Politecnico at a glance

RANKING

2020 QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKING

Overall Ranking

#348 - Top 33% globally

By Broad Subject

#41 Engineering and Technology

2019 QS WUR by Subject

#38 Architecture / Built Environment
#24 Civil and Structural Engineering
#42 Electrical & Electronic Engineering
#31 Mechanical, Aeronautical, Manufacturing & Production Engineering
#24 Mineral & Mining Engineering

2020 QS - GRADUATE EMPLOYABILITY RANKING

Overall ranking

#111-120 - Top 24% globally

by Indicator

#14 Graduate Employment Rate

2019 THE EUROPE TEACHING RANKING

Overall Ranking

#101-125

by Indicator

#22 Engagement (Impegno verso gli studenti)
#48 Outcomes (Capacità di generare effetti positivi)


TEACHING

Students (A.Y. 2018/19)

  • 35.700 students enrolled in Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes
  • 5.300 first year students - A.Y. 2018/19
  • 565 students enrolled in I and II level Specializing Masters programmes, Lifelong Learning courses and training courses for businesses
  • 875 PhD candidates - A.Y. 2018/19
  • 68% students from outside Piedmont (52% italians from outside Piedmont, 16% foreigners)

Graduates 2018

  • 6.691 graduates
  • 3,495 Bachelor's degree graduates (Average age: 23,7)
  • 3,196 Master's degree graduates (Average age 26,2)

Offerta formativa (a.a. 2019/20)

  • 23 Bachelor's degree programmes (3 in Architecture, 19 in Engineering and 1 Laurea Professionalizzante)
  • 30 Master's degree programmes (6 in Architecture and 24 in Engineering)
  • 23 educational paths taught completely in English
  • 5 I level Specializing Masters programmes
  • 17 II level Specializing Masters programmes - A.Y. 2017/2018
  • 1 Interuniversity Specializing Masters programme
  • 18 Lifelong Learning courses
  • 16 PhD programmes, including 5 in cooperation with other universities (3) and research centres (2)
  • Polito 4 Impact - Talenti programme for Bachelor's students
  • Alta Scuola PolitecnicaAlta Scuola Politecnica (ASP) for Master's students

Employment rate of Master's graduates one year after graduation

(Almalaurea 2019 - def. ISTAT-WORK FORCE):
88,6% (Italian average 73%)


PhD PROGRAMME

Scholarships

85% of PhD candidates receive a scholarship
The PhD grant is 30% higher than national average levels
25% of PhD scholarships are funded by external non-academic bodies
8 PhD programmes offered with the apprenticeship scheme

International PhD candidates

20%

PhD programmes duration

3 Years

  • 1/3 learning activity
  • 2/3 research activity


INTERNATIONALIZATION

International context

  • 413 International Agreements
  • 470 Erasmus + “EU PROGRAMME COUNTRIES” agreements
  • 123 Double degree and student mobility agreements
  • 62 Erasmus + “Partner Countries” agreements

RIPARTIZIONE GEOGRAFICA ACCORDI INTERNAZIONALI

December 2019

  • 648 Europe
  • 143 Asia
  • 138 South America
  • 23 North America
  • 30 Africa
  • 35 Middle East
  • 11 Oceania
  • 1068 Total

Mobility students (Y.A. 2018/19)

  • 926 incoming students
  • 1.376 outgoing students

Grafico raffigurante il numero degli studenti in mobilità

International students

Grafico raffigurante il numero degli iscritti stranieri dal 2006 (meno di 2000 studenti) al 2019 (quasi 7000)

Country of origin for incoming students - A.Y. 2018/19

From 115 countries:

Cina22%
Iran7%
Romania6%
Pakistan5%
Uzbekistan5%
Spain4%
Turkey4%
Albania3%
Colombia3%
France3%
India3%
Cameroun3%
Lebanon2,5%
Morocco2%
Peru2%
Other Countries25,5%

RESEARCH

Internationl research grants (since 2014)

  • 255 European and International Projects
    82 Million EUR
  • 199 Progetti Horizon 2020 di cui 47 coordinati
    76 Mio EUR – 16% tasso di successo, tra cui:
    • 14 ERC – European Research Council 18 Million EUR
    • 38 MSCA Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions 12 Million EUR
    • 120 IL_SC_JTI Industrial Leadership-Societal Challenges e Joint Technology Initiative 42 Million EUR
  • 3 EIT Communities - European Institute of Innovation & Technology:
    • Inno Energy
    • EIT Digital
    • EIT Manufacturing

National and regional research grants (since 2014)

  • 176 National and regional projects
    29 Million EUR
  • Progetti finanziati dal MIUR nell'ambito dei 10 Cluster Nazionali
  • 38 PRIN projects 2017
  • 1 Competence Center «Competence Industry Manufacturing 4.0» Call MISE Industria 4.0 of the Ministry of Economic Development (MISE)
  • 10 infrastrutture di ricerca ad accesso aperto cofinanziate dal bando regionale INFRA-P
  • Progetti nelle Piattaforme regionali:
    • 7 Fabbrica Intelligente
    • 2 Salute e Benessere
    • 7 Bioeconomia
  • 3 Progetti IR2 – Industrializzazione dei risultati della ricerca

Internal calls and initiatives for research

  • 43 Projects for the Internationalization of Research
  • 84 Visiting professors
  • 31 progetti congiunti con enti internazionali
  • 14 progetti Metti in Rete la tua idea di ricerca

Scientific publications - 2019

  • 1650 Publications in scientific journals
  • 977 Proceedings
  • 47 Monographs
  • 371 Contribution in books

Finanziamenti alla ricerca

Fonte conto economico - Bilancio 2018

  • 47 Mio EUR Proventi ricerca – 19% delle entrate del Politecnico
  • 29 Mio EUR da finanziamenti competitivi
  • 18 Mio EUR da attività commerciale con enti e imprese


TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER

Knowledge generation

LabTT The Interdepartmental Laboratory for Technology Transfer
CLIK Contamination Lab & Innovation Kitchen
EIC Entrepreneurship and Innovation centre.

Knowledge sharing

  • 784 patents, of which 34% in joint-ownership with companies or international bodies
  • 293 active patents of which 32% in joint-ownership with international bodies
  • Bando PoC: 3 Mio EUR a budget per il triennio 2019-2021
  • Venture Factory: 12 technologies received in the framework of Itatech platform per lo sviluppo di un Proof of Concept (600.000 EUR)
  • 676.000 EUR di entrate per valorizzazione Proprietà Intellettuale, sviluppo brevetti e Proof of Concept

Invention by sector

  • 12% Aeronautical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering
  • 3% Architecture and Design
  • 21% Biomedical, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering
  • 7% Energy and renewable sources
  • 14% Physical Engineering, Materials and Nanotechnologies
  • 22% Computer Engineering, Electronic and Communications Engineering
  • 7% Civil, Environmental and Building Engineering
  • 13% Industrial, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
  • 1% Mathematical Sciences

Spin-off companies

  • 60 Spin Offs created so far
  • 20 Spin Offs operating
  • 7 Patents licensed by Politecnico to spin offs

Agreements and partnership with private companies

  • 63 Accordi di Partnership vigenti
  • 50 Mio EUR di impegni economici presi a favore del Politecnico
  • 1.000 Brevetti da più 60 università sulla piattaforma www.knowledge-share.eu (iniziativa congiunta con Uibm-Mise e Netval)
  • 300 inventori e 140 tecnologie per il Techshare Day 2019 (organizzato con Università di Torino)

International relations for technology transfer

A global academic network to foster technology transfer activities
Global Venture Lab di UC Berkeley
CESAER

The innovative enterprise incubator
(2019 results)

  • Ideas accepted 848
  • Projects launched 144
  • Raccolta seed funding 9,93 Mio EUR
  • SStartups launched 46 dof which admitted to in I3P 22
  • Seed Investments 5,3 Million EUR
  • Stage Investments 11 Million EUR

Grafico raffigurante la raccolta di capitali 2017-2019
Grafico raffigurante i settori delle startup i3p

Addetti imprese I3P

  • 2000 Created jobs since 1999


CULTURA E COMUNICAZIONE

Eventi per il grande pubblico e culturali

  • Biennale Tecnologia
  • Festival della Tecnologia
  • Costruire il Futuro (da un’idea di Piero Angela)
  • Just the woman I am
  • Salone del Libro
  • Notte europea dei ricercatori
  • Pint of Science
  • Notte degli Archivi
  • Liberi Libri
  • Top Experiences

Attività di comunicazione

Anno 2019

  • 6.200 Segnalazioni su Media
  • 330 Articoli sul Magazine PoliFlash
  • + 400 Conferenze, seminari organizzati e presentazioni di libri
  • + 450 students from schools involved in outreach activities

On social media

Al 31/12/2019

  • Facebook 70.600 followers
  • Instagram 18.800 followers
  • Linkedin 130.600 followers
  • Twitter 15.400 followers
  • Youtube 6.000 followers (con 900 video pubblicati)

Le Biblioteche

Al 31/12/2019

  • 2 Biblioteche Centrali
  • 10 Biblioteche dipartimentali
  • 459.000 monografie
  • 9.000 periodici cartacei
  • 60.000 tesi di laurea
  • 61.000 periodici elettronici
  • 103.500 e-book
  • 92.000 operazioni di prestito di libri
  • 950.000 download di risorse elettroniche full-text
  • 61.000 sessioni DigProxy (connessioni da remoto)
  • 15.000 utenti DigProxy (connessioni da remoto)


THE SUSTAINABLE CAMPUS

GreenMetric 2019

  • #103 al mondo
  • #5 in Italia

The Impact 2019

  • #29 al mondo per l’Obiettivo di Sviluppo Sostenibile n.11: “Città e Comunità Sostenibili”

Our people (figures update to 01/12/2019)

Teaching staff
983 professors of which:
Full professors247
Associate professors399
Researchers337
Female population30%
Administrative staff
Staff members889
Female population61%

2020 UNIVERSITY BUDGET

263 Million EUR

Grafico raffigurante il bilancio di Ateneo 2020