Important Info for New Students (35° cycle)

Welcome to incoming students of the 35° cycle! The Ph.D. start date is October 1st, 2019. By now you have probably completed the University enrollment procedure explained in this page:

so you should already have Single Sign-On (SSO) credentials and an e-mail address of the form

In the following page:

you may find useful links to University services that can help you before and upon your arrival in Padova.

Then, the subsequent steps that you should take are the following:

1) If you have not already done so, get in touch with your perspective Supervisor.

2) The Department grants PhD students access to software resources (including storage, computing, and Department e-mail address), and access permission to premises (labs and offices) that are not opened to the public (please, discuss this issue with your perspective Supervisor). You just need to register on the GIGA system ( and insert your requests. Please also insert October 1st, 2019 as start date and January 31st, 2023 as end date. Since the system is in Italian only, unless you are fluent in Italian, please ask the assistance of GIGA support:;

3) Around mid October (we have to wait for the final list of enrolled students which is normally freezed and given to us at the beginning of October) a Welcome Meeting will be organized to give new students all the information they need to start their PhD, including coursework requirements. You will receive an e-mail with the invitation to the Welcome Meeting at the beginning of October.