University of Turin

Università degli Studi di Torino is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Turin, Italy.

Student experiences

Read about student experiences


General information for exchange students

Handbook incoming exchange students​

Faculty website

Courses offered in English and other languages


Academic calendar

Semester I: approximately October – January
Semester II: approximately February – June

Academic Calendar


The International Office (UU Humanities) recommends a B2 level (CEFR) in Italian at the moment of exchange in order to fully participate in the courses.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Humanities. Subjects taught here include: 

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Communication and Information studies 
  • Conflict Studies
  • English Language and Culture
  • French Language and Culture
  • German Language and Culture
  • Gender Studies
  • History
  • History of Art
  • Islamic and Arabic Studies
  • Italian Language and Culture
  • Literary Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Media and Culture
  • Musicology
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Spanish Language and Culture

Students can also take courses at the School of Law, Politics and Social-Economic Sciences and Cirsde Research Center for Women’s and Gender Studies. It is also possible to follow other courses within the university (but approval from the teacher is necessary).

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

Italian. Some courses in English.

Housing assistance

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Estimated living costs per month

Students’ basic budget:

  • Accommodation (per month per person): 250/350€ 
  • Textbooks: 300/400€
  • Public transportation (within the metropolitan area): 1.50€ (90 minute-ticket), 21€ (month pass for 26 and under), 38€ (month pass for 26+) 

This information is subject to change. It is meant to be an indication. Costs may differ due to personal circumstances.

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Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

2 places per year. 

Additional information


Social Media

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Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).