Tuition fees

Payment of tuition fees gives access to all services provided by the University of Padova.

Bachelor's, Master's, single-cycle degrees

  Standard amounts (WITHOUT scholarships, fee-waivers etc.)

The total maximum amount to be paid depends on your degree programme.

For academic year 2020/21:

  • Group A - Humanistic: €2.529,00
  • Group B - Scientific: €2.622,00
  • Group E - Primary teacher education: €2.944,00

The above amounts can be significantly waived based on your “Equivalent Economic Status Index – ISEE”. For further information on how to obtain your ISEE and apply for the economic benefits, see the Guide

A simulator to calculate the estimated tuition fee for academic year 2020/21 is available here.

The University of Padova additionally supports your studies through other types of fee-waivers and scholarships.

  How and when to pay

The payment is made in three instalments.

The FIRST instalment is €188,00 for first-year students of any degree programme and €568,00 for students already enrolled in the a.y. 2019/20.

It must be paid:

  • when enrolling, for new students of Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes
  • by 30 September 2020, for students from the second year onwards

NB: You must pay the first instalment of your fees in order to confirm your enrolment for the academic year. If the University of Padova does not receive your tuition fee on time, you will not be enrolled and you will not have access to Unipd webmail, Moodle or any other university service.

Th SECOND and the THIRD instalments are calculated according to your income, merit and individual situation.

The SECOND instalment must be paid by 15 February 2021.

The THIRD instalment must be paid by 15 May 2021.

You can pay your tuition fees, through PagoPA, mode, available on Uniweb ("Contribuzione"). Detailed instructions on PagoPA are available on page

  Scholarships, fee waivers and other funding opportunities

In addition to income and merit-based reductions, you may benefit from other funding opportunities, including scholarships and waivers.

For detailed information, please check Scholarships and Fee-waivers.

PhD courses

  Fees for the academic year 2019/20

All PhD students must pay a standard fee whose maximum amount is €187,00. It is possible to obtain a small reduction based on personal income.

The amount due is deducted from the grant, if any; otherwise it must be paid through the pre-printed payment form (called MAV) that can be downloaded from Uniweb (“Diritto allo studio - Disabilità/DSA, Corsi estivi – Contribuzione”).

Deadline: 30 September 2019 for 33° and 34° cycles

Specialisation Schools

  Fees for the academic year 2018/19

All the students of Specialisation schools must pay a standard fee whose maximum amount is €1.697,50. It is possible to obtain a small reduction based on their ISEE (please check Key Documents for further information).

Each Specialisation School has different deadlines, instalments and other details concerning the payment.

Single course units

  Tuition fees

For each single course you have been admitted to you will have to pay a fee of €224,50, which includes the regional tax and stamp duty (to be paid only once even if you are attending more course units). The total fee may therefore range between €224,50 (for 1 course) up to 1024,50 (5 courses).

For more information please check: Single course units

Ufficio Servizi agli studenti

The Student Service Office is closed to the public.
Please, contact us by using the email address.

Via Portello, 31 - 35129 Padova,
Tel. +39 049 8273131 (Call Centre) - Fax +39 049 8275030,
Opening hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 10-13; Tuesdays 10-13 and 15-16.30; Thursdays 10-15; Fridays 10-13 only on reservation