Master in Communication of Science and Innovation

Trento University’s  Master in Communication of Science and Innovation (Scicomm) is a one-year post-graduate diploma (PGD) worth 60 ECTS credits. The diploma is a qualification at the same level of study as Masters degrees, but it is shorter (two terms) and with no final grade.
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.

Students survey results (2018-2023)

Improved understanding of SciComm 100%
Program's applicability to real-world science communication practices 99%
Manageable workload 86%
Satisfaction with provided assitance 100%
Overall satisfaction 99%
Will recommend SciComm Master 99%

Key facts

English LANGUAGE  |  Online CLASSES  | Max 15 PARTICIPANTS  | Scholarships AVAILABLE

Applications for SciComm Master will open in 2024,  through our online application system.

Do you want to learn more about admission requirements, including application deadlines,  financial aid options, and fees? Read more 

Learn more about the Master in Communication of science and innovation by attending one of our virtual open days (to be scheduled in 2024).
You’ll get the chance to feel what’s on offer and to speak with the master coordinator who will be able to answer in-depth questions about the program and the internships


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.

The curriculum of the SciComm Master’s programme comprises 156 hours of lessons, workshops, specialisation seminars, guided (or virtual) visits to Science Museum and Research Centers, and 250 hours of internship.

Lessons are held in a Hybrid Online format and the class schedule will be adjusted to meet time zone differences.

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