Welcoming International students

The Welcome Days are addressed to all degree-seeking international students.
The Welcome Days addressed to Exchange students and Double/Joint Degree students are available here: www.unipd.it/en/welcome-days-mobility

Welcome initiatives

The Admissions and Welcome Unit of the Global Engagement Office organises - in collaboration with other university offices and Departments - a series of special welcome activities for all the international students who have chosen Padua for pursuing their Bachelor's or Master's degree.

Unincontro: institutional Welcome meeting will be held on October 4 in person and on streaming. The Rector welcomes all first-year students and incoming students for a special welcome to the University of Padua

The Academy Night. Freshers & Students Welcome Concert: a grand concert will take place on October 4 with some of the most popular Italian musical artists, singer-songwriters and bands beloved, including, Pinguini tattici nucleari, Madame, rovere, fantahouse, cmqmartina and YTAM.

Welcome Meetings held at School/Departments (September-October): information on lessons and student services, focusing on English-taught degree programmes.
Welcome meetings programme

Residence permit:
- the SAOS desk will organize a series of online meeting to explain how to fill in the Residence Permit request. Click here to register.
- the SAOS desk organizes group meetings held in presence during which students will fill in the documents to request the Residence Permit. Upcoming meetings: 8 - 13 - 15 - 20 - 22 - 27 - 29 September at 3 pm or 4.15 pm (October, date TBC). Click here to register.

Global Citizenship Programme (October - December 2022): a 10-hrs Course addressed to International students which will help them to gain confidence with different intercultural skills and their possible applications in daily life or to face the most relevant global challenges. Participants will receive an Open Badge, at the end of the Programme.

ESN Guided Tours of Padua: September 24 - 25 2022 and October 1 - 2 - 8 - 9 2022 (to be confirmed). Thanks to the cooperation with the Erasmus Student Network Padua, you will be guided through the most interesting corners of our beautiful city and you will discover how the University of Padua and the City are deeply merged together and share a friendly and exciting atmosphere. 

Campus Tours (from September 20 until October 14 2022 every week from Tuesday to Friday): explore the main university facilities with a senior student. Two different routes available. Registration form (available until September 9 2022).


Global Engagement Office - Admissions and Welcome Unit

Palazzo Anselmi
Lungargine del Piovego 1 - 35131 Padova

Get in touch with the Global Engagement Office.

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

tel. +39 0498273131