International opportunities for students

Nur El Kasem

Home University: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel)

Mobility programme: Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (funded by the EU)

Type of mobility: exchange student

Period of Mobility: Spring Semester 2017

CommentsSo far my experiences have been amazing, the professors are thoughtful and helpful, the classes are interesting, the area is beautiful and the services offered by the university have been great! 

Universidade de São Paulo (Brasil)

Gustavo Henrique Barbosa De Andrade

Home University: Universidade de São Paulo (Brasil)

Mobility programme: Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (funded by the EU)

Type of mobility: exchange student

Period of Mobility: Spring Semester 2017 (February – June)

Comments“It's been amazing for me to be in Trento, I’ve been through great professional and personal experiences. The laboratories where I have conducted my research have an excellent infrastructure and I have everything I need for my work. Besides having a very attentive and caring supervisor, and very gentle fellow who help me whenever I need...

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But certainly one of the most enriching experiences I’ve had in Trento, it’s living with students from around the world. This international feature present at the University of Trento, I believe it is its most important feature, undoubtedly, this contact I’ve had with people of different nationalities, cultures and languages it has brought an incalculable personal gain for myself.

Something that surprised me here at the University of Trento, was the quality of service provided to the foreign students, the welcome office work is excellent, they are very organized and make our lives much easier.”

 

 

Maria Kalugina

Home University: Ural State University of Economics (Russia)

Mobility programme: Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (funded by the EU)

Type of mobility: exchange student

Period of Mobility: Fall Semester 2016 (September 2016 – February 2017)

Comments6 months at the University of Trento were amazing! I chose a lot of interesting courses and all of them contained a group work. We created our own projects, for instance, for “International Entrepreneurship” with my group we made a prototype of application for charity. It was very useful experience!

San Bartolameo Student house is a very comfortable accommodations for students. I had all what I need in my room and in student house generally. “

Macquarie University (Australia)

Nikos Koutras

Home University: Macquarie University (Australia)

Mobility programme: Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (funded by the EU)

Type of mobility: PhD exchange student

Period of Mobility: November 2016 - April 2017

Comments“I am really satisfied with my experience in Italy. Really friendly people and academic fellows. I also made new connections and  I am convinced it will continue with a great cooperation in future.”

Zhenmei Sheng

Home University: Shanghai University (Cina)

Mobility programme: Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (funded by the EU)

Type of mobility: exchange student

Period of Mobility: November 2016 - April 2017

Comments“I have been Trento almost four months. This is an amazing city which is very  convenient and historic. and the University of Trento also provided a lot of opportunities to learn the history of this city and Italy culture. Here I work in Biotech Centre with very professional and enthusiastic colleagues. I am very glad to have the chance to work and live in Trento.”

Amrita School of Engineering (India)

Vibha Pant

Home University: Amrita School of Engineering (India)

Mobility programme: Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (funded by the EU)

Type of mobility: exchange student

Period of Mobility: Fall Semester 2016 (September 2016 – February 2017)

CommentsThe technical courses that I took up were taught in fluent English and the quality of teaching was very impressive. The classes covered practical scenarios and gave us the opportunity to try out the labs in hands on sessions. I have benefited from this program academically and personally. The experience in a completely foreign country have made me stronger and independent.”

Henry Yu

Henry Yu

Home University: Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Brasil)

Mobility programme: Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (funded by the EU)

Type of mobility: exchange student

Period of Mobility: February – July 2017 (Spring Semester)

Comments: In the academic and personal view, I am enjoying very much this opportunity to study in University of Trento, not only because the professors and the classes are very well prepared, but also I can talk with people from different countries. Hence, I am learning interesting subjects, developing my English and learn about other cultures. That is definitely a great experience that I would recommend for anyone.”

Alan Wecker

Home University: University of Haifa (Israele)

Mobility programme: Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (funded by the EU)

Type of mobility: PhD exchange student

Period of Mobility: January 2017 – July 2017 (Spring Sem.)

Comments: “The semester in Trento is something special! In addition to work with interesting and talented people, it has given me a chance to explore Italian culture and cultural heritage in particular Italian Jewish culture. This has been a once in a lifetime experience.”

Bin Tan 

Home University: Tongji University (Cina)

Mobility programme: Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (funded by the EU)

Type of mobility: PhD exchange student

Period of Mobility: January 2017 – May 2017 (Spring Sem.)

Comments:“I really enjoyed the open and inclusive atmosphere on this campus. All the staff of Trento University I've met have helped me to feel supported and at ease. The academic experience and the study experience have benefited my personal development hugely.”

Ximena Marcazzolo

Home University: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile

Mobility programme: Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (funded by the EU)

Type of mobility: PhD exchange student

Period of Mobility: January 2017 – April 2017 (Spring Sem.)

Comments:  “The organization regard to foreign students is fantastic; everything was thought, and for students it is really easy to make the administratives issues like: immigrations, bank, etc. In summa my experience was excellence. I think it is a great university in the human and academics issues.

Truong Giang Nguyen

Home University: Hanoi University of Science and Technology Hust (Vietnam)

Mobility programme: Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (funded by the EU)

Type of mobility: PhD exchange student

Period of Mobility: February 2017 – July 2017 (Spring Sem.)

Comments:  “I find this scholarship program a lot of help to me in the process of research, which has given me access to research methods, modern equipment and useful experiences in research that I do not have in Vietnam. Besides, I have gained a lot of cultural knowledge when interacting with people in the program when coming from different countries.

Sun Yat-sen University, China

Shutong Lin

Home University: Sun Yat-sen University, China

Mobility programme: Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (funded by the EU)

Type of mobility: exchange student

Period of Mobility: February 2017 – July 2017 (Spring Sem.)

Comments:  “The program is very good, and I feel very lucky that I got the chance to enjoy my erasmus life here in Trento. The teachers here are very nice to international students and have helped me a lot since I arrived here.

The dormitory in San Batalomeo is also very nice. There are a lot of international students in San Batalomeo and I think this helps a lot to adapt to a new life here in Italy and makes it easier  to deal with some problems resulting from cultural differences.”

Prof. Pijlman Femke

Prof. Pijlman Femke

Home university: University of Adelaide, Australia

Mobility programme: Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (funded by the EU)

Type of mobility: teaching staff mobility

Period of Mobility: April, 2017

Comments:  “The visit has been fantastic. The academic level is high, students are very engaged and the research has been at world standard. It was very interesting to meet the researchers and see the facilities. I loved being in Trento as well. I will miss strolling to the piazza for a coffee or a gelato and exploring the beautiful old cities and castles. All round winner.”

Amrita University, India

Prof. Sreedevi k Menon

Home University: Amrita University (India)

Mobility programme: Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (funded by the EU)

Type of mobility: teaching staff mobility

Period of Mobility: October 2016

Comments: “Team working  and interactions have helped in enhancing my knowledge; the cooperation and willingness to help (It was my first visit to Trento) with transportation, food etc by them is also commendable”

Prof. Alex Van Weezel

Prof. Alex Van Weezel

Home university: Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile (Chile)

Mobility programme: Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (funded by the EU)

Type of mobility: teaching staff mobility

Period of Mobility: November 2016

Comments: “It has been an overall positive experience, both academically and personally; I was impressed by the students' questions and remarks concerning my lectures.
What I particularly liked about Trento University is that it offers a complete mobility programme, including the apartment and other details, which makes for an overall easy stay at Trento, especially for guests coming from outside the EU. The city is very charming and interesting.”

Prof. Feifei Sun

Home University: Tongji University (China)

Mobility programme: Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (funded by the EU)

Type of mobility: teaching staff mobility

Period of Mobility: January 2017

Comments: “Everything was pretty nice in my mind. In the academic aspect,  I had detailed discussion with Phd students on their research activities and with professors of different research fields on inter-discipline research topics. We exchanged our ideas on undergraduate and graduate education and teaching training issues.”

Kansas University, USA

Prof. McAllister, Stephen R.

Home University: Kansas University, USA

Mobility programme: Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (funded by the EU)

Type of mobility: teaching staff mobility

Period of Mobility: October 2016

Comments: “I had a wonderful visit to the University of Trento, both on a professional level and a personal level.  I was very impressed both by professors and students for their knowledge and passion. There were far more students in the class than I expected, and from all over the world, which was wonderful. I had wonderful intellectual interactions with different faculties and students of Trento University, also thanks to combined classes.”

Universidad Veracruzana (Messico)

Prof. Alvarez Aquino Claudia

Home University: Universidad Veracruzana (Messico)

Mobility programme: Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (funded by the EU)

Type of mobility: teaching staff mobility

Period of Mobility: April 2016

Comments: It was a great experience and I have very nice memories of the time that I spent at Trento University. About the academic activities it was a very enriching experience to give a lecture  in other University, in other country, in other language and to give the class to students from another area (different to biology).”

Prof. Tsvi Kuflik

Home University: The University of Haifa (Israel)

Mobility programme: Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (funded by the EU)

Type of mobility: teaching staff mobility

Period of Mobility: February 2017

Comments: “It was interesting and rewarding from the academic point of view, as I taught, gave seminar and met and worked with students, hopefully this may lead to future collaboration.”