At a glance

RANKING

2016 QS World University Ranking

by Faculty

#66 Engineering and Technology

by Subject

EUROPE
#16 Architecture/ Built Environment
#9 Civil and Structural Engineering
#10 Electrical and Electronic Engineering

WORLD
#50 Architecture / Built Environment
#37 Civil and Structural Engineering
#40 Electrical and Electronic Engineering


TEACHING

Students (A.Y. 2016/2017)

31,500 students enrolled in Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes
58% students from outside Piedmont
14% international students

5,300 first year students

360 students enrolled in I and II level Specializing Masters programmes, Lifelong Learning courses and training courses for businesses (A.Y. 2015/2016)

700 PhD candidates

Graduates 2016

6,533 graduates
3,206 Bachelor's degree graduates - Average age: 24
3,327 Master's degree graduates - Average age: 26

Employment rate of Master's graduates one year after graduation (Almalaurea 2016 - def. ISTAT-WORK FORCE):
84,6% (Italian average 69.2%)

Course catalogue (A.Y. 2016/2017)

22 Bachelor's degree programmes (3 in Architecture and 19 in Engineering)
30 Master's degree programmes (7 in Architecture and 23 in Engineering)
16 educational paths taught completely in English

1 I level Specializing Masters programme
9 II level Specializing Masters programmes

2 Interuniversity Specializing Masters programmes

7 Lifelong Learning courses

16 PhD programmes, including 5 in cooperation with other universities and research centres

Qualità & Impegno (Quality & Commitment) programme for Bachelor’s students
Alta Scuola Politecnica (ASP) for Master’s students


INTERNATIONALIZATION

443 International agreements

  • 29 Africa
  • 108 Asia
  • 5 Oceania
  • 155 Europe
  • 26 Middle East
  • 34 North America
  • 86 South America

453 Erasmus + EU PROGRAMME COUNTRIES agreements

118 Double Degree and student mobility agreements

Mobility students (A.Y. 2015/16)

791 Incoming students
1,163 Outgoing students

International students

Graph of increase in international students enrollment from 2000 (less then 1,000 students) to 2016 (over 5,000 students)

Country of origin for incoming students

From 120 countries

China25%
Iran8,2%
Pakistan7,1%
Romania5,6%
Albania3,9%
Cameroun3,7%
Spain3,4%
Colombia3,2%
France2,8%
Morocco2,6%
Turkey2,3%
Uzbekistan2,3%
Lebanon2,2%
Peru2,1%
Brazil1,7%
Other countries21,6%

Human capital (figures update to 31/12/2016)

Teaching staff
Full professors209
Associate professors384
Researchers261
Female population27.4%
Administrative staff
Staff members871
Female population59.7%

RESEARCH

Research Grants The table shows the main research grants, the number and the amount in EUR millions
Grants Number Mln.€
H2020 EU projects (2014-2016) 97 34.7
International projects (2012-2016) 36 3.3
National projects (2012-2016) 112 19.2
Regional projects (2012-2016) 324 40
Research contracts with the public and private sector (2016) 18.9

EUROPEAN INITIATIVES

11 ERC-funded projects (European Research Council), of which:

  • 9 with the Principal Investigator from Politecnico di Torino
  • 2 with Politecnico as a "Partner institution"

2 ICT FET FLAGSHIPS INITIATIVES UE:

  • Human Brain Project
  • Graphene

Politecnico is the only Italian partner participating in both projects

NATIONAL INITIATIVES

10 Smart Cities projects
17 PRIN projects
5 regional projects: Piattaforme Tecnologiche Fabbrica Intelligente
10 National Technology Clusters

INTERNATIONALIZATION AND PROMOTION OF RESEARCH

26 projects funded by the “Call for Joint Projects for the Internationalization of Research” (since 2013)
38 projects supported by the MITOR call for proposals between 2009 and 2015
9 internal projects "La Ricerca dei Talenti" call for proposals

Extra-European cooperation projects funded by the Siebel Energy Institute, federal authorities such as NIH (National Institute of Health) and NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology), US multinational corporations such as IBM and CISCO

Partner of EIT (European Institute of Technology) Inno Energy and Digital KIK (Knowledge Innovation Community)

MOBILITY OF RESEARCHERS

25 visiting professor applications approved in 2016
8 "Joint research projects with top universities"
21 H2020 Marie Sklodowska Curie projects


TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER

3rd MISSION KNOWLEDGE SHARING
(figures updated to 31/12/2016)

519 patents, of which 30% in joint-ownership with companies or international bodies
237 active patents (46% of the portfolio), of which 56% in jointownership with companies or international bodies
1,01 Mln € revenue in 2015-16 for exploitation, patent development and Proof of Concept

46 spin-offs
26 existing partnership agreements

I3P - The innovative Enterprise Incubator
(2016 results)

Ideas accepted 600
Projects launched 145
Startups launched 49 of which admitted to I3P 15
Equity investments 8,05 Mln €


The University Single Budget for 2017

Politecnico di Torino single budget pie chart (2017)