University and Research
Trentino offers Scientific Excellence, thanks to a University ranking amongst the best in Italy, as well as Research Centers of international Fame and important Innovation Communities (KIC).
University of Trento

The University of Trento ranks first in Italy in the category of medium-sized Italian universities in the field of research.

Through its Departments, Centers and related research groups and laboratories, it promotes, coordinates and manages research activities in areas ranging from industrial engineering to environmental resources, from materials to ICT, and from biology to neuroscience.

Centro di biologia integrativa (Center for Integrative Biology ) - CIBIO

The Center for Integrative Biology (CIBIO) of the University of Trento aims to create a suitable environment for merging classical cellular and molecular biology approaches with the new powerful tools of synthetic biology.

Centro Interdipartimentale Mente e Cervello (Interdepartmental Center for Mind and Brain) - CIMeC

The CIMeC deals with research in areas ranging from experimental psychology to methods of acquisition of neuroimaging, cognitive neuroscience and animal cognition, alongside computational linguistics.

Center for Computational and Systems Biology (COSBI)

A Bioinformatics research center founded in 2005 by an agreement between the University of Trento and Microsoft Research, COSBI explores the connections between metabolic processes and nutrition, as well as cognitive mechanisms and pharmacology.

Centro Agricoltura, Alimenti, Ambiente (Center for Agriculture, Food, Environment ) - C3A

The C3A deals with scientific research and training in the areas of agriculture, food and the environment.