offered by the School of Innovation

SOI offers a package of courses to students and PhD candidates from different departments of the University of Trento and partner international Universities.

Professionals and Lifelong Learners are also welcome to apply for SOI activities.

SOI activities provide learners with relevant tools to analyze and promote innovation processes in technical, scientific, social and humanistic fields. SOI learners also use interdisciplinary laboratories, which facilitate the entrepreneurial vision of innovation.

for the 2023-24 Fall Semester

The 12 ECTS must contain:

  • at least 2 ECTS from the category “Essentials”
  • at least 2 ECTS from the category “Domain”
  • at least 4 ECTS from the category “Specialization”

Participation is mandatory for at least 80%.
SOI awards extracurricular credits (ECTS) only.

You will be defined as

  • SOI free mover: if you just select a few courses.
  • SOI full student: if you aim at the final certification.

Either way, you can APPLY HERE

Semester I(October–December 2023)
Semester II(February–May 2024-changes may apply)


At least 2 ECTS
Semester I
Apply for the 2023-24 Fall Semester

Learners who are not enrolled in the University of Trento need to enroll in “Single courses (corsi singoli)”.

Students need to check with their Department or Degree administration about credit recognition before starting the selected SOI activities.

Other ECIU challenges

Apply for other challenges proposed by all universities members of the Consortium.