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Biology of Human and Environmental Health

University of Padua
Italy, Padua
Department of Biomedical Sciences Italy, Via Ugo Bassi 58/B - 35121 Padua
Tuition fee €2,623 per year

In order to accept your Offer at the University of Padova, you must pay the first instalment of tuition fees. Information on 2022/23 fees is not yet available, but the amounts will be more or less the same of 2021/22.
The total amount of tuition fees due per each academic year can be significantly waived based on your “Equivalent Economic Status Index – ISEE”. For further information on how to obtain your ISEE and other income-based reductions, see: www.unipd.it/en/tuition-fees

Application fee €30 one-time

This fee is non-refundable.

Deposit €192 one-time

In order to accept your place at the University of Padua, the payment of the first instalment is required. This fee is non-refundable.

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This interuniversity bachelor’s degree programme, in conjunction with the University of Padua and the University of Bologna, adopts an advanced, innovative, multidisciplinary approach to life science research and to the interaction between human health and the environment.
The first two years cover general biologic principles, human anatomy and physiology, disease mechanisms, and advanced methods in biomedical research. In the third year, students can choose to enrol in one of the two curricula: biological bases of human diseases (Padua) or environmental influences on human health (Bologna).

Programme structure

1st Year: Fundamentals of mathematics; Chemistry; Principles of Biology; Physics with applications to biological systems; Biochemistry 1; Biochemistry 2; Biostatistics; Microbiology.

2nd Year: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Cells, Tissues, Embryology and Development; Global Change and Human Biology; Computational methods in Bioinformatics; Anatomy and Physiology; Introduction to environmental health; Pathology.

3rd Year:

  • Human Health curriculum (at the University of Padua): Clinical and Molecular Biology; Human Genetics; Epidemiology, Public Health and Bioethics; Immunology and Immunopathology; Pharmacology and pharmacogenomics
  • Environmental Health curriculum (at the University of Bologna): Environmental Physiology; Botany and Plant Environment Interactions; Molecular basis of genome editing; Climate change microbiology in human health; Plant metabolism for human health and nutrition

Career opportunities

Graduates can continue their education, even abroad, or enter the job market as biomedical/environmental Research Assistants able to apply standardised experimental methods, analyse data, present the results, and produce written reports. They can also sit the national qualifying exam to join the professional register of Biologists (Junior Biologist).

Apply now! Academic year 2022/23
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Academic year 2022/23
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States