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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 €188 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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The Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering provides in-depth knowledge and skills in the disciplines of civil engineering.
The graduate works at the highest levels in freelance professional activities, as well as in companies and in public administrations (also in an international context), combining technical-engineering skills and knowledge with organizational and coordination skills. He/she has adequate skills in advanced and innovative design in the areas of structures, hydraulics, geotechnics, transport and building construction, as well as the ability to adopt interdisciplinary approaches in solving complex problems.

Programme structure

- Curriculum “Geotecnica”
- Curriculum “Idraulica”
- Curriculum “Strutture”
- Curriculum “Sistemi e infrastrutture di trasporto”
- Curriculum “Progettazione tecnologica e recupero edilizio”
- Curriculum “Civil Engineering” in cooperation with ENSTP

Career opportunities

The degree allows access to the professional fields related to the complex design of civil works and infrastructures, the management of technical and commercial organizations, and the planning and management of territorial systems at different scales.
The graduate in Civil Engineering is able to:
• solve problems, even of high complexity, through the application of advanced methodologies and technologies;
• analyze and solve problems in both consolidated and new and emerging areas of the field, with a broad methodological perspective;
• use analytical, numerical and experimental methods adapted to the complexity of the problems;
• design civil structural typologies in a perspective of optimization of economic, social and environmental impacts;
• adapt to operate in innovative and rapidly evolving contexts;
• adopt a transversal approach that favours the possibilities of interdisciplinary collaboration;
• operate in the awareness of the technical and regulatory, as well as environmental, economic and social implications of his/her activities;
• actively participate in projects involving international subjects.
Main professional opportunities are represented by: public and private entities in charge of the construction and management of civil works (e.g. public administrations, operating companies, management companies); technical offices of construction and maintenance companies operating in the field of civil engineering; design and consulting companies; freelance, in an autonomous form or associated in interdisciplinary design groups in the fields of civil engineering, architecture, construction engineering and transport; offices or research and innovation bodies within public or private sector.

Apply now! Academic year 2022/23
Application deadline
2 Feb 2022 23:59:59
Europe/Rome time
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Academic year 2022/23
Application deadline
2 Feb 2022 23:59:59
Europe/Rome time
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States