Admission procedures: who, how, when?

Access to the Single Cycle Degree Course in Veterinary medicine is governed by a numerus clausus system. Candidates must sit and pass an entry test, which is established at the national level by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR).

To enroll in the Single Cycle Degree Course in Veterinary Medicine, candidates must hold either an Italian high-school diploma or foreign equivalent deemed suitable for admission purposes.
The admission test is aimed at verifying the candidate's knowledge of biology, chemistry, physics and maths, general knowledge and logical reasoning.

The number of students admitted to study veterinary medicine at the University of Padova is 80. Places available are divided as follows:

  • No. 70 places for EU and non-EU citizens legally residing in Italy
  • No. 10 places for non-EU students residing abroad, three of which for chinese students of the Marco Polo project

For 2022/2023 admission procedures, please see the news section, Admission Announcement.