December 2017

1 Enrico Domenici to lead COSBI
Professor Domenici takes over from Corrado Priami as President and CEO of the research centre established by UniTrento and Microsoft Research.
5 Lectio Magistralis by Professor Emeritus Eleuterio F. Toro
The Professor gave a lecture on "Equations and us” at the Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering.
11-12 Collège de France Visiting Professor at the University of Trento
With Prof. Jean Dalibard, chair in Atomes et Rayonnement at Collège de France.

November 2017

November-April I Foyer della prosa
10 meetings on 10 shows of the Stagione di Prosa. Professors from the University of Trento will participate as speakers.
17-19 Festivalmeteorologia
The programme includes meetings and conferences, educational and game activities, workshops, exhibits and competitions, with public entities, businesses and organizations. The theme of the third edition is Meteorology: between science and technology.
November-December Beyond the University Public Meeting
Seminars and open lab days to explore the theme of the University public meeting: “Health and healthcare.

October 2017

2 Honorary degree awarded to Sergio Marchionne
The degree was awarded on the proposal of the Department of Industrial Engineering “for his exceptional professional achievements and his commitment and dedication in different industrial settings at top level internationally”.
3 Professor Oliver Hart, Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, at UniTrento
Title of the Lectio Magistralis: "Incomplete contracts and control".
10-11 Collège de France Visiting Professor at the University of Trento 
Professor Roger Chartier, historian.
14-15 First Hackathon of Italian Football
An innovation marathon promoted by FIGC (the Italian Football Federation).
October - January 2018 Geniuses and Heroes of Sciences
A series of lectures to understand the Nobel Prize and the public image of science.
19 Ten Years of CIMeC
Official ceremony to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Center for Mind/Brain Sciences - CIMeC.
20 Open Doors at the University of Trento
This event offers students the chance to experience University life first-hand.
21 Commencement Ceremony
The University's commencement ceremony for Bachelor’s graduates took place in piazza Duomo, the Cathedral square, in Trento.
27-28 Pensa Trasversale
An initiative designed by the University of Trento to lead a group of students from secondary schools in a multidisciplinary journey through several disciplinary areas to explore various aspects of reality. 

September 2017

11-15 Fisicittà
A programme in line with the 103rd National congress of the Italian Physical Society. Events to introduce citizens to the world of physics.
20 Luca Crescenzi is the first Italian scholar to receive the Thomas Mann Medaille
Crescenzi received the award for his work in translation, literary criticism and in the dissemination of the complete works of Thomas Mann in Italian, and specifically for the volume dedicated to the German author in the Mondadori Meridiani series.
21 Inauguration of the Center for Agriculture, Food and Environment - CAFE
With a special lecture from Professor Hans Reiner Shultz, President of the Hochschule – University of Geisenheim.
29 European Researchers’ Night
With 62 science booths, 15 open lectures, 8 dinners-with-the-scientist and other events to give citizens the opportunity to meet researchers and learn about their work.

August 2017

1 and 9 Orienta Estate
Orientation days for prospective students.
21-25 Orientation week to make the right academic chioce
An opportunity to learn about university life and studies in collaboration with the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano.
29 Eleonora Strobbe wins gold medal at European Archery Championships
Eleonora is a student-athlete of UniTrento in the TOPSport programme, enrolled in the degree course in modern languages

July 2017

3 CENSIS ranking: Unitrento still among top universities
In the 2017-2018 report published today, the University of Trento ranks second with a final score of 99.2 points in the category of medium-sized universities and in the ranking of State universities.
11-19-27 Orienta Estate
Orientation days for perspective students.
12 Marc H. Bornstein receives the “Bruno Kessler" honorary professorship
For his key contribution to the University of Trento as a collaborator which led to the founding of the Department of Psychology and Cognitive Science.
24 Nicola Pugno awarded the "A.A Griffith Medal and Prize" in London
Professor Pugno received the prize, which had never been awarded to an Italian scholar before, for his pioneering work on carbon nanotubes, graphene, super-strong materials, meta-materials and bio-inspired materials.

June 2017

1-4 Festival of Economics
The theme of the twelfth edition is: “Unequal health” (La salute disuguale).
5 Roberto Battiston receives Legion of Honour. The honour was awarded at the Embassy of France in Rome
Professor Battiston was awarded this honour for his great contribution to experimental physics and to the strategic alliance between Italy and France in the space sector.
9 QS World University Rankings: quality and reputations confirmed for UniTrento
The University of Trento ranks 9th among the 29 Italian Universities included in the world's best 500 in 2017, and gets top positions among Italian Universities for its international faculty.
9-10 2017 University Championships
Students and representatives of Departments and Centres of the University of Trento take on the challenge and compete in different sports at Lago delle Piazze in Baselga di Piné.
21 2017 University Public meeting
This year’s theme, “Health, healthcare and knowledge”, will provide the occasion to reflect together on the ongoing collaboration projects, to examine local needs and discuss the tools that innovation makes available..

May 2017

5 Unemployment in Italy and Trentino: current situation and possible intervention strategies
CGIL, CISL and UIL Trentino dissertation award for the best thesis on labour related matters - XV edition.
5 The University's board of Directors adpèts 2016 final budget
The income statement lists 183,8 million euro operating revenues and 169,5 million euro operating costs.
12, 19, 26 Guided tours in the framework of "Palazzi Aperti" - May 2017
The University of Trento between history and present day architecture
With “Palazzi aperti. I Municipi del Trentino per i Beni culturali”, the Municipality of Trento and the University promote a guided tour of the city to display the cultural heritage of Trento and the recent work of prestigious architectural firms.
13 Commencement ceremony
The fourth edition of the ceremony will celebrate recent graduates who have earned their Bachelor's degree from the departments and centres of the University of Trento between October 2016 and March 2017.
24 The University awards “Bruno Kessler” honorary professorship to Prof. Achille Varzi
The department of Humanities has decided to award the title to Professor Achille C. Varzi for his important contributions to the degree course in “Philosophy” and the Master’s degree in “Philosophy and the languages of modernity” and, more in general, for his effective collaboration on research with the Department. 
25 Ilaria Pertot appointed director of the Centre for Agriculture, Food, the Environment
The Academic Senate appointed her as director of the C3A, the academic centre founded by the University of Trento and Fondazione Edmund Mach.

April 2017

4 Your 5x1000 donation to the University of Trento

@vediamociancora is the new awareness raising campaign launched by the University of Trento to collect donations in the upcoming tax season.

5 Plan of Positive Actions 2017-2019

The Committee for equal opportunities of the University of Trento and the Rector’s delegates for University policies on equality and diversity have published the Plan of Positive Actions 2017-2019, adopted by the Board of Directors upon positive opinion by the Academic Senate.

12 Placement Day 2017

The Department of Economics and Management together with the Job Guidance Office have organized the fifth edition of “Placement Day”, conceived to let students and graduates meet the labour market.

March 2017

1-10 ICT DAYS 2017
The University event on Information and Communication Technology.
3-5 Green Week
The Green Economy Festival, this year under the motto "Sustainable living, sustainable housing".
10 Open Days at the University of Trento
Course presentations at every department with professors and teaching staff.
March-May Crash Course on research funding, intellectual property and start up creation
Research, innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Trento. A series of lectures for PhD candidates and young researchers.
29 A project led by Giorgio Vallortigara has been selected for funding by the International Human Frontier Science Program
The project will investigate the evolution of counting.

February 2017

4 Universiade: Davide Ghiotto two-time gold medal winner!
Davide Ghiotto is a Philosophy student at the University of Trento within the Top Sport programme. He won two gold medals in speed skating at the 28th Winter Universiade in Almaty (Kazakhstan).
10 Open doors at the University of Trento
Presentation of the courses and information on admission requirements, student services, opportunities to study abroad.
10 Neuroscience Prize to professor Francesco Pavani
The Medisite Foundation awarded the prize for his work on people with cochlear implants.
17 Rector Collini appoints new delegates
Paola Iamiceli, vice-rector for teaching; Fabio Massacci, vice-rector for national and international positioning; Carlo Buzzi and Giovanni Genovese, vice-rectors for student services.
21 Research Quality Assessment 2011/14: UniTrento excels in 4 areas
Physics, biology, psychology, political and social sciences: these are the four areas of excellence for research at the University of Trento according to the second Research Quality Assessment published by Anvur (the Italian National Agency for the Evaluation of the University and Research Systems), which investigated the research outputs of universities and research institutes between 2011 and 2014. 

January 2017

3 Il Sole 24 Ore ranking: the University of Trento still in top position
The University ranks second in the general ranking of Italian State universities
January-April OPEN-BUC | OPEN-BOOK - Meetings with authors
A series of lectures with Professors of the University of Trento at the new Biblioteca Universitaria Centrale. The lectures are focused on recent publications by these Professors, and subjects range from ethology to history of inventions, from Iceland to parenthood to human smuggling.