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Founded in 1863, the Politecnico di Milano (Polytechnic University of Milan) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Milan (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Lombardia. This institution also has branch campuses in Como, Lecco, Mantova and Piacenza. Officially recognized by the Ministero dell'Università e della Ricerca, Italia (Ministry of University and Research of Italy), Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI) is a very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational Italian higher education institution. Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 160-year-old Italian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. POLIMI also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Politecnico di Milano's Control Typepublic


Politecnico di Milano's Entity Typenon-profit


Politecnico di Milano' Size by Total Enrollmentvery large-sized


Politecnico di Milano's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) Polytechnic University of Milan
Acronym POLIMI
Founded 1863
Video Presentation

n.a.; please submit an official Politecnico di Milano general video presentation.

University Location

Address Piazza Leonardo da Vinci, 32
20133 Lombardia
Politecnico di Milano's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Politecnico di Milano Phone Number +39 02 2399 9738/6923
Politecnico di Milano Fax Number +39 02 2399 2237
Other locations Como, Lecco, Mantova and Piacenza

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Politecnico di Milano's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Politecnico di Milano's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Politecnico di Milano's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Politecnico di Milano.

Politecnico di Milano: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Politecnico di Milano's admission information.

Politecnico di Milano's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Politecnico di Milano's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Politecnico di Milano a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Politecnico di Milano's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Politecnico di Milano's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Politecnico di Milano has more than 6700 international students.

Politecnico di Milano's Admission Office Admission Office

Piazza Leonardo da Vinci, 32
Milano 20133
02 2399 9802

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Politecnico di Milano.

Politecnico di Milano's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Politecnico di Milano has an enrollment range of 35,000-39,999 students making it a very large-sized institution.

Politecnico di Milano's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).

Politecnico di Milano's Control Type Control Type

Politecnico di Milano is a public higher education institution.

Politecnico di Milano's Entity Type Entity Type

Politecnico di Milano is a non-profit higher education institution.

Politecnico di Milano's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Politecnico di Milano's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Politecnico di Milano does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Politecnico di Milano's main facilities:

Politecnico di Milano's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Politecnico di Milano's Library

Politecnico di Milano's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Politecnico di Milano's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Politecnico di Milano's main services:

Politecnico di Milano's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Politecnico di Milano's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Politecnico di Milano's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Politecnico di Milano's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Politecnico di Milano's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Politecnico di Milano's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Politecnico di Milano is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministero dell'Università e della Ricerca, Italia

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Politecnico di Milano's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Politecnico di Milano's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Politecnico di Milano 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Politecnico di Milano's Facebook page Politecnico di Milano's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Politecnico di Milano's X (formerly Twitter) page Politecnico di Milano's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Politecnico di Milano's YouTube channel Politecnico di Milano's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Politecnico di Milano's Instagram page Politecnico di Milano's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Politecnico di Milano's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

The Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization develops, implements and supports open education.
Politecnico di Milano is a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization and publishes open courseware such as free video lectures and course materials.


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