Established in 1361
The University of Pavia (Unipv) is one of the world’s oldest Academic Institutions and over the last six centuries has become one of the foremost in Europe, boasting an impressive number of famous Alumni, celebrated Academicians and Nobel Prizes.
Tha University of Pavia ranks as the first University in Italy, among the large state universities, according to the National Censis Ranking.
Advanced Research University
Today Pavia is an andvanced Research University, offering a wide variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary teaching organized in 18 Departments and has study programmes at all levels: Bachelor’s and Master's degree Programs, Single-cycle Master's degree Programs, PhD Programs, Vocational and Advanced Courses.
The University of Pavia is an Internationalization-driven University which participates in agreements with worldwide esteemed institutions. We offer a range of opportunities for students to ensure they benefit from an international experience.
Studying in Pavia is an international experience itself, as the University is continuously increasing its academic offer through a wide range of English-taught Degree programs, Bilingual Degree programs, Double Degree programs, Joint Master’s Degrees.
Unipv also offers virtual and short mobility opportunities and blended intensive programs.
Studying in Pavia also means belonging to a wider campus, the European Campus of City Universities (EC2U), constituted by seven historical and multidisciplinary Universities (Coimbra, Iasi, Jena, Pavia, Poitiers, Salamanca, Turku). This Alliance, co-funded by the European Commission, aims to create a true Pan-European Campus, increasing student and researchers exchanges within the 7 Academic communities and developing innovative models in the fields of Education, Research and Society.
Unipv for sustainability
The University of Pavia actively works for sustainability and inclusion through the Office for Sustainable Actions (OSA). With reference to the Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the following 6 action fields have been defined: Buildings and Greenery, Energy, Waste and Circular economy, Mobility, Social sustainability, Health and Wellness. Learn more
Pavia, a City-Campus
Moreover Pavia, with 70.000 permanent residents and over 26.000 students, is a student-sized environment and has been a City-Campus since its foundation, offering the unique experience in Italy – and rare in Europe – of living in one of the 21 University Residences of the City.
The excellent Student-Faculty ratio guarantees all students a personalized learning path and enhances the quality of teaching.
With a wide variety of both Academic and social opportunities, Pavia is the ideal place to choose for studying and living abroad.
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