|Study location||Italy, Padua|
|Type||Bachelor's degree, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years (180 ECTS)|
|Awards||(Bachelor's degree in Biotechnology)|
|Tuition fee||€2,622 per year
In order to accept your Offer at the University of Padova, you must pay the first instalment of tuition fees. Information on 2020/21 fees is not yet available, but the amounts will be more or less the same of 2019/20.
|Application fee||€30 one-time
This fee is non-refundable.
In order to accept your place at the University of Padua, the payment of the first instalment is required. This fee is non-refundable.
Secondary Studies diploma (or equivalent)
TOLC-I. Please check the TOLC webpage
Detailed information on application procedures is available in the relevant Call for applications
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.
You can often get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents with you when you finally go to the university.
If you are admitted to the degree course, you will have to submit other documents including original and translated/legalised copies of your previous qualifications, etc. No legalised documents are required at application stage.
Certificate of Italian – B2 Level (CEFR) or equivalent
As stated on the Procedures for entry, residence and enrolment at higher education institutions for students requiring visas for higher education courses in Italy, proof of Italian language level is required ONLY for non-EU citizens residing outside Italy. Please note that non-EU applicants residing outside Italy and lacking this requirement will have to take a preliminary Italian language test onsite before the academic year begins.
The following students do NOT need to submit evidence of Italian language proficiency:
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Places for non-European candidates residing outside Italy: 5 (2 for Chinese students joining the Marco Polo Project)
The programme provides the basic knowledge in the different sectors of biotechnology and the cultural and technological skills to produce goods and services through the analysis and use of biological systems, their parts or their derivatives; for this reasons the student also addresses the bioethical issues and the biotechnological regulations. Theoretical and multimedia lessons are flanked by laboratory activities. To achieve the qualification, at the end of the third year the student must, under the guidance of a tutor, write a thesis.
The degree programme includes training activities that refer to the areas of industrial, agri-food, environmental, pharmaceutical, medical and veterinary biotechnologies.
Graduates will be able to work in companies of the biotechnological sector, in chemical, pharmaceutical and agri-food industries, in the health and veterinary sectors, in public and private research and diagnostic centers, in public and private consortia for environment protection, and in scientific communication.