BU’s four Padua programs take place in a lively town that’s home to one of the oldest universities in the world. The Padua Internship Program, offered only in fall semesters and designed for those with all levels Italian language skills, provides students with the opportunity to develop their professional skills in one of Italy’s top economic and communications hubs. Classes are taught at the BU Padua Center, where students take elective courses in English or Italian and participate in an academic internship for credit.