University of Pavia
The University of Pavia is one of the world’s oldest Academic Institutions. It was founded in 825 as a “School of law, rhetoric and liberal arts” by King Lothair I, and in 1361 it was officially established as a “Universitas Studiorum” by the Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV. Thanks to the reforms implemented during the 18th century by the Empress Maria Theresa of Austria and her son Joseph II, the University of Pavia became one of the foremost in Europe, boasting an impressive number of famous Alumni, celebrated Academicians and Nobel Prizes.
Nowadays the University of Pavia is an Internationalisation-driven University which participates in agreements with worldwide esteemed institutions, an advanced Research University which promotes innovative interdisciplinary projects, and a Job-oriented University which creates powerful networks and strong business chances.
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Scholarships & funding
Tuition fees and financial support
Tuition fees at UNIPV vary based on the student’s family income and country of origin and range from 156 to 4500 euros. Non-EU students residing abroad and holding a study visa can also choose to pay the flat rate determined according to their citizenship which ranges from 400 euros to 4500 euros per year.
The University of Pavia offers several kinds of scholarships/funding for a sum of up to 6.000 euros per year per student.
For more information about scholarship details, please check the university website.
International school on Advanced Imaging Techniques from 12 to 16 September
The course is aimed at graduated students (in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Medicine, Engineering…) who are interested in advanced imaging techniques, including computed tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Positron Emission Tomography (PET), Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT), imaging microscopies and so on. An introduction to Radiomics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithms will be also presented. The first two days will be devoted to propaedeutic topics including radiation-matter interaction and statistical tests, which are crucial in medical data analysis.
The school aims to provide an overview of the main physical, biological and medical aspects characterizing each of the aforementioned techniques, with focus both on basic principles, related research activities, and on clinical applications.
Lectures will be given by international experts. A tour of the nearby hospitals IRCCS S. Matteo and/or Istituto Neurologico “Mondino” will be offered, as well as a visit to the BNCT Imaging laboratory of the Department of Physics (recognized as Excellence by MIUR) and to the preclinical Imaging laboratory of Centro Grandi Strumenti of University of Pavia.
Why study at University of Pavia
Pavia: a city campus
Located in Lombardy Region, only 30 KM south of Milan, the City of Pavia offers a lively, genuine, cooperative and safe environment with a high quality of life. Pavia is the Capital of the fertile Province of Pavia, which is known for a variety of agricultural products -including wine, rice, cereals and dairy products- and is situated at the heart of Italy’s manufacturing district. Tts fascination remains intact with the center’s maze of narrow streets, ancient churches and elegant buildings, all bordered by the Ticino river. The countless events, festivals, exhibitions, concerts, meeting places and sports competitions combine to offer students a unique University experience.
University of Pavia is in the Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad
Awards & Accreditations
11th in Italy
Times Higher Education - World Universities Ranking (2022)
3rd Best public university
CENSIS - Italian Universities Ranking y (20-40k students)) (2021/2022)
Shanghai Ranking - World universities ranking (2021)
Student services & facilities
37 Academic libraries;1 Sport center with 3 multi-purpose gyms, 1 rugby field, 1 football field, 2 beach volley courts and many others;Career counselling service run by the university's Orientation Center;Students Unipass: annual bus card reserved to students with a super convenient price (20 euros per year)
Pavia: a city campus
Located in Lombardy Region, only 30 KM south of Milan, the City of Pavia offers a lively, genuine, cooperative, and safe environment with a high quality of life. Pavia is the capital of the fertile Province of Pavia, which is known for a variety of agricultural products -including wine, rice, cereals and dairy products- and is situated at the heart of Italy’s manufacturing district. Tts fascination remains intact with the center’s maze of narrow streets, ancient churches and elegant buildings, all bordered by the Ticino river. The countless events, festivals, exhibitions, concerts, meeting places, and sports competitions combine to offer students a unique University experience.
Accommodation: University of Pavia College System
Pavia’s collegiate system, unique in Italy, consists of 22 Residences, hosting approximately 2000 students.
Living in a university residence offers the opportunity to belong to a community where academic achievement, traditional events, parties, and sporting rivalries all play a key role.
For more information about accommodation details, please check the university website.
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