Data protection

The new European Regulation EU 2016/679 of the European Parliament (Law 119) on the processing of personal data, as well as on the free circulation of these data, was published on 4 May 2016 and came into effect on 25 May 2018.
The English version is available from the EU Regulation page on the website of Italy’s supervisory authority:

The European Regulation, also known as the “GDPR”, is directly applicable and binding in all EU Member States, with no legislation being required at national government level except in specific situations in which the GDPR allows for referrals, derogations or the introduction of additional laws by each Member State.

In order to apply the GDPR, the University of Padova has taken the following steps:
- Appointment of a Data-protection officer. Director General’s Decree no. 1374 dated 18 April 2019 appointed Mrs Maria Rosaria Falconetti as Data-protection officer:
- Reporting data-protection breaches


  University Website

Information on personal-data processing by the University website

  Activities for the inclusion of staff members

Information on data processing for activities concerning the inclusion of staff members with disabilities, working at the University of Padova.


Information on personal-data processing for persons involved in recruitment procedures or selection announcements for admission to limited-place courses, the awarding of research grants, fixed-term contracts and/or teaching.

  Jobs, Internships - Companies

Information on personal data processing for companies' staff involved in recruiting and career guidance activities at the University of Padova


Information on personal-data processing for persons planning to matriculate in degree courses and for University of Padova undergraduates, graduating students, graduates, grant holders, medical-speciality students and PhD students.

  National Civil Service

Information on personal-data processing for persons who intend to apply to the National Civil Service.

  Visiting PhD

Information for managing visiting PhD requests


Additional information for other categories of data-subjects is being reviewed and will be published shortly. 

Updated on: 16 October 2018