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Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Studium generale

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Course description

Studium Generale is an interdisciplinary study programme available to the general public for those who wish to strengthen their knowledge in various fields ranging from ethics to science, from linguistics to local history, from law to finance.

Through the Studium Generale programme you can obtain credits that can count towards a higher education study programme.

Exams taken for the Studium Generale programme may qualify you for entry to a degree course later. Also current students who want to enrich their general knowledge can combine classes from Studium Generale with their degree programme.

At a glance

Duration of the course: 1-3 years
ECTS Credits: 30
Courses will be taught in Italian, German and English
Partnerships: Conservatorio Claudio Monteverdi, Istituto Superiore Studio teologico and Academy of German-Italian Studies
Tuition fees: €450 (one-off payment)

Structure of the course

Studium Generale will provide you with 30 ECTS credits, that are equivalent to 6/7 modules, two of which - Ethics and Languages – are compulsory. The other four modules can be chosen freely among those available. The range of modules changes every year. The programme lasts three years, and at the beginning of each academic year you can only choose the modules that you plan to attend that year. You will need to take an exam at the end of each module. Attendance is recommended but it is not compulsory.

You can find further information about the enrolment in German or Italian.

Course offering

course schedule (timetable)


Sara Pozzi (Study and Tuition) answers your questions Mondays and Tuesdays from 14-16 h  and Wednesdays to Fridays 10-12 h. You might also contact her via  or +39 0471 012803.

Info for enrolled students

In this section you will find the course descriptions and timetables as well as information about mandatory courses and exams.

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