24 months
2529 EUR/year
2529 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The English Studies degree from University of Padua offers an advanced study programme focusing on English language, literature and culture for students wishing to acquire both state-of-the-art knowledge and professional skills in the field.


The English Studies programme from University of Padua offers a unique chance to receive a high-quality education that actively responds to the vibrant challenges of the marketplace, and plays on a European scale in terms of advanced professional specialisation in the international lingua franca. Its English-medium courses make it fully accessible for international students.

Career opportunities

Graduates will be able to apply for jobs such as the teaching of English language and literature, translation, communication in English in the media, journalism, collaboration with cultural institutions and publishers.

Graduates may also continue their education in doctoral programmes.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Special Topics in English Linguistics
  • English Language, Linguistics and Translation
  • English/Angloamerican Literature
  • Linguistics and Philology
  • Literary Translation
  • Critical and Teaching Approaches to English Literature
  • English Language, linguistics and translation
  • English/Angloamerican Literature

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor diploma (or equivalent)
  • A minimum three-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Languages and Literatures. The degree programme must have included at least12 credits in English/American Language AND 12 credits in English/American Literature/Culture (24 credits total). Further preference will be given to candidates with at least 6 credits obtained in Linguistics/Language Teaching/Germanic Philology.
  • The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.
  • You can often get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
  • You must take the original entry qualification documents with you when you finally go to the university.
  • If you are admitted to the degree course, you will have to submit other documents including original and translated/legalised copies of your previous qualifications, etc. No legalised documents are required at application stage.
  • English language at C1 level (CEFR) or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2529 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2529 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2529 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2529 EUR per year during 24 months.

Our tuition fees are balanced according to your family’s income and will not exceed 2600 euros per year. Also, we offer a wide range of funding opportunities.

Living costs for Padua

750 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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