Universities are crossroads of knowledge.
, which emphasizes the creation of a more
competitive and dynamic knowledge-based society, international mobility and
internationalisation of the universities may represent a strategic tool for a
social, cultural and economic development of a country. They can be considered
as a challenge and an opportunity for the involved Higher Institutions to
enlarge and enrich their range of the courses offered.
The internationalisation of its system, which has been
started by the University of
Trieste since long, is perfectly in line with these points and lies also in
the strategic position and historical international vocation of the city of
The University of Trieste is actively involved in different Programmes at a European
level (LLP Erasmus
Leonardo da Vinci
, Alpe Adria,
Bovec Summer School) and within wider European (Tempus)
and international frameworks (ISEP Programme
International Mobility Grant Programme
The University of Trieste, founded in 1924, is a
medium-sized university which boasts a wide and almost complete range of
university degree programmes.
It currently has 10 departments
; 41 Bachelor degree programmes;
44 Master degree programmes; 4 Single-cycle degree programmes;34 Doctoral schools
and programmes; 3 Post-graduate courses; 11 Short master programmes and 29 Specialization Schools.
The University is actively involved in student and staff exchange projects with
universities within the UE and is currently engaged in close collaboration with
several universities from Eastern Europe and other non-UE countries. Moreover
the University participates in many research projects at national and
The present number of students enrolled at the University is approx. 21,000.