Finding yourself in a different city is not always easy. That’s why it is extremely important to be prepared. You can apply for a scholarship and be selected to live in one of the Edisu collegi (students’ residences) located throughout Pavia, or you can find other housing solutions like sharing a flat or renting a room.

Some useful information to help you organise your stay in Pavia can be found by clicking on the following links:



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Pavia’s Collegi System

Pavia is a unique campus-city, provided with a network of university Collegi – students’ residences and infrastructures conceived for study and sports alike.

There are 20 University Collegi in Pavia, where students live and mature together, meeting cultural figures, spending study periods abroad and prepare for the best.

  • Merit-based Collegi / Students’ Residences:

Almo Collegio Borromeo – since 1561

Collegio Ghislieri – since 1567

Collegio Nuovo – Fondazione Sandra e Enea Mattei 

Collegio Universitario S. Caterina da Siena

The Edisu provides approximately 1,500 places for students in 11 Collegi located in the city centre or by the main university faculties. All Collegi are equipped with facilities for international students as well as for seminars. To secure a place in Edisu’s Collegi students have to follow the instructions reported in the annual call for applicants; rents vary according to the student’s family income.

Collegio Castiglioni – Brugnatelli

Collegio Fratelli Cairoli

Collegio Plinio Fraccaro

Collegio Lazzaro Spallanzani

Collegio Gerolamo Cardano

Collegio Benvenuto Griziotti

Collegio Lorenzo Valla

Collegio Alessandro Volta

Collegio Giasone del Maino

Collegio Camillo Golgi I e Camillo Golgi II

  • Private Collegi

Collegio Don Bosco

Collegio Maria Ausiliatrice

Collegio Sant’Agostino

Residence Campus4us – Cravino

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