History, Affiliations, and Rankings
The University of Turin was established as a stadium in 1404, under the drive of Prince Ludovico di Savoia. From 1427 to 1436 the seat of the college was moved to Chieri and Savigliano. It was shut in 1536 and restored by Duke Emmanuel Philibert thirty years after the fact. It began to acquire its advanced shape following the model of the University of Bologna, albeit critical improvement didn't happen until the changes made by Victor Amadeus II, who additionally made the Collegio delle Province for understudies not locals of Turin. Its affiliation is with EUA, IAU, UNIMED, NEREUS, SAR, UNITA, CINECA, NETVAL. The University of Turin is ranked #209 in Best Global Universities. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence. As of 2022, it is ranked by QS World University Rankings 33rd among the engineering and technology universities in the world, ranking 31st worldwide for Mechanical Engineering, 16th for Petroleum Engineering, 28th for Architecture and 31st for Civil Engineering.
Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses
The University of Turin is one of the most ancient and prestigious Italian Universities. Hosting over 79.000 students and with 120 buildings in different areas in Turin and in key places in Piedmont, the University of Turin can be considered a “city-within-a-city”, promoting culture and producing research, innovation, training, and employment. The University of Turin is today one of the largest Italian Universities, open to international research and training. It carries out scientific research and organizes courses in all disciplines, except for Engineering and Architecture. It is an integral part of the community, acting for reviving urban and suburban areas, promoting cultural interaction, social integration, and development, and encouraging dialogue and insight into current realities.
Accomplishments and Alumni
The University of Turin is one of the most prestigious universities in Italy and has produced many prominent graduates such as Prime Ministers, Nobel Prize winners, lawyers, philosophers, CEOs, and writers. Here are some of the alumni of this university Gianni Agnelli - former head of FIAT, Franco Bernabè, banker and CEO of Telecom Italia, Domenico Siniscalco, vice chairman of Europe and country head of Morgan Stanley.
Student Diversity and Visiting Companies
Students are very diverse in this university as they came from different countries to study here. There are over 4000 + international students. Many reputed companies came here to provide placement opportunities to students.