The University of Trento organizes training courses on specific aspects of the research work - in particular, to help the participants develop transferable skills and knowledge that will be useful to draw up and manage research projects - designed to support different target groups (PhD candidates, researchers, teaching staff and administrative-technical staff).

Training for PhD students

Crash Course on protection and valorisation of Intellectual Property

The course provides the main notions on the protection of research results and their valorisation.
Main topics:

  • main instruments for the protection of Intellectual Property;
  • analysis of the internal regulations of the University on Intellectual Property and Start-up; 
  • Intellectual Property valorisation. 

Target group: research fellows, postdocs, researchers, teaching staff and private companies. 

2022 Programme:

Programme 2021: 

Project writing

This course, organized by Research Support and Valorisation Division, aims to provide information on national and European research funding schemes. It focuses, in particular, on programmes that may improve the career of  researchers (MSCA, Caritro, ....), through the acquisitionof the required knowledge to write and submit a successful research proposal. 
Target group: PhD candidates of UniTrento
2022 Programme: TBD

2021  Programme:

MSCA Post doctoral fellowships Training Days

The University of Trento organizes specific training initiatives on how to write a research proposal for MSCA Postdoctoral fellowships call, favouring candidates who chose UniTrento as host-organisation (selected yearly through the relevant call for "expression of interest").   
Target group: MSCA-PF incoming candidates, and further researchers interested in partecipating to the MSCA call. 
2022 Programme: TBD

2021 Programme: 

Boost your administrative skills in research

Training module for young researchers about basic administrative rules for research projects management.
2022 events: TBD

Research outputs

Workshops, organized by the Dissemination and Evaluation of Research Results Division, about FAIR Data in Horizon Europe,  open access to scientific publications (Open Access, requirements to deposit PhD thesis, IRIS: UniTrento scientific publications repository). 

2022 events: 

  • FAIR Data for Horizon Europe - 28 June 2022
    This talk will highlight the relevance of the FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and  Reusable) principles for scientific data management and stewardship, their strategic role as guidelines for research data management as well as their link with Open Science. Additionally, it will also describe how research data management and data management plan are connected in the context of Horizon Europe projects for data and, more in general, research outputs. A bit of national, European and international landscape in terms of initiatives and projects related to FAIR data principles will be briefly introduced too.
  • Seminar on Doctoral theses submission and deposit and Intellectual Property - 9 February 2022
  • Seminario sul deposito della tesi di dottorato e la proprietà intellettuale - 2 febbraio 2022

2021 events: 

Research Integrity 

Training events organized in the frame of the strategic project INTEGRA - Integrity of TrEnto ReseArch aiming at fostering knowledge and awareness about Research Integrity issues and to train about how to write and submit projects requiring Research Ethics Committee approval.
2022 events: TBD

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Scientific research communication 

Under the CLaSTer – Come Lavora la Scienza. Dialoghi tra Università e Territorio funded by the Autonomous Province of Trento, two training courses about communication of scientific research were organized for doctoral students and researchers about issues related to the Third Mission and to the communication of research.


Research Seminars

Privacy course

The course, developed in collaboration with the University Privacy Office, aims to explore the principles and contents of the current legislation on data protection and the requirements and security measures to be taken in relation to the peculiarities of the research activity related to different scientific fields. The initiative provides the deepening of the issues covered in online privacy courses organized by the University.

Further courses in 2022: TBD

Get started for research

This workshop-series provides the main instruments on research activities management under competitive calls funded projects.
Main topics:

  • funding opportunities;  
  • project writing; 
  • research integrity and ethics; 
  • Open Science; 
  • Privacy and GDPR; 
  • Gender Plan; 
  • Project Management instruments.

Target group: research fellows, postdocs, researchers and teaching staff.

2021 Programme:


Specific training aiming to promote funding programmes and to provide information on how to submit research projects.
Target group: doctoral students, postdocs, research fellows, researchers, teaching staff, administrative and technical staff.

2022 Programme: 

  • PRIN 2022: informative session - 18th February, 2022 at 9.30

2021 Programme: 

  • Info day: How to maximize the impact of results in Horizon Europe - 14 September 2021, Claudia Iasillo (APRE)
  • Info day: Horizon Europe - Pillar 2: -15 June 2021, Matteo Di Rosa (APRE)

 Presentations and useful documentation repository