The selection notice for the 3rd edition of the UniTrento School of Innovation has been published and is available here. The application deadline is 1 October 2020.
The School of Innovation (SoI) is an excellence extracurricular programme open to the third-year BA students, MA students and PhD students of the University of Trento as well as to exchange students. The programme consists of tailor-made package of courses focused on the understanding and the implementation of innovation processes in different disciplines (technical, scientific, social and humanistic). Moreover, the School has a strong entrepreneurship dimension and prepares students for the launching of their own businesses. The courses consist of teachings as well as laboratories, group works, presentations, and other individual assignments. The teaching staff includes UniTrento and foreign professors as well as practitioners of different profiles. The School connects students with local companies and startups, which provide testimonials, mentoring and internships to the students who attend the SoI programme. In order to complete the programme and get the Innovation Certificate, students are asked to obtain 12 extracurricular ECTS. The programme is completely free of charge, since it has been granted special funding as one of the Strategic projects of the University of Trento.