Politecnico at a glance

RANKING

2018 QS World University Ranking

by Faculty - World

#33 Engineering and Technology

by Subject - World

#24 History of Art
#34 Civil and Structural Engineering
#41 Architecture/ Built Environment
#50 Electrical Engineering

2017 QS Graduate Employability Ranking

Overall

#121 - 130

by Indicator

WORLD
#1 Graduate Employment Rate


TEACHING

Students (A.Y. 2017/2018)

33,500 students enrolled in Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes

5,300 first year students - A.Y. 2017/2018

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

650 PhD candidates

59.5% students from outside Piedmont (45% italians from outside Piedmont, 14.5% foreigners)

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 2017 - def. ISTAT-WORK FORCE):
83,7% (Italian average 69.9%)

Course catalogue (A.Y. 2017/2018)

22 Bachelor's degree programmes (3 in Architecture and 19 in Engineering)
29 Master's degree programmes (6 in Architecture and 23 in Engineering)
19 educational paths taught completely in English

3 I level Specializing Masters programmes
15 II level Specializing Masters programmes

1 Interuniversity Specializing Masters programme

33 Lifelong Learning courses

16 PhD programmes, including 5 in cooperation with other universities (3) and research centres (2)

Qualità & Impegno (Quality & Commitment) 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

129 Double Degree and student mobility agreements

Mobility students (A.Y. 2016/17)

802 Incoming students
1,163 Outgoing students

International students

Graph of increase in international students enrollment from 2000 (less then 1,000 students) to 2017 (over 5,000 students)

Country of origin for incoming students

From 114 countries

China23.67%
Iran7.61%
Pakistan6.84%
Romania5.33%
Spain3.76%
Albania3.66%
Cameroun3.52%
France3.52%
Uzbekistan3.34%
Colombia3.00%
Morocco2.44%
Turkey2.38%
India2.19%
Lebanon2.13%
Peru2.03%
Other countries24.6%

Human capital (figures update to 1/10/2017)

Teaching staff
Full professors225
Associate professors373
Researchers302
Female population28%
Administrative staff
Staff members878
Female population60.3%

RESEARCH

RESEARCH CONTRACTS WITH THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR

18.9 M € - 2016

RESEARCH GRANTS (since 2014)

127 UE H2020 Projects
47 Mln €

40 International Projects
4 Mln €

207 National and Regional Projects
23 Mln €

NATIONAL INITIATIVES

10 Smart Cities projects
17 PRIN projects - 2015
5 Regional projects: Piattaforme Tecnologiche Fabbrica Intelligente
10 National Technology Clusters

EUROPEAN INITIATIVES

12 ERC - funded projects - European Research Council, of which:
10 with the Principal Investigator from Politecnico
2 with Politecnico as a "Partner Institution"

2 FET Flagships Initiatives UE:
- Graphene
- Human Brain Project
Politecnico is the only Italian partner participating in both projects

INTERNATIONALIZATION AND PROMOTION OF RESEARCH

34 projects funded by the Call for Joint Projects for the Internationalization of Research (since 2013)
52 projects supported by the MITOR call for proposals between 2009 and 2016
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

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)

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

MOBILITY OF RESEARCHERS

28 visiting professor applications approved in 2016
18 "Joint research projects with top universities"
22 H2020 Marie Sklodowska Curie projects


TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER

KNOWLEDGE GENERATION AND TRAINING ACTIVITIES

- European Innovation Academy: over 1,000 students from 81 countries in 2 years
- Innovation For Change in cooperation with CERN and Fondazione Agnelli
- CLIK (Contamination Lab & Innovation Kitchen)
- c.lab TORINO (with Università di Torino)

IPRs AND DEVELOPMENT OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES

- 601 patents, of which 34% in joint-ownership with companies or international bodies
- 252 active patents (42% of the portfolio), of which 32% in joint-ownership with companies or international bodies

Graphic showing Inventions by sector

- PoC Call: 1.2 M € since 2016, 3 calls, 31 technologies funded
- 2 ERC funded technologies received a PoC grant / 2 ERC Proof of Concept grants
- 2,48 Mln € revenue in 2014-17 for exploitation, patent development and Proof of Concept

SPIN-OFF COMPANIES

- 51 Spin-offs created so far
- 23 Spin-offs currently operational
- over 2 Mln € funding from investors for spin-off initiatives (2016-2017)
- 27 patents licensed by Politecnico to spin-offs

III MISSION KNOWLEDGE SHARING

Agreements and partnerships with private companies

- Partnership Agreements with 36 companies
- the www.knowledge-share.eu platform, created to promote Politecnico patents to private companies. It is now open to all Italian public universities and research centres. It has 20 member universities and over 200 patents.
- TECHSHARE DAY
- BROAD P.I.T.T. 2

International relations for technology transfer

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

Public engagement activities 2016

- 1,612 publications in scientific journals
- 972 contributions to scientific conferences published
- About 400 conferences and seminars organized
- Over 600 students from our Schools

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 €


2017 University Budget Plan

Politecnico di Torino single budget pie chart (2017)