In 1987 the territorial diffusion process of the University began, the Politecnico Network, which led to the opening of the regional campuses of Como (1987) and Lecco (1989) and of the regional facilities in Cremona (1991), in Mantova (1994) and in Piacenza (1997), with the aim of establishing a more direct relationship with the students and interacting with the community's local businesses.
Increasingly more global and competitive, the labour market is undergoing a moment of far-reaching transformation that urges us onto an accurate reflection around our educational offer in the fields of architecture, design and engineering. It is an assessment that personally involves the teaching staff, suggests new laurea programmes, lends value to the teacher-student interaction, and places new approaches and educational models under the magnifying glass.
In order to identify the competences inside the Departments, Politecnico di Milano uses the European Research Council (ERC)’s panels and their related keywords, that are worldwide recognized. The European Research Council supports frontier research, cross disciplinary proposals and pioneering ideas in new and emerging fields which introduce unconventional and innovative approaches. For the planning and operation of the evaluation of ERC grant proposals by panels, the following panel structure applies.
Every year Politecnico di Milano offers a wide pool of talents ready to enter the job market. Thanks to our Career Service, Italian and international companies can come on campus to meet and recruit students or graduates and to introduce themselves as best employers.
International students at Politecnico di Milano may contact the International Student Office throughout their stay for matters concering enrolment, accommodation, stay permit, health insurance and anything concerning life in Italy. Students can get in touch with the International Students Office by email, chat, or by appointment.
Other services for international students include:
Students residences are located near all our campuses, in Milan and in the other cities (Lecco, Cremona, Mantova, Piacenza). Each residence hall is chosen with care, seeking comfortable and safe housing solutions. Furthermore, thanks to agreements signed by Politecnico di Milano, students may also find accommodation in private residences and colleges at special conditions.
Libraries are open everyday, in some campuses even on the weekend and in the evening. Students can access library facilities and services with their university card (Policard).
Available services include:
All Politecnico di Milano campuses have WI-FI access.
The First Aiders are duly trained employees of Politecnico, capable of handling medical emergencies, evaluating the severity of such incidents and giving first aid.
Politecnico di Milano is made up of seven campuses distributed in the cities of Milano (Leonardo and Bovisa campuses), Como, Lecco, Cremona, Mantova and Piacenza.
Polimi Sport is an association responsible in organizing sports activities and events for students, teachers and administrative staff with very affordable rates and conditions.
Students who wish to play, train and compete inside the Politecnico are required to get the Politecnico diMilano Sport Card, an annual membership card that includes insurance, access to the running tracks and to the sport facilities in all of Politecnico di Milano Campuses.
Politecnico di Milano supports the cultural, social, sporting and recreational activities promoted by the students of the University. Some of the student associations present on campus are: