The key to success of the internationalization strategy is to build strategic partnerships to support the achievement of international objectives. In order to strengthen the university's international profile and reputation, which are essential to the development of relevant partnerships, the University of Trento has become, in the years, part of different renowned networks within which develops agreements, cooperation and joint projects.

International Networks

  • The Alps-AdriaticRectors´ Conference (AARC)  founded in 1979, comprises more than 40 universities and higher education institutions. The University of Trento is one of its founding members and presided it in 2004 and from April 2019 until today. Professor Maurizio Manzin (Faculty of Law) is the Doyen of the Conference. The purpose of the organization is to facilitate relations among university and research institutions, at regional or transnational level, and to promote future-oriented cooperation in science, education, art.

  • European University Association (EUA) is the representative organisation of Universities and National Rectors’ Conferences in 47 European countries. EUA plays a crucial role in the Bologna Process and in influencing EU policies on higher education, research and innovation. 

  • European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) is the leading international consortium of 13 research intensive universities, focused on collaboration in innovative teaching, research and knowledge exchange, strengthening interaction between universities and society, internationalization of student and staff experience and developing European economic policies. 

  • OENOVITI International Network launched in 2010 and coordinated by the University of Bordeaux - Institut des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin (ISVV) is the first and sole international network in oenology and viticulture. The OENOVITI International network includes 57 partners worldwide. All of them are recognized for their excellence in the field of oenology and viticulture. The program also involves many partners from the industry and the socioeconomic world. Beyond their financial support, they provide their expertise to pursue topquality R&D and to offer employment opportunities to young graduates. 

  • Top International Managers in Engineering (T.I.M.E.) is a network of 59 engineering schools and technical universities. It 's the oldest European network of engineering schools in its field. The aim is to promote graduate student exchanges and double degrees throughout Europe and the world to enable students to achieve a broader, high-level scientific engineering education with in-depth intercultural experience.