International opportunities for students
Energy Policy

Who can apply?

Warning: this page is addressed to students who have been selected by UniTrento in order to spend their second year of study at MUNI within the double degree call for applications. Students who have been selected by MUNI should refer to this page

First year's students who:

  • are enrolled in the 1st year of the Master's degree in European and International Studies

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


Masaryk University, located in Brno, is the second-largest university in the Czech Republic. At present it comprises ten faculties with over 200 departments, institutes and clinics. Recognized as one of the most important teaching and research institutions in the Czech Republic and a highly-regarded Central European university, it has been infused with a strong democratic spirit ever since its establishment in 1919.

Masaryk University offers degrees in a wide range of traditional as well as newly-emerging disciplines and is currently one of the fastest-growing higher education institutions in Europe. Placing a great deal of emphasis on international cooperation with prestigious foreign universities and research institutions, Masaryk University supports the continuous exchange of knowledge, ideas and information as well as researchers, instructors and students on a worldwide scale, assuring equal educational and research opportunities for all.

One of Masaryk University’s top priorities is scientific research. In addition to attaining a leading position in research grant competitions, the university has made considerable financial investments in order to enhance research and teaching capacity, facilitate the development of tools for the transfer of knowledge and improve support for research and innovation.

What is the added value?

The integrated study plan with MUNI provides UniTrento students with an in-depth study in Energy Policy Studies.
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 professional outlets?

MUNI graduates work for government institutions, energy regulatory authorities, energy corporations, consultancy companies, non-profit organizations & special interest groups, or in research & academia.

How long does mobility abroad take?

2 semesters (60 credits)

Study Plan

The study plan must be agreed and approved in advance by both academic supervisors.
A template is available in the downloads. 

In which language?

Courses are in English

Conversion table

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


All students register their thesis topic at the beginning of the 3rd semester. The registration requires the formulation of a research objective together with a literature review and a justification of the relevance of the research.
Based on their research topic, students can choose their thesis supervisor from among the available staff either at MUNI or at UniTrento. 
The thesis defense takes place at MUNI. The thesis will be evaluated and graded according to the MUNI study regulations by a thesis committee composed of MUNI academic staff, with the participation of UniTrento representatives if desired. It is expected that both the thesis supervisor and the thesis reviewer will be present at the thesis defense, either in person or virtually.
The final oral examination takes place immediately after the thesis defense and is evaluated by the same committee. 
The content of the examination covers the content of the selected compulsory courses of the programme.
It covers 2 subject areas:
(1) Political Science and International Relations Theory and
(2) Energy and Society.


In the mobility year, students who were initially selected by UniTrento as participants in the double degree program are required to pay university fees at both UniTrento and MUNI. The fee to be paid to MUNI is 1,500 euros (instead of 3.000 euros).

Eduacational qualifications

At the end of the double degree course, students obtain two separate second-cycle degree diplomas:

- from MUNI: Magistr/Magistra (Mgr.) in Energy Policy Studies.
- from UniTrento: Laurea magistrale in European and International Studies – classe LM 52.