University of Trieste

Università degli Studi di Trieste is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor students of the faculty of Humanities in Trieste, Italy.

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Courses by degree

Courses for SSLMIT

Academic calendar

Semester I: approximately mid-September - January
Semester II: approximately February - June

Examination periods: Approximately January-February, June-July, September-October


Language requirement Bachelor: a minimum language level of B1/B2 (CEFR) in Italian is required.

The International Office (UU Humanities) recommends a B2 level at the moment of exchange in order to fully participate in the courses.

Language requirement Master: a minimum language level of B2/C1 (CEFR) in Italian is required.


Areas of study open to exchange students

Students must take the majority of the courses at the study program SSLMIT (Section of Modern Languages ​​Studies for Interpreters and Translators). However, it is possible to attend a maximum of 40 percent of your courses at other departments, such as Communication, Dutch Language and Culture, English Studies, French Studies, German Studies, Italian Studies, Literature, Economy, Political Sciences, and Legal Science. Permission to attend these courses must be obtained upfront from the teachers of these courses, but usually this is no problem.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

Italian and English

Housing assistance

The University of Trieste will support incoming mobile participants in finding accommodation on the private market by providing websites offering rooms/flats on rent, associations offering accommodation and/or ESN service. 

More information

Housing Anywhere

Estimated living costs per month

Accommodation: 100-150 Euros for a place in a double room

Food: 100 Euros Transportation: 30 Euros per month

Books: 50 Euros (most of the books can be borrowed at the university libraries)

Internet: 20 Euros; Phone: 20 Euros; Utilities: 30 Euros


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

1 place per year

Additional information


Information Sheet

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Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).