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  • Locations: Trento, Italy
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
  • Restrictions: UMass Boston/Dartmouth/Lowell applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 03/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Year 2019-2020 03/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Who can apply: UMass Lowell Students Program Category: Study abroad
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Program Type: Exchange
Program Description:
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View and download a brochure here: University of Trento Brochure

The University of Trento In a Nutshell:
  • Where: In Trento, the main city of Trentino, an Alpine province in the north-eastern part of Italy.
  • History: 50 years of continuous evolution, since its foundation in 1962.
  • Education: 25 Undergraduate programs, 30 Master’s programs, professional courses, post-Master specializations, courses for future teachers and many others held in 13 Department and Centers.
  • Research: 2 Centers of Excellence, 2 Schools, 15 Doctoral programs. Students: over 16,000, more than 1,000 are non-Italian. Academic staff: over 600 staff members, including professors, researchers and language experts.
  • Non-Academic Staff: More than 650 staff members, providing administrative and technical services.
  • Facilities for Students: 5 libraries, 6 canteens and 3 university snack-bars, a center dedicated to language learning, 1.580 beds in student accommodation, almost 1,000 PC workstations, orientation and job-placement services.
  • Arts, Sports and Culture: 6 research foundations, several associations, consortia and cooperatives; sports activities - UNI.Sport - and TOPSport, a program designed to bring together sports and academic careers; a psychological counselling service and services for disabled. 
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How to Apply:
  • UMass Lowell students should first complete the UMass Lowell application process by clicking "Apply Now" on this site.
  • Once approved for participation, students will be guided through the necessary application to the host university, as well as all the other steps to complete the Pre-Depature and Post-Departure components of their application. 
  • Deadlines for student exchange applications are March 15 for Summer Sessions and the Fall Semester, and October 15 for the Spring Semester and the Winter Session.
  • If students ever have any questions, they can always reach us with their inquiries by email at studyabroad@uml.edu or by phone at 978-934-4660, and they can find us located on the third floor of University Crossing, Suite 370.
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Why Study in Trentino, Italy?
The University of Trento is located in the main city of Trentino, an Alpine region in the north-eastern part of Italy, dominated by the majestic Dolomites, numerous lakes, forests and vineyards, offering to its inhabitants and guests the experience of an atmosphere journey suspended between the Alps and the Mediterranean.
  • The city's rich artistic and historical heritage is to be found in its monuments, which embody the centuries of history written under the dual influences of northern and Italian cultures, still evident today in the variety of architectural styles.
  • One of the most striking faces of Trento is that of the alpine Renaissance city, which has been restored to its original splendor by recent renovations.
  • The University of Trento (a dynamic and research-oriented institution) also has the highest ranking among Italian universities:
    • While featuring high quality teaching and research facilities, it has increasingly broadened its research and training fields.
    • It includes new disciplines and has continuously pursued high quality research and teaching activities.
    • Also coordinated by its 10 Departments and 3 Centers, which cover a wide range of academic subjects and specializations.
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Student Life:
Trentino offers the ideal natural framework for sport-lovers who enjoy to exercise in the great outdoors:
  • Mountaineering and trekking
  • Sailing and windsurfing
  • Rafting and canyoning
  • Walking on a network of paths
When winter comes, the season includes a combination of breath-taking views and comfortable, ultra-modern ski-lifts that cover 800 km of pistes. There is:
  • Downhill skiing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Ski touring
  • Nordic walking
  • Snowshoeing
  • And just about anything else you can do with snow and on snow!
Additional activities include, but are not limited to:
  • Students are encouraged to take part in various courses, events and tournaments, all of which involve different kinds of sports.
  • The land is a treasure-trove of arts, history, culture and traditions represented by its monuments, exhibitions and museums (MART and MUSE).
  • The annual Film festival devoted to the mountain.
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Academics:
The University of Trento is organised into Departments and Centres which promote, coordinate and manage the educational and research activities of the University. It has been pursuing a continuous internationalization of its training and research activities and it therefore offers several study and research opportunities for international guests. 

10 Departments and 3 Centres at the University of Trento:
  1. Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering
  2. Economics and Management
  3. Faculty of Law
  4. Humanities
  5. Industrial Engineering
  6. Information Engineering and Computer Science
  7. Mathematics
  8. Physics
  9. Psychology and Cognitive Science
  10. Sociology and Social Research
  11. Centre for Integrative Biology (CIBIO)
  12. Center for Mind/Brain Sciences (CIMeC)
  13. School of International Studies (SSI)
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