Professors Emeriti and Honorary Professors at the Politecnico di Milano

This is the highest academic position at national and international level, the top reward for a scientific and university career of exceptional and recognized prestige.
The title is conferred by the Ministry of University and Research “only to deserving professors of great notoriety" who have distinguished themselves for their original scientific, educational and academic contributions in the broad sense.
The title of Professor Emeritus can be conferred to retired full professors who have served at least twenty years in the role; the title of Honorary Professor can be conferred for at least 15 years of service.