Giving a warm welcome to international students at the university is of the utmost importance. It helps you feel valued, supported, and included in the new academic community.

Our welcome program includes activities and initiatives aimed at facilitating your arrival and stay in Torino, providing necessary information, and foster a sense of belonging. By embracing diversity and creating an inclusive environment, we encourage cultural exchange, enhance global perspectives, and enrich the overall educational experience for both international and national students.

Don't miss out on the opportunities we make available to you.

Residence Permit procedures (non-EU students)

28th July at 2:30 pm dedicated to eligible Bachelor and Master of Science students
30 August at 2:30 pm dedicated to eligible Bachelor and Master of Science students
1st September at 2:30 pm dedicated to all the incoming mobility student non-EU

The link and details will be sent via email closer to the event. The meeting will be held on the Zoom platform.

HERE you can find the presentation of the webinar.

PoliTO invites all first-year international students and exchange students to participate in Welcome Weeks: events and initiatives created to welcome you to campus and start familiarizing with our university and the city.

The calendar can include campus tours, cultural events, socializing activities organized by the students associations fostering connections between students and their new environment. By providing a warm and inclusive atmosphere we ensure a smooth transition and a memorable experience for all international students.

Welcome Weeks activities will start on September 4th, do not miss these opportunities!

HERE is available the Welcome Weeks Calendar. (The activities can be booked from the personal PoliTO page, Portale della Didattica. You can access only after your enrolment with the PoliTO matricola number)

HERE is available the Welcome@PoliTO Guide!

This guide is designed to provide you with essential information and resources to navigate your new academic journey smoothly. From campus facilities to local services, cultural insights to practical tips for your stay in Turin, we've got you covered. Start your adventure with confidence and make the most out of your university experience with our Welcome Guide.


During the months of September and October our staff - supported by Mentor Students - will be available to provide assistance, answer questions and offer whole guidance, ensuring you a warm welcome and insertion within our university community.

You will receive information about the procedures to be completed upon your arrival and much more: from applying for the Fiscal Code (Codice Fiscale) to obtaining a Residence Permit (if required); from instructions on how to open a bank account to acquiring a SIM card for your smartphone; from information about cultural events, exhibitions and other scheduled activities of our calendar to general inquiries about the city that you may have.

Where to find us

Main Campus – Corso Castelfidardo, 39 at Cittadella Politecnica – ground floor, right side down the hall   

Opening time

The Welcome Point is open from the 4th September to the 13th October from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm from Monday to Friday. 

Fall semester

From 02/10/2023 (beginning of classes) to 20/01/2024

Winter examination session

From 22/01/2024 to 02/03/2024

Spring semester

From 04/03/2023 to 15/06/2024

Summer examination session 

From 17/06/2024 to 27/07/2024 and from 02/09/2024 to 21/09/2024

Additional info on the Academic Calendar can be found on the Student Guide of your Degree Programme here

National Holidays

  • 25th April
  • 1st May
  • 2nd June
  • 24th June
  • 15th August
  • 1st November  
  • 8th December
  • 25th December
  • 26th December
  • 1st January  
  • 6 th January

Christmas break

24/12/2023- 05/01/2024

Easter break