The Università degli Studi di Torino (UniTo) is one of the largest Italian Universities, with about 80.000 students, 3.900 employees (academic, administrative and technical staff), 1.800 post-graduate and post-doctoral research fellows. Research and training are performed in 27 Departments, encompassing all scientific disciplines. According to ARWU, in 2018 UniTo ranks among the top 300 universities out of 1.200 and as the second university in Italy. The NTU Taiwan ranking for 2018 sets UniTo at the 171st place over the 500 top universities worldwide, and at the 6th place in Italy. UniTo is also 55th over 600+ worldwide and 2nd in Italy in the 2018 ranking by GreenMetrics, assessing the environmental and social sustainability of academic activities and infrastructures. As for internationalization, UniTo is involved in about 600 cooperation agreements worldwide, including joint educational programs at undergraduate and doctoral level.
UniTo manages roughly 500 projects per year, both at the national and international level. The long record of participation of UniTo in the EU strategic research agenda results from 115 FP7 funded research projects, among which 33 coordinated projects, 5 ERC grants as host institution and 4 Research Infrastructures projects. Under H2020, 106 projects have been funded so far, among which 26 coordinated projects, 7 ERC and 6 Research Infrastructures grants.