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Universita degli Studi di Padova AGR-ENG EXC
Padova, Italy (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Semester 1,
Semester 2,
Year (Sem 2 & Sem 1)
Partner University Homepage: Click to visit
Program Details:
English, Italian
Program Type:
Exchange Semester/Year
Anticipated Places:
Minimum Mark:
65%; Credit
Agreement Scope:
Agriculture and Environment, Engineering and Information Technologies
Program Description:


Universita degli Studi di Padova
: Padua
Year Established: 1222
Student population: 61,000
Italy’s second oldest university – Galileo held a chair of mathematics here - the University of Padova (Padua) ranks among Bologna, Paris, Oxford and Cambridge as one of the world’s great universities. Today’s it’s a high ranking, large, comprehensive research intensive university and it continues to welcome students from all over the world.

The University’s tradition of freedom of scientific experimentation has led to some of the world’s most important discoveries in medicine and astronomy. Today, research and teaching are closely linked. You can experience the rich history of the University through its art, palaces, monuments and works, which form an important part of Padua’s cultural heritage. There are good services for international students including language courses, healthcare and a range of sporting activities.
Unique characteristics
With 32 Departments and a multitude of courses, the University of Padova offers a broad choice. The Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry offers a diversity of disciplines including ecology and silviculture; land, agriculture, food and forestry economics and policy; hydrology; soil conservation and water resources management, and agricultural and forest engineering.

A medieval city state, Padua’s streets are steeped with history, with fresco, famous churches, stunning architecture, squares, porticos and cobbled streets. The city has long been renowned for art and culture and attracts almost 500,000 tourists every year. Its economy is growing and it’s the powerhouse behind one of Italy’s most important industrial regions. Venice is just an hour away and you can visit the delightful Euganean Hills to the south.

Italy - Universita degli Studi di Padova - building

Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about units of study at the host university

Subject Area/s: Agriculture and environment, Engineering and Information Technology



Environmental Sciences



       Information Technologies  

Exclusions apply

Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
Term 1: October - February
Term 2: March - July

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester)

University of Sydney

Host University



The above full-time load is indicative only.
Applications for academic credit are assessed by the relevant University of Sydney faculty/department based on: study load, contact hours, assessment requirements and level of study.

Grading System
Students are graded on a 30 point scale, where a mark below 18 is a fail

More information on the host university's grading system 

Transcripts Issued by Partner
Transcripts will be available at the end of your exchange period


Language of Instruction
Classes at the host university are taught in English and Italian.
Language Requirement
While there are units of study taught in English, language classes are available to exchange students wishing to improve their Italian.


What is the host city like?
Find out more information about the host city

Housing options are offered by the host university
Cost of Living
Use this guide to estimate living expenses associated with studying overseas.

Students are required to obtain health insurance valid during their exchange.

Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by the host university
Semester/Term Dates
Access the University’s calendar
Support Services 
The international relations office provides support services to exchange students
Information from the host university
Information from the Embassy of Italy in Australia
Information from the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Student Experiences

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