Academic English Courses for PhD students – 35th cohort – A.A. 2020/21


During the 2020/21 academic year, the University Language Centre (CLA) will offer a number of courses of Academic English for doctoral students at the University of Padova (35th Cohort). The courses will be organised on the basis of the results a survey conducted by the PhD Office in 2015 so as to understand the Academic English needs of the doctoral students.

The first courses will be held ONLINE between October and December 2020.  The other will be offered between January and March 2021.

Each course will have a maximum of 20 participants


Classes and timetable concerning January and February 2021 have been published. See the section “Classes”

EXTRA DATE FOR THE ENTRY TEST: Tuesday 15th December 2020 at 09:30am (written test). The oral test will take place on Thursday, 17th December, in the morning. Registration deadline: 10th December. Both tests will be taken online via zoom.

Register for the test.

ONLY for those students who could not attend the test in September 2020



Period and length of courses

Course Objectives

Admission requirements and entry test

Entry test dates

Attendance and Certificates

How to sign up for the test