International opportunities for students
Department of Humanities

Who can apply?

UniTrento students enrolled in the 3rd year of a Bachelor's or 1st year of one of the following Master's degree courses:
  • Filologia e critica letteraria 
  • Letterature Euroamericane, Traduzione e Critica Letteraria  
  • Filosofia e Linguaggi della Modernità  
  • Scienze storiche - inter-university master's degree with the University of Verona - for a.y. 2022/23 and 2023/24 UniVr is administrative seat of the master's course and publishes the call for applications for a.y. 2023/24 and 24/25)
Knowledge of the German language at level B1 is an essential requirement to be admitted to the selection.
Level C1 is required for students of Letterature Euroamericane, Traduzione e Critica Letteraria.
These requirements will be assessed when applying for the UniTrento call which is published annually.
Please note that complete information and updates are to be checked on UniTrento call for applications and on the partner website. 

Why TU Dresden?

TU Dresden is one of Germany's leading universities offering a wide range of seminars and courses in areas that complement and supplement the training offered by UniTrento. Not only has it repeatedly been given the official title of "University of Excellence" in Germany, it is a partner of UniTrento for over 20 years now and many university professors from both universities collaborate at the teaching and research level with their international colleagues, which favors the integration of double degree students in a fruitful study and research environment.

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?

Be enrolled in the 1st or 2nd year of one of the above mentionned Master's degree programmes

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) from October.

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). 

In which language?

Most of the activities are in German.


The thesis work is carried out under the supervision of professors from both institutions and will be discussed at UniTrento.

Tuition fees

Students participating in the double degree program pay the tuition fees exclusively at UniTrento.
TUD requires the compulsory contribution for complementary services (which includes concessions for public transport) of approx. 300 euros / semester.

Educational qualification

Al the end of the double degree course, students obtain two separate 2nd cycle degree diplomas:
- from TUD: Master's degree in: History; Literature and Culture in Social Change;  European Languages;
- from UniTrento:  Laurea Magistrale in Filologia e critica letteraria; Letterature Euroamericane, Traduzione e Critica Letteraria; Filosofia e Linguaggi della Modernità; Scienze Storiche (with UniVr)