Around mid-January. Exact dates will be decided during the Summer, with students present in Trento.
This is subject to change depending on the future evolution of the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Please carefully read the most updated information on measures implemented at the national and international level via the websites in the Useful Links section.
Department of Sociology and Social Research, Via Verdi 26, Trento
This Winter School will provide participants with an interdisciplinary program aimed at understanding the rise of populist, nationalist and sovereignist politics and their impact on gender equality across European countries.
The lectures will tackle a variety of topics such as: the politics of human rights; populism and sovereignism; the globalization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) rights; gender and migration; gender and radical right parties.
Admission reserved for up to 20 senior undergraduate and graduate international students (upper-level Bachelor's and all Master's students). The GETPos Winter School adopts a cross-disciplinary approach. For this reason, we welcome participants who are eager to enhance their inter-disciplinary competencies.
Admission is open (but not limited to) students with a background in: European Studies, Political Science, Sociology, International Relations, Law, Economics, Contemporary History, Gender Studies.
A good level of English is needed (minimum level B2).
Students coming from partner universities must be pre-selected and nominated by partner universities. UniTrento will carry out a final screening of the applications.
External students from non-partner universities are selected by UniTrento only.
All students are required to upload their CV, ToR (Transcript of Records) and a motivation letter when applying.
Only on-line applications will be accepted using the Application Tool available starting from Summer 2021 in the Useful links section.
Workload and Credits
The School, taught entirely in the English language, consists of 8 hours per day of organized activities (lectures, workshops, seminars, visits to local companies, excursions).
At the end of the School participants will receive an official UniTrento transcript of records certifying 6 ECTS (+ 2 possible additional credits for optional extra work to be arranged with the academic coordinator). Please refer to the Assessment Task document in the Download Box.
All participants will stay in a double room in a hotel or shared apartment.
Students from UniTrento partners universities: 450 Euros
External students (from non-partner universities): 1.000 Euros
A maximum of 2 ECIU students free of charge (selected among other ECIU students, on the basis of merit, academic profile and motivation letter). All other admitted ECIU students pay the university partner fee.
In addition to academic activities, participation fees include: accommodation, meals in the university restaurant during the week, bus pass and social/cultural programs. All round trip travel costs to and from Trento are to be covered individually by each participant.
Nominations by partner Universities: by 15 September 2021.
All students are asked to finalize their on-line application by 30 September 2021 and to upload their CV, ToR (Transcript of Records) and a motivation letter. The online application will be available starting from the end of August in the Useful Links section.
The School will be activated with a minimum number of 10 participants.
Prof. Alessia Donà
International Relations Division
international [at] unitn.it
Tel + 39 0461 282980 - 3224