Padua University (Università degli Studi di Padova)


Education in Italy is the acquisition of knowledge in educational institutions with a worldwide reputation in the creative atmosphere, among the historical sites of the legendary Rome, Florence, Milan and Venice. Italy is the first in the list of countries to receive knowledge in the field of fine arts and design.

Italians prefer to study on the faculties:

international relations;
Foreigners often study:

Padua University (Università degli Studi di Padova) is one of the best universities in Europe and Italy. Its motto is “Universa universis patavina libertas”. The main building is located in the historic center of Padua – Palazzo del Bo.

There are more than 65,000 students, studying different subjects on various faculties, more than 2,000 teachers and up to 2,500 administrative staff. Padua University students are often looking for online inquiry “assignment writers“.

This is the second oldest (after Bologna) University of medieval Europe, which was mentioned in 1222 for the first time. Padua University was founded by teachers who left the University of Bologna because of disagreements with leadership. In the Middle Ages, the University was very popular – students from around the world come there to receive knowledge.

Nowadays, there are 13 faculties.


Faculty of Humanities and Philosophy,
Faculty of engineering,
Faculty of Law,
Faculty of psychology,
Faculty of physics and mathematics,
Faculty of natural sciences,
Faculty of medicine and surgiery, and others.
Famous alumni and professors

Nicolaus Copernicus, Pico della Mirandola, Torquato Tasso, Nikolaj Kuzanskij, Cesare Lombroso, Pietro Bembo, etc.

Padua University was a center of secular science in the Renaissance. Law, astronomy and medicine was taught by outstanding scientists of that time. Galileo Galilei taught astronomy at the University, and exactly there he made his first telescope with a threefold increase. With the help of these devices, Galileo first saw and began to study the satellites of Jupiter.

Anyone may enter the building of the University. The university complex has several science museums – anthropology, geology and paleontology, zoology, historical, physics and others. There is the famous anatomical theater of Fabricius, which is also open for everybody.

But to get inside you can only with a guided tour. It cost 5 or 6 euros, and is held every half an hour. All the excursions are both in Italian and English (alternately). It is prohibited to take photos inside.

About the author: Peter Salmon is a freelance writer, who studies archeology and history. He likes watching historical movies, playing basketball and travelling.