International opportunities for students

Who can apply?

UniTrento students enrolled in the first year of the master's degree program in:
  • Sociology and Social Research
  • with a Bachelor's degree with at least 30 ECTS in sociolgy field, 10 of which in statistic-methodology and 10 in theories/fundamentals of the sociology and mark of at leat 88/110 (or GPA equivalent for non Italian degrees)
  • with knowledge of the English language at B2 level.

These requirements will be assessed when applying for the UniTrento call which is published annually in the autumn.

Why Bamberg?

Beginning with the Academia Ottoniana in the 17th century, and continuing with our present-day institution, the University of Bamberg has seen itself explicitly as a “House of Wisdom”, aware of the responsibility that comes with the concept of a "university in the city."

It was founded in 1647 by Prince Bishop Melchior Otto Voit von Salzburg as a centre for contemporary humanistic education.
According to survey data, the quality of life and general beauty of the city of Bamberg are consistently rated among the highest in Germany – and not just since the 1993 addition of the 70,000-inhabitant cathedral city to the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

What is the added value?

In Italy and abroad, a double degree is always an added value. Not only the experts say it, you just have to browse through the job offers to realize that companies and organizations are looking for international and open-minded profiles, able to work in multicultural teams and to face ever new global challenges: these are the workers of the future.

What are the requirements at the time of departure?

  • have achieved at least 45 ECTS and have a weighted average of marks of at least 25/30

The requirements listed above will be checked before departure, approximately between August and early September.

How long does mobility abroad take?

2 semesters (60 credits)

Study plan

Check with the double degree academic reference if there are any exams or seminars that should be anticipated on the first year. 
The study plan must be agreed and approved in advance by both academic supervisors. 
A template is available in the downloads

In which language?

Most of the activities are in English.

How does the conversion of grades take place?

The conversion takes place on the basis of the conversion table available in the downloads.

Thesis

The thesis must be discussed at Bamberg under the supervision of one professor from each unievrsity.

Tuition fees

Students participating in the double degree program pay the tuition fees exclusively at UniTrento.
UniBamberg requires the compulsory contribution for complementary services (which includes concessions for public transport) of approx. 130 euros / semester.

Educational qualification

At the end of the double degree course, students obtain two separate second cycle degree diplomas:
- from Bamberg: Master's degree in Soziologie 
- from UniTrento: Laurea magistrale in Sociology and Social Research