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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 creativity and culture to technology and business, from parenting parents and families to languages and communication.

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

The Studium Generale allows you to get awarded 30 ECTS-credits and can be accomplished within three years’ time. The offered modules vary from semester to semester and allow you to acquire 3 or 6 credit points each. Each credit point (CP) consists of a workload of approximately 25 study hours, 6 hours of which are classroom-taught lessons.

Lectures are usually held from 5 pm. Attendance is recommended but it is not compulsory. At the end of each module you will need to sit an exam.

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

course schedule (timetable)

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Study programme director:
Prof. Stefania Baroncelli (photo)
Further members of the Course Council:
Matteo Scampicchio, Stephanie Risse



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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Regulations (only Italian)

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