Please note: please make sure that you have filled in your study plan before registering for the language tests.

The tests you have to take must appear in your study programme (in Esse3). If there is a case of tests taken irregularly, they will be considered invalid. For the compilation of the study plan, you can consult what is published on the Infostudenti portal.

Language skills required

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science

If you are enrolled in the Computer Science degree course, you are required to pass:

  • an English A2 entrance test. The test must be passed within the first year of course;
  • an English B1 language test in order to graduate.

You also have the option to take an English B2 language test, which is preparatory to access the master's degree. The test must be taken mandatorily at the University Language Center (CLA). For this exam, the credit recognition through the presentation of an international language certification is not allowed.
However, we recommend that you also refer to the content of the "Foreign Languages” section of the Department website for your course of study.

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer, Communication and Electronic Engineering

Students enrolled from the academic year 2022/2023

Curriculum in Italian

If you are enrolled in the degree course taught in Italian, you are required to pass:

  • A B1 English entrance test, to be certified or acquired before the start of the 2nd year;
  • An English B2 language test in order to graduate.

However, we recommend that you also refer to the "Foreign languages" section of the Department website for your course of study.

Curriculum in English

If you are enrolled in the degree course taught in English (Information, Communication and Electronic Engineering) offered since the academic year 2022/23, you are required to pass:

  • A B2 English entrance test, to be certified or acquired before the start of the 2nd year;
  • a language test in English at C1 level, in order to graduate. Alternatively, you can choose to attend and pass the Technical English course. A mandatory attendance of at least 75% of the lessons is required to take the final exam of the course.

If you are not an Italian native speaker, in order to graduate you will have to pass an A1-CEFR level Italian language language test.

However, we recommend that you also refer to the "Foreign languages" section of the Department website for your course of study.

Students enrolled up to the academic year 2021/2022

If you enrolled up to the academic year 2021/2022 (curriculum only in Italian) you must have the following knowledge:

  • A B1 English entrance test, to be certified or acquired before the start of the 2nd year;
  • An English B2 language test in order to graduate.

However, we recommend that you also refer to the "Foreign languages" section of the Department website for your course of study.

Degree in Computer, Communication and Electronic Engineering

If you are enrolled in the Information and Communications Engineering degree course, you are required to pass:

  • an English A2 entrance test. The test must be passed within the first year of course;
  • a language test in English at B1 level in order to graduate.

You also have the option of taking an English B2 language test, which is preparatory to access the master's degree. The test must be taken mandatorily at the University Language Center (CLA). For this exam, the credit recognition through the presentation of an international language certification is not allowed. However, we recommend that you also refer to the "Foreign languages" section of the Department website for your course of study.

Degree in Information and Business Organization Engineering

If you are enrolled in the degree course in Information and Business Organization Engineering, you are required to pass:

  • an English A2 entrance test. The test must be passed within the first year of course;
  • an English B1 language test, in order to graduate.

You also have the option to take an English B2 language test, which is preparatory to access the master's degree. The test must be taken mandatorily at the University Language Center
(CLA). For this exam, the credit recognition through the presentation of an international language certification is not allowed.

Master's Degree in Computer Science

Computer Science and Technologies course: 

  • Students who are not Italian citizens must demonstrate their knowledge of Italian (level A1 - 3 credits) by the end of the course. It is possible to prove the knowledge of Italian by taking an A1-level language test at the CLA. Students also have the option to take an A2 language test (6 credits) for a total of maximum 6 credits.
  • All enrolled students, both Italian and non-Italian, have the possibility to take one or more of the following educational activities as an exam of their choice:

Master's Degree in Artificial Intelligence System (AIS)

Students enrolled since the academic year 2022/23

This master’s course offers the possibility to enroll in the Technical English course as a didactic activity of your choice. A mandatory attendance of at least 75% of the lessons is required to take the final exam of the course.

Students enrolled until the academic year 2021/22

The master’s degree requires the mandatory attendance of the Technical English course. A mandatory attendance of at least 75% of the lessons is required to take the final exam of the course.

Non-Italian native speakers must also pass an Italian A1 language test.

Master's Degree in Information and Communications Engineering

This master’s course offers the possibility to enroll in the Technical English course as a didactic activity of your choice. A mandatory attendance of at least 75% of the lessons is required to take the final exam of the course.

Non-Italian native speakers must also pass an Italian A1 language test

Acknowledgement of language certificates

Students who have a language certification (acknowledged at international level as well as by the University of Trento) can send the certificate to the Academic and Student Services of their Department, in order to be accredited the credits related to the exam, without the need to take the entrance test/language exam for the first or second language. The certificate: 

Language courses

For UniTN students, CLA organizes language courses that you can enroll in free of charge or at very reasonable prices.
Consider enrolling to improve your language level or to learn a new language.

Entrance Test and Language Exams

Entrance Test

Language Exams