The Politecnico di Torino offers excellence in technology and acknowledges its historical context. It promotes the ability to carry out theoretical or applied research, and also the capacity to achieve concrete and reliable productive processes or organise services and facilities. Attention is paid to practicality without forgetting design, and striving for quality while keeping costs under control. At the Politecnico, today's needs are analysed to design a sustainable tomorrow. By the end of his or her degree, a Politecnico di Torino graduate has gained a vast, many-sided range of skills and knowledge. Education here goes beyond a technical knowledge of engineering and architecture. Students acquire competence in the interdisciplinary nature of the various fields of the contemporary scientific world, while still aware of the needs of people and society.

The Politecnico has 26,000 students studying on 120 courses (39 Bachelor’s degree courses; 35 Master of Science courses; 30 Doctorates and 18 specialisation courses). There is a staff of over 890 lecturers and researchers, and around 800 administration staff. There are 6 Schools, 1 Graduate School, 18 Departments and 7 Interdepartmental Centres.
The income in the 2005 forecast balance is 223 million Euros.

For further information: www.polito.it
Valentina Gatteschi