Call for admissions, a.y. 2019-2020: undergraduates

The Collegio will admit up to 12 new pupils, undergraduates who are interested in enrolling in a Master degree course of the University of Trento for the a.y. 2019-2020:

  • up to 8 undergraduates intending to enroll in master courses in the field of Humanities (Departments of Economics and Management, Humanities, Sociology and Social Research, SSI - School of International Studies)
  • up to 4 undergraduates intending to enroll in master courses in the fields of Scientific disciplines (Departments of Physics, Mathematics, Civil, environmental and mechanical engineering, Information engineering and science, Industrial engineering, Psychology and Cognitive science, Centre of Integrative Biology - CIBIO,  Center  for Mind/Brain Sciences - CIMEC).

Who may apply

Applications are welcome from:

  • undergraduates (I level) who obtained their qualification no longer than 16 months prior the application deadline, with the minimum mark of 100/110 (for Italian degrees) or 90% of the top mark achievable in the country where the qualification was obtained (for foreign degrees). Applicants who have already enrolled in a master degree course in an Italy are excluded from the selection.

  • students who are going to graduate in an bachelor’s degree course before September 30th 2019, who have acquired at least 150 ECTS (registered in the Transcript of records) with a weighted average mark of 27/30 .


  • B2 level certification for a foreign language (different from the official of the home country) chosen among English, French, German, Spanish, Italian (see Internationally Recognised Language Certificates). 

  • Possession of the curriculum requirements necessary to enroll in the chosen Master’s degree course. See the complete courses list: h

The Selection Board will evaluated the possession of above mentioned requirements and will define a shortlist of candidates admitted to the interview.


Candidates are required to apply online on between 2nd May and 31st May 2019.

The application form requests the candidates to:

a) Personal data and a I.D. details;
b) Valid email address (that will be used for all communications regarding the selection process for the Collegio Bernardo Clesio);
c) The name of the Master Degree course and  the Academic area ;
d) Certification of at least one of the following European Languages (different from the country the candidate comes from):  English, French, German, Spanish or Italian
e) The date of graduation and the final mark (or a declaration stating the Grade Point Average and that the bachelor degree title will be obtained before 30 September 2019 with a final mark
f) Transcript of records, complete with list of all the exams and marks,
g) Motivation letter in English (pdf format – min length 3000 characters)  explaining the reasons for applying to the Collegio Bernardo Clesio, and description of experiences such as internships, abroad study periods, etc
h) Curriculum vitae in English in European standard format;
i) Copy of I.D. indicated in previous point a).


A Selection Board - featuring professors of the University of Trento - will evaluate the intellectual maturity and motivation of the candidates, as well as the level of general knowledge achieved through their previous studies (in reference with the subjects studied therein).
The selection will be based on an  interview.
Should there be more than 40 candidates, the Selection Board will define a shortlist based on the applicants degree mark (or ECTS average mark), level of knowledge of the foreign language and motivation letter.


  • 31 May 2019: deadline for applications

  • 7 June 2019: publication of candidates admitted to the oral interview.

  • 13 June 2019 (and, if necessary on 14 June) : oral interview

  • within one week from the mail of acceptance from the University: admitted students must send an email to collegioclesio [at] with the receipt of payment of admission confirmation fee and "Confirmation of admission to Collegio Bernardo Clesio" form.

The precise schedule indicating time and venue of the interviews will be published on this website with the list of the shortlist of admitted candidates.

NOTE:Please read carefully the Call for admissions (in italian, available in the Downloads box) before submitting your application


Applications submitted by students who are about to obtain their qualification, although they have not achieved the 150 ECTS yet, may be admitted to the interview with reserve. 

Should these candidates be admitted to the Collegio, they will be required to obtain their qualification by September 30th. Should they not succeed, they will lose the right to access the Collegio. 
However, they will be able to continue their studies as “normal” master degree courses students.

Students applying to be admitted to the Collegio or students who already are Collegio’s pupils DO NOT exclude them from the right to apply for a scholarship, if they meet the necessary criteria!

Info for students who already are Collegio’s pupils

Up to 6 of the 12 admitted pupils may be already Collegio pupils that are obtaining their bachelor degree before 30th september 2019 (and that will enroll in a UniTrento master degree for the a.y. 2019/2020).

Note:The Collegio’s students are required to submit their candidature following the instructions of the online application form

The Collegio’ s students who do not meet the criteria described above (for example: those who will graduate between October 1st and dicember 31st) may submit their application following the requirements of the Call for admissions.


Collegio Bernardo Clesio

Via S.Margherita, 13 - Trento
Orario portineria: dalle 6.30 alle 23.30
Tel. 0461 2830000 (prenotazione campo sportivo)

Segreteria Amministrativa:
Ufficio  Servizi  allo  Studio
Via Verdi, 6 - Trento
Tel. 0461 282345 - 282332
E-mail: collegioclesio [at]