Idea League

Contacts at Polimi

Institutional representative

Prof. Stefano Ronchi

Institutional activities

Francesca Andrich
International Relations Unit
francesca.andrich(at)polimi.it 

Presentation

The IDEA League is a strategic alliance between ETH-Zurich, TU-Delft, RWTH Aachen, Chalmers University e Politecnico di Milano,  All leading European technical universities.

The aim of the network if to strenghten the links betwen technology, science and society. Thanks te collaboration between the partners, the IDEA League fosters the sharing of a collective wealth of knowledge, experience and resources and it aims to connect and inspire a new generation of European science and technology graduates, champion innovation and entrepreneurship and steer Europe towards a more competitive and inclusive future.

IDEA League promotes programs and projects for students, PhD students, researchers, faculty and staff of the partner universities in order to  furthers enhance their abilities and competences. 

Student Opportunities

Research Grants

They are are aimed at PhD students regularly enrolled in a PhD program at Politecnico di Milano and who are interested in spending a short-term research exchange at one of IDEA League partner universities, for example for the development of experimental and / or theoretical parts of their doctoral thesis. More information are available on the website of the Polimi Doctoral School.

Summer School

They are aimed at students regularly enrolled in a Master's or PhD program at Politecnico di Milano. The objective of the School is to allow its participants to explore current research issues and develop both academic knowledge and soft skills.More information are available at the dedicated page of the international mobility section.

Challenge Programme

It consists of 4 moduloes hosted by 4 IDEA LEAGUE partner universities. consiste in quattro moduli ospitati da 4 università IDEA League. It is aimed at students with excellent academic perfomances and interested in future leadership roles, More information are available at the dedicated page of the international mobility section. Politecnico di Milano and TU-Delft jointly organize one of the modules, hostd at POLIMI Lecco campus.

Opportunities for Academic Staff

https://idealeague.org/academicstaff/

IDEA League encourages collaboration among colleagues at partner universities on issues related to academic life, research, or new initiatives, with the goal of solving common problems, removing barriers, implementing projects, and pursuing innovative research. For this reason, IDEA League facilitates numerous working groups that foster close collaboration, knowledge sharing, and broad involvement of faculty from partner universities.

POLIMI professors are actively involved in the following working groups:

  • Increasing Student Mobility
  • Sustainability Framework
  • Engagement with Africa
  • Sharing Research Infrastructures
  • Advanced Studies in Applied Technology
  • Sharing Best Practices in Language Policy

Opportunities for Non-Academic Staff

https://idealeague.org/support-staff/

IDEA League supports the collaboration between non-academic staff members of the partner universities. IDEA League fosters relationships between colleagues, to help them in their professional growth: thanks to the sharing of knowledge, experiences and best practices non-academic staff will be able to improve their skills and expand their problem-solving abilities. For this reason, IDEA League facilitates several working groups that encourage close interaction and broad involvement of non-academic staff of partner universities.

POLIMI non-academic staff is actively involved in the following working groups:

  • Increasing Student Mobility
  • Sustainability Framework
  • Engagement with Africa
  • Sharing Research Infrastructures
  • Advanced Studies in Applied Technology
  • Sharing Best Practices in Language Policy