Usually the first problem to solve is where to sleep the first nights before finding a house.
Cheap solutions are hostels and B&Bs, rooms in private apartments with breakfast included. Visit the web page www.turismopadova.it where you can find a list of hotels and B&Bs in Padova and surroundings.
Two cheap solutions are:
Casa a Colori
(also to book a place in apartments - with double rooms - for long period)
Via Del Commissario 42 - 35124 Padova
Casa Valentini Terrani
Via de Menabuoi 64 - 35132 Padova
Your one way
When in Padova go to SASSA to:
get your University Student card and the first information on the town
sign the assignation paper if you are a student assigned a place at ESU Residence/Apartment
give your address in Padova, if you are a student who already found a place at a private apartment
get information on how to find an accommodation, if you are a students still in search for a place
Documents needed at Sassa
At SASSA documents needed are:
- Identity card or passport valid for the whole period in Italy
No European citizens:
- Original Passport with VISA valid for the whole period in Italy
- If you live or study in another European country, bring your permit of stay of that country
- 4 passport size pictures (only for students staying more than 3 months)
Useful information and sdresses
Mobility Unit Main Desk:
Via del Portello, 31 - 35129 Padova, Italia
Phone and fax: +39 049 827 3061/3060 (Erasmus KA 103) - +39 049 827 5968 (Bilateral Agreements)
E-mail: email@example.com (Erasmus KA103) - firstname.lastname@example.org (Bilateral Agreements)
Opening hours: Monday, Wednesday 10 am-1 pm; Tuesday 10 am-1pm and 3pm-4.30 pm; Thursday 10 am-3 pm; Friday by appointment only.
Due to the Covid-19 safety measures, we are still receiving students mainly online using Zoom platform, by appointment only. The office is open to the public by appointment only.
Codice fiscale (Tax Code)
To sign a
contract, buy something important, open a bank account, you may need the
Italian Fiscal Code. This document is usually provided by the University of Padua – Mobility Unit, but it is officially issued in a few minutes at the Agenzia delle Entrate office, with your original ID/Passport.
Via Domenico Turazza, 37, 35128 - Padova
Tel.: 049 791 1511
Open to the public from Monday to Friday from 8.30 am to 12.30 pm or by bookings
EHIC health card
The European EHIC / TEAM health card allows students belonging to the European Community to be able to use the Italian health service.
Urgent medical treatment
In case of need for urgent medical treatment, the student, with a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC / TEAM), can directly contact the:
First Aid of the Hospital of Padua
Via Nicolò Giustiniani, 2, 35128 - Padua - PD
Ground floor, Monoblocco
Non-urgent medical treatment
In order to be able to receive free non-urgent healthcare, always presenting their European Health Insurance Card (EHIC / TEAM), the student belonging to the European Community can alternatively take advantage of a personal doctor by going directly to an outpatient clinic in the city: the list of doctors basic agreement with the National Health Service, divided by city areas, is available HERE.
Learn more about student health care HERE.
For more information about health services, contact:
Azienda ULSS 6 Euganea
Via E. degli Scrovegni, 14, 35131 -
Padova - PD
Tel.: 049 821
4024 / 049 821 4111
Monday to Friday from 8.30 to 12.00.
Monday and Thursday also in the afternoon from 14.30 to 16.30.