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RECOGNISED CERTIFICATES

VALID CERTIFICATES FROM SEPTEMBER 1ST 2018 ONWARDS

These tables show the international language exams that are recognised by the University of Trento.  There are two separate tables for the following different uses:
1) International certificates that the University of Trento accept as valid for the credits required by various university departments, faculties and centres.
2) International certificates that the University of Trento accepts as entry requirements for degree programmes and courses at the CLA (University Language Centre), and international exchanges e.g. Erasmus. 

Here are more details about both types of tables:

INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATES VALID FOR CREDITS

In this section you can find the International certificates for different languages which are recognised by the CLA (University Language Centre) and by most Departments, Faculties and Centres. If you have one of these certificates, you won’t need to take the language exam required by your degree programme. 

To have your certificate recognised, you need take it to the it to the Academic and Student Support Services office. 

If you are a student of the Department of Economy and Management, please check the Department website to see which certificates are recognised:

FRENCH - credit recognition

ENGLISH - credit recognition

ITALIAN - credit recognition

SPANISH - credit recognition

GERMAN - credit recognition

INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATES ACCEPTED AS ENTRY REQUIREMENT FOR DEGREE PROGRAMMES AND COURSES AT THE LANGUAGE CENTRE AND INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGES

In this section you will find the International certificates for different languages that are recognised by the Language Centre and by most university faculties, departments and centres. These certificates will allow you to enrol in various degree programmes, to take part in some International student exchanges, such as Erasmus, and to enrol in the language courses offered by the University Language Centre, without having to take a placement test. 

If you want to have your certificate recognised in order to enrol on a degree programme, you need take it to the Academic and Student Support Services office.  For international mobility programmes, you need to go to the International Mobility Office. To enrol for a higher level language course (if you do not have the relevant certificate registered in your online Esse3 record), you need to bring your certificate with you when you enrol at the CLA (University Language Centre) office. 

If you are a student of the Department of Economy and Management, please check the Department website to see which certificates are recognised:

FRENCH - recognition for entry requirements and international mobility

ENGLISH - recognition for entry requirements and international mobility

ITALIAN - recognition for entry requirements and international mobility

SPANISH - recognition for entry requirements and international mobility

GERMAN - recognition for entry requirements and international mobility

CERTIFICATES RECOGNISED UNTIL AUGUST 31ST 2018

The certificates in the tables will be accepted for the 2018/2019 academic year, and therefore up to September 30th 2019. The date on the certificate needs to be within the past three years and not after 31st August 2018.  
 

Do you need to obtain language credits for your Department?

If you have a valid certificate, you do not need to take the language exam for your Department.

The original certificate must be taken to the Academic and Student Support Services office in person.  An electronic copy may be sent e.g. a .pdf file via apply, but this must correspond exactly to the original certificate.  For precise details on how and when certificates can be presented, please check with the Academic and Student Support Services office.

If you are a DEM student (Department of Economics and Management) please consult the website of the Department for possible recognition of certificates.

Do you need to enrol on a language course at CLA?

If you have a valid certificate, you do not need to take the online placement test to enrol on a language course. You need to enrol online, but if you are not yet registered in Esse3 then you should present your certificate to the CLA Secretary’s office when you enrol in order to be accepted onto a course at the level above that of your certificate.

Do international certificates have an expiry date?

If the awarding body does not set an expiry date for its certificates, the University Language Centre accepts certificates within 5 years of their award date.