Who we are
The Politecnico di Torino is the seat of Engineering and Architecture Schools and one of the most prestigious Institutes in technical and scientific field in the North of Italy, Torino, the capital of Piedmont. Thanks to its geographical location, the Politecnico is in the middle of the principal industrial European systems; for the last 150 years it has been very important in industrial, technological and social modernization.
Our University is international, flexible, open and gives you skills, culture and professional competence in order to develop as an expert. In the list of the best Schools in Italy, we are always at the top for productivity, didactics, research, professors and international relations. Our reliability and scientific throughness are known and appreciated all around Europe and they are recognized by International Bodies for quality evaluation and academic education.
There is a wide range of academic programmes: from Aerospatial engineering, to Telecommunication, Biomedical and Mechatronic, to more recent courses such as Industrial design, Motor vehicle engineering, Cinema and media engineering.
Masters post-Laurea and post-Laurea specialistica enrich the academic offerings.
The Politecnico gives the students the opportunity to study abroad (Erasmus and Socrates exchange programmes) to face a multicultural and multilingual environment. There is a great deal of partnerships with foreign Universities in order to obtain a double degree and it is also possible to cooperate with some of the most prestigious Universities from around the world.
Even as a student the Politecnico assures you a range of relationships with socioeconomical systems and with International Bodies of high prestige. The proposed courses answer local and European market needs and graduates find a job within 3 months after the degree; within 3 years 92,6% of graduates at the Politecnico have a job, compared to 76,7% of the rest of Italy (data Almalaurea).
We focus on research and to form engineers who will work in the field of innovation, performing research of international interest. In the last years we have powered research fields weaving relationships with a lot of importan European partners, such as Ministries, Local bodies and companies. Alenia, Compaq, Ferrari, FIAT, IBM, Michelin, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia, Philips, Piaggio, Pininfarina, Pirelli, Siemens, STMicroelectronics, Telecom Italia are some of our main research partners.
Forefront structures, high level professors, international exchange programmes and a deep relation with socioeconomical environment: this is the Politecnico.
To graduate at the Politecnico di Torino is a prestigious passport to enter the working world.