International opportunities for students

Who can apply?

UniTrento students enrolled in the first year of the Master's degree course in:

  • Sociology and Social Research

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 TiU?

The University of Tilburg is centrally located between the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp and the German Ruhr district.
Internationally recognized as one of the best European regions for innovation and knowledge with a stimulating business environment, the Brabant region was awarded the European Entrepreneurial Region (EER) label in 2014.
With over 17,000 students of 110 nationalities, TiU trains professionals according to a "TiU brand": responsible and enterprising thinkers, driven by solidarity, a sense of responsibility and empathy, able to have an innovative impact and to orient themselves and orient themselves in a rapidly evolving society.

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

The study plan must be agreed and approved in advance by both academic supervisors.
Arrange any exams to be anticipated to the first year at UniTrento with the academic referent professor (eg: Thesis seminar or other credits).
A template is available in the downloads

In which language?

All 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.


The thesis work must be done and discussed either at UniTrento or at TiU under the supervision of professors from both institutions.

Tuition fees

Students participating in the double degree program are also required to pay tuition fees at TiU.
An equal amount is paid to UniTrento students in the form of a scholarship by the Department of Sociology of TiU. Therefore, UniTrento students will only have university fees at UniTrento (if due) as a real expense.

Educational qualification

Al the end of the double degree course, students obtain two separate 2nd cycle degree diplomas:
- from TiU: Master of Arts in Sociology
- from UniTrento:  Laurea magistrale in Sociology and Social Research