City of Turin



University of Turin

The University of Torino (UNITO) established in Torino in 1404, is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Italy.

It hosts about 70,000 students, 4,000 academic, administrative and technical staff, 1,800 post-graduate and post-doctoral students. With 120 buildings in different areas in Torino and in key places in Piedmont, the University of Torino can be considered as “city-within-a-city”, promoting culture and producing research, innovation, training and employment. UNITO is today one of the largest Italian Universities, open to international research and education. It carries out scientific research and organizes courses in a wide range of disciplines such as history, philosophy, law, economics, medicine, food science, social politics, IT, performing arts, communication sciences, restoration and conservation.


UNITO is an integral part of the community and contributes significantly to its general well-being, acting for reviving urban and suburban areas, promoting cultural interaction, social integration and development, encouraging dialogue and insight into current realities.

The University of Torino is actively involved in different social contexts: environment, equal opportunities, defence of the rights. It also acts at an international level, by partnership arrangements with universities in the BRIC countries and in other nations in Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe and in the Mediterranean area. UNITO maintains roughly 500 formal agreements with foreign universities and is involved in several international networks.



Via Savonarola, 9
44121 - Ferrara

E-mail: international@unife.it
Tel: +39 0532 293200
Fax: +39 0532 293203