Politecnico at a glance

RANKING

2019 QS World University Ranking

By Broad Subject - World

#41 Engineering and Technology

by Subject

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

2019 QS Graduate Employability Ranking

by Indicator - World

#3 Graduate Employment Rate

Greenmetric 2018

#104 World Ranking (2017 #114 WR, 2016 #142 WR)


TEACHING

Students (A.Y. 2017/2018)

35,000 students enrolled in Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes

5,300 first year students - A.Y. 2018/2019

565 students enrolled in I and II level Specializing Masters programmes, Lifelong Learning courses and training courses for businesses

684 PhD candidates - A.Y. 2018/2019

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

Employment rate of Master's graduates one year after graduation (Almalaurea 2019 - def. ISTAT-WORK FORCE):
88,6% (Italian average 73%)

Course catalogue (A.Y. 2018/2019)

22 Bachelor's degree programmes (3 in Architecture and 19 in Engineering)
28 Master's degree programmes (5 in Architecture and 23 in Engineering)
20 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)

Talenti programme for Bachelor's students
Alta Scuola Politecnica (ASP) for Master's students


INTERNATIONALIZATION

463 International agreements

  • 159 Europe
  • 114 Asia
  • 92 South America
  • 35 North America
  • 29 Africa
  • 29 Middle East
  • 5 Oceania

470 Erasmus + EU PROGRAMME COUNTRIES agreements

130 Double Degree and student mobility agreements

Mobility students (A.Y. 2017/18)

850 Incoming students
1,280 Outgoing students

International students

Graph of increase in international students enrollment from 2000 (less then 1,000 students) to 2018 (over 6,000 students)

Country of origin for incoming students (A.Y. 2017/18)

From 114 countries

China24%
Iran8%
Pakistan7%
Romania5%
Spain4%
Albania4%
Cameroun4%
France4%
Uzbekistan3%
Colombia3%
Morocco2%
Turkey2%
India2%
Lebanon2%
Peru2%
Other countries24%

Our people (figures update to 31/12/2018)

Teaching staff
Full professors238
Associate professors403
Researchers338
Female population30%
Administrative staff
Staff members894
Female population60%

RESEARCH

INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH GRANTS

214 European and International Projects (since 2014)
64 Million EUR

167 EU H2020 Projects
60 Million EUR

3 EIT Communities: Inno Energy, EIT Digital, EIT Manufacturing

NATIONAL AND REGIONAL RESEARCH GRANTS

134 National and regional projects
21 Million EUR

38 PRIN projects - 2017
7 Regional projects: Piattaforme Tecnologiche Fabbrica Intelligente
2 Salute e Benessere projects
1 Competence Center "Competence Industry Manufacturing 4.0" Call MISE Industria 4.0 of the Ministry of Economic Development (MISE)

EUROPEAN INITIATIVES

10 ERC - funded projects - European Research Council

12 Million EUR

25 MSCA Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions

8.7 Million EUR

108 IL-SC-JTI Industrial Leadership-Societal Challenges and joint Technology Initiative

36 Million EUR

INTERNAL CALLS AND INITIATIVES FOR RESEARCH

34 projects funded by the Call for Joint Projects for the Internationalization of Research (since 2013)

28 visiting professors

31 "Joint research projects with top universities"

14 projects funded by the call for proposals Metti in Rete la tua idea di ricerca

9 projects funded by the call for proposals La Ricerca dei Talenti

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS in 2018

1997 Publications in scientific journals
1369 Proceedings
65 Monographs
404 Contribution in books


TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER

KNOWLEDGE GENERATION

- LabTT: The Interdepartmental Laboratory for Technology Transfer
- CLIK (Contamination Lab & Innovation Kitchen)
- EIC Entrepreneurship and Innovation centre. Among the education coordinated initiatives:

  • EIA - over 1,500 students from 84 countries in 3 years
  • Innovation For Change - in cooperation with CERN and with the Collège des Ingénieurs Italia (CDI)
  • c.lab TORINO (with Università di Torino)
  • School of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (SEI) - with Università di Torino, CDI, Camera Commercio Torino, Unione Industriale, Club Investitori, Unicredit

KNOWLEDGE SHARING

IPRs AND DEVELOPMENT OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES

- 737 patents, of which 30% in joint-ownership with companies or international bodies
- 281 active patents (38% of the portfolio), of which 31% in joint-ownership with companies or international bodies

Graphic showing Inventions by sector

- PoC Call: 1.7 Million EUR since 2016, 4 calls, 45 technologies funded, 173 researchers involved

- Venture Factory: 4 technologies received in the framework of Itatech platform
- 2 ERC funded technologies received a PoC grant / 2 ERC Proof of Concept grants
- The www.knowledge-share.eu, joint project with Uibm-Mise and Netval, launched by Politecnico promote Politecnico patents to private companies
- Techshare Day: One-to-one meetings day among the inventors, companies and investors to introduce the technological prototypes

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

- 52 Spin Offs created so far
- 20 Spin Offs operating
- 2.5 Million EUR funding from investors
- 29 Patents licensed by Politecnico to spin offs

AGREEMENTS AND PARTNERSHIPS WITH PRIVATE COMPANIES

- Partnership Agreements with 50 top level companies
- 40 Million EUR research budget in favor of Politecnico
- COMPETENCE INDUSTRY MANUFACTURING 4.0 (Univeristà di Torino)

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS FOR TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER

A global academic network to foster technology transfer activities
- Global Venture Lab and Innovation Collider di UC Berkeley
- Australian eChallenge
- InnoWomEnt (Innovative Women Entrepreneurs)
- CLUSTER (Consortium Linking Universities of Science and Technology for Education and Research)

PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES

FESTIVAL DELLA TECNOLOGIA 7-10 November 2019
JUST THE WOMAN I AM
SALONE DEL LIBRO
NOTTE EUROPEA DEI RICERCATORI
PINT OF SCIENCE
LA NOTTE DEGLI ARCHIVI

+3000 Research and TT activities on Media
+400 Organised conferences and seminars
+450 students from schools involved in outreach activities

ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Facebook 68,000 followers
Instagram 14,000 followers
Linkedin 122,000 followers
Twitter 14,600 followers
Youtube 5,600 followers

THE INNOVATIVE ENTERPRISE INCUBATOR
(2018 results)

Ideas accepted 756
Projects launched 137
Startups launched 37 of which admitted to I3P 13
Seed Investments 3.3 Million EUR

Stage Investments 2.9 Million EUR early

2,600 Created jobs since 1999


2018 University Balance Sheet

Politecnico di Torino Balance Sheet pie chart (2018)