Compulsory language skills exam
During your degree course you have alternatively to pass:
- Advanced English for Sociology and Social Research: 3 ECTS
- General English level C1: 3 ECTS + 4 ECTS
- General English level C2: 3 ECTS + 4 ECTS
Additional language skills exams
You can also take exams in other languages or exams in English at a higher level than required for your degree course. Any credits for these exams come from the credits reserved for “Other activities”.
The number of credits awarded depends on the language and the level reached based on the document below.
How to take the language exams
Advanced English for Sociology and Social Research
Advanced English for Sociology and Social Research is achevied by attending (with compulsory frequency) and passing the seminar. For registration and more information see the page of the Credit Seminars.
Other language skills exams
You can take the language exams at the University Language Centre (CLA) or you can ask for the language skills exams to be recognised.
Language exams at CLA
You can take the exam at the University Language Centre (CLA). You can enrol for the exam as shown on the CLA Exams webpage. At CLA the language courses which help you to reach the level required to take the compulsory language exam are free of charge.
How to ask for the language skills exams to be recognised
If you have an international language skills certificate falling within the certificates listed below or if you have already done in the past a language skills exam, you can send an email to the Students' Support Service (supportostudentilettsoc [at] unitn.it) submitting the international language skills certificate or the statement of the language skills exam.
The language skills exams done in the past in a previous study course is recognisable only for the compulsory language skills exam and if passed within 5 years.