Founded in 1361, the University of Pavia (UNIPV) is one of the world’s oldest academic institutions. The University of Pavia features in a number of international rankings: Unipv is particularly competitive in the fields of Linguistics, Engineering, Pharmacy, Life Science and Medicine. As highlighted by the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019 it ranks among the top 35 in the world in Classics & Ancient History and top 151-200 in Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy and Linguistics.
Today over 24,000 students, from both Italy and overseas, study at our university. The University of Pavia is composed of 18 departments offering study programmes in all subject areas and at all levels-from Bachelor’s degrees to PhDs. Close attention is paid to each student by our 900 professors and researchers. With a wide variety of both academic and social opportunities, including a strong tradition of international exchanges, Pavia is the ideal place to study.
Pavia is located in northern Italy with 70,000 permanent residents and over 24,000 students. It is located just 30 km south of Milan, connected by regional and suburban trains every 10 minutes.