Swinburne partners with Polytechnic University of Turin in Italy

Wednesday 16 March 2016

facade of the polytechnic university of turin in italy

The Polytechnic University of Turin is ranked 33rd in the QS subject rankings for civil and structural engineering.

In summary

  • International partnership for engineering innovation
  • PhD graduates to receive two doctoral testamurs

Swinburne University of Technology has entered into a new partnership with Italy’s oldest technical university, Politecnico di Torino (Polytechnic University of Turin).

The PhD agreement will see postgraduate students work together on engineering research.

Graduates will receive two doctoral degree testamurs to acknowledge the collaborative PhD.

“We are pleased to partner with Polytechnic University of Turin, which has a proven international reputation in engineering and technology,” says Swinburne Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Development), Professor Aleksandar Subic.

“This focus aligns well with Swinburne’s strategic direction.

Innovation precincts linked

The partnership will enable our students to collaborate across two innovation precincts:

The Turin I3P is ranked the fifth best in Europe and 15th in the world by University Business Incubator Index (2014).

Established in 1859, the Politecnico di Torino is an engineering based public university.

Research activities at the university are structured in four macro-areas:

  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Management and Mathematical Engineering
  • Civil, Environmental, Architecture and Design Engineering