Friday 22 September , 2017

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Addresses and Burocracy

Useful addresses, openings, suggestions and documents

How can I arrange the first night? Where do I have to go once in Padova? Which documents do I need for to be enrolled at the university? Find the answers here below, read on...

Temporary Accommodation

The first problem to solve is often where to sleep the first nights in Padua before finding a place to stay. ESU provides places in single and double rooms at extremely good rates. For bookings write to the following address This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or go to the section “guest lodges”.

If you need to find other solutions you can visit the web site www.turismopadova.it where you’ll find a full list of Hotels and Bed & Breakfast in Padova and surroundings. The cheapest solutions in Padova are:

  • Youth Hostel
    Via Aleardi, 30 Padova
    Tel: 049/8752219
    Fax: 049/654210
    e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
    www.ctgveneto.it/ostello

  • Casa a Colori
    Via del Commissario, 44 Padova
    Tel: 049/680332
    www.casaacolori.org

On Your Arrival in Padova

When you arrive in Padova go to the SASSA office to

  1. For the students who have been assigned to ESU placements: sign the contract and receiving the magnetic card; for those who do not have a place yet: receiving aid to find a room.

  2. fill in the necessary forms to enroll at University as a LLP/Erasmus student also in case you don’t ask for SASSA help

When you’ll arrive at Sassa Service you’ll receive a blue folder with all the documents you need and an appointment with:

International Relations Service
Università di Padova
Via VIII Febbraio 2
tel. +39 049 8273061-2-3
Fax +39 049 8273060
www.unipd.it/programmi

In case you need photos you can take 4 or 6 pictures at a low price (about 5/6 €) at automatic boxes. These boxes are available at the Railway station as well as in several supermarkets, malls etc.

If you are in urgent need of hospital care, go directly to the nearest hospital, to Pronto Soccorso (Emergency Ward), taking your European Health Insurance Card with you. Students can also obtain medical assistance going directly in one of Doctor’s Office in Padova with the EU Health Insurance Card. The complete list of Doctors in Padova branch in districts is available c/o:

Ufficio Rapporti Internazionali della ASL
(Azienda Sanitaria Locale)
Via degli Scrovegni, 12
Opening hours 8.30-12.00 am Monday to Friday;
2.30-4.30 pm Monday and Friday.
tel. +39 049 8214024, 049 8214111

In many cases, students are asked to sign a contract by owners of private apartments. In this case it is necessary to have a tax code (also needed for purchase agreements, for opening a bank account etc.). It is simple to obtain one. Just take an official form of identification to:

Agenzia delle Entrate
Via Turazza, 37
tel. +39 049 7911501, 049 7911511
Monday to Friday 8.30-12.30 am,
Monday and Wednesday also 3.00-5.00 pm.

Bureaucracy: enrollment at university and permit of stay

On arriving in our office, as well as receiving information about accommodation, help will be given with putting documents together and filling in forms to register at the University of Padua and to get the residence permit issued by the Questura (Police Headquarter).

EU students

Students coming from European Union member states need:

  • 2 passport-size photos;

  • Erasmus Declaration: a declaration from the student’s home university stating the student’s LLP/Erasmus (or other official exchange) status and length of stay;

  • A photocopy of an identity document (passport or identity card, not driving licence!) which must be valid for the full length of stay in Italy;

  • European health insurance: a photocopy of the EHIC card (European Health Insurance Card) or the original copy of any private insurance policy, stating also beginning and expiring of insurance terms.

Non EU students

Students from non-EU countries need:

  • 4 passport-size photos;

  • A declaration from the student’s home university stating the student’s LLP/Erasmus (or other official exchange) status and length of stay;

  • Photocopy of passport valid for the full length of stay in Italy;

  • Photocopy of entry visa to Italy for study reasons, VISA compulsory for any length of stay;

  • Photocopy of private insurance authenticated by the Italian Consulate or Embassy in your home country and accompanied by a translation in one of the languages currently accepted by the Questura (Italian, English, French, German, and Spanish). Only a translation of the parts of the insurance that concern the Italian health authority is necessary.

Without this insurance and its translation the residence permit cannot be issued.

Only for ERASMUS Mundus Students

Agli studenti provenienti da paesi non UE sono richiesti:

  • Journey ticket (flight/train/bus) to reach Italy;

  • European Bank account (IBAN and BIC/SWIFT CODE).

Without this insurance and its translation the residence permit cannot be issued.