Università degli Studi di Pavia: Pavia, Italy
Incoming Università degli Studi di Pavia Students
There is an opportunity for an adjunct position in language teaching for incoming
Università degli Studi di
Pavia students, subject to funding availability. Contact Dr.
Silvia Valisa for more information. Review Dr. Silvia Valisa's presentation on the FSU experience for Università degli Studi di
What would I be studying?
Participating FSU students will be able to describe their cultural understanding of Italian culture and language and will be able to demonstrate knowledge of how the contemporary cultural and global context is characterized by a diversity of cultures and experiences. While some classes are offered in English (especially in physics, economics, and business), most courses are taught in Italian. International Students Guide
Italian language courses are offered expressely for exchange students enrolled at the Università.
How can I study at Università degli Studi di Pavia as an Exchange Student?
Students enroll and pay Florida State University tuition and fees, and tuition and fees are waived at the host university. All participants must be currently enrolled and degree-seeking students in good standing with all academic credit earned at the host institution being credited to The Florida State University. A student participating in the exchange must be in attendance at The Florida State University for one semester prior to the exchange.
To participate in this exchange you must be an Italian studies student.
- Contact The Florida State University Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics Academic Advisor for this International Exchange, Dr. Silvia Valisa, who will direct you through the selection process for outgoing reciprocal exchange students at The Florida State University.
- Complete the Application for outgoing reciprocal exchange student at The Florida State University, including authorizing signatures.
- There will be an application form for the Università degli Studi di Pavia as well. Once your application has been evaluated by Università degli Studi di Pavia you will receive an acceptance letter.
- Required documents for students participating in an international exchange at The Florida State University
Semester One: May 1st
Semester Two: October 1st
Semester One: late September - late February
Semester Two: late February - late June
Financial Aid and Università degli Studi di Pavia’s Academic Calendar
FSU students going to Università degli Studi di Pavia’s Fall semester (late September–late February) or Spring semester (late February–late June) and who have been awarded financial aid will have their aid disbursed within a week of the start of classes at Università degli Studi di Pavia. You may be eligible for a tuition deferment if your FSU tuition is due prior to this date.
How do I secure a student visa?
You will need to apply for a study visa. Contact the Italian Embassy or Consulate to complete a pre-application. Within 8 days of arrival, apply for a stay permit for study purposes.
Accommodations- Where would I live? What is the cost of Living?
The Università degli Studi di Pavia has one of the most extensive Residence Hall system in Italy. The most ancient ones date back to 1564 (Collegio Borromeo) and 1567 (Collegio Ghislieri), while the two most recent ones (Collegio Maino and CollegioVolta) were founded in 2000. The Residence Halls are either male or female, catered or self-catered (with kitchens on each floor for student use). Most Halls admit both undergraduate and graduate students and places are offered for the academic year except for Christmas and Easter vacations. Housing applications. The average cost of living per month is 500-600 euros.
|Personal expenses and local transportation||€ 143||per month|
|Food||€ 136||per month|
Meeting the health insurance requirements for The Florida State University students participating in international exchanges will ensure that you have met the Università degli Studi di
Pavia requirements for health insurance.
The Università degli Studi di Pavia is one of the oldest universities in Europe. An edict issued by King Lotharius quotes a higher education institution in Pavia as already established in 825. This institution, mainly devoted to law studies, was then chosen as the main education center for northern Italy. Today the Università degli Studi di Pavia is a Research University, offering a wide variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary teaching organized in nine faculties: Economics, Pharmacy, Law, Engineering, Literature & Philosophy, Medicine & Surgery, Science, Political Science and Musicology. The Università degli Studi di Pavia enjoys a strong tradition of international student and teacher exchanges: exchange agreements include partnerships with the historical universities of Coimbra, universities in Europe, the Middle East, the Mediterranean area, the United States, China and Japan.