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- Private Institution Type
Founded in 1863, it is the largest school of Architecture, Design and Engineering in Italy, with 2 main campuses located in Milan, heart of fashion and design industries, and 5 campuses based around the Lombardy region, one of the most industrialized areas of Europe. Many important scientists and architects studied and taught here among them Achille Castiglioni, Gio Ponti, Renzo Piano,
Politecnico di Milano is organized into 12 Departments, responsible for planning of the research strategies, and 4 Schools, responsible for the organization of education, 2 of them covering the fields of Engineering, 1 focused on Architecture, Urban Planning and Construction Engineering, and 1 School devoted to Design.
Thanks to a strong internationalization policy, several study programmes are taught entirely in English, attracting an ever-increasing number of talented international students, now forming a diverse community from more than 100 countries. In the academic year 2015/2016, 22% of the students enrolled in Master of Science Programmes were international.
Teaching is closely related to research, a key commitment that enables to achieve results of high international standards, while creating connections with the business world.
Strategic research is carried out mainly in the fields of energy, transport, planning, management, design, mathematics and natural and applied sciences, ICT, built environment, cultural heritage, with more than 250 laboratories, including a Wind Tunnel (unique in the world for configuration and features), a Crash Test Centre, PoliFAB (the University’s lab for micro and nano production) and PoliFactory, a laboratory where new design processes are developed.
The Career Development Office offers to MIP Master students services aimed at developing their career path and enhancing their professional network.
It is also a strategic partner of companies and organisations, both at national and international level, offering services of employer branding, talent acquisition and recruiting.
The International Student Office(ISO) provides the following services:
Securing accommodation is one of the most important aspects of your time in Milan. Finding the right place at a price that is suitable for you, means you will avoid unnecessary worry and will be able to devote more time to your studies.
Many accomodation providers offer a variety of rooms and apartments types, with both shared and single bedroom options. Students looking to keep the costs of living down should consider a shared room option.
The Politecnico di Milano Library Services comprise online resources and several libraries located in the different campuses. Exchange students can obtain access by requesting a temporary card.
Students sport activities at Politecnico di Milano are organized by Polimi Sport.
Also, a gym close to our campus offers memberships at competitive prices to exchange students.
Throughout its history, MIP has always been known for the quality and excellence of its programmes, and over the years, it has developed lasting contacts with leading national and international institutions for management training accreditation.