Shaping a World-class University

The University of Padua keeps encouraging and renewing an internationalisation strategy worldwide both to turn its degree programmes into open, innovative, and international learning environments and to boost its visibility, attractiveness and reputation for an increasingly better international ranking.

Given the improvement in the the global pandemic fight, the University aims to continue to support digitalization and virtual collaboration processes in internationalisation activities in the framework of the second call ‘Shaping a World-class University, by supporting virtual and blended initiatives.  A limited number of Face-to-Face initiatives for Summer &  Winter Schools and/or other relevant activities will be funded.

The 2021 second edition funds the following specific initiatives/types of projects:

  • Short-term Visiting professors (virtual and face-to-face)
  • Virtual & Collaborative programmes
  • Virtual/Blender or Face-to Face Summer & Winter Schools for students
  • Virtual development cooperation initiatives

  How to apply

The aims, detailed information and specific requirements of each type of projects eligible for funding are outlined in the related factsheets of the macro-areas of actions, attached to the call for proposals, which specifies also the selection criteria. Applications must be submitted by 1.00 pm on 21 September 2021, exclusively through the online form.

The procedure is accessible via LOGIN (SingleSignOn username and password - the same as for UNIPD e-mail). It is possible to submit only one application per project-type. All mandatory fields must be filled in and the required files must be attached.

The application can be subsequently modified, only in the answer fields, (IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO MODIFY THE ATTACHMENTS). It is therefore advisable to start your application only when you have all the required information and the necessary attachments, as indicated in the template of the application below.

Italian version


Selected project of the first edition of the call:

Projects and Mobility Office - Projects and Partnerships Unit

Palazzo Anselmi
Lungargine del Piovego n.1, 2nd floor - 35131 Padua, Italy
E-mail: international.projects@unipd.it