Before arrival

Educational offer and Study plan

A Study Plan is the list of courses that you will attend at Polimi. The submission of the study plan is compulsory. In order to choose the courses you have to consult the section Educational Offer dedicated to the School of the study course you are enrolled in.

Watch the tutorial on how to search for courses.

Where & How to submit your study plan online

Login “Online Services” with your exchange enrollment number > “Career” > “Incoming student Study Plan”
Watch the video “How to submit your study plan”


ARCHITECTURE: from 18/07 to 28/07

DESIGN: from 25/08 to 01/09

ENGINEERING: from 25/08 to 01/09


  • only if you submit your Study Plan correctly you will be able to register and sit for the exam;
  • after the study plan submission deadline, no changes are possible.

Provisional Learning Agreement (only for Erasmus+ students)

The LA is the document that defines the courses that you will attend at Polimi and that will be recognized at your home institution. It is a document specific for the Erasmus+ students: please check with your home institution if you require one and consult this section for the instructions on how to fill it out.

Buddy Program

The Buddy System matches new exchange students with students who are already studying at Politecnico. By filling out a brief registration form, you will be put in contact with your Buddy, who will give you useful information to organize your stay in Italy and support in understanding the life of a student at Politecnico and in the city of Milan. For more info visit this page.

Italian Language Courses

Every semester Politecnico di Milano sets up Italian language courses addressed to regularly enrolled exchange and double degree students.

You can find more info and apply on the Online Services > Mobility > Language Courses Catalogue

  • Method: online classes
  • Levels offered: absolute beginner (A0), beginner (A1), elementary (A2), intermediate (B1-B1+)
  • Tuition fee: 100 €
  • Classes: twice a week (Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday) from 6.15 to 8 p.m.
  • Duration: 40 hours
  • Online level test

A placement test is designed just to set up homogeneous classes. The guidelines on how to carry out the online placement test as well as the instructions for the payment are available on the Online Services > Mobility > Language Courses Catalogue.

The deadline in order to register and carry out the online level test will be available soon.

Furthermore, Polimi offers to its students this free online seminar: Italian as a second language with E-LOCAL (Electronically Learning Other Cultures and Languages): the course is divided into 2 parts. The main characters of the course are Anna and Alex. They are two Erasmus students who arrive in Bologna. Anna and Alex are welcomed in their university town by Lorenzo and Lucia and are helped in their learning process by Elena and Giovanni. To find out more on the course and how to register visit this page.