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

Degree in Cultural Heritage

Enrolled since a.y. 2018/2019

If you are registered in the Degree in Cultural Heritage and you have been enrolled since 2018/2019, you need to pass the following:

  • a B1 entrance test in a language of your choice between English, French, German or Spanish (to be passed within the first academic year);

  • 2 language tests:

    • first language: a B2 level language test (in the same language you chose for the entrance test);
    • second language: an A2 level language test of your choice between English, French, German or Spanish (different from the entrance test language / first language).

Please Note: the second language test is composed of two parts: a reading comprehension and a listening comprehension, exactly as in the entrance test.

We advise you to always consult what is also published on the department’s website for your course of study, in the section “Foreign languages”.

Enrolled up to a.y. 2017/2018

If you are registered in the Degree in Cultural Heritage and you enrolled not later than 2017/2018, you need to pass:

  • a B1 entrance test in a language of your choice between English, French, German or Spanish (to be passed within the first academic year);
  • 2 language test
    • first language: a B2 level language test (in the same language you chose for the entrance test);
    • second language: an A2 level language test of your choice between English, French, German or Spanish (different from the entrance test language / first language).

Please Note: both the first and second language exams are composed of two parts: a reading comprehension and a listening comprehension, exactly as in the entrance test.

We advise you to always consult what is also published on the department’s website for your course of study, in the section “Foreign languages”. 

Degree in Philosophy

If you are registered in the Degree in Philosophy, you need to pass a B1 level language exam in a language of your choice between English, French, German or Spanish.

Degree in Historical, Philological and Literary Studies

If you are registered in the Degree in Historical, Philological and Literary Studies, you need to pass a B1 level language test in a language of your choice between English, French, German or Spanish.

We advise you to always consult what is also published on the department’s website for your course of study, in the section “Foreign languages”.

Master’s Degree in Philosophy and the “Languages” of the Modern Period

If you are registered in the Master’s Degree in Philosophy and the “Languages” of the Modern Period, you need to pass a B2 level language test in a language of your choice between English, French, German or Spanish.

Alternatively, it is possible to take further language exams, which are described in detail on the department’s website for your course of study, in the section “Foreign languages”.

Master’s Degree in Art History and Museum Studies

If you are registered in the Master’s Degree in Art History and Museum Studies, you need to pass a B2 level language test in a language of your choice between English, French, German or Spanish.

Interfaculty Master’s Degree in Scientific History

If you are registered in the Interfaculty Master’s Degree in Scientific History, you need to pass a B2 level language test in a language of your choice between English, French, German or Spanish.

We advise you to always consult what is also published on the department’s website for your course of study, in the section “Foreign languages”.

Acknowledgement of language certifications

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 test for the first or second language. The certificate:

Language Courses

CLA organizes language courses to which UniTrento Students can enrol for free or for a very reasonable price.
Consider the possibility of enrolling to improve your language level or to learn a new language.