Politecnico di Milano Figures


International rankings

QS Rankings 2023 (JUNE 2022)

QS Rankings 2022 - By Subject

  • 13th university in the world and 7th in Europe for Engineering&Technology
  • 5th university in the world and 3rd in Europe for Art&Design
  • 10th university in the world and 5th in Europe for Architecture/Built Environment
  • Among the first 50 universities in the world in 8 disciplinary areas: Architecture & Built Environment; Art & Design; Computer Science & Information Systems; Chemical Engineering; Civil & Structural Engineering; Electrical & Electronic Engineering; Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering; Mineral & Mining Engineering;  

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Enrolled Students

47,170 enrolled students (a.y. 2021/2022; update: February 2022), of which:

  • 7,231 architects
  • 4,294 designers
  • 35,645 engineers

Internationalization

7,124 Foreign students enrolled (a.y. 2021/2022; update: February 2021):

  • Laurea (equivalent to Bachelor of Science) = 1,574
  • Laurea Magistrale (equivalent to Master of Science) = 5,147
  • PhD = 403

Programmes taught in English (a.y. 2021/2022):

  • 41 Laurea Magistrale programmes
  • 2 Laurea programmes
  • 19 PhD programmes

Placement after graduation

Data regarding Italian MSc graduates in 2019, one year after graduation

  • 96% are employed (93% of architects, 88% of designers, 98% of engineers)
  • 91% have a work consistent with their degree
  • 88% would choose Politecnico again

Data regarding Italian MSc graduates in 2015, five years after graduation

  • 99% are employed (97% of architects, 97% of designers, 99% of engineers)
  • 88% have a work consistent with their degree
  • 89% would choose Politecnico again

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Research and Technology Transfer

Research Projects:

  • 281 projects financed by EU (FP7) (2007-2013)
  • projects financed within H2020 (2014-2020): see Research: EU projects

Technology Transfer:

  • Spin-offs: 99 companies established and accredited from 2000 to date, among which 77 still active (update: May 2022)
  • 2671 patents (update: 31/12/2021)
  • 949 inventions (update: 31/12/2021)
    [see TTO section]

Human Resources

(update: December 2021)

  • Technical administrative staff = 1,259
  • Teaching staff = 1,507