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Università di Padova 1222 – 2022



Università di Padova 1222 – 2022

Celebrations for the 800th anniversary of the University of Padua.

Video Interview

Fabio Finotti interviews Daniela Mapelli, rector of the University of Padua, an institution that celebrates its 800th anniversary having a woman at the head - for the first time in the history of the country - and after being the first university to graduate a woman.

In addition to the commitment to gender equality, the University of Padua - rated among the best universities in Italy - is increasingly recognized as a pole of attraction for international students and is committed to increasing the resources dedicated to research both by honoring the institutional mandate is by favoring new forms of project financing.

The inauguration of the Academic Year took place at the presence of the President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella, the President of the European Parliament Roberto Metsola and the highest Italian institutional offices.
The University of Padua is among the oldest and most prestigious universities in the world. From here passed in the fourteenth century philosophers such as Pietro d’Abano or Marisilio da Padova or even the Aristotelian Pietro Pomponazzi. Here Galileo Galilei laid the foundations for the birth of modern science. It has hosted the likes of Copernicus, Pope Sixtus IV, Ippolito Nievo, William Harvey ...


Date: Da Friday, June 10, 2022 a Saturday, June 18, 2022

Organized by : IIC-NY

Entrance : Free