Università degli studi di Pavia

The University of Pavia is one of the oldest in the world. It was founded in 1361 and today about 22,000 students study at the university, of which 2,000 are foreigners.
Pavia is a unique university city, with special conditions for studying in Italy. The city was founded in the Roman era and was the capital of the kingdom of Longobardo during the late Middle Ages. Today Pavia has about 72,000 inhabitants; the city is located along the river Ticino, 30 km from Milan, with which there is frequent rail service (trains to Milan depart every 10 minutes). Pavia is also close to Genoa, Lake Como, the border with Switzerland and the Ligurian coast.
The University offers 83 courses in Italian language in the following areas: Engineering and Architecture, Mathematics, Physics and Natural Sciences, Jurisprudence, Medicine and Surgery, Foreign Languages ​​and Philosophy, Pharmacy, Political Science, Psychology, Communication, Sport, Musicology, Tourism. In addition, there are 8 programs in English.
Annually, students are offered about 400 exchange programs in more than 100 different countries, 2500 scholarships and 3,500 internships in Italian and foreign companies.
More than 87.5% of students are employed after completion of education.