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1 Welcome to the University of Padova and to the Campus of Agripolis The Faculty of Agricultural Sciences of the University of Padova was established in 1946 At first the Faculty provided for the degree in Agricultural Sciences but later, in 1968, the degree in Forestry Sciences was added In recent years the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences has become more and more aware that the use of agricultural and forestry resources needs higher respect from environmental and human health point of view. This consciousness has led to new teaching and research activities in the fields of environment protection, and food quality and safety At present the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences account for 2,700 students (undergraduate and graduate), 90 PhD students and 30 researchers with scholarship; 80 professors and 35 researchers, 100 technicians and secretaries In 1995 the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences moved in Legnaro, just a few miles away from Padova downtown The Campus includes the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, the "Lucio Toniolo“ experimental farm, the Regional Agency for Agriculture ("Veneto Agricoltura"), the Regional Institute for Animal Health and Hygiene and many agricultural and student associations."Lucio Toniolo“ experimental farm Regional Agency for AgricultureRegional Institute for Animal Health and Hygiene

2 1Department of Environmental Agronomy and Crop Production 2Department of Agricultural Biotechnology 3Department of Animal Science 4Department of Land Use and Agricultural and Forestry Systems 5Department of Public Health, Comparative Pathology and Veterinary Hygiene 6Department of Veterinary Clinical Science 7Veterinary Hospital 8"Pentagono“ building 9Regional Agency for Agriculture "Veneto Agricoltura" 10"Ca’ Gialla“ building 11Cafeteria and restaurant 12"Agripolis“ apartments 13Regional Institute for Animal Health and Hygiene 14"Lucio Toniolo“ experimental farm 15Sport facilities How to get around

3 We are ready to start our tour for discovering the Campus of Agripolis Before you start the tour, please make sure that you have downloaded a copy of the accompanying map or that you pick up one from the Tutor Junior Office, Ca’ Gialla, on your arrival. (Do not be afraid …. the Campus is not too wide and you will not risk to lose the way!) If you get here by bus or car you will be at the main entrance Inserire foto dell’ingresso

4 If you look to your left, you will see two buildings housing all the Departments, Professors’ officies, scientific laboratories and some facilities for graduating students; At the moment it will be better not to enter into the buildings because all the information you need are not provided in these buildings Lets then go towards the building at your right called “Pentagono” for its peculiar shape.

5 On the first floor there are many lecture rooms, light full study rooms, laboratories of Botany & Entomology and Chemistry. Registration office, main lecture room and microscope laboratory are housed on the ground floor of the “Pentagono” building

6 “Pietro Arduino” library is on the third floor. This is where you will find your core texts, study for exams, write essays or do some of your photocopying! If you are uncertain about using library catalogues or certain software packages that you need for your studies, the library staff provide written self-help guides as well as training, especially for Freshers. This floor houses three IT labs available to students, here with open access and internet connection

7 Lets get back to the ground floor. Exit the building by the entrance next to registration office. Turn left and walk keeping the crescent-shaped building of “Veneto Agricoltura” on your right. At the far end of the path you will see the “Ca’ Gialla” building On each floor of this building there are many lecture rooms and study rooms. Moreover the second floor houses the Dean’s office of the Faculties of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine and the Tutor Junior Office But lets going on with order: Before getting into the building you can have a break at the Cafeteria where students are used to take some snacks during free time, after lunch or at the end of the day when they order a “Spritz”, the most famous aperitif in Padova

8 Soon after the break lets proceed with the tour: Entering the building you will be in a big hall from which you can get to the Restaurant. Here you can have cold and hot dishes and a wide selection of pizzas. A discounted price is provide to the holder of the university badge Some other lecture rooms are housed on the ground floor too First floor houses a small IT lab with open access and internet connection In the same room all courses study material is available for photocopying Six study rooms are on this floor too The second floor houses the Dean’s office of the Faculties of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine and the Tutor Junior Office where a student staff will assist you in everything you need

9 The tour is at its end but if you like you can give a look at the Agripolis apartment building right behind the Ca’ Gialla building or going back to the Departments buildings you have seen on your left when you have passed the main entrance of the Campus Be aware that you must know where you want to go because Departments buildings are very huge buildings Fingerpost placed at ground floor and at each floor of the Departments buildings will indicate you the proper direction A complete map of the building is at your disposal on the faculty of Agricultural Sciences web page or on the Campus guide available at the Dean’s Secretary office of the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences

10 Campus amusing activities Here there are some of the amusing activities organized by the students for the students at the Campus Agriday- Agriparty AgriZooparty Football, volley, and all kind of sport performances all day long followed by the Agriparty. One of the biggest party organized at the beginning of June of each academic year by the students of the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences. Several bands play and hundreds of students crowd the lawn drinking beer and dancing Younger brother of Agriparty organized by the students of the Faculties of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine. Held in mid October-November of each academic year The right moment to meet new people drinking hot wine and eating chestnuts always listening good live music Five a side tournament If you want to stretch your legs, or take your revenge on professors this is the right time! 24 March: a meeting with Philippe Daverio – art reviewer – and the “ Italian string orchestra” in concert 7 April: a meeting with Michele dall'Ongaro - composer and song writer - and the “Italian string orchestra” in concert 28 April: a meeting with Luca Mercalli - meteorologist – 05/06 Events

11 Car Highway A4: Milano - Venezia Exit Padova Est follow Piove di Sacco – Chioggia signs Highway A13: Bologna - Padova Exit Padova Zona Industriale follow Ponte S. Nicolò – Chioggia signs Train Padova Railway Station - 10 km from Agripolis Bus SITA Bus: Padova Railway Station - Agripolis Daily connections Student discounts available Plane Venice Airport "Marco Polo" - 40 km Treviso Airport – 30 km Getting there

12 WHAT TO DO WHEN ARRIVING IN PADOVA… 1. SASSA SERVICE: Go to the accommodation office (SASSA SERVICE, Via Tiepolo 48 – Opening time: from Monday till Friday from 9am to 1pm and from 3pm to 4.30pm) in order to inform of your arrival and to get first information about lodging (but not only!). You’ll receive a folder containing some useful papers to settle your Erasmus position 2.SERVIZIO RELAZIONI INTERNAZIONALI STUDENTI (Se.R.I): the office is in Via VIII Febbraio 2 and you are invited to come in the date and time that SASSA Service will tell you: please don’t miss it!! You will not have a new date!! Be sure of having with you: Identity paper (passport or identity card); Erasmus certification issued by home university; student card; 6 passport-size photos (8 for non EU-citizens); European Health Insurance Card (or private health insurance); visa (if you are non EU-citizen); the Police form to request the permit of stay; your “scheda studente”; the form to pay the university insurance; (the last 3 papers should be in the SASSA folder). Without these papers you will not be able to be enroll as Erasmus student at our University 3. Permit of stay: this point is really important in order to formalize your staying in Italy. We will give you an envelope with necessary papers: you should bring it to SAOS office (at Se.R.I.) with your identity card/passport to request the permit of stay. Remember that if you live in Padova in a private accommodation, you are required to bring also a declaration of hospitality by the owner of the flat and a copy of the lease 4. ESU (via S. Francesco 122): Se.R.I. will give you a second envelope with the documents you should bring to ESU office to get the canteen card. ESU office is located in via S. Francesco 122, opening time from Monday till Friday from 8.30am to 11.30am, and Saturday morning from 9am to 10am 5. SEGRETERIA STUDENTI: to enroll in different classes, within 15/20 days after your arrival you are supposed to go to Registration Office “Segreteria Studenti di Facoltà” and give them 2 passport-size photos and the form called "modello S19" that you will receive at Servizio Relazioni Internazionali Studenti. The form should be filled in with your personal data and the list of courses you would like to follow at the University of Padova. Then you should also add: a “marca da bollo” of Euro (a sort of stamp you buy at the tobacconist’s) the “scheda studente” you got from SASSA the receipt of the payment of Euro 8.50 for the university insurance

13 9. AT THE END OF YOUR ERASMUS STAY: in order to have a certificate with the exams you have passed through in Padova (transcript of records), you should request it to "Segreteria Studenti" some days before your departure, giving your “libretto dello studente Erasmus” and a “marca da bollo” of Euro 14.62, telling them the exact address where you would like to receive the certificate PAY ATTENTION: transcript of records could not be sent without the request and the “marca da bollo” in order to have a certificate stating your Erasmus stay in Padova, you should go to Servizio Relazioni Internazionali Studenti: the date of the certificate issue will attest also the end of your Erasmus stay NO CERTIFICATE WILL BE GIVEN OR SENT AFTER YOUR LEAVING PADOVA AT THE END OF YOUR ERASMUS STAY 6. LANGUAGE COURSES FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS: all Erasmus students can attend, free of charge, a course of Italian language organized by Centro Linguistico di Ateneo (via Anghinoni 10): see the web page For further information please contact Dr Mrs Daniela Griggio at Centro Linguistico di Ateneo (via Anghinoni 10, tel , on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10am to 12am 7. MORE INFORMATION: please remember to keep with yourself: E-111 or E-128 for health insurance; the certificate of the University of Padova stating your status of Erasmus student; the visa (if you are non EU-citizen) 8. ABOUT YOUR EXAMS IN PADOVA: when you pass an exam in our University, please remember the professor to write down the name of the course and the mark on you “libretto dello studente Erasmus” and on professor’s book (“verbale”), otherwise you will not receive your transcript of records! "Segreteria Studenti" will give you the “libretto dello studente Erasmus” where you have your examinations (taken in Padova) registered. “Segreteria Studenti” is located at Pentagono building – ground floor - Viale dell'Università, Legnaro (PD) and opening time is from Monday till Friday from 10am to 12.30am, Tuesday also from 3pm to 4.30pm WHAT TO DO WHEN ARRIVING IN PADOVA…

14 We hope you have enjoyed your visit to the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences Please feel free to contact us if you have any further questions We look forward to see you at Agripolis Campus Site: Agripolis Campus Viale dell'Università Legnaro PD- Italy (10 km from Padua and 30 km from Venice) Contacts: Dean: Prof. Raffaele Cavalli Dean’s Secretary: tel / /2534/2533/2532 fax: / Tutor junior office: Tel /


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