University of Padua


Continente:
Europe
Country:
Italy Italy
Address:
Via 8 Febbraio, 2 - 35122 Padova
Web Site:
www.unipd.it
University of Padua


About University of Padua:

The University of Padova is one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious seats of learning; it is a multi-disciplinary university that aims to provide its students with both professional training and a solid cultural background. A qualification from the University of Padova is a symbol of having achieved an ambitious objective, one that is recognised and coveted by both students and employers alike. Courses at the University of Padova are constantly updated in order to meet the ever-changing needs of the labour market. Its Healthcare degrees, for instance, cover a wide range of new courses such as Pediatric Nursing (Medical School), or Neuroscience and Neuropsychological Rehabilitation (Psychology). Engineering degree programmes are available in the fields of Civil, Architectural, Environmental, Industrial and Information Engineering. University of Padova degrees also reflect today’s needs to safeguard both the environment with courses in Environmental Sciences and Technology (Agriculture Sciences), and consumers with Safety and Hygiene of Food Products (Veterinary Medicine). Research into pharmaceuticals is also covered with Pharmaceutical Biotechnologies (Pharmacy), as is research into hi-tech products with a course in Materials Science (Sciences). Great emphasis is also placed on Humanities, such as History and Conservation of Artistic and Cultural Heritage (Arts and Philosophy), and on teacher training with a course in Primary Education (Education).The University’s traditional courses for professionals in Law, Economics, and Business Management are run alongside courses that analyse complex social systems such as Sociological Sciences (Political Sciences) and Statistics, Population and Society (Statistical Sciences). Furthermore, highly motivated University students may also apply for admission to the Galilean School of Higher Education. After a demanding selection process, each year 30 students are chosen to attend the School’s high-level in-house courses and to use its special services.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
World University Rankings 116 119 109 118 104 105 105 109 106 97 103 96 102 108 99

By Fields

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agriculture 209 216 185 130 138 152 164 167 117 125 131 125 139 140
Engineering 159 121 127 122 125 141 160 160 146 151 160 166 186 217
Life Sciences 156 151 143 141 136 145 151 131 140 137 119 119 116 115
Medicine 104 107 125 118 115 113 114 115 118 121 117 112 123 114
Natural Sciences 81 70 85 67 73 72 66 62 59 58 49 63 71 71
Social Sciences - - - - - - - 291 - 285 298 290 293 259

By Subjects

Subject 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agricultural Sciences 93 138 145 136 112 103 128 99 89 78 74
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - 111 125 110
Chemistry 201 197 201 171 189 190 208 220 217 218 225
Chemical Engineering 207 280 217 198 218 173 195 196 198 235 -
Civil Engineering 111 136 180 190 212 163 118 149 166 195 188
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - 109 114 108
Computer Science 280 210 180 160 176 178 180 164 168 139 172
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - 244 234 262
Electrical Engineering 90 71 81 82 85 86 83 86 90 103 114
Environment / Ecology 183 186 218 241 238 179 165 184 225 256 212
Geosciences 151 124 150 161 148 127 127 145 131 144 151
Immunology - - - - - - - - 118 109 122
Materials Science 195 207 226 228 216 207 216 245 254 268 301-350
Mathematics 109 107 100 85 116 119 103 106 139 106 127
Mechanical Engineering 72 91 100 86 73 42 46 69 75 95 99
Microbiology - - - - - - - - 209 233 229
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - 119 116 116
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - 147 147 139
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - 138 138 132 142 145 147 121 116 135 146
Physics 49 52 58 47 45 39 43 36 73 72 66
Plant & Animal Science 158 170 117 122 124 94 109 95 75 75 81
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - 113 114 86
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - 279 286 258
Space Science - - - - - - - - 23 22 23
Energy Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Environmental Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 238
Biomedical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -