The transfer credit process takes approximately 16 weeks following each submission deadline. You should allow sufficient time to meet important deadlines that may affect you (e.g. application for graduation, registration in courses that require prerequisites that you took on exchange, entry to a major/honours program, etc.)
University of Padova
- Ranked “best university” among Italian institutions of higher education with 40,000+ students in 2013 by Italian Censis Services (the Independent National Institute for Socio-economic Research)
- Situated in centre of Padua with the grassy Euganean Hills to the south and waterways all over the city
- Campus is a cultural heritage site, home to historical landmarks like Palazzo Bo and Anatomical Theatre, Palazzo Cavalli, La Specola
- Founded in 1222
- 14 student residences, 10 museums and an experimental farm on campus
- 12,000+ graduates each year
- The university has an operating budget of over 600 million Euros, 10% dedicated to research
Considering going to Italy?
Get a head start on your program by learning Italian language and culture. the UBC Italian program offers a wide range of language courses, from introductory to advanced, as well as a number of fascinating culture, history, arts, film and literature courses.
Check out the course descriptions here and get information about the Italian minor and program: https://fhis.ubc.ca/undergraduate-italian-program/
Partner university's areas of study
ELIGIBILITY AND TIMING
Who can go?
- Forestry students
- Classes organized in semesters or trimesters, depending on specific class
- Semesters: October to February (First semester), February to July (Second semester)
- Trimesters: October to December (First trimester), January to April (Second trimester), Mid-April to Mid-July (Third trimester)
Course equivalency formula
- 2 ECTS = 1 UBC credit
Credit transfer process
* Students who have special requirements or require academic accommodation should contact a Go Global advisor regarding their needs at least six weeks prior to the application deadline.
Type of Go Global Experiences
Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university
Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 3 years. If you don't see a course you need listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while on exchange.
* Areas of study at partner universities are subject to change. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partners' websites for additional course information.
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- 15 credits or equivalent full-time program fee per term, paid to UBC
- Some exceptions may apply
Scholarships + awards
The Go Global award $1000
All students accepted to Go Global for Exchange, Research Abroad, or Study Abroad programs are automatically considered for this award. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you'll be notified of your award after you're accepted to Go Global and after you get nominated to apply to the partner university.
Students who are eligible for awards may receive one UBC or UBC-affiliated international learning award. If you're eligible, you are always offered the highest-value award. Unless stated otherwise, you need to meet eligibility criteria set out by the University Senate regarding awards.
Information for US students
If you are a student from the United States, please check the US Department of Education Lookup Tool to ensure that any partner institution you wish to attend on Exchange is Title IV ‘eligible’ for Federal Student Aid for the year in which you intend to study there. For institutions outside of the US, select “Foreign Country” from the “State” dropdown menu.
If you attend an eligible institution, then you may receive Title IV federal student loans while on Exchange.
If you attend an ineligible institution:
- You will not be eligible for US federal student loans,
- You may invalidate any US student aid you have previously received for your studies at UBC,
- You may be required to immediately begin repaying your US student loans, and
- You may not be eligible for any future US student aid for the remainder of your studies at UBC.
- Students encouraged to apply for accomodation early as demands are high