Established in 1859, Politecnico di Torino (POLITO) is the oldest technical University in Italy and one of the most prestigious public institutions in Italy for education and research in engineering, architecture and design.
Ranking among the first forty technical universities in the world, it is globally recognized as a high-quality centre for education and research. At Politecnico di Torino around 1.000 Professors and Researchers carry out research and provide education to 37.000 students, of which 5.000 international from more than 120 countries, on a wide catalogue of degree courses including 16 PhD courses and 30 MSc courses, of which 60% in English. Its international education network features 1.000 agreements with EU and non-EU universities and international campuses in China and Uzbekistan. POLITO’s experience in European projects is in research as well as international mobility and cooperation in programmes such as Horizon 2020, FP6-7, Erasmus+, LLP, Erasmus Mundus, TEMPUS, EuropeAid. Throughout the years POLITO has proved to be one of the top Italian universities for the volume of international collaborations and the quality of the results achieved.