Are you enchanted by Maths? Would you like to study Maths?
Come to Pavia! Here you are not just a number, you are The Number (One).


The Department of Mathematics of the University of Pavia is at the top in Italy for its research quality and its undergraduate and graduate programs.

You can choose from a very wide range of courses and seminars, discuss with professors, and do research in an international multi-disciplinary environment with contacts in every part of the world.

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Why Mathematics in Pavia?

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    Research Quality

    You will find a high-quality environment: in 2017 the Italian National Agency for the Evaluation of Universities and Research (ANVUR) ranks Pavia first among all Italian universities that offer Bachelor and master’s degrees in mathematics and third for research, behind only the Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa and the SISSA of Trieste.

    Research Quality

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    Teaching Cares for Every Student

    You will benefit from a very positive relationship between students and professors, having the possibility to freely interact with all the faculty members.


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    Grants for Master Degree

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    Everyday Tutoring

    Master and PhD Students help bachelor students in their studies with tutoring activities.

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    Student Associations to work together

    Math students in Pavia founded the Mathematic Student Association to organize training activities, meeting with companies looking for mathematicians, workshop and multi-disciplinary lessons.

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    Enjoy Student Halls

    Pavia has a unique network of student halls: there are 4 historical colleges of merit and 10 more co-financed by Edisu. You will figure out how great is living and studying among other students like you, either for the studies and for the sport and the culture.

    Student Halls and Colleges in Pavia


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    Pavia: a city tailored for students

    In Pavia, everything is tailored for students. There are many benefits for the students of the University: affiliated gyms, exclusive events for students organized by pubs and clubs, special offers and discounts.


And once graduated?

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    A graduation in Mathematics for many jobs

    The Bachelor or Master graduated student in Mathematics works for companies, for research centres and for the spread of the scientific knowledge.Data provided by Alma Laurea show that the employment rate at the end of the studies in Maths continues to grow.

    To have a look in your future, visit . Here you will find a miscellanea of stories from mathematicians who work in different contexts, from astronomy to publishing.

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    Research for a different future

    The Department offers two PhD courses

    Joint PhD Program in Mathematics, together with Milano Bicocca University and INDAM (Istituto Nazionale di Alta Matematica).

    International PhD Program in Computational Mathematics and Decision Sciences together with Università della Svizzera Italiana.

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