The University of Trento is a young medium sized University which is constantly working to develop its international dimension, establishing and developing networks and partnerships that guarantee the opportunity of cooperation with regard to education, research and relations with industry.
The University of Trento offers a wide range of excellent undergraduate, graduate and PhD programmes: their quality is the result of recognized scientific achievements, international cooperative projects, and effective worldwide industrial cooperation. Most graduate and PhD programmes are completely held in English.
Located in one of the most gorgeous natural environment in the world, the Dolomites, Unesco World Heritage since 1997, the University of Trento has strong links to its territory: the city and the university converge towards a policy of full commitment to maintaining quality in life – Trento is one of the ten smart cities in the field of the quality of life in the world – and in academic standards, the latter involving research, teaching, university facilities and services. Trento has been called a “Silicon Valley in the Alps” thanks to its growing tech industry.
Today the University of Trento has around 16.000 students, 25 undergraduate degree options, 30 master’s programmes and 600 professors. There are eleven departments and several other research and learning centres. The academic departments are: Cellular, Computational and Integrative Biology, Economics and Management, Law, Physics, Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering, Information Engineering and Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, Humanities, Mathematics, Psychology and Cognitive Science and Sociology and Social Research. Recently the University has started a new degree in Medicine and Surgery.
The University of Trento has been supporting Open Access since 2002, with the creation of its first institutional repository, and by signing the Messina Declaration in support of the Berlin Declaration in 2004. The University disseminates its scientific production through DSpace IRIS Unitn (the institutional research information system for national assessment and evaluation) and OJS Teseo for academic journals and series published by the University.
In 2022 The University of Trento has entered into an open access read and publish agreement with IEEE. This agreement makes it more convenient for corresponding authors to publish open access articles with IEEE’s gold and hybrid leading journals, retaining copyright with Creative Commons Licenses CC BY with the opportunity to pay no APCs as some of these costs are waived under the agreement.
The Università degli Studi di Trento through the national contract between CRUI and IEEE has an unlimited open access agreement with IEEE that enables researchers to publish articles as open access without open access fees in all IEEE fully and hybrid open access journals. The agreement applies to all original research articles accepted for publication between August 1, 2022 and December 31, 2024. To benefit from this agreement, the corresponding author has to be affiliated with Università degli Studi di Trento. Please use the correct institution name and your institutional email address during submission. It is recommended for authors to select the CC BY 4.0 license. The open access funding request will be approved by an administrator in the library.
Overlength page charges or color fees are not covered by the agreement and will be charged to authors.