Gender equality

Our university values the uniqueness of every individual and encourages gender equality measures, ensuring a welcoming environment to accompany the Politecnico community on its academic and professional journey, as well as promoting STEM subjects among female students.


  • Promoting STEM subjects among female high-school students (Techamp@Polimi, Coding Girls, Enginhering Polimi, Stem in the City)
  • Girls@Polimi scholarships for female students who choose to enrol in engineering courses with a lower uptake among female students
  • Tax exemption for students with dependent children under 6 years old
  • Financial support worth EUR 15,000 for women lecturers and researchers who resume research work after maternity leave (Family services)
  • Free crèches for female students, PhD students and research fellows, thanks to the Equal Opportunities Policies (POP) Strategic Plan


Events and initiatives

EmpoweringStudents@Polimi: The empowerment journey for undergraduate students

Students associations


The Politecnico partners and engages on a national and international level with companies, public bodies, universities and institutions who are active in the fight for equal opportunities and anti-discrimination, including gender discrimination:


Equal Opportunities Services: