Architectural Design Program By Politecnico di Milano |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
  • Degree BSc
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Study Mode Blended
  • Subject Built Environment
  • Duration 36 months
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Sep

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"The Bachelor in Architectural Design aims at the formation of a professional profile mastering the theoretical fundamentals and the operational tools needed for designing architecture on its various scales, and paying attention to the conditions posed by the complexity of the transformation processes of the built environment. The educational program includes a wide disciplinary framework based on science, the humanities and arts, reflecting the wide spectrum of knowledge and skills required nowadays by an architect in order to adequately address the challenges, engaging him at an international level, also.
The teaching activity is basically organized in laboratories and courses, but also in seminars, conferences, workshops, exhibitions and study trips which are offered, in order to give the student the opportunity to face up to the most significant professional and research contexts, both national and international. An internship experience is also part of the program.
Graduates in Architectural Design can apply for several Master Programs offered at the Politecnico di Milano and at other Universities, or undertake the professional career, according to the law’s regulations.
The Bachelor Program is offered at the Milano Leonardo, Mantua and Piacenza Campuses. At the Campus Milano Leonardo and Piacenza, a program taught in English is also available. Subjects:
Architectural design (I, II, III year);
Urban planning;
Building technology;
Historical building preservation/Interior design Final design workshop.
History of architecture (I, II year); History of art;
Fundamentals of representation; Elements of architectural typology; Architectural technology fundamentals; Math;
Mechanics of materials and structures; Building physics;
Heritage preservation fundamentals; Urban planning;
Project evaluation"

About University

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.


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