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History of the University

The University of Pavia (http://www.unipv.eu/site/en/home.html) is one of the oldest universities in Europe, originally founded in 825 by King Lotharius as a prestigious school dedicated to Law, Science and Medicine. In 1361 the Studium Generale was established by the Duke of Milan, Gian Galeazzo Visconti, under decree of the Emperor Carlo IV of Luxemburg. 

A number of renowned scholars have taught at the Alma Ticinensis Universitas, including the inventor of the electric cell, Alessandro Volta, the poet Ugo Foscolo and Nobel Laureates Camillo Golgi, Giulio Natta and Carlo Rubbia. Today the University of Pavia is multidisciplinary, with 18 departments (http://www.unipv.eu/site/en/home/about-us/structure/articolo11710.html) and 11 student residence halls, some of which date back to the 15th century. Each year, thousands of young people have the opportunity to live, study, carry out research, participate in sports and join the international community in Pavia.

The University of Pavia is considered a Research University that participates in international projects, takes part in international university networks and promotes interdisciplinary research and dialogue with the business world. The campus environment facilitates the exchange of knowledge and talent, encourages the interaction between professors and students and fosters the skills and creativity of students in order to prepare them for the future. 

Some notable professors of the University of Pavia:
Lorenzo Valla, Giason del Maino, Andrea Alciato, Gerolamo Cardano, Lazzaro Spallanzani, Alessandro Volta, Antonio Scarpa, Lorenzo Mascheroni,Vincenzo Monti, Ugo Foscolo, Gian Domenico Romagnosi, Felice Casorati, Eugenio Beltrami, Pasquale Del Giudice, Camillo Golgi, Plinio Fraccaro, Benvenuto Griziotti, Maria Corti.

Some notable facts about the University of Pavia:
* Universitas Studiorum since 1361 * 18 Departments * 84 Undergraduate and Graduate programs * 17 Doctoral programs * 42 Professional Master’s programs * 23,500 students * a campus with 17 student residence halls and 30 libraries * 400 International partnerships and 700 Erasmus exchange agreements * cooperation with developing countries * research projects with the most advanced international laboratories * continuous dialogue with the business world * a sports department for training together with champions


Profile of the University of Pavia at Masterstudies.com

Brochure of the University of Pavia


The University of Pavia invests in young researchers and places high value on talent, skills, creativity and passion for knowledge. Pavia is a stronghold for science that works in close collaboration with the international scientific community in basic and applied research, focusing on topics such as staminal cells, nanotechnology, material physics, microelectronics and applied biology. The university promotes interdisciplinary scientific projects, interacts with the business world, organizes internships and establishes contacts with the professional world. 

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