The University at a glance

Rettorato - Copyright Università degli Studi di TorinoWith around 70,500 students (undergraduate and postgraduate) students and more than 3,500 academic and administrative staff, the University of Torino (UniTo) in north-west Italy is one of the country’s largest and most prestigious universities.

The University, founded in 1404, provides quality higher education and research opportunities; many UniTo graduates have achieved international renown.

Today, UniTo offers 150 undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses in almost every field of study. A growing number of courses are taught in English, and Italian language tuition is available for incoming students.
The University’s 27 departments offer excellent opportunities for Italian and non-Italian academic staff; 4 doctoral schools provide 29 doctoral programmes.

International and local funding programs, both public and private, support the University’s commitment to innovation and research.
UniTo is extremely aware of its role in the local community, and promotes transfer of research results to industry through patent licensing and spin-offs, respecting economic, social and environmental sustainability.

 

Over 3,400 international students and more than 500 agreements with other universities worldwide enhance UniTo’s international dimension.

Students and academic staff can make use of 34 libraries with over 2 million books, the Botanic Gardens, and a number of university museums; university accommodation, eating places, and sports facilities are well situated.


Turin is a lively, people-oriented city, and boasts a wide variety of cultural resources: historic buildings, world-class museums and galleries, and numerous exhibitions and fairs. The city’s parks and 2 rivers together with the nearby mountains and lakes provide a great leisure environment.