Part-time job opportunities

As an international student in Italy, you are free to take a part-time job in order to help cover your costs. Non-European students need to have a valid residence permit and, according to Italian Law, are allowed to work up to 20 hours/week.

Below are the opportunities offered by the University of Padova and regulated by specific calls.

  Student collaborations (200 hours)

The University of Padova offers both Italian and international students the chance to work up to 200 hours within different University offices and services (e.g. international admission office, departmental libraries, computer laboratories etc.). Remuneration is euro 8,26/hour. Such opportunities are commonly referred to as Collaborazioni studentesche.

Who can apply:
In order to apply you must have completed at least the first year of your degree course and meet the criteria specified in the call for applications.

How to apply:
Fill in the application form online, available on your personal Uniweb page. Applications usually open by the end of July and close by the end of September of every year.

For detailed information about the ISEE (Equivalent Economic Status Index) and the online request for economic benefits in Uniweb (Richiesta di Agevolazioni - Application for Benefits), please check Key Documents.


The tutoring service supports students throughout their University career. Tutors help students to manage their study time and to deal with any organisational difficulties, such as completing study plans. They also help them to plan for examinations.

If you wish to become a tutor, please check: Study support

  "Let's Speak English - Parliamo inglese" Project

The University of Padova, as part of its institutional policy aimed at promoting orientation initiatives adressed to secondary school students, publishes a selection notice to draw up a ranking list and award remuneration to 15 successful candidates who shall cooperate as Language Assistants within the framework of the “Let's speak English - Parliamo inglese” project, funded by the Cassa di Risparmio Foundation of Padua and Rovigo. The initiative aims to encourage the use of English by students attending secondary schools in the provinces of Padua and Rovigo through 'informal' and/or thematic conversations with international students appropriately selected by the University.

Eligible students are:

  • students participating in an exchange programme (Erasmus + for studies, SEMP, etc.) during the first semester of a.y. 2018-19 and remaining in Padova until June 2019;
  • international students regularly enrolled in a full degree course at the University of Padova.

Applicants are required to be fluent in English (C1 as minimum level).

Deadline: 16 November 2018, 1.00 p.m; online application

Presentation meeting: 7 November, 10.00 a.m. at Palazzo Bo (Aula Nievo), via VIII Febbraio 2.

Ufficio Servizi agli studenti

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Tel. +39 049 8273131 (Call Centre) - Fax +39 049 8275030,
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