Politecnico di Milano Figures

Rankings

QS Rankings 2019-2020

  • 1st in Italy
  • 149th in the world

Press Release (in Italian)

QS Rankings 2019 - By Subject

  • First in Italy in 10 research areas: Architecture & Built Environment; Art & Design; Computer Science & Information Systems; Chemical Engineering; Civil & Structural Engineering; Electrical & Electronic Engineering; Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering; Environmental Sciences; Materials Science; Mathematics
  • In the top 10 European universities in 6 research areas: Architecture & Built Environment; Art & Design; Computer Science & Information Systems; Civil & Structural Engineering; Electrical & Electronic Engineering; Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 
  • In the top 50 universities in the world in 6 research areas: Architecture & Built Environment; Art & Design; Computer Science & Information Systems; Chemical Engineering; Civil & Structural Engineering; Electrical & Electronic Engineering; Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 

Press Release (in Italian)

QS Rankings 2018-19

  • 1st in Italy
  • 156th in the world

Press Release (in Italian)

Enrolled Students

45,304 enrolled students (a.y. 2018/2019; update: July 2019), of which:

  • 7,296 architects
  • 4,321 designers
  • 33,687 engineers

Internationalization

6,606 Foreign students enrolled (a.y. 2018/2019; update: July 2019):

  • Laurea (equivalent to Bachelor of Science) = 1,441
  • Laurea Magistrale (equivalent to Master of Science) = 4,870
  • PhD = 295

Programmes taught in English (a.y. 2018/2019; update: January 2019):

  • 34 Laurea Magistrale programmes
  • 1 Laurea programme
  • 19 PhD programmes

Placement after graduation

Data regarding MSc graduates in 2017, one year after graduation

  • 94% are employed (86% of architects, 91% of designers, 97% of engineers)
  • 90% have a work consistent with their degree
  • 88% 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: 74 companies established and accredited from 2000 to date, among which 56 still active (update: september 2019)
  • 1815 patents (update: 31/12/2018)
  • 701 inventions (update: 31/12/2018)
    [see TTO section]

Human Resources

(update: December 2018)

  • Technical administrative staff = 1,237
  • Teaching staff = 1,403