Towards the end of the 1880's, coinciding with the launch of the industrialisation process, the number of industrial engineers (a minority up until then) began increasing and at the end of the century their numbers equalled and surpassed that of civil engineers. During the same years the first female students attended the school.
Politecnico di Milano is a scientific-technological university which trains engineers, architects and industrial designers. The University has always focused on the quality and innovation of its teaching and research, developing a fruitful relationship with business and productive world by means of experimental research and technological transfer.
Politecnico takes part in several research and training projects collaborating with the most qualified European universities. Politecnico's contribution is increasingly being extended to other countries: from North America to Southeast Asia to Eastern Europe. Today the drive to internationalization sees Politecnico di Milano take part in the European and world network of leading technical universities and offers several exchange and double-degree programmes beside many programmes which are entirely taught in English.
CareerService, in cooperation with Polimi PhD School and Associazione Prospera, offers a unique Placement Program to all candidates attending the third year of Doctorate. By applying for this program you will be able to assess your profile, get ready to enter the job market and reinforce your soft skills, useful in job interviews, thanks to individual meetings with a Career Service Advisor and industry specialists.
Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a PhD at Politecnico Di Milano!
A series of e-mail addresses are available at Bovisa campus for students in Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering who wish to obtain specific information or forward requests and queries.
All students enrolled at Politecnico di Milano can apply for residences (PhD students and post-degree master students 1st and 2nd level included). Also foreign students participating to international mobility programmes such as Erasmus Programme, internship, double degree, etc. can be admitted.Nonetheless, the Politecnico di Milano cannot guarantee all students a place in residences and in fact some students choose to live in privately rented housing.
Its collection, over 6.000 monographs and growing, includes the textbooks adopted and recommended for degree programmes in the School of Engineering, primarily on Information Science, Finance, Environmental Science, Design and related disciplines (Room 1: monographs section).
You can choose between the following two possibilities:
Lombardia is one of the largest regions in northern Italy and, thanks to its geographical position, it is close to some of the most characteristic panoramic countryside for the tourist who wants to get to know our country better: the mountains of the Alps and the renown ski resorts, the beaches of Liguria or the Venetian coast, always full of life in the summer months.Thanks to the public transportation available in Milano, cities of art like Venezia, Verona, Bologna and Firenze are easily within reach for those who want to admire a small piece of Italian history and architecture.
The campus has a canteen and a bar, library and Copy Bureau, sport facilities (Giuriati campus at Milano Leonardo campus), a Bank branch (at Leonardo Campus) and merchandising shops (Polishop).
A number of Students Associations organize both cultural and sports activities, open to all students.Among them, the ones who count more members are:
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