Lectures are held in two sites: the Portello area where several scientific Departments are situated, and at the Department of Astronomy in via Osservatorio n.3, near the Specola.
For details see the lectures timetable, available every year around mid September.
Study rooms and libraries
Every Department has rooms where students can study or use between lectures. A list can be found at http://www.unipd.it/cittauniversitaria/aule.htm.
Students are also entitled access to the 54 libraries in all the Padova area for loans and other services.
Please consult http://www.cab.unipd.it/.
ESU provides a library of some 3600 titles at the Biblioteca Circolante di via G. Tiepolo,52 and Servizio DSU Studentidi via San Francesco, 122.
University canteens are listed at the ESU site. Access is possible with the magnetic badge received at application. Meal costs vary depending on the ICE form presented and economic conditions defined at application.
Sports and leisure time
The University of Padova provides two main sports facilities managed by CUS which offer a varied choice of activities: the first, in via Giordano Bruno, with several gyms and tennis courts. The second, called palestra del "Piovego", is near the Piovego canal and offers the best opportunities for sports in town.
Padova is also a well known centre of cultural and leisure activities and events. For information see the sites:
Rete civica di Padova
Padova Show - I grandi eventi popolari di Padova
Azienda di Promozione Turistica di Padova
Students also have the opportunity to make a part time work experience at several University Departments. http://www.unipd.it/en/students/benefits.htm.
Applications must be submitted on-line at SIS on web.
Announcement of competition for students A.A. 2006/07.
Here we give a list of useful services.