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Torino Graduate Exchange GWSB
Torino, Italy; Turin, Italy (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Spring
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 3
Language(s) of Instruction:
English, Italian
Class Status:
Graduate Open to non-GW students: No
Level of Immersion:
Fully Integrated
Program Description:

Universita degli Studi di Torino


Is this Program for me?

torinoThe Universita degli Studi di Torino is located in the Piemonte region of Italy. Founded in 1404, it is one of the most ancient, prestigious, and largest Italian universities. Torino offers an international perspective while promoting research, innovation and employment training.  It is known for its strengths in economics, international accounting and finance. 

The Torino exchange is open to all degree-seeking graduate students within the School of Business. 

 Location

Torino/Turin is a major city as well as a business and cultural center in northern Italy, part of Italy’s industrial triangle along with Milan and Genoa. Torino, host city of the 2006 Winter Olympics, lies at the center of Piemonte, a region famous for its vineyards and lakes, also within easy reach of Milan, Italian Riviera, and France. 

Calendar*

University of Torino operates on an academic calendar with two semesters, fall and spring.  Exams are given during a one month period following the end of the semester.  Exchange students must arrange with their professors if they wish to take their final exams early.
  • Fall Semester: mid September - late December
  • Fall Exams: late December - mid February
  • Spring Semester: mid February - beginning June
  • Spring Exams: beginning June - late July
Exact dates may vary

Courses 

Exchange students studying at the University of Torino will have access to both first and second level master's elective courses in the School of Business and Economics.  These MBA courses have strength in Economics, International Accounting, Finance and Insurance.

Language of Instruction

Courses are taught in English and Italian with a Italian language course offered each semester for exchange students. 

Housing

The University of Torino does not offer university housing to exchange students; however it does have Sportello a free, online system in English especially designed to help foreign students find off-campus housing.

Career Development

Internships may be available through the University of Torino.  Exchange students have access to the on campus Job Placement Service.  Students are strongly encouraged to meet with The F. David Fowler Career Center prior to departure for the exchange.

More Information

Please set up an appointment to meet with an advisor at sbintl@gwu.edu prior to applying to an exchange program.

 

 

Application Deadline:

Fall Exchange - March 15th
Spring Exchange - September 15th