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Politecnico di Milano

Location Milano Leonardo, Milan Italy
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Ranking

# 139

QS World University Rankings
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25

Undergraduate programs
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65

Postgraduate programs
International

7525

International students

Established in 1863, Politecnico di Milano is one the most outstanding technical universities in Europe, and the largest Italian university in Engineering, Architecture and Design, with over 45,000 students.   The university has seven campuses located in Milan and in other nearby Italian cities: Lecco, Cremona, Mantova and Piacenza. It is organized in 12 Departments and in 4 Schools, respectively devoted to research and education.  

 
Research  plays a central role in the university mission, aiming at providing the best standards in education. It is fueled by strong links to corporate research, considerable European funds, and a set of well-equipped laboratories.  
Politecnico di Milano offers innovative programmes at all academic levels. Almost the entire postgraduate academic offer is taught in English, thus attracting an ever-increasing number of international students, coming from more than 100 countries.  

  The list of Politecnico di Milano notable alumni is considerable and includes renown professionals, such as Renzo Piano  and  Aldo Rossi, both Pritzker  and Prize winners, and  Giulio Natta, Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry.  

 
Politecnico di Milano is a proud member of  prestigious international alliances , such as   Enhance, IDEA League , Alliance4Tech and other strategic networks of leading European universities.  

Established in 1863, Politecnico di Milano is one the most outstanding technical universities in Europe, and the largest Italian university in Engineering, Architecture and Design, with over 45,000 students.   The university has seven campuses located in Milan and in other nearby Italian cities: Lecco, Cremona, Mantova and Piacenza. It is organized in 12 Departments and in 4 Schools, respectively devoted to research and education.  

 
Research  plays a central role in the university mission, aiming at providing the best standards in education. It is fueled by strong links to corporate research, considerable European funds, and a set of well-equipped laboratories.  
Politecnico di Milano offers innovative programmes at all academic levels. Almost the entire postgraduate academic offer is taught in English, thus attracting an ever-increasing number of international students, coming from more than 100 countries.  

  The list of Politecnico di Milano notable alumni is considerable and includes renown professionals, such as Renzo Piano  and  Aldo Rossi, both Pritzker  and Prize winners, and  Giulio Natta, Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry.  

 
Politecnico di Milano is a proud member of  prestigious international alliances , such as   Enhance, IDEA League , Alliance4Tech and other strategic networks of leading European universities.  

University information

In order to apply for the Politecnico di Milano MSc programmes bachelor degree in a related field of study is required as well as a set of documents.  

 

Students can apply to first or second semester , respectively starting in  September and in  February.   

 

To know more about application requirements , procedure and deadlines , please check here .  

TOEFL - Masters

Minimum score

78

Maximum score

IELTS - Masters

Minimum score

6

Maximum score

TOEFL - Bachelors

Minimum score

59

Maximum score

0

IELTS - Bachelors

Minimum score

5

Maximum score

0

Total students

35,205

UG students

59%

PG students

41%

International students

7,525

UG students

21%

PG students

79%

Total faculty staff

1,745

Domestic staff

77%

Int'l staff

23%

Student life

Students life at Politecnico di Milano offers many opportunities. The university hosts several student associations, covering a wide array of interests, and allowing students to achieve the best experience during their studies. The university is particularly active in the organization and promotion of cultural and social events, sport activities and students competitions.  

International students start their journey at Politecnico di Milano attending the welcome week and can apply to be in contact with a buddy student , even before arrival.  

The Politecnico di Milano  Career Service assists students throughout their studies and after graduation, providing career guidance. Over 200 companies attend annual   Job Fairs  on campus and every week companies take part to on campus and online events to meet students. 

Rankings & ratings

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #244
  • 2014
    #=230
  • 2015
    #229
  • 2016
    #=187
  • 2017
    #=183
  • 2018
    #170
  • 2019
    #=156
  • 2020
    #149
  • 2021
    #137
  • 2022
    #142
  • 2023
    #139

Ranking criteria

52.4
Overall
67.8
Academic Reputation
76.8
Employer Reputation
5.4
Faculty Student Ratio
53.5
Citations per Faculty
57.5
International Faculty Ratio
54.3
International Students Ratio
87.8
International Research Network
39.7
Employment Outcomes

Available programs

The "Laurea" (equivalent to Bachelor of Science) programme is an undergraduate degree obtained after a three-year course of study and aims to provide a solid foundation in the core scientific subjects as well as more specialized, professional training. During the third year, the student is expected to acquire work experience by doing an internship at a company or studio. Once the student obtains the "Laurea", he/she can either directly enter the job market or continue his/her studies by the applying to the "Laurea Magistrale" (equivalent to Master of Science).

For more information on the available programmes and on the application procedure, please check the university website.

The "Laurea Magistrale" degree (equivalent to Master of Science) is obtained after two years of postgraduate studies and aims to provide rigorous, advanced training in specific sectors.

Once completed, the Laurea Magistrale programme gives access to a Doctoral programme.

The majority of Politecnico di Milano Laurea Magistrale programmes are taught in English.

 

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