Welcome Days

The Welcome Days are addressed to all incoming students taking part in a mobility programme (Erasmus+ for Studies, SEN Coimbra Group, Swiss European Mobility Programme, ARQUS Alliance Mobility Programme, Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree, Bilateral Agreements, Double & Joint Degrees).

Students are introduced to the University and the city of Padua and provided with all the information needed to ensure a great and fruitful stay at UniPD.

The Welcome Days take place at the beginning of each semester.

The events are organized by the Projects and Mobility Office of the International Relations Division

Schedule of the events: 20th September – 4th October 2021

All events will be online (CET time zone). Students will receive an email with the links in order to access the meetings. 

Institutional welcome meeting

The Institutional Welcome meeting will be held on 4th October at 11am (to be confirmed). The event will be live streamed on our international Facebook page and our YouTube channel.


  • 20th September at 11am - “Ready to start”: : all you need to know in order to start your mobility period at Unipd
  • 21st September at 11am - “How to become familiar with the teaching tools”: how to use our online platforms in order to take advantage of all the necessary tools to attend online classes and be able to sign up for courses.
  • 23rd September at 11am (to be confirmed) - “Meet the University Language Centre (CLA)”: how to sign up for the Italian language course and all other opportunities provided by the University Language Centre
  • 1st - 10th October (only if national regulations allow to gather in public places): “Guided Tours of Padova” by ESN Padova
  • “Tips and tricks to survive”: a few short videos with our suggestions about daily life in Padova. They will always be available in our MediaSpace channel (coming soon)

School/Department Welcome Meetings

  • 27th – 29th September: You should attend the relevant Welcome meeting according to the subject-area you are assigned to. These meetings are a key opportunity to get acquainted with the new educational environment, exploring teaching activities and methodologies.

Info: erasmus.incoming@unipd.it

international students