Universita degli Studi di Padova
Universita degli Studi di Padova was founded in 1222, making it one of the oldest universities in the world. Today it is one of the highest ranked universities in Italy and boasts over 60,000 students. Its campus is spread across the town Padova's medieval buildings.
As the publications of innumerable conferences and congresses show, the modern-day university plays an important role in scholarly and scientific research at both a European and world level. True to its origins, this is the direction in which the university intends to move in the future, establishing closer links of cooperation and exchange with all the world's major research universities.
The exchange agreement between King's and Universita degli Studi di Padova allows for up to 1 Full Year Equivalent (FYE) places for undergraduate and postgraduate exchange. This equates to 1 student going for a full academic year OR 2 students for a single semester.
Eligibility for King's students
Important: Final decision on students' study abroad application to their host institution rests entirely with that host institution. Students must also meet their departments’ academic requirements to obtain final departmental approval to study abroad. It is usually at least a 60% average prior to departure, however this can vary amongst departments. Students should double check with their Study Abroad Tutor if they are unsure of their academic requirements.
King’s students that wish to study abroad at this institution should check the ‘Undergraduate options by department’ page to see if this institution is indeed an option for them.
Estimated living costs
Please see here for current estimated living costs, but actual expenses may vary depending on student lifestyle. The cost of travel to and from the country is not included in these estimates.
A reminder that King's students on exchange are not required to pay tuition fees to the host university, but you may incur administrative and/or orientation fees at the host. There may also be mandatory insurance costs, and transcripts may incur a fee.
Please also note that, if required, student visas often require applicants to supply evidence of financial support throughout the duration of the study abroad programme. Sometimes this will mean showing financial evidence for a specific amount, so please pay attention to the advice on this from the host institution.