Laurea Magistrale (equivalent to Master of Science) Study programmes

In order to access the Laurea Magistrale (equivalent to Master of Science) Study Programmes, it is compulsory to prove your knowledge of English by submitting, in original copy, one of the certifications recognized by Politecnico, with a score not lower than those given in table 4

In order to know the deadlines by which you must submit the certificate, in original copy, to the Registrar's Office, please check the timetable

The Educational egulations of single Study Programmes can provide further details. 

Please note that the Politecnico di Milano does not certify the knowledge level of the English language and all original certificates required for inspection are not retained. The Politecnico di Milano only registers the possession of the admission requirements and cannot in any way certify to external bodies that the foreign language certification has been obtained. 

The student must retain these certifications independently.

Specific rules

Remember that you must certify the knowledge of English, at the level required, in order to access the Laurea Magistrale (equivalent to Master of Science) Study Programmes of your registration or transfer/change year. 

Students from Study Programmes of Politecnico provided in English

If you are a student of the Architecture Design Study Programme provided in English, you may not need to submit an English Certification to enroll to the Laurea Magistrale (equivalent to Master of Science) if: 

  • you have demonstrated the knowledge of English according to what shown in table 2
    and 
  • you achieved at least 112 ECTS in the English career.

Contact the Registrar's Office to define if you can be entitled of exemption.

Change of programmes of students of Politecnico and transfers of students from another University

If you are: 

  • a student enrolled in a Laurea Magistrale (equivalent to Master of Science) Study Programme of Politecnico di Milano and you request a change to another Study Programme of Politecnico (also of the same School); 
  • a student enrolled in a Laurea Magistrale (equivalent to Master of Science) Study Programme in another University and you want to transfer to Politecnico di Milano;

you must demonstrate, during the academic year of change or transfer, your knowledge of English as provided by the Educational Regulations of the Study Programme of your interest.

Students from foreign Universities

If you are a student from a foreign University, you can transfer to a Laurea Magistrale (equivalent to Master of Science) Study Programme of Politecnico di Milano, by showing the original copy of one of the certifications of table 4 and by meeting the deadlines provided for submission of English certificates for new admissions to Laurea Magistrale (equivalent to Master of Science) Study Programmes. 

Students whose mother tongue is English are exempted from submitting English certification and/or those that obtained a graduation in Universities with courses fully provided in English. Further evidences of English language skills, at the level required, can be evaluated. 

Students enrolled in the 5-year single cycle programme in building engineering/architecture

If you are a student enrolled in the 5-year single cycle programme in Building Engineering/Architecture, in order to obtain your degree you must present one of the certificates specified in Table 3.


Academic year 2019/2020