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					       Università degli Studi di Torino




A University for Europe
The city of Turin

       • Situated in northern
       Italy at the border with
       France and Switzerland
       • Known as an industrial
       city, but rich in history
       and charm
       • Ex capital of Italy and
       city of the Savoy family
       • Host city of the Winter
       Olympic Games of 2006

                    WEM, Lisbon 20-23 May 2003
       The University of Turin
        It was founded in 1404
Erasmus of Rotterdam obtained his degree
              here in 1506


                      It is now one of the
                      biggest among Italian
                      Universities.



                                WEM, Lisbon 20-23 May 2003
             Overall Organization
• 12 Faculties
• 55 Departments
• 13 Interdepartmental Research Centres

                       • More than 60,000 students
                       • About 1,000 Ph.D students

• More than 1200 Professors
• More than 700 Researchers
• More than 1600 Administrative
  and Technical Staff
                                    WEM, Lisbon 20-23 May 2003
                         Faculties
•   Agriculture and Forestry
•   Economics                 All disciplines thaught except
•   Pharmacy                  Engineering and Architecture
•   Law
•   Letters and Philosophy
•   Modern Languages and Literature
•   Medicine and Surgery
•   Veterinary Medicine
•   Psychology
•   Education
•   Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences
•   Political Sciences
                                             WEM, Lisbon 20-23 May 2003
            The international dimension
                               International   cooperation agreements in the world


About 250 cooperation                Oceania
                                                    Central
                                                    America
agreements with Universities
                                       0%                   Africa
                                                      3%                     South
                                                             7%
                                                                            America
all over the world both in
                               Middle east
                                   2%                                         20%

the field of research and                                                     North
didactic                          Europe
                                                                             America
                                                                               6%
                                   57%                               Asia
                                                                     5%




                                                           WEM, Lisbon 20-23 May 2003
          The international dimension
                     International mobility

                 Socrates-Erasmus Programme

•   participation since the launch of the programme
•   exchanges with more than 250 partners
•   about 600 outgoing students
•   about 500 incoming students
•   most appealing countries: Spain, France, Germany,UK

    ...furthermore   participation in other EU mobility
                     programmes, such as Alfa, Leonardo
                                          WEM, Lisbon 20-23 May 2003
                 The international dimension
                                Double degree programmes
Selected students follow their study programme alternatively in their
           home University and in the partner University.
                They are awarded a double degree.
         Faculty                          Partner Institutions
                       1) Ecole Europeenne des Affaires (EAP) – Paris (F)
  Economy              2) Université de Jean Moulin Lyon 3 (F)

                       Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis Nice (F)
  Law

  Political Sciences   1) Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Bordeaux (F)
                       2) Ecole Europeenne des Affaires EAP – Paris (F)
  Foreign Languages    Université de la Savoie – Chambery (F)
  and Literatures
  Agriculture          FESIA Consortium (F) and NOVA Consortium (SV)

                                                                 WEM, Lisbon 20-23 May 2003
              The international dimension
                          Cooperation with France
     Strong historical and cultural ties traditionally link the University
                      of Turin and French Universities

                  The Italian-French University

• it is hosted by the University of Turin and the University of Grenoble
• it is an autonomous institution founded in 1998
• it has the primary objective to increase university cooperation between
Italy and France in the field of research and training
• it supports projects for the creation of integrated curricula,
international doctoral schools, international summer schools, exchanges
and conferences
• it manages the funding programme for doctoral “co-tutelles de thèse”

                                                      WEM, Lisbon 20-23 May 2003
               The international dimension
                        International Ph.D. studies
   ISASUT International School of Advanced Studies
• created in 2001 with the aim to integrate different
disciplines and to internationalize Ph.D. studies
• offers fellowships to foreign students
• courses/seminars held by visiting foreign professors
• courses (partly) held in English
• network with European and extra European doctoral schools


                about 50 agreements for “co-tutelle de
                thèse” for the award of two national
…furthermore    doctoral degrees
                                            WEM, Lisbon 20-23 May 2003
               The international dimension
                   Cooperation with international organizations
    The University of Turin collaborates with the United Nations agencies
                             operating in Turin:
• ITC-ILO International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization
• UNICRI United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute
• WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization

                      Jointly organized post-graduate courses
                     • International trade law
                     • Intellectual property
                     • Management of development
                     • Criminology and international criminal policy
                     • Management of water resourses and water
                     services
                     • International and diplomatic sciences
                     • Cultural projects for development
                                                          WEM, Lisbon 20-23 May 2003
           The international dimension
               Italian language courses for foreigners
        Summer school “Torino Università Estate”

• held each year in July, lasts 16 days
• open to all non native speakers from 18 to…. (need not
be students!)
• 4 hour lessons every day + cultural and sport activities
• qualified teachers specialized in teaching Italian to
foreign learners
• young tutors from the Faculty of Languages
• winter edition held in March 2003 in Bardonecchia

    furthermore... special courses for Erasmus students
                                              WEM, Lisbon 20-23 May 2003
    Thank you for your attention




  Università degli Studi di Torino
Via Verdi, 8 - 10124 Torino ITALY
        http://www.unito.it

                           WEM, Lisbon 20-23 May 2003

				
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