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An informative day  to visit  IAAD, l’Istituto d’Arte Applicata e Design (Institute of Applied Art and Design) and know better its courses, among which:

Transportation Design
Interior Design
Product Design
Communication Design
Digital Communication Design
Textile & Fashion Design

Social Innovation Design

An opportunity to meet professors, students and professionals in the field of design, many of which are former students of IAAD.

During the info day, the referees for guidance, professors and students will be available to give further information and clarifications on study programs, enrolment requirements, internships and job perspectives.

Last info day:
Friday, September 7

You can apply to participate here (link).

For further information, please contact  Ufficio Orientamento IAAD (IAAD Guidance Office):

+39 011 54 88 68


In order to apply for an IAAD entrance exam you must:

  • submit your application for the course/s you are interested in. You must send (by mail or e-mail), your CV, with a description of the studies you have completed and your past experiences, a statement of purpose and a small portfolio with your work, in case you have one.
    You will find the application form and further instructions on this link.
  • Pass the entrance exam. International students can have their interview and take the entrance exam via Skype.
    You can find further information on the entrance exam, and the application form on this link.
Last two dates available:
Thursday, September 20
Friday, October 5
Accademia Albertina di Belle Arti di Torino

This article may help you if you’re interested in applying for one of the Bachelor degree courses of the Accademia Albertina di Belle Arti di Torino.

What do you study at Accademia?

The Accademia Albertina di Belle Arti in Turin, one of the oldest in Italy, offers 3-year Bachelor courses, among which:

  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Decoration
  • Graphic Design
  • Stage Design
  • New Technologies
  • Creative Direction
  • Communication and Enhancement of Artistic and Contemporary Heritage
  • Art Education

Go to the dedicated page(sezione) of the Accademia’s website to know more about the courses and their programs.

The are also 2-year Master courses, which you can find here (link), and everyone who has an Academic Diploma or a Bachelor’s Degree can apply.

How to apply

Enrolment in one of the 3-year courses for the 2018/2019 a.y. can only be made online, after having passed the entrance exam.

From July 16 to August 26, 2018, you can apply online for the entrance tests.

It’s possible to apply for only one exam (equivalent to only one course).

The entrance exam consists of a first test, generally practical, which varies depending on the selected course, followed by an individual interview, which also varies depending on the course, and generally aimed at verifying the knowledge of art history from the XIV to the XXI century, and at knowing the reasons, interests and goals of the candidate. If the candidate wishes to do so, he/she can submit a portfolio of previous works in order to allow for an assessment on the level of preparation and past experiences.

Entrance exams will be held from September 10 to September 13.

For foreign students, the interview will also serve to assess the knowledge of Italian specific terminology and concepts of the selected course.

Preparation for the exam is up to the candidate and there are no recommendations about textbooks.

On this link you will find the specific content of the exam, according to the different courses, as well as information on where the exams for the 2018/2019 a.y. will be held.

Applicants who will pass the test will then be able to proceed with the enrolment from September 19 to September 30.

Fees and payments

You can find the rules and regulations for fees and payments of the 2018/2019 a.y. online (regolamento tasse e contributi per l’a.a. 2018/2019).

Exemptions can only be made for the payment of the enrolment fee and the attendance fee, according to the conditions stated in the rules and regulations.

Students belonging to the following categories will be completely exempt from the enrolment fee and university fees:

a)Disabled students whose disability is attested to 66%;
b)Foreign students who received scholarships from the Italian government through cooperative development programs and intergovernmental, cultural and scientific agreements.

admissions tests

July 24 marked the end date of the application for the entrance tests for Medicine, Dentistry, Architecture and Veterinary Medicine. Miur (Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research) has recently published a report on its website showing the number of applicants. Here’s some data: there are 83,127 overall applicants, of which 67,005 aspiring Medicine and Dentistry students (66,907 in 2017). There are 7.986 applicants for the Architecture exam, while there were 9,340 last year. There are 8,136 applicants for the Veterinary Medicine exam, slightly fewer than in 2017 (8,431). The number of applicants for the Medicine (fully taught in English) exams was 7,660, while in 2017  it was 7,021.

We can see the number of applicants for Medicine has increased, while it has decreased for Architecture. As for Veterinary Medicine, numbers remained constant.
The maximum number of available places has also increased:

  • 9,779 for Medicine (9,100 last year)
  • 1,096 for Dentistry (908 in 2017)
  • 759 for Veterinary Medicine (655 in 2017)
  • 7,211 for Architecture (6,873 in 2017)

As observed by the daily newspaper Sole24Ore, 1 out of 6 applicants will be admitted to Medicine and Dentistry, 1 out of 10 to Veterinary Medicine, while for Architecture the number of applications and of available places are almost the same: 7,986 applications and 7,211 available places. Compared to last year, there are better chances for aspiring architects, doctors and dentists, while it will be worse for aspiring veterinarians.

The exam dates are the following:

  • Medicine and Surgery, Dentistry and Prosthetic Dentistry – September 4;
  • Veterinary Medicine, September 5;
  • Architecture, September 6;
  • Health Care, September 12;
  • Medicine and Surgery, Dentistry and Prosthetic Dentistry (taught in English), September 13;
  • Primary Teacher Education, September 14;

Health Care (Master’s Degree), October 26.

Seeyousound, un contest per il DAMS

Seeyousound, Turin’s musical film festival, starting on January 25, 2019 for its 6th time, announces a contest in collaboration with Università degli Studi di Torino. The contest involves students from  DAMS, Corso di Laurea in Discipline delle Arti, della Musica e dello Spettacolo (Degree course in Performing Arts) and aims to promote productions on the relation between images and sounds.

Contestants can submit musical videos, also known as “promotional videos”, or any production which give a new take on the relation between music and images. Videos can be recorded with any technique: with or without CGI; animated; etc. Maximum length is 5 minutes. Images and music must be original.
Each contestant may only submit one video.

Participation is free and may be in groups or individually.
The contest is exclusively for Performing Arts’ students from any city.

For the application, please fill out this form.
For further information, visit the Seeyousound Facebook page, or write to

Collaborazione Unito e Polito
Educational agreement for student exchange programme with the Politecnico di Torino
2018-2019 a. y. Call

The Università degli Studi di Torino and the Politecnico di Torino mutually offer its bachelor and master students who request it on time and following information in the Call online, the opportunity to attend single courses and to take the exams by the end of the academic year, before the end date given by the host University.

The possibility of attending courses and taking exams in the host University concerns only courses defined as free credits ( optional exam – TAF D). For the 2018-2019 a.y. it will be given to a maximum of 50 students, of which 3 for each course.

Only students who are regularly attending a Bachelor, Master or a Full-cycle Degree Programme in the Università degli Studi di Torino.

Applications must be submitted online from July 27 to September 14, 2018, following instructions in the agreement document (documento di accordo).

The call includes all detailed information on the programme, as well as the course list of the Politecnico, which can be chosen and put in one’s own course list.

Applications will be accepted according to their chronological order.

The list of selected students will be published on October 5, 2018 on the University website.

For further information, please write to

Bachelor in Management Escp Erope

Submitting an application for the Bachelor in Management of ESCP Europe, the world’s first business school, is still possible.

End date: August 20, 2018.

To submit the application, you must register to the website.

The application file must contain:

  • Academic results of the last three years (detailed results of the exams taken during the last three years of high school, including the results of simulated exams, if relevant).
  • High school exam certificate(s), if available. If not, please provide it as soon as you receive it.
  • Personal statement in English.
  • Contact details of an academic referee.
  • If necessary, English certificate exam scores (TOEFL: 90, IELTS: 6.5, CAE).
  • Documents proving any other known language.
  • ID/passport photocopy.

Later, candidates will have to take an entrance exam organized as follows:

  • Personal interview (in English or in the language of the interviewing campus). Exceptionally, Skype interviews can be arranged.
  • Entrance test on alphanumeric sequence reasoning (can be exceptionally excluded).


For further information, visit the business school’s website or directly contact one of the campus’ referees ( contatta direttamente uno dei referenti).

The Bachelor in Management is a three-year programme including languages, liberal arts and personal development.

ESCP students live and study in a different city each year, living in three different countries and cultures. Each student can choose between:

  • Year 1: London, Paris or Beijing
  • Year 2: Madrid, Paris or Turin
  • Year 3: Berlin or Paris

Each academic year, students will have the opportunity to study in a different campus. This is an incomparable opportunity to live and study in different countries and culture – without having to compromise academic excellence.

Here you can find the detailed study programme (piano di studi) with the list of exams to be taken and information on fees and scholarships (tasse e borse di studio).



Cus - mese di sport gratuito
From the beginning of September, sports activities at CUS Torino will resume with the Sports’ Month: over 30 days of free activities in CUS Torino facilities.

It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for those who want to try a new sport and test their own abilities , whether they are university students or not. All activities will be for free and taught by qualified instructors.

From climbing to athletics, canoeing and rugby, sports allow participants to master a personal talent, with advice from instructors and professional coaches.

You can check the list of available facilities by clicking this link.

Timetable and registration on or with the app CUS Torino, available on play store and app store.

You can directly contact the people in charge for the activities here (qui).

To be admitted to one of the free-access degree courses of the Università degli Studi di Torino, you must have an adequate preparation. The Test for the Assessment of  Minimum Requirements (TARM) will assess your preparation.

In the dedicated page (pagina dedicata) of the University website you can find information about the Test for the Assessment of Minimum Requirements, which is the same for all free-access courses starting from the 2018/19 academic year. The information is constantly updated, therefore check the page frequently.

What is TARM?

Enrolment in all free-access courses requires you to take the TARM.

Starting from the 2018-2019 academic year, the TARM will be the only test required to all aspiring first-year students of a free-access Bachelor or Full-cycle degree programme, that is, all programmes which don’t require an entrance test or a limited number of students.

The TARM will be taken only once in the University, even if you fail it. Those who already took it in May 2018 and failed, must take it again starting from September 2018.


Tarm Unito

[Applications & Enrolment. How is TARM structured: 55 questions in 6 sections. 20 – reading comprehension; 10 – Italian language; 10 – Maths; 5 – humanities general knowledge; 5 – scientific general knowledge; 5 – law, economics and social general knowledge. 100 minutes to answer. Be a part of the UNITO generation].


The test is aimed to assess different skills. It is made up of six sections and 55 multiple-choice questions (as shown above) to be answered in maximum 100 minutes.

The minimum threshold to pass is 30/55.

  • If you pass the test (marking at least 30 correct answers) you will be able to proceed with the enrolment (immatricolazione). After the enrolment, you will be able to fill out the study programme starting from October in order to take the exams in the first available session.
  • If you fail the test (scoring less than 30), you will be able to proceed with the enrolment (immatricolazione), starting from the third working day after taking the test, but you will be given OFAs (Obblighi Formativi Aggiuntivi – Additional Formative Obligations) which are a part of the Passport.U programme.
    Passport.U is an online programme, aimed to help students to know soft skills, to acknowledge their own soft skills and develop them. At the end of the self-assessment, you may receive an individual feedback, from which the programme will propose self reflection  activities, lectures and lessons, online exercises, videos and more.
    The OFAs are dropped when the programme of personal soft-skill enhancement is completed. Then you can fill out the study program, starting from October. If you don’t attend the course, you will not be able to fill out the study program and take exams.
  • For those who scored between 30 and 40, the online programme Passport.U is still advised.


On the Orient@mente platform there is a dedicated area for the facsimile of the test, in order to have a better preparation.

How and when to apply for the TARM

You can apply for the test taking place on July 17, 2018.

How to do it:

  • Log in to your MyUniTO restricted area (area riservata MyUniTO) with the username and password you received after you registered to the website (instructions on how to register here – qui);
  • Click on Enrolments in the top left menu, then on Entrance test and Test for the assessment of minimum requirements (TARM);
  • Fill out the application and choose when (date and time) to take the exam.

If you are a disabled student, during the application you will be able to request particular assistance tools for the test, and/or extra time (50% more). In order to have your requests granted, you must upload pdf medical documents certifying your disability (with no omissions). For specific information, visit the dedicated page (pagina dedicata).

If you are a student with SLD (Specific Learning Disorders), during the application you will be able to ask for extra time in the test (30% more). In order to have your request granted, you must upload a pdf medical document certifying the SLD. For specific information, visit the dedicated page (pagina dedicata).


Remember that:

  • Once you have confirmed the date you chose to take the test, you will not be able to change it anymore.
  • Single session application deadlines: applications for a specific session end 5 working days prior to the day of the test, or when the maximum number of people in the room is reached. When the maximum number and/or the 5-day deadline is/are reached, the session won’t be shown anymore.
    For the disabled or students with SLD, applications end 10 working days prior to the day of the test.


Bando Edisu

The 2018/19 Call for scholarship, accomodation service and degree award has been approved by EDISU’s Board of Directors, with the Equivalent Financial Situation Index increased to its maximum limit.

Application available online from July 20.

For further details, download the Call (Bando 2018/2019).

Chiusure estive delle segreterie

During summer holidays,  offices and facilities of the Università degli Studi di Torino (University of Turin), of the Politecnico di Torino and the Istituto Universitario Salesiano Torino Rebaudengo listed below will close or change their opening hours.

Università degli Studi di Torino (University of Turin)

  • The Students registry offices (Segreterie Studenti) of the different Departments,  Sezione Diritto allo Studio (former Ufficio Tasse, Vicolo Benevello, 3/A – first floor), Ufficio Esami di Stato (Vicolo Benevello, 3/A – III floor) will be closed from August 6 to August 24, 2018. Reopening will be on August 27, 2018. Tickets sent during closure time through the Help Desk service (Help Desk della Direzione Didattica e Servizi agli Studenti) will therefore be examined from August 27 onwards.
    During closure time, students will receive information and help by calling 800 098590, from Monday to Friday, from 8 AM to 8 PM; and from 8 AM to 1 PM on Saturdays.
  • The office for disabled and ASD students (Ufficio Studenti con Disabilità e DSA – Via Po, 29) will be closed from August 13 to August 17, 2018, while from July 30, to August 31, 2018, opening hours will be the following: Monday-Friday, from 9 AM to 1 PM.
  • The Infopoint (Via Po, 29) will be closed from August 13, to August 24, 2018, while from August 1, to August 10 and from August 27 to August 31 opening hours will be from 9 AM to 4.30 PM.


Politecnico di Torino

  • All administration offices of Cittadella Politecnica and Castello del Valentino will be closet from August 6 to August 18, 2018.



  • The Studenti della Segreteria Desk will be closed from July 30, to August 24, 2018.