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 & Joint Degrees).

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 take place at the beginning of each semester.

The events are organized by the Projects and Mobility Office of the International Relations Division


Schedule of the events: 18th February – 3th March 2021

All events will be online (CET time zone). Students will receive an email with the links in order to access the meetings. 

Institutional welcome meeting

The Institutional Welcome meeting will be held on 22nd Februaryat 3pm. The event will be live streamed on our international Facebook page and our YouTube channel.

Speakers:

  • Rosario Rizzuto, Rector of the University of Padua
  • Enrico Fiorentin, Municipal Councillor of the city of Padua
  • Alessandro Paccagnella, Vice Rector for International Relations of the University of Padua
  • Dora Longoni, Head of the International Relations Division of the University of Padua
  • Federico Bettin, President of the the Erasmus Student Network – Padova

Webinars

  • 18th February at 3pm - “Ready to start”: : all you need to know in order to start your mobility period at Unipd
  • 19th February at 11am - “How to become familiar with the teaching tools”: how to use our online platforms in order to take advantage of all the necessary tools to attend online classes and be able to sign up for courses.
  • 25th February at 11am - “Meet the University Language Centre (CLA)”: how to sign up for the Italian language course and all other opportunities provided by the University Language Centre
  • 1st-3rd March – “How to be internationally Italian”: the ESN - Erasmus Student Network Padova meets the students in order to share thoughts and experiences about culture, language, living abroad (in order to attend this event, the registration is required. The booking form is available at www.unipd.it/relint/en (click on “Erasmus+ students > Welcome Days).

  • (only if national regulations allow to gather in public places): “Guided Tours of Padova” by ESN Padova
  • “Tips and tricks to survive”: a few short videos with our suggestions about daily life in Padova. They will always be available in our MediaSpace channel (coming soon)

School/Department Welcome Meetings

  • 23rd and 24th February: You should attend the relevant Welcome meeting according to the subject-area you are assigned to. These meetings are a key opportunity to get acquainted with the new educational environment, exploring teaching activities and methodologies.

    - School of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine -23rd February at 10 am
    - Department of Economics and Management - 23rd February at 10.30 am
    - School of Engineering – 24th February at 11.30 am
    - School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage – 23rd February at 10.30 am
    - School of Law and Department of Political Science, Law, and International Studies (SPGI) - 24th February at 11 am
    - School of Medicine and Surgery - 24th February at 11 am
    - School of Psychology – 23rd February at 10.30 am
    - School of Science – 23rd February at 11.30 am

  • 8th-12th March - “Questions & Answers sessions” an additional opportunity to clarify your doubts.

    - School of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine – 9th March at 1pm
    - Department of Economics and Management – 12th March at 5.30 pm
    - School of Engineering – 8th March at 11.30 am
    - School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage – 9th March at 12 pm
    - School of Law and Department of Political Science, Law, and International Studies (SPGI) – 8th March at 12 pm
    - School of Medicine and Surgery – 8th March at 1 pm
    - School of Psychology – 10th March at 10 aM
    - School of Science – 9th March at 2 pm

The programme can be downloaded below

Info: erasmus.incoming@unipd.it

Programme of the Welcome Days

international students