The University of Torino, “city-within-a-city”, is classified among the most prestigious and antique Universities in Italy. It provides culture, research, innovation, training and work.
With more than 70.000 students, approximately 5.000 teachers, administrative and technical personnel, 3.000 PhDs and graduates, 120 buildings including a number of centres, the University of Torino currently represents a tradition that has grown over a period of six hundred years.
It offers a great variety of degree courses, some of which such as Military Strategy, Biotechnology, Sport Sciences, Restoration and Conservation (in Venaria) are unique in Italy. Furthermore, some of its research centres such as Medical Diagnostics, Biosensoristics and Nanotechnologies are among the best in Italy.
The University of Torino is an active subject in the transformation of urban areas ― having glorious, scientific and humanistic traditions ― to which important specializations are connected: socio-political studies, information technology, food science, entertainment, communication sciences, intellectual properties leading to the development of most ambitious projects such as The City of Health and Science (Città della Salute e della Scienza). All these activities develop in regional Museum Circuits, on a considerable range of scientific, humanistic and artistic subjects.
The University is actively committed to most important social matters such as environment, equal opportunities and rights of people with special rights. Moreover, it runs its own media, such as radio, television and cinema.
Last but not least, the University of Torino has interwoven international cooperation relationships, and is demonstrating continual growth, which has promoted the integration of different cultures: a moving reality capable of leading the citizens to “doing better”.