, piano II - 35131 Padova
tel. 049.8276050