Polytechnic University of Turin

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The Politecnico di Torino ( Turin Polytechnic, POLITO ) is a semi -governmental engineering Technical University in the northern Italian city of Turin, with around 26,000 students and nearly 900 scientific employees.

The Polytechnic University of Turin was founded in 1906 as a university, with its origins dating back to 1859. She took as many other European universities of technology in the early 20th century, heavily on the technological and industrial development of the country and became part of an engineering center of Italy.

Within 2 architecture schools and four engineering schools provides the Technical University of Turin study courses in the following disciplines:

  • Architecture
  • Civil Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Engineering
  • Electronics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer science
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Physiktechnik
  • Biomedical Engineering

The teaching is spread across a number of campuses in Turin; Since 1990, new sites in Alessandria, Aosta, Biella, Ivrea, Mondovi and Vercelli be used. The Polytechnic University of Turin conducts extensive university research which is also at over 700 per year research contracts of companies is significantly (including Motorola, Compaq, Ferrari, Fiat, IBM, Microsoft, Nokia and Pininfarina ). Rector of the University is Prof. Francesco Profumo.