The University cooperates with other universities, public and private entities, research and cultural centres, at national and international level, to develop, disseminate and enhance the results of scientific research.

This webpage lists the names and objectives of all currently active cooperation projects.


Name Objectives
Alcide De Gasperi Management of the De Gasperi House Museum in Pieve Tesino (TN) to encourage a reflection on the key principles of Trentino’s autonomy with reference to its political, historical and cultural identity.
Antonio Megalizzi The Foundation aims to promote, coordinate, manage and provide assistance with initiatives and events, at national, European and international level, organized by the founding members and/or by other public or private entities that aim to keep alive the dream and the memory of Antonio Megalizzi.
Centre for Computational and Systems Biology (COSBI) The centre conducts research into innovative technologies in the area of computer science, mathematics and engineering for a variety of sectors including, in an interdisciplinary perspective, life sciences, pharmacology, medicine and nutrition and their integrated applications in traditional computer science.
CUOA - Centro universitario di Organizzazione Aziendale  To develop and disseminate management and entrepreneurship knowledge to the benefit of the private and public sector.
EURICSE - Istituto Europeo di Ricerca sull'Impresa Cooperativa e Sociale Study and research work on the nature and characteristics of cooperatives, social enterprises and other nonprofit organizations.
FICO - Fabbrica Italiana Contadina Promotion of food education, critical consumerism and sustainable agriculture.
Hub Innovazione Trentino (HIT) To disseminate and enhance the outputs of innovation and research carried out in Trentino in order to facilitate the development of the local economy.


Name Objectives
AISA - Associazione Italiana per la promozione della Scienza Aperta To disseminate a culture of Open Science.
AISAM To promote the development of Atmospheric sciences and Meteorology.
APRE - Agenzia per la Promozione della Ricerca Europea Private research institution aimed at providing information, support and training on the dynamics of participation in the EU Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development.
Centro cooperazione internazionale Information, education and training on matters of international cooperation, European affairs, peace and human rights.
Centro studi e documentazione sui demani civici e proprietà collettive To encourage research on matters of use of communal land and collective properties.
Centro studi Martino Martini To develop intercultural relations between Europe and China.
CODAU -  Convegno dei Direttori generali delle Amministrazioni Universitarie To provide coordination and guidance in university management.
CSCC - Centro Studi sulla Cina Contemporanea To develop interest and knowledge of contemporary China.
ECIU -European Consortium of Innovative Universities A focus on research and innovation, creativity, social impact.
EIT ICT Labs Italy Development of higher education, research and innovation in ICT at local, national and international level.
EUCEET - European Civil Engineering Education and Training Association To promote cooperation among higher education institutions providing courses and training at European level in the area of civil engineering.
GBC ITALIA - Green Building Council To promote and disseminate a culture of sustainability in the design, construction and management of buildings from an environmental, social, economic and health perspective.
ITALO-TEDESCA di sociologia To promote mutual exchange and cooperation between the Italian and German culture in the area of sociology and social sciences.
NETVAL - Network per la valorizzazione della ricerca universitaria To promote and enhance university research and technology transfer.
ORSI - Osservatorio per la Responsabilità Sociale D'impresa Encourage the creation, dissemination and implementation of pilot projects for business management and self-regulation in the area of social responsibility.
UNISCAPE - rete europea di università per l'attuazione della Convenzione europea del paesaggio The network aims to strengthen cooperation among European universities regarding landscape issues in the framework of the implementation of the European Landscape Convention, adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 19 July 2000.

University consortia

Name Objectives
Alma Laurea Implementation of the Alma Laurea data base.
CINECA - Consorzio Interuniversitario per la Gestione del Centro di calcolo elettronico dell'Italia nord orientale Data management and analysis centre for the North East of Italy.
CINI - Consorzio Interuniversitario Nazionale per l'Informatica To promote cooperation projects in computer science research.
CISIA - Consorzio Interuniversitario Sistemi Integrati per l'Accesso Services and research on guidance to university programmes, advanced education and specialization courses.
CNISM  - Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Scienza Fisiche della Materia To promote and coordinate research, scientific work and applications in the area of the Physical Sciences of Matter.
CNIT - Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Telecomunicazioni To promote and coordinate research projects in telecommunications.
COINFO - Consorzio Interuniversitario per la Formazione To promote, design and deliver training, continuous education and research programmes for universities and other public and private institutions.
CUEIM - Consorzio Interuniversitario di Economia Industriale e Manager To promote research in the different areas of law, social and economic studies, science and technology.
INBB - Consorzio Interuniversitario Biostrutture e Biosistemi To promote and coordinate scientific cooperation projects in the field of biostructures and biosystems.
INSTM - Consorzio Interuniversitario Nazionale per la Scienza e Tecnologia dei Materiali To promote and coordinate scientific work in the area of materials science and technology.
RELUIS - Consorzio Interuniversitario Rete dei Laboratori di Ingegneria Sismica To coordinate and promote research in the area of seismic engineering.
INAS - Consorzio Interuniversitario Istituto Nazionale di Studi su Agrobusiness Research and higher education in the area of local economics, the food industry, the environment.

Interuniversity centres

Name Objectives
Centro interuniversitario di Scienze della Sicurezza e della Criminalità (in collaborazione con l'Università di Verona) The centre conducts applied research with a highly multidisciplinary approach and provides high quality education and training programmes for recent graduates and professionals, in the areas of crime studies, security, safety. The centre focuses on risk identification, analysis, prevention, mitigation, management, communication and perception, for sustainable safety and security.
CISU - Centro Interuniversitario per lo Studio delle Utopie Promotion of studies on utopian theories to explore new policies, innovation and social projects.
CIMAB -Centro Interuniversitario di Matematica Applicata alla Biologia The centre coordinates research on mathematics applied to biology, medicine and environmental sciences to stimulate scientific collaboration projects.
CIPAS - Centro Interuniversitario di Politica Argoalimentare Ambietale To promote and coordinate research projects on agricultural, food and environmental policies.
CIRM - Centro Interuniversitario per la Metallurgia To promote metallurgy research in chemistry, physics, mechanics and technology.
CIRMAP - Centro Interuniversitario di Ricerca sul Management Pubblico The centre aims to study the role of public managers in the governance of public organizations and in supporting the decision making process as concerns public policies; it also aims to establish a network of competences to promote the key role of public management as a crucial element in order to achieve a more efficient public administration.
CIRSIL - Centro Interuniversitario di Ricerca sulla Storia degli Insegnamenti Linguistici To promote the history of language studies.
CIRST - Centro Interuniversitario di Ricerca Studi sulla Tradizione To promote research on historical studies, in particular in classical and late antiquity and ancient Christianity.
CISDI - Centro Interuniversitario per lo Studio della Storia del Diritto e delle Istituzioni Italiane ed Europee To promote the study of the history of law and of Italian and European institutions.
CISUI - Centro Interuniversitario per la Storia delle Università Italiane To promote and develop a history of Universities in Italy.
CRIT - Centro Interuniversitario sulla tradizione dei testi letterari e greci antichi Research and studies of ancient Greek literature.
ECONOMETICA - Centro interuniversitario per l'Etica Economia e la Responsabilità sociale d'impresa To promote cross-sector research, academic education and training and public debate on economic ethics, ethics of professions and corporate social responsibility.
MATEMATITA -Centro interuniversitario di Ricerca per la comunicazione e l'apprendimento informale della Matematica Interuniversity research center for the communication and informal learning of mathematics.
CONTAGRAF - Centro Interuniversitario per la Contabilità e Gestione Agraria, Forestale ed ambientale To promote, support and coordinate research on management and bookkeeping practices in agriculture, forestry and the environment, to disseminate knowledge on the different specific methodologies from a technical and application perspective with the participation of relevant representatives from each area.
GEO - Centro Interuniversitario per lo studio della condizione giovanile, dell'organizzazione delle istituzioni educative e dell'orientamento Research on the general characteristics of youth, of different ages, exploring changes in education from a social and organizational perspective, orientation, and the transition from education to work.

Limited liability consortia 

Name Objectives
Distretto Tecnologico Trentino Development of initiatives for the creation, in the Autonomous Province of Trento, of a technology district for sustainability in the construction sector, in renewable energies and in land management.
TSM - Trentino School of Management Educational opportunities oriented to the needs of the business environment, public institutions and a range of professions.

Geie (Gruppo Europeo di Interesse Economico)

Name Objectives
EEIG - Expertissues European Institute of Excellence for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Research on tissue engineering and regenerative medicine                                                                    

Data updated to 16 February 2021.
The list does not include organizations that are in the process of being closed or that will stop collaborating with the university.