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!

Contact details

​Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht

+31 (0)30 253 6046


Walk-in office hours

  • Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h

By appointment

You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators by filling out this web form.

Handing in and picking up documents

Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Drift 10.


Gerdien Ramaker-Zijlstra (Exchange Coordinator for Southern and Eastern Europe, Asia, Central and South America)
Monique Hanrath (Exchange Coordinator for Western and Northern Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)
Sanne Boomsma (Head)