PhD Programmes

We inform you that the Ufficio Dottorato e Post Lauream will remain closed on September 21st, 22nd, 29th and October 1st for carrying out the entrance exams to "Scuole di Specializzazione di Area Medica" (Medical Specialization Schools) and to "Corsi di formazione per le attività di sostegno didattico agli alunni con disabilità" (Training courses for teachers providing educational support to students with disabilities).

36th Series - Academic Year 2020/21

Courses held entirely in English are listed below; all other courses are held in Italian but provide some units in English.


Hard Sciences

Astronomy - English
Sciences of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering - English
Geosciences - English
Fusion Science and Engineering - English
Industrial Engineering - Italian/ some English units
Information Engineering - English
Management Engineering and Real Estate Economics - English
Mathematical Sciences - English 
Mechatronics and Product Innovation Engineering - English
Molecular Sciences (Curr: Molecular Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences) - English
Physics - English
Science & Engineering of Materials and Nanostructures - English
Space Sciences, Technologies and Measurements - English
Statistical Science - English

Life Sciences

Animal and Food Science - English
Biosciences - Italian/ some English units
Crop Science - Italian/ some English units
Psychological Sciences - English

Medical and Biomedical Sciences

Arterial Hypertension and Vascular Biology - English
Biomedical Sciences - English
Clinical and Experimental Oncology and Immunology  - Italian/ some English units
Clinical and Experimental Sciences - English
Developmental Medicine and Health Planning Sciences  - Italian/ some English units
Molecular Medicine - Italian/ some English units
Neuroscience - English
Pharmacological Sciences - Italian/ some English units
Translational Specialistic Medicine ‘G.B. Morgagni’  - Italian/ some English units
Veterinary Sciences - Italian/ some English units


Economics and Management (Curr: Management, Economics) - English 
Historical, Geographical, Anthropological Studies  - Italian/ some English units
History, Criticism and Preservation of Cultural Heritage  - Italian/ some English units
Human Rights, Society, and Multi-level Governance - English
International Law and Private and Labour Law  - Italian/ some English units
Law - Italian / some English units
Linguistic, Philological and Literary Sciences  - Italian/ some English units
Pedagogical, Educational and Instructional Sciences  - Italian/ some English units
Philosophy Italian/ some English units

Interdisciplinary Programmes

Brain, Mind and Computer Science - English
Land, Environment, Resources and Health - English
Social Sciences: Interactions, Communication, Cultural Constructions  - Italian/ some English units

Doctoral Degrees - PhD Office

in Via Venezia 15, 35131 Padova 
Ground mail: via 8 febbraio 2 - 35122 Padova
tel. +39 049 827 6071 - fax +39 049 827 6379

Public opening hours: Monday: 10-13, Tuesday 10–13 and 15–16.30, Wednesday: 10–13, Thursday: 10–15, Friday: 10-13

Following the arrangements relating to the Covid-19 emergency and in order to reduce the spread of the virus, access to the front office is available again, upon reservation