University of Turin

The University of Turin was founded in 1404 by Pope I Benedict in Turin, Italy. After that it developed with the contributions of Savoia-Acaja’s Prince Ludovico. In the 19th century, the university became one of the most prestigious universities in Italy, where teachers such as Cesare Lombroso, Carlo Forlanini and Arturo Graf attended. The University of Turin has 70,500 students. These students are 3,900 international. The University of Turin, which offers 66 undergraduate and 75 graduate programs, has 9 integrated programs.  The university, which has an agreement with 600 international organizations, meets an average of 500 Erasmus students every year and sends 1,200 Erasmus students. Performs and conducts scientific research related to all fields except engineering and architecture departments. It is well known for its research centers in the fields of Medical Diagnostic, Biosensoristics and Nanotechnologies. It is unique in Italy with the departments of Biotechnology, Military Strategy, Sport Sciences and Restoration Conversation. History, philosophy, law, economics and pharmacy are known for research related to such departments. It also plans to expand its work in modern areas such as food science, social politics, IT, performing arts and communication sciences.

Medical School

Founded in 1404, the University of Turin has been teaching English Medicine since 2017. The main mission of the Department of Medicine is to design and develop advanced research in various medical fields such as Cardiology, Clinical Biochemistry, Dermatology, Dietetics, Endocrinology, Epidemiology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Medical Genetics, Nephrology. The fields of research studied by the scientific sectors in the department divide biomedical clinical research spectrum, including a translation stage that connects basic research to patient care. The presence of a wide range of researchers, from medicine to clinical specialists, creates a stimulating cultural environment and produces synergies that enable the development of multidisciplinary research projects.  Within each area of specialization, the research programs of DMS aim to understand the basic mechanisms of human diseases, improve diagnostic methods and treatment, and protect health and welfare.

Famous Alumni of University of Turin

Many of the leading figures in 20th-century Italian political, social and cultural life, such as Antonio Gramsci and Piero Gobetti, Palmiro Togliatti and Massimo Bontempelli, Norberto Bobbio and Cesare Pavese, also graduated from the University of Turin.