Established in 1863, Politecnico di Milano is one of the most outstanding technical universities in Europe, and it is the largest school in Engineering, Architecture and Industrial Design in Italy.
Politecnico di Milano is confirmed the best university in Italy by the latest QS World University Ranking 2016. As for the last QS World University Rankings by Faculty 2015, PoliMi was ranked among the first 10 technical universities in Europe and within the top 25 technical universities in the world. Politecnico di Milano is also proud to be a member of IDEA League and of Alliance4tech, two strategic alliances among leading European universities of Technology, Science and Engineering.
Politecnico di Milano is organized in 12 Departments and in a network of 4 Schools of Engineering, Architecture and Industrial Design; and consists of 7 Campuses with a central administration and management. Schools take care of education, whereas Departments are devoted to research.
Politecnico di Milano offers innovative programmes at all academic levels. 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 with more than 100 nationalities.
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