Over 100,000 students are enrolled in technical subjects, the sciences and humanities at the Region’s four major universities: the Politecnico of Torino, the University of Torino, the University of Piemonte Orientale and the University of Gastronomic Sciences. These universities provide the backbone to Torino-Piemonte’s education system and have a strong R&D base as well as a good track record of corporate collaboration. According to the Regional Innovation Scoreboard 2005, drawn up by the Lombardia region, Piemonte ranks first in Italy in terms of successful collaboration between universities and corporations. Colleges for higher education and professional training, private centers and institutes for post-graduate education are additional educational resources in the Region: The European Training Foundation, the International Labor Organization - the International Training Center, the United Nations Interregional Crime Research Institute, the United Nations Staff College. The universities and the Politecnico play a key role in promoting and establishing co-operation and exchange on both a national and international level.
- POLITECNICO OF TORINO (www.polito.it)
Over 28,000 students, 1,000 lecturers/researchers, 4 schools of Engineering, 2 schools of Architecture, 35 Master of Science courses, 24 doctorates, 18 departments for research activities, 800 research contracts with public institutions and businesses.
- UNIVERSITY OF TORINO (www.unito.it)
Over 58,000 students, 1,500 professors/ researchers, 190 degrees, 13 faculties, 55 departments, 9 colleges, one of those is the new Interfaculty University School in Strategies Sciences, 25 doctorates, 18 bi-national degrees, 3 centers of excellence, 375 partnerships with all continents Universities, 4 Research centers of excellence (NIS - Nanostructure Interfaces and Surfaces; CIM - Molecular Imaging Center; MBC - Molecular Biotechnology Center; Didactic, Assistance and Research Center of Excellence of the Dental School).
- UNIVERSITY OF PIEMONTE ORIENTALE (www.unipmn.it)
Over 9,350 students, 7 faculties, 12 departments, 16 master degrees, 28 basic degrees, 3 one-series master degrees, 11 master I and II level, 10 research doctorates, 16 specialization schools in the medical field, 1 postgraduate course, more than 40 research partnerships and more than 60 didactic partnerships with foreign universities.
- UNIVERSITY OF GASTRONOMIC SCIENCES (www.unisg.it)
Basic degree in Gastronomic Sciences, Master Degree in Management and Promotion of Gastronomy and Tourism, Master in Italian Gastronomy and Tourism, Master in Food Culture and Communication. Promoted by Slow Food, it is a unique academic institution entirely dedicated to the study of food and its cultural value.
Last Updated on 07/01/2010