SciComm at The University of Trento
Trento University’s Master in Communication of Science and Innovation (Scicomm) is a one-year post-graduate diploma worth 60 credits (ECTS). The programme, designed by the Department of Sociology and Social Research, offers a deep understanding of the theory and strategy behind impactful science communication, and provides an understanding of the role and significance of contemporary media in shaping the public discourse about science.
Who can apply?
To apply for SCICOMM Master you should have a bachelor’s or higher degree awarded in Italy, or equivalent degree from a recognized University. We accept application both from EU and non-EU citizens.
The curriculum of the SciComm Master’s programme comprises 156 hours of lessons, several workshops, specialisation seminars, guided visit to Science Museum and Research Centers, and 250 hours of internship.
Lessons are held twice a week (on Thursays afternoon and Friday all day) and deal with communication, sociology, economics and law. Due to COVID19 we made available online learning.
Graduates of Master Scicomm programme will be prepared for leadership positions in research centers, non-profits, government organizations, innovation-oriented work environments, science culture and research policy area, and any other sector that values effective science communication skill, public engagement strategies and the ability to connect the everyday practice of science and innovation communication with state of the art research about science and technology in society.