University of Padua Information
The second oldest university in Italy (the University of Bologna is the oldest), the University of Padua (Università degli Studi di Padova – UNIPD) is currently presided over by the rector Vincenzo Milanesi.
Being one of the oldest universities in Europe has enabled the university to have some notable firsts, including the first ever woman to graduate university (Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia in 1678). The University of Bologna ranking is 75th in Europe. Other colleges and universities in Italy include University of Milan, University of Pisa, Sapienza University of Rome, and Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna.
The University of Padua is split into 13 main faculties; these offer study in the following areas: Agriculture; Arts and Philosophy; Economics; Education; Engineering; Law; Mathematical, Physical and Natural Science; Medicine and Surgery; Pharmacy; Political Science; Psychology; Statistical Science; and Veterinary Medicine.
Being such an old and prestigious university, the University of Padua has been associated with many famous and influential faculty and alumni over the years including the science greats Galileo Galilei, Nicolaus Copernicus; the worlds greatest lover Giacomo Casanova; philosophers Pietro Pomponazzi, Cesare Cremonini and Ermolao Barbaro. Other great names associated with the university of Padua include poets Pietro Bembo and Torquato Tasso; and Moses Hayyim Luzzatto, Gabriele Falloppio and Sir Francis Walsingham.
University of Padua Address
The university of Padua is located at the following address:
Università degli Studi di Padova
via 8 Febbraio,
2 – 35122 Padova
Ranking and Quick Facts
Motto: Universa Universis Patavina Libertas (English: Liberty of Padua, universally and for all).
|University world Ranking – Times 400 (UK)||
|University world Ranking – Jiaotong 500 (China)||
151 to 202
|European Rank (Jiaotong)||
57 to 80
Università degli Studi di Padova Facts
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