18 PhD programmes
Politecnico di Torino is an international University where traditions and future, past and modernity are interlinked. Founded in 1906, but preceded by the Technical School for Engineers founded in 1859, it covers the fields of Engineering and Architecture, with excellence in education, training and research as well as performing high levels of internationalization and innovation.
Its long ever-changing history has rated Politecnico among the top European technical Universities for education and research, with 38,700 students and a teaching staff of more than 1,000. With Startup Incubators, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Centre, it follows the creative process of students and opportunity of growth.
With 90% of PhD positions funded with an amount among the highest in Italy and in line with European standards, life at Politecnico guarantees the welfare of University community. It concerns equal opportunities and inclusion policies, organization, protection and assistance of students with Special Needs.
Politecnico di Torino believes strongly in the strategic value of diversity and is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for every student. Working women, particularly in STEM disciplines, face unique challenges in balancing their work and personal lives. For this reason, it proudly offers some meaningful initiatives dedicated to female students.