University of Trento

24 months
4500 EUR/year
3400 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Mathematics programme at the University of Trento aims at training professional mathematicians to pursue the study of scientific and technological problems by mathematical methods, and at undertaking research in various branches of the subject.


The Mathematics programme at the University of Trento covers all main fields of Modern Mathematics, from Algebra to Geometry, Analysis, Probability and Statistics, Mathematical Physics and Numerical Analysis, and has earned an outstanding reputation for excellence in the application of fields such as: Biomedicine (e.g. modeling of the cardiovascular system), Biomathematics (e.g. vaccination strategies against pandemics), and Data Security (e.g. error-correcting codes used in critical applications such as in train signaling).

The Master’s degree programme in Mathematics provides students with advanced knowledge and understanding of the main theoretical and applied concepts in a range of four taught modules: Advanced Mathematics, Teaching and Scientific Communication, Mathematics for Life Sciences, Coding Theory and Cryptography.

Career Opportunities

The Master’s degree programme in Mathematics is designed for students who want to continue their mathematics studies by delving more deeply into particular aspects of pure and applied mathematics.

Students who have graduated with a MSc in Mathematic are in great demand for a variety of careers  which can be found throughout industry, business and commerce, laboratories and research centres, in the public and private sectors. 

Career opportunities mathematics students are applied to are to be found also in those sectors (scientific, medical, academic, financial, engineering and IT sectors) where ability to reason rigorously, computational and computer science thinking, and familiarity with the storage, analysis, and processing of numerical data, are highly sought-after skills.

Programme Structure

The Master’s degree programme in Mathematics includes a range of  four taught modules:

  • Teaching and Scientific
  • Advanced Mathematics
  • Mathematics for Life Sciences
  • Coding Theory and Cryptography

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

• February for non-EU citizens living outside Italy

• From June to November: rolling admission for EU citizens and non-EU citizens regularly living in Italy


IELTS or TOEFL needed


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or in any Mathematics-related field; English language qualification
  • academic curriculum; coherence between applicant’s previous studies and the academic objectives of the Master’s degree programme; statement of purpose; higher English language knowledge

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4500 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    3400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3400 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

• EU: 340€-3.400€ (based on income/merit)

• Non-EU: 1.000€-6.500€ (based on merit)

• Income/merit based scholarships and tuition waivers are available


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

University of Trento