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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, social science and law and business, from parenting parents and families to languages, sustainability 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.
Starting in the academic year 2019/20, two different course programmes can be chosen within the framework of the Studium Generale: one with the majority of courses on the Bozen-Bolzano campus and a new one on the Brixen-Bressanone campus with courses on current topics in the humanities and social sciences.
Also current students who want to enrich their general knowledge can combine classes from Studium Generale with their degree programme.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, a series of open lectures were recorded.
Duration of the course: 1-3 years
ECTS Credits: 30
Courses will be taught in Italian, German and English
Partnerships: Philosophical-Theological University and Academy of German-Italian Studies
Tuition fees: €450 (one-off payment)
In the Lifelong Learning Guide you will find the course descriptions and timetables as well as information about mandatory courses and exams.
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.
The courses on offer at the Brixen-Bressanone campus provide for three credit points (CP) per course with a total of 9 lectures. The lectures are offered alternately at the Faculty of Education and the Philosophical-Theological University in Brixen-Bressanone. Have a look at the courses offered (in German or Italian language).
Lectures are usually held from 17:30 h. Attendance is recommended but it is not compulsory. At the end of each module you will need to sit an exam.