Turin University is located in the city of Turin in the Piedmont region of North-Western Italy. It is one of the oldest universities in Europe, being founded in 1404, and continues to play an important role in research and training.
The Campus Luigi Einaudi is situated along the banks of the Dora River not far from the famous Mole Antonelliana, symbol of the city. Designed by Norman Foster, one of the most important contemporary architects, it has been included among the 10 most spectacular university buildings in the world. The CLE – Campus Luigi Einaudi houses the headquarters of the Schools of Laws, Politics and Economics and related departments. The campus has modern classrooms, computer and language labs, study rooms and reading rooms, a cafeteria and spacious common areas, with a university residence and a canteen in the immediate vicinity. The Campus is home for conferences, exhibitions and national and international meetings; it is made up of seven buildings -surrounded by green spaces overlooking a large internal circular square, and has been designed with particular attention to energy savings issues.
Reaching Turin by plane
Turin is served by an ultra-modern airport: Caselle, with over 3 million passengers per year. Intercontinental links are provided by Malpensa 2000 airport, one of Europe’s largest hubs with its 17 million passengers per year. Turin is connected daily with the major European capitals and Italy’s major cities by a number of different airlines.
Turin airport is located a mere 16 kms/10 miles north of the city centre.
From the airport to the city:
A public bus service connects the airport with the centre of Torino from early morning until midnight and it takes about 40 minutes.
Airport/city: terminal at the Arrivals level in front of domestic/EU flight gate
City/airport: terminal near the Porta Nuova railway station on the corner with via Sacchi
The airport taxi rank is on the Arrivals level in front of domestic/EU flights gate.
Reaching Turin by train
Turin main railway stations are:
Porta Nuova (http://www.grandistazioni.it) corso Vittorio Emanuele II , 53 tel. 011.6651111 (centralino)Porta Susa piazza XXVII Dicembre, 8 tel. 011.538513 (biglietteria); Lingotto via Pannunzio, 1 tel. 011.3173897 (biglietteria); Stazione Dora Piazza Gen. Baldissera tel 011 2217835