Welcome Days

The Welcome Days are addressed to all incoming students taking part in a mobility programme (Erasmus+ for Studies, SEN Coimbra Group, Swiss European Mobility Programme, ARQUS Alliance Mobility Programme, Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree, Bilateral Agreements, Double & Joint Degrees).

Students are introduced to the University and the city of Padua and provided with all the information needed to ensure a great and fruitful stay at UniPD.

The Welcome Days take place at the beginning of each semester.

The events are organized by the Projects and Mobility Office of the International Relations Division

Schedule of the events: 20th September – 4th October 2021

All events will be online (CET time zone). Students will receive an email with the links in order to access the meetings. 

Institutional welcome meeting

The Institutional Welcome meeting will be held on 4th October at 11am. The event will be live streamed on our international Facebook page and our YouTube channel.


  • 20th September at 11am - “Ready to start”: : all you need to know in order to start your mobility period at Unipd
  • 21st September at 11am - How to become familiar with the teaching tools: how to use our online platforms in order to take advantage of all the necessary tools to attend online classes and be able to sign up for courses.
  • 23rd September at 11am - “Meet the University Language Centre (CLA): how to sign up for the Italian language course and all other opportunities provided by the University Language Centre


  • “Tips and tricks to survive”: a few short videos with our suggestions about daily life in Padua. They will always be available on the Drive folder shared with the students.

School/Department Welcome Meetings

  • School of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine - 28th September at 1 pm
  • Department of Economics and Management - 27th September at 10.30 am
  • School of Engineering – 28th September at 11 am
  • School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage – 28th September at 10 am
  • School of Law and Department of Political Science, Law, and International Studies (SPGI) - 28th September at 11.30 am
  • School of Medicine and Surgery - 28th September at 10 am
  • School of Psychology – 28th September at 10.30 am
  • School of Science – 29th September at 2 pm - NEW TIME!

Guided tours of Padua

25th, 26th September and 2nd October

Thanks to the cooperation with the Erasmus Student Network Padua, you will be guided through the most interesting corners of our beautiful city and you will discover how the University of Padua and the City are deeply merged together and share a friendly and exciting athmosphere.
Book your place here: www.unipd.it/relint/en (Menu Erasmus+ students > Guided Tours)

Workshops on Italian culture and language (October - November 2021)
Intercultural effectiveness can help to reduce prejudice and miscommunication. The How to be internationally Italian series provides a step towards fostering cross culture understanding. These dynamic workshops provide a safe space for conversations and increase awareness about intercultural attitudes, given that cultural differences are a value to preserve. Learn how with our experts.


Info: erasmus.incoming@unipd.it

international students