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WELCOME NEWS - MAY 2019
Lunch card - where to charge?
Starting from the 4th march you must charge your lunch card at the charging machines (TOTEM). In the charging machines you can insert only banknotes and no coins. Charging machines (TOTEM) are to be found in the cafeterias in via T. Gar, Mesiano, and Povo 1, in the Departement of Economics and in Polo F. Ferrari.
If you want to charge it directly at the cafeteria’s cash the minimum amount to be charged is 10 euros.
Ready stay permit?
Check on the Questura's web site - http://questure.poliziadistato.it/stranieri/?mime=1&lang=english if your stay permit is ready by entering the number (“numero pratica”) you will find on the receipt given you by the Questura at the appointment.
Sufficient certified financial means necessary for conversion student permit into a "searching for a job”
If you have an Italian bachelor-laurea triennale, master’s degree course-laurea magistrale, PhD, Master II level, you can convert your student permit into a "searching for a job" 12 months permit (permesso per "attesa occupazione") provided that you have sufficient certified financial means.
Housing delivery declaration - "cessione di fabbricato"
We remind all Non-European students who are staying in private accommodations that:
• if they are hosting a Non-European citizen for more than 2 days, they should report it within 48 hours to the local Police Station by filling in the Housing Delivery Declaration form (in Italian "Cessione d fabbricato");
• if they are hosted by someone else, they should remind the host to report their presence within 48 hours to the local Police Station. The host should submit the Housing Delivery Declaration form (in Italian "Cessione d fabbricato").
The form is also available on this UniTrento webpage. Failing to do the above might cause to get fined for the guest.
International mobility programmes – ongoing calls
The following calls for international mobility in 2018/19 are now open and available at the link: http://international.unitn.it/outgoing/open-selection-calls
Scholarships for doctoral research abroad
The University of Trento offers to its PhD students a new funded opportunity of international mobility for a three-month research period abroad. Further information is available at: http://international.unitn.it/outgoing/opportunities-of-international-mobility-for-doctoral-research-abroad
Refer to the event calendar on the university website for events organised by the university – including organised tours of the city, seminars in various fields of study and more.
Crash course on research funding, intellectual property and start up creation
Every Thursday from 17:00 to 18:00 you can practice your English speaking skills while meeting new people and enjoying a coffee and some snacks. Check the Facebook page or the website out for more details.
Parliamo italiano insieme
Every Wednesday from 10:00 to 11:30 you can practice your Italian speaking skills while meeting new people - only for women.
Italiano a Trento
If you want to learn Italian take a look at the FB page
67th Edition of Trento Film Festival
From April 27 until May 5, there will be the 67th Edition of Trento Film Festival. Founded in 1952, Trento Film Festival is the oldest international film festival dedicated to the mountains, adventure and exploration. Every year, Trento Film Festival presents the best documentaries, fiction works and short films set in the mountains and extreme areas around the world, recounting the fascinating and complex relationship between man and nature, promoting knowledge and protection of mountain areas, exploring links with peoples and cultures and celebrating major and minor climbing feats and mountain sports.
Sports and physical activity
Consult the University Chapter of the Trento Alpine Club (SUSAT) for information about excursions: http://www.susat.it/
NOTE: You MUST have proper hiking boots and clothing before joining the excursions!
Trentino culture and history
Museums in Trento
At the following link (available only in Italian) http://www.comune.trento.it/Aree-tematiche/Turismo/Visitare/Musei you will find the list of the museums in Trento and surroundings, with information about opening time and official webpage.