International opportunities for students

Who can apply?

UniTrento students enrolled in the 1st year master's in:

  • Behavioural and Applied Economics (BEA)

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.

Please note that complete information and updates are to be checked on UniTrento call for applications and on the partner website. 

Why FSU?

Rich in tradition and with an eye to the future. Founded in 1558, FSU is one of Germany's most prestigious and historic universities which has made the small town of Jena internationally known as an academic center. FSU Jena, which has 18,000 students attracts brains in all disciplines from around the world. It boasts a strong link with businesses and society and a rich partnership with hi-tech companies and research centers, which have awarded the title of "Entrepreneurial University".

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.
Participation in the Double Degree program allows you to diversify and enrich your university education, acquire different study methods and achieve high skills in the German language.

What are the requirements at the time of departure?

  • have earned at least 42 ECTS 

This requirement will be checked before departure, approximately between August and early September.
Additional language test or documentation might be required by FSU Jena.

How long does mobility abroad take?

2 semesters (60 credits) from September.

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. 

In which language?

The activities are in English.


The thesis can be worked out and discussed either at UniTrento or at FSU Jena under the supervision of one professor from each university.

Tuition fees

Students participating in the double degree program pay the tuition fees exclusively at UniTrento.
FSU Jena requires the compulsory contribution for complementary services (which includes concessions for public transport) of approx. 250 euros / semester.

Educational qualification

At the end of the double degree course, students obtain two separate second cycle degree diplomas:
- from FSU Jena: (School of Economics and Business Administration): Master of Science in Economics (M.Sc. Economics)
- from UniTrento:  Laurea magistrale in Behavioural and Applied Economics (BEA)