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Politecnico di Torino

Location Torino Campus, Turin Italy
Official Website
Ranking

# =334

QS World University Rankings
PGicon

26

Undergraduate programs
PGicon

73

Postgraduate programs
International

5369

International students

Welcome to Politecnico di Torino: one of the most prestigious public institutions at both International and Italian level concerning education, research, technological transfer and services in all sectors of architecture and engineering for more than 150 years (it was founded in 1859, as the oldest technical university in Italy)

PoliTO is located in the North-West of Italy in a vibrant international city with five  campuses  with multipurpose buildings for teaching, basis and applied research and services to the students in Torino and a regional network of technological centers, dedicated to research activities, technological transfer, specialist education and services to the region.

For more than  160 years , Politecnico di Torino has been among the most  prestigious  institutions operating in the fields of  learning, research, technological transfer and services . In nowadays ever-changing scenario, PoliTO arises as a leading university with top-quality study paths in  engineering, architecture, design,  and  urban planning .

Politecnico di Torino offers programs internationally recognised, including a wide selection of English-Taught Programmes from undergraduate to Ph.D. level.

Politecnico di Torino was one of the first Italian universities to implement a significant  internationalization strategy  that included the creation of an internationalization area, the enhancement of the teaching offer held in English, a significant support to students’ and staff’s international mobility, a growing participation to joint research and teaching programs, and the institution of centers and venues out of national borders (China, Uzbekistan). Thanks to these efforts, Politecnico di Torino is now ranked among the  best international technical universities .

PoliTO has 36000 students and about 16% are international – one of the highest percentages in Italy – contributing to create a true international and multicultural environment.

PoliTO offer  great support services for international students  such as help for accommodation and practical matters (visa, residence permit, health insurance, etc), assistance in administrative procedures, linguistic mediators and welcome activities.

As all the top international universities, one of PoliTO aims is indeed to  increase the awareness of its social role  in the city and the whole, as individuals and institution able to drive the change towards a  more sustainable future . PoliTO is committed in developing a  green  and  sustainable campus  model that addresses global challenges via solutions in harmony with nature, technology and human beings, leveraging on collective knowledge and transmitting the results into the urban connective tissue nurtured by the presence of PoliTO in the Torino metropolitan context.

Research and teaching activities are organized by  11 departments  which also promote research activities in 4 research areas, i.e. Civil and Environmental Engineering Architecture Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Management and Mathematics for Engineering, Information Technologies.

Politecnico di Torino is a  true research university , where  education and research combine  to meet the real needs of the local area and economy and most importantly those of the students. Students who are looking for a thorough education which is relevant to the job market or who are interested in research and a multidisciplinary approach can find in PoliTO the university they were looking for.

Welcome to Politecnico di Torino: one of the most prestigious public institutions at both International and Italian level concerning education, research, technological transfer and services in all sectors of architecture and engineering for more than 150 years (it was founded in 1859, as the oldest technical university in Italy)

PoliTO is located in the North-West of Italy in a vibrant international city with five  campuses  with multipurpose buildings for teaching, basis and applied research and services to the students in Torino and a regional network of technological centers, dedicated to research activities, technological transfer, specialist education and services to the region.

For more than  160 years , Politecnico di Torino has been among the most  prestigious  institutions operating in the fields of  learning, research, technological transfer and services . In nowadays ever-changing scenario, PoliTO arises as a leading university with top-quality study paths in  engineering, architecture, design,  and  urban planning .

Politecnico di Torino offers programs internationally recognised, including a wide selection of English-Taught Programmes from undergraduate to Ph.D. level.

Politecnico di Torino was one of the first Italian universities to implement a significant  internationalization strategy  that included the creation of an internationalization area, the enhancement of the teaching offer held in English, a significant support to students’ and staff’s international mobility, a growing participation to joint research and teaching programs, and the institution of centers and venues out of national borders (China, Uzbekistan). Thanks to these efforts, Politecnico di Torino is now ranked among the  best international technical universities .

PoliTO has 36000 students and about 16% are international – one of the highest percentages in Italy – contributing to create a true international and multicultural environment.

PoliTO offer  great support services for international students  such as help for accommodation and practical matters (visa, residence permit, health insurance, etc), assistance in administrative procedures, linguistic mediators and welcome activities.

As all the top international universities, one of PoliTO aims is indeed to  increase the awareness of its social role  in the city and the whole, as individuals and institution able to drive the change towards a  more sustainable future . PoliTO is committed in developing a  green  and  sustainable campus  model that addresses global challenges via solutions in harmony with nature, technology and human beings, leveraging on collective knowledge and transmitting the results into the urban connective tissue nurtured by the presence of PoliTO in the Torino metropolitan context.

Research and teaching activities are organized by  11 departments  which also promote research activities in 4 research areas, i.e. Civil and Environmental Engineering Architecture Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Management and Mathematics for Engineering, Information Technologies.

Politecnico di Torino is a  true research university , where  education and research combine  to meet the real needs of the local area and economy and most importantly those of the students. Students who are looking for a thorough education which is relevant to the job market or who are interested in research and a multidisciplinary approach can find in PoliTO the university they were looking for.

University information

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TOEFL

Minimum score

72

Maximum score

0

PTE Academic

Minimum score

59

Maximum score

0

IELTS

Minimum score

5

Maximum score

0

TOEFL - Masters

Minimum score

72

Maximum score

0

PTE Academic - Masters

Minimum score

59

Maximum score

0

IELTS - Masters

Minimum score

5

Maximum score

0

TOEFL - Bachelors

Minimum score

72

Maximum score

0

PTE Academic - Bachelors

Minimum score

59

Maximum score

0

IELTS - Bachelors

Minimum score

5

Maximum score

0

The campus encompasses education and research aims and services for the local community, offering a multicultural learning environment for students that is closely linked to current corporate reality by working with companies on projects which give students the opportunity to gain work experience before graduating.

Campuses of the Politecnico di Torino draw inspiration from the structure of Anglo-Saxon ones, with multipurpose buildings for teaching, basis and applied research and services to the students in Turin, and a regional network of technological centers (Alessandria, Biella, Mondovì, Verrès), dedicated to research activities, technological transfer, specialist education and services to the region.he campus encompasses education and research aims and services for the local community, offering a multicultural learning environment for students that is closely linked to current corporate reality by working with companies on projects which give students the opportunity to gain work experience before graduating. 

Politecnico di Torino is a Computer Based University where new technologies are an integral part of learning and student services, in fact, multimedia tools like wifi, blogs and lessons in video-streaming have greatly changed the way of teaching, as well as student-teacher and student-student relations. 

There are two main libraries and many small libraries in the various departments. Libraries have over 250.000 items in stock and subscribe over a thousand periodicals a year. Some books belong to old collections coming from the " Scuola di applicazione per gli ingegneri" and the " Museo Industriale", some other have been bought at the antiquarian markets.

Through PolitoSport our University aims to enhance the potential of university sport as an effective and transversal tool for training, research, innovation and improvement of well-being and university experience. Because sport at the Politecnico di Torino means: social inclusion, integration, overcoming ideological barriers, an integral part of the university experience, a factor of sociability, aggregation, sense of belonging, identity, brand, healthy and sustainable lifestyle. For more information, you can consult PoliTO Sport website. 

Total students

30,705

UG students

59%

PG students

41%

International students

5,369

UG students

58%

PG students

42%

Total faculty staff

1,050

Domestic staff

97%

Int'l staff

3%

Student life

Campuses of the Politecnico di Torino draw inspiration from the structure of Anglo-Saxon ones, with multipurpose buildings for teaching, basis and applied research and services to the students in Turin, and a regional network of technological centers (Alessandria, Biella, Mondovì, Verrès), dedicated to research activities, technological transfer, specialist education and services to the region.

The Career Services Office of Politecnico di Torino helps students and graduates to connect with the labour market. It offers job opportunities in Italy and abroad, recruiting events and career counselling.

Rankings & ratings

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #401- 450
  • 2014
    #=370
  • 2015
    #365
  • 2016
    #=314
  • 2017
    #305
  • 2018
    #307
  • 2019
    #=387
  • 2020
    #348
  • 2021
    #308
  • 2022
    #=334

Ranking criteria

32.2
Overall
34.7
Academic Reputation
50.4
Employer Reputation
2.6
Faculty Student Ratio
52.4
Citations per Faculty
1.5
International Faculty Ratio
40.5
International Students Ratio

Available programs

Welcome to Politecnico di Torino: one of the most prestigious public institutions at both International and Italian level concerning education, research, technological transfer and services in all sectors of architecture and engineering for more than 150 years (it was founded in 1859, as the oldest technical university in Italy).

PoliTO is located in the North-West of Italy in a vibrant international city with five  campuses  with multipurpose buildings for teaching, basis and applied research and services to the students in Torino and a regional network of technological centers, dedicated to research activities, technological transfer, specialist education and services to the region.

For more than  160 years , Politecnico di Torino has been among the most  prestigious  institutions operating in the fields of  learning, research, technological transfer and services . In nowadays ever-changing scenario, PoliTO arises as a leading university with top-quality study paths in  engineering, architecture, design,  and  urban planning .

Politecnico di Torino offers programs internationally recognised, including a wide selection of English-Taught Programmes from undergraduate to Ph.D. level.

Politecnico di Torino was one of the first Italian universities to implement a significant  internationalization strategy  that included the creation of an internationalization area, the enhancement of the teaching offer held in English, a significant support to students’ and staff’s international mobility, a growing participation to joint research and teaching programs, and the institution of centers and venues out of national borders (China, Uzbekistan). Thanks to these efforts, Politecnico di Torino is now ranked among the  best international technical universities .

PoliTO has 36000 students and about 16% are international – one of the highest percentages in Italy – contributing to create a true international and multicultural environment.

PoliTO offer  great support services for international students  such as help for accommodation and practical matters (visa, residence permit, health insurance, etc), assistance in administrative procedures, linguistic mediators and welcome activities.

As all the top international universities, one of PoliTO aims is indeed to  increase the awareness of its social role  in the city and the whole, as individuals and institution able to drive the change towards a  more sustainable future . PoliTO is committed in developing a  green  and  sustainable campus  model that addresses global challenges via solutions in harmony with nature, technology and human beings, leveraging on collective knowledge and transmitting the results into the urban connective tissue nurtured by the presence of PoliTO in the Torino metropolitan context.

Research and teaching activities are organized by  11 departments  which also promote research activities in 4 research areas, i.e. Civil and Environmental Engineering Architecture Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Management and Mathematics for Engineering, Information Technologies.

Politecnico di Torino is a  true research university , where  education and research combine  to meet the real needs of the local area and economy and most importantly those of the students. Students who are looking for a thorough education which is relevant to the job market or who are interested in research and a multidisciplinary approach can find in PoliTO the university they were looking for.

Welcome to Politecnico di Torino: one of the most prestigious public institutions at both International and Italian level concerning education, research, technological transfer and services in all sectors of architecture and engineering for more than 150 years (it was founded in 1859, as the oldest technical university in Italy).

PoliTO is located in the North-West of Italy in a vibrant international city with five  campuses  with multipurpose buildings for teaching, basis and applied research and services to the students in Torino and a regional network of technological centers, dedicated to research activities, technological transfer, specialist education and services to the region.

For more than  160 years , Politecnico di Torino has been among the most  prestigious  institutions operating in the fields of  learning, research, technological transfer and services . In nowadays ever-changing scenario, PoliTO arises as a leading university with top-quality study paths in  engineering, architecture, design,  and  urban planning .

Politecnico di Torino offers programs internationally recognised, including a wide selection of English-Taught Programmes from undergraduate to Ph.D. level.

Politecnico di Torino was one of the first Italian universities to implement a significant  internationalization strategy  that included the creation of an internationalization area, the enhancement of the teaching offer held in English, a significant support to students’ and staff’s international mobility, a growing participation to joint research and teaching programs, and the institution of centers and venues out of national borders (China, Uzbekistan). Thanks to these efforts, Politecnico di Torino is now ranked among the  best international technical universities .

PoliTO has 36000 students and about 16% are international – one of the highest percentages in Italy – contributing to create a true international and multicultural environment.

PoliTO offer  great support services for international students  such as help for accommodation and practical matters (visa, residence permit, health insurance, etc), assistance in administrative procedures, linguistic mediators and welcome activities.

As all the top international universities, one of PoliTO aims is indeed to  increase the awareness of its social role  in the city and the whole, as individuals and institution able to drive the change towards a  more sustainable future . PoliTO is committed in developing a  green  and  sustainable campus  model that addresses global challenges via solutions in harmony with nature, technology and human beings, leveraging on collective knowledge and transmitting the results into the urban connective tissue nurtured by the presence of PoliTO in the Torino metropolitan context.

Research and teaching activities are organized by  11 departments  which also promote research activities in 4 research areas, i.e. Civil and Environmental Engineering Architecture Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Management and Mathematics for Engineering, Information Technologies.

Politecnico di Torino is a  true research university , where  education and research combine  to meet the real needs of the local area and economy and most importantly those of the students. Students who are looking for a thorough education which is relevant to the job market or who are interested in research and a multidisciplinary approach can find in PoliTO the university they were looking for.

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