Università degli studi di Padova is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor students of the faculty of Humanities in Padova, Italy

Student experiences

Read about student experiences.

Academic calendar

Semester I: October – February
Semester II: March – mid-July

Academic Calendar


Language requirement: a minimum of B1 language level (CEFR) in English/minimum of A2 in Italian is required.

The International Office (UU Humanities) recommends a B2 level at the moment of exchange in order to fully participate in the courses.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Students can take courses at the Dipartimento di Studi Linguistici e Letterari. Courses taught here cover Dutch Language and Culture, English Studies, French Studies, German Studies, History, History of Art, Italian Studies, Literature, and Translation. 

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

Italian, English

Estimated living costs per month

€ 600 - € 700 per month minimum.


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

1 place per year.

Additional information


Information Sheet

More information about Italian language courses

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).

You can also follow students who are currently abroad on Instagram!

International Office Humanities

Our front desk is currently closed until further notice. This means that there are no walk-in hours and it is not possible to make an appointment.  

You can reach us in the following ways:

Please mention your student number in all correspondence!


We are unable to sign physical documents. If you need to have a document signed, please send it to us via email.

Mailing address

Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht
+31 (0)30 253 6046


Walk-in office hours

Our front desk is currently closed.

Making an appointment

Send an email to internationaloffice.hum@uu.nl.

Handing in and picking up documents

Send an email to internationaloffice.hum@uu.nl.