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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Programs

Bachelor's degree
Technology
Artificial Intelligence Delivery method Length Location
Bachelor of Science in Artificial Intelligence On campus 3 years Pavia
Master's degree
Business
International Business
Master's Degree in International Business and Entrepreneurship (MIBE) On campus 2 years Pavia
Economics & Finance
Economics
Master's Degree in Economics, Development and Innovation On campus 2 years Pavia
Finance
Master's Degree in Finance On campus 2 years Pavia
Engineering
Automotive Engineering
Post Bachelor Program in Race Engineering On campus 1 year Pavia
Civil Engineering
Master's Degree in Civil Engineering for Mitigation of Risk from Natural Hazards On campus 2 years Pavia
Electrical Engineering
Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering On campus 2 years Pavia
Master's Degree in Electronic Engineering On campus 2 years Pavia
Industrial Engineering
Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering On campus 2 years Pavia
Health Sciences
Master’s degree "LIFELINE Lifelong Well-Being and Healthy Ageing" On campus 2 years Pavia
Medical Studies
Master's Degree in Physical Science - Biomedical Physics Curriculum On campus 2 years Pavia
Medicine
Master's Degree in Medicine and Surgery On campus 6 years Pavia
Humanities
Archaeology
Master degree in The Ancient Mediterranean World (History Archaeology and Art) On campus 2 years Pavia
Natural Sciences
Biology
Master's Degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics On campus 2 years Pavia
Bioscience
Master's Degree in Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnologies On campus 2 years Pavia
Environmental Studies
Master degree in Environmental Engineering - Curriculum in REACH: REsilience to climAte CHange effects On campus 2 years Pavia
Neuroscience
Master's Degree in Neurobiology On campus 2 years Pavia
Social Sciences
Development Studies
Post-Graduate Program in Cooperation and Development On campus 15 months Pavia
Political Science
Master's Degree in World Politics and International Relations On campus 2 years Pavia
Psychology
Master's Degree in Psychology, Neuroscience and Human Sciences On campus 2 years Pavia
Regional Studies
Master’s degree European Languages, Cultures and Societies in Contact On campus 2 years Pavia
Sustainability
Environmental Sustainability
Master's Degree in Agrifood Sustainability On campus 2 years Pavia
Technology
Master's Degree in Computer Engineering On campus 2 years Pavia
Electronics
Post Bachelor Program in Design and Development of Vehicle Dynamics On campus 1 year Pavia
Doctorate / PhD
Engineering
Electrical Engineering
National Ph. D. Program in Micro- and Nano-Electronics On campus Pavia
Foundation / Pathway program
Languages
Italian
Foundation Year Program On campus 9 months Pavia

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.

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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

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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)

11-19th Italy

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)

Campuses

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

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.

Reviews

Average rating 4.7

Based on 7 reviews.

Achraf

I'm almost at the end of my amazing journey in MEFI, this master in finance gave me the opportunity to work with people from all over the world and with a great mindset, gave me the chance to study abroad and improve myself.

Laura

I applied to this program back in 2018, right after my Bachelor’s. I was not exactly sure which path I wanted to follow career-wise, but I was sure I wanted to continue my studies with a Master’s program in English – and, at the time, this was one of the only IR Master’s Programs in English in all Italy. The Program is well organized and student...

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Amin

I would have to say that through this master program I have learned many computer aided programs for analyzing, modelling and simulating engineering projects. That is exactly what an engineering student needs for his future job prospects. In fact, professors in every lesson besides teaching theoretical subjects, showed us how we can use the appl...

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University of Pavia

Strada Nuova 65
27100 Pavia
Italy

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