Presentation on theme: "Università degli Studi di Torino A University for Europe."— Presentation transcript:
Università degli Studi di Torino A University for Europe
WEM, Lisbon 20-23 May 2003 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 1200 Professors More than 700 Researchers More than 1600 Administrative and Technical Staff More than 60,000 students About 1,000 Ph.D students
WEM, Lisbon 20-23 May 2003 Faculties Agriculture and Forestry Economics Pharmacy Law Letters and Philosophy Modern Languages and Literature Medicine and Surgery Veterinary Medicine Psychology Education Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences Political Sciences All disciplines thaught except Engineering and Architecture
WEM, Lisbon 20-23 May 2003 The international dimension About 250 cooperation agreements with Universities all over the world both in the field of research and didactic
WEM, Lisbon 20-23 May 2003 The international dimension International mobility 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 Socrates-Erasmus Programme...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.
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 doctoral degrees …furthermore
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 Università degli Studi di Torino Via Verdi, 8 - 10124 Torino ITALY http://www.unito.it Thank you for your attention