International opportunities for students

To be admitted to the Master  in Data Science, it is necessary:

  • to have completed a first-level university degree, or another qualification obtained abroad and recognized as valid. Applicants who have not yet graduated within the application deadline can still apply but are required to provide a certificate of enrollment which clearly indicates the expected graduation date. 
    Applicants who have not yet graduated within the application deadline are required to provide a certificate of enrollment which includes the expected graduation date. Once selected, those applicants need to submit a copy of the degree certificate not later than June 30th 2020 (for non-EU students) and October 31st 2020  (for EU students) in order to be admitted to the Master’s degree programme.
  • to  have completed in the their first-level degree at least 6 credits in the sectors INF/* or ING-INF/*, 6 credits in SPS/* OR SECS-P/* OR M-PSI/* OR IUS/*, 6 credits in MAT/* OR SECS-S/* and at least an additional 24 credits in one or more sectors listed above.
    Applicants who graduated in Italy and did not achieved the overmentioned credits by the application deadline, can be admitted if they achieved the required credits before October 31st 2020.
    In case the degree has been obtained abroad the mentioned  requirements will be checked on the the basis of the contents of each single course.
  • to have a knowledge of English corresponding to the upper  intermediate level of English (Level B2) or higher according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), as attested by a recognized English language certification (please check CLA website) or registered in the study plan of the bachelor degree programme.
    Applicants who graduated with a Bachelor’s degree awarded by any internationally recognized university whose official teaching language is English have to submit a written statement issued by their university stating that English is the official teaching language.
    Citizens from an English-speaking country and/or who have graduated in an English-speaking country do not have to submit any English language certificate, but only declare their status in the application.
    EU citizens and non EU citizens living in Italy, who have not yet the required level of English within the application deadline, are asked to provide a self-declaration stating the expected date in which they will achieve the required level of English (B2), and to submit a copy of the corresponding English language certificate before the  enrollment in order to be admitted.


Italian, EU and non EU candidates resident in Italy who do not have any of the language certifications can demonstrate English language proficiency at level B2 through a language test organised by the Language Centre of University of Trento.

The written test will take place on 19 October 2020 . The oral test will take place the following week.

Enrolment period: from 28 September 2020 to  12 October  2020 at 13:00 (deadline has been extended) . Go to the online application tool (Enrollment to the English test - Admission to the Master programmes (Science and Technology area) a.y. 2020/2021) .  

Note: In the Italian University credit system, one credit - University Credits equals one ECTS credit and represents the workload of a student during educational activities aimed at passing the exams. One credit (CFU) usually corresponds to 25 hours of work, including lessons, exercises, etc., as well as home study.