University of Turin

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University of Turin
founding 1404
Sponsorship state
place Turin , Italy
Rector Gianmaria Ajani
Students approx. 67,000 (2006)
Employee approx. 1,800 (2006)
University courtyard

The University of Turin ( Italian : Università degli Studi di Torino ; Latin : Alma Universitas Taurinensis , formerly also: Academia Turicensis ) is a state university in the northern Italian city ​​of Turin with around 67,000 students and almost 2,000 academic employees. It was founded in 1404, teaching was temporarily interrupted in 1536, and the university now has extensive facilities for foreign students.


There are twelve faculties :

In 2009 the university founded the Scuola di studi superiori “Ferdinando Rossi” to promote particularly talented students .

Well-known graduates and lecturers

See also

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