Politecnico di Milano
The Politecnico di Milano is one of the most outstanding technical universities in Europe. Established 1863, it is the largest school of architecture, design and engineering in Italy, with two main campuses located in Milan, the heart of fashion and design industries, and five more premises around the Lombardy region, in Northern Italy. Many important scientists and architects studied and taught here, among them Achille Castiglioni, Gio Ponti, Renzo Piano and Aldo Rossi, both Pritzker Price in 1990 and 1998 respectively, and Giulio Natta, Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1963.
The Politecnico di Milano offers innovative programmes at all levels, within 3 schools of engineering, 2 schools of architecture and 1 school of design. Thanks to a strong internationalization policy, many programmes are taught entirely in English, attracting an ever increasing number of talented foreign students, which now form a diverse community from more than 100 different countries. The overall number of international students exceeds 4000 out of 37000, the total number of the students currently enrolled, which creates an international environment and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.