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Education and Research on Environmental Engineering at the University of Padova. Raffaello COSSU IMAGE Department , University of Padova. Where Padova is!. Venice. Padua. Sardinia Symposium. University of Padova. City of Padova. University of Padova.

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Education and Research on Environmental Engineering at the University of Padova

Raffaello COSSU

IMAGE Department , University of Padova

where padova is
Where Padova is!

Venice

Padua

Sardinia

Symposium

University of Padova

city of padova
City of Padova

University of Padova

the university of padua the history
The University of Padua: the history
  • Born in 1222,
  • second oldest University
  • in the world
  • after Bologna(1210).
  • Founded by students escaping
  • from the Vatican Government:
  • Libera Universis Patavina
  • Universitas Iuristarum:
  • Right, Law, Theology
  • Universitas Artistarum:
  • Astronomy, Medicine, Phylosophy,
  • Sciences

University of Padova

the university of padova the history
The University of Padova: the history
  • Famous professors:
  • William Harvey
  • Gabriele Falloppio
  • Gian Battista Morgagni

Galileo Galilei

University of Padova

galileo chair
Galileo chair

University of Padova

the aula magna
The Aula magna

University of Padova

the university of padova the students
The University of Padova: the students
  • Famous students:
  • Niklaus Copernicus
  • Carlo Goldoni
  • Ugo Foscolo
  • Giacomo Casanova
  • Two Popes

Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia,

first graduated woman worldwide

University of Padova

the university of padova the numbers
The University of Padova: the numbers

13 Faculties

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Economics
  • Chemistry
  • Law
  • Engineering
  • Literature and Philosophy
  • Medicine and Surgery

Veterinary Medicine

PsicologyEducational Mathematical Sciences

Natural Sciences Politician Sciences

Statistics Science

University of Padova

the university of padova the numbers1
The University of Padova: the numbers
  • TOTAL 2006-2007
      • Agricultural Sciences 2385 455
      • Economics 1292 225
      • Chemistry 2193 325
      • Law 4838 919
      • Engineering 10286 1792
      • Literature and Philosophy 6813 1161
      • Medicine and Surgery 5629 1125
      • Veterinary Medicine 757 124
      • Psicology 7289 889
      • Educational Sciences 3367 547
      • Mathematical Sciences 4181 812
      • Politician Sciences 6365 951
      • Statistics 936 186
      • 56331 9511

University of Padova

the university of padova keeping the traditions
The University of Padova:keeping the traditions

Dean of the

Environmental Engineering

Faculty

Rector of the

Fukuoka University

the image department
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m

ge

a

The IMAGE Department

Idraulica/Hydraulics

Maritime constructions

Ambiente/Environment

Geotecnica/Soil mechanics

Engineering

3 Main head offices

5 Laboratories

12 Full professors

12 Associate professors

16 Researchers

20 PhD Students

22 Administration & technical

staff

University of Padova

waste technology centre the entire project
Waste Technology Centre: the entire project

Laboratories

Outdoor

plants

Financing: 2002

Planning & design : 2003

Construction I phase: 2006

Total surface: 2 hectars

Building surface: 4000 m2

Library

Offices

Pilot plants

Conference hall

University of Padova

waste technology centre the laboratory2
Waste Technology Centre: the laboratory

Waste edometer

TKN

GMS

University of Padova

waste technology centre the research
Waste Technology Centre: the research
  • Sustainable landfilling
  • Final Storage Quality
  • Remediation of old landfill sites
  • Integrated sewage/waste organics management
  • Landfill as carbon sink
  • Biological Hydrogen production

University of Padova

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MSc Programme in Environmental Engineering

MAIN TOPICS

  • Main Topics
  • Solid Waste management
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • Water Pollution Control
  • Water Resources Management
  • Soil and Groundwater
  • Environmental Management
  • Contaminated sites
  • Renewable Resources

University of Padova

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transport phenomena

mathematics

hydraulics

physics

biology

necessary skills

soil mechanics

hydrology

statistics

chemistry

MSc Programme in Environmental Engineering

Admission Requirements

  • Admission to all international students with a Bachelor's or Master’s degree.
  • candidates must have a proven proficiency in English.

University of Padova

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MSc Programme in Environmental Engineering

The full time Master program has a duration of 2 years divided into two course semesters:

  • Winter semester, beginning the Monday closest to October 1st
  • Summer semester, beginning the Monday closest to March 1st
  • the semester:
  • 13-week of lectures and exercises
  • 4-week of examinations (written and/or oral exam and/or the presentation of brief thesis or project).

All (lecturing, exercise, projects, tutoring, exams,

text material etc.) is provided in english.

University of Padova

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MSc Programme in Environmental Engineering

European Credit Transfer System (ECTS)

  • 1 ECTS is equivalent to 25 hours of total workload.
  • 60 ECTS per year
  • A total of at least 120 ECTS points must be obtained:
  • nine mandatory courses (69 ECTS)
  • a project work (9 ECTS)
  • optional courses (18 ECTS)
  • master thesis work (24 ECTS)

Students should choose one study line either “Environment” or “Soil protection”

University of Padova

elective courses
Elective courses

University of Padova

international student perspectives
International Student Perspectives

Regular student

He is fully enrolled in the 2years Master of Science Programme and he will receive the MSc Degree from the University of Padova. Fellowships are available, following a selection procedure.

Erasmus exchange student

He is regularly enrolled in an EU University. He spends one Semester (or More) at the University of Padova. The exams are recognized from the home University. He will receive MSc Degree only from his home University. Fellowships are provided by EU.

Bilateral exchange student

He is enrolled in a non EU University having with UNIPD a bilateral agreement for students exchange. Similar to the Erasmus exchange programme. No fellowship is so far available from the Italian side.

Double Degree student

He is enrolled in a University having a Double Degree Agreement with UNIPD . In general he spends 60 credits (ECTS) in the host University and 60 in the home University. He receives MSc Degree from both the Universities

University of Padova

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MSc Programme in Environmental Engineering

Contacts

Prof. Raffaello Cossu

IMAGE Department, University of Padova

Via Loredan, 20 - 35131 Padova

Phone: +39 049 8275454;

Fax: +39 049 8275446;

e-mail: [email protected]

Web: www.iat.ing.unipd.it

University of Padova

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University of Padova

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