Prepare documents for the enrolment

The following information is valid for students who are going to enrol from the a.y. 2023/2024.

In order to complete the procedures related to the enrolment you need to submit the original documents listed below. In case of missing documentation, in accordance with the existing rules, Politecnico di Milano will revoke the enrolment.

Thanks to an Agreement Politecnico di Milano has with CIMEA (Information Centre on Academic Mobility and Equivalence), by creating an account using this specific link > MyDiplome, you can obtain: 
- Statement of Verification in up to 30 working days (urgent procedure);
- Statement of Comparability in 30 working days (urgent procedure);
at the cost foreseen for the ordinary procedure. You will not be charged any additional costs for the urgent procedure.

Please find below the required documents, valid for all students:

  1. Laurea (equivalent to Bachelor) diploma or a graduation certificate issued by a competent office (*)
  2. One of the following documents:
    • CIMEA Statement of Comparability
    • Diploma Supplement if issued by your university (*)
    • Declaration of value (Dichiarazione di Valore) issued by the competent Italian Diplomatic Representative, related to the Bachelor degree. This document attests the validity and eligibility of your degree to pursue your studies in the second cycle
    Bachelor degree/graduation certificate and diploma supplement must be verifiable online through one of the following documents:
    • CIMEA Statement of Verification
    • electronic Apostille (paper Apostille is no longer accepted). Please check this link for the list of competent authorities for the issuance of the Apostille in each Country and make sure the e-Apostille is available
    • online database provided by the institution issuing the degree (not a private company's website). The link to the database and consultation modalities must be provided by the institution itself
  3. D type Student visa for Italy (non-EU students residing abroad only). Student visa must be obtained before the beginning of classes (mid-September)
  4. Original certificate of English language (and Italian language, for students admitted to MSc programmes held in Italian language). For students whose previous Bachelor's degree was taught in English, unless clearly specified on the Diploma supplement, an official ORIGINAL letter from Institution is required.
    You can check this page (section LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY) for all the details about the language certificates accepted.

(*) Unless bachelor degree or diploma supplement are not issued by the university directly in English, French or Spanish, a translation made by a sworn translator is mandatory. Politecnico di Milano accepts translations in Italian (preferably), English, French or Spanish.

Please note: translations obtained from translators or Tribunals in Italy will not be accepted.

Declaration of value, when necessary, must be obtained by the competent Italian Representatives your University system belongs to (e.g.: for a university with British educational system in Peruvian territory the authorities of reference are those of the UK).


CIMEA Statement of Verification and electronic Apostille are not mandatory in case of documents issued in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark (except from Greenland and Faroe Islands), France, Ireland, Estonia, Latvia (for documents issued from 2010), Cyprus, Germany, Hungary, Poland. Nonetheless, the original documents (bachelor degree and diploma supplement) must still be submitted in person to the Welcome Desk of reference, if available, within the given deadline (see DOCUMENTS ASSESSMENT section). Alternatively, they must be verifiable through an online database provided by the institution issuing the degree.