Politecnico di Torino was founded in 1859 as an Engineering College and since 1906 officially named Politecnico di Torino (Polito). For a long time the university has been a leader in the field of polytechnic education, as well as one of the leading European universities in the field of engineering and architecture, possessing extensive connections with the world of industry.
The close cooperation with companies assures one of the highest graduate employment rate in the world, as per QS Graduate Employability ranking 2019 and 2018.
At the moment, about 32,000 students study at the university, 18% of whom are foreigners from more than 100 different countries.
Polito offers a variety of international programs; about 50% of them are taught in English (including 6 undergraduate programs, 11 master’s programs and all doctoral programs). In addition, Politecnico has close ties with the most prestigious universities in Europe and in the world: there are more than 400 international agreements.
At the university there is a special department (Department of International Affairs), which supports and assists all international students entering Politecnico di Torino.
Get more information about international programs and support for international students here.