University of Padua

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University in Italy

About University of Padua

According to Wikipedia, The University of Padua is an Italian university located in the city of Padua, region of Veneto, northern Italy. The University of Padua was founded in 1222 by a group of students and teachers from Bologna. Padua is the second-oldest university in Italy and the world's fifth-oldest surviving university. In 2010, the university had approximately 65,000 students. In 2021, it was ranked second "best university" among Italian institutions of higher education with more than 40,000 students according to Censis institute, and among the best 200 universities in the world according to ARWU.

University of Padua's Online Degrees

What Is University of Padua Known For?

University of Padua is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Padua's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of Padua's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Padua's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Philosophy, Physics, and Mathematics. Here are some of University of Padua's most famous alumni:

Nicolaus Copernicus
Nicolaus Copernicus
A Renaissance-era mathematician, astronomer, and clergyman who formulated the heliocentric model of the Universe.
William Harvey
William Harvey
An English physician.
Gerolamo Cardano
Gerolamo Cardano
An Italian Renaissance mathematician, physician, astrologer .
Albertus Magnus
Albertus Magnus
A 13th century German Dominican friar and saint.
Andreas Vesalius
Andreas Vesalius
A Flemish anatomist, physician and author .
Leon Battista Alberti
Leon Battista Alberti
An Italian architect .
Federico Faggin
Federico Faggin
An Italian physicist and electrical engineer.
Torquato Tasso
Torquato Tasso
An Italian poet .
Antonio Negri
Antonio Negri
An Italian sociologist and political philosopher.
Nicholas of Cusa
Nicholas of Cusa
A German philosopher, theologian, jurist, and astronomer.
Francis de Sales
Francis de Sales
A French bishop, saint, writer and Doctor of the Church.
Carlo Goldoni
Carlo Goldoni
An Italian playwright .

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