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POLI.design  - Milan (Italy)

POLI.design - Milan (Italy)

POLI.design  - Milan (Italy) operates in the field of design acting as an interface between universities, companies, and professional organizations, institutions and bodies.

Top reasons to study here

  • POLI.design is based in Milan, a universally known and recognised international centre of excellence for design.
  • Unites the academic and business cultures and the world of knowledge professionals.
  • Promotes and develop design as a discipline and system of professions;


POLI.design, founded by Politecnico di Milano, has access to the deep reservoir of multidisciplinary skills in the first and most important technical university in Italy.Together with the School of Design and the Department of Design, it forms the Politecnico di Milano Design System, which is a pool of resources, skills, facilities, and laboratories that is among the most important in the world.


The training courses on offer are structured around two degree levels, the Bachelor’s degree, and the two-year specialisation degree.

There is also a wide range of first level Master’s courses on offer, for those who have already obtained the three-year degree, and second level Master’s, for those who have already completed the specialisation degree. Finally, after completing the second level degree, it is possible to do a research doctorate in the Department of Design department, which is highly qualified in the field of training design researchers. 


The Department of Design develops a range of research, training, consultation, and technology transfer services related to the manufacturing, management, service, and communication sectors that operate in the field of design, communication, and artistic innovation, and the interconnected divisions, such as technological assistance and services related to the various scientific cultural, social, and economic areas.


The cornerstone of POLI.design lies in the disciplines of design and of the related professions. This dimension of design is broader and more systematic than ever; it takes on strategic importance and contrasts not just with the product dimension, but also the dimension of communication, services, spaces, fashion, and events.

Library services

POLI.design and Design Library: a new partnership to promote the knowledge of design.

  • The membership card will allow all POLI.design students to use the services provided by DesignLibrary to over 1800 members: 
  • free access to the books at the library
  • 15% discount at the DesignLibrary café-bistro  
  • 15% discount on all books in the "new arrivals" present at the library 

Campus life

The campus of the School of Design and the headquarters of POLI.design are located in Bovisa, a district to the North of the city, not far from the city centre, in a place that is symbolic of the industrial Milan of the past. The district is currently undergoing a broad process of urban transformation, and is set to become a centre of excellence for higher education, research, and innovation.


Milano, Lombardy, Italy

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