Politecnico di Milano : Rankings, Fees & Courses Details | Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    142
  • StatusPublic
  • Research OutputVery High
  • Student/Faculty Ratio21
  • ScholarshipsYes
  • International Students7,452
  • SizeXL
  • Total Faculty1,659

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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 IDEA League, a strategic alliance among five leading European universities of technology that aims to educate a new generation of Engineers with extra-curricular activities for selected, highly talented students.

The university hosts several student associations, covering a wide array of interests, and allowing students to achieve the best experience during their time at Politecnico di Milano. The university is particularly active in the organization of cultural and social events, also with the participation of keynote speakers.

Furthermore, a dedicated Welcome Desk in all the Campuses supports our international students throughout their stay in Italy.

In order to apply for the Politecnico di Milano MSc programmes, some entry requirements should be met, including holding a bachelor degree in a related field of study.

There are two intakes a year, corresponding to 1st and to 2nd semester, respectively starting in September, and in February. Please note that Design programmes only allow to apply for the 1st semester.

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


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 are invited on Campus to meet students.

About

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 IDEA League, a strategic alliance among five leading European universities of technology that aims to educate a new generation of Engineers with extra-curricular activities for selected, highly talented students.

The university hosts several student associations, covering a wide array of interests, and allowing students to achieve the best experience during their time at Politecnico di Milano. The university is particularly active in the organization of cultural and social events, also with the participation of keynote speakers.

Furthermore, a dedicated Welcome Desk in all the Campuses supports our international students throughout their stay in Italy.

In order to apply for the Politecnico di Milano MSc programmes, some entry requirements should be met, including holding a bachelor degree in a related field of study.

There are two intakes a year, corresponding to 1st and to 2nd semester, respectively starting in September, and in February. Please note that Design programmes only allow to apply for the 1st semester.

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


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 are invited on Campus to meet students.

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University highlights

Politecnico di Milano is one of the top Public universities in Milan, Italy. It is ranked #142 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

QS World University Rankings

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

Ranking criteria

52.5
Overall
66.1
Academic Reputation
59.3
Citations per Faculty
81
Employer Reputation
5.1
Faculty Student Ratio
40.9
International Faculty Ratio
55.2
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
35,419

40%
60%

International students
7,452

81%
19%

Total faculty staff
1,659

362
1297

Total students
35,419

40%
60%

International students
7,452

81%
19%

Total faculty staff
1,659

1297
362

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.

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