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Politecnico di Milano in the international rankings

QS 2025 ranking (june 2024)

In Italy

In the world

According to the prestigious QS 2025 ranking, the Politecnico di Milano is the 1st university of Italy and the 111st in the world. 

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QS rankings by subject 2024

Engineering and Technology

Architecture and Built Environment


An international excellence

In the QS 2024 Ranking by subject Politecnico is the 23rd university in the world for Engineering&Technology:, the 7th university in the world for Art&Design and for Architecture/Built Environment. It is among the first 20 universities in the world for Civil & Structural Engineering; Electrical & Electronic Engineering; Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering, Petroleum Engineering. And among the first 50 in the world for Computer Science & Information Systems; Data Science & AI; Chemical Engineering; Materials Science; Mathematics.  

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Politecnico community  

Our students


Graduates employed 1 year after graduation

Would choose Politecnico again

How many

Politecnico di Milano is a large community of 47.959 enrolled students and 1.893 PhD students, of which 7.325 architects, 4.438 designers, 36.196 engineers. 

International enrolled students are 8.258, divided as follows: 1.740 enrolled in laurea programmes (equivalent to BSc), 6.033 in laurea magistrale programmes (equivalent to MSc), 485 in PhD programmes. 

The staff consists of 1.292 full professors and 1.627 collaborators (technical and administrative staff) 

[Students numbers upd. march 2023, a.y. 2022/2023; staff numbers upd. december 2022]

Occupation and satisfaction

Italian MSc graduates in 2022, one year after graduation: 97% are employed; 93% have a work consistent with their degree; 89% would choose Politecnico again.

Italian MSc graduates in 2018, five years after graduation: 99% are employed; 92% have a work consistent with their degree; 90% would choose Politecnico again.

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Research and technology transfer

Research projects

281 projects financed within FP7 (2007-2013)

437 projects financed within H2020 (2014-2020)

For the projects financed within Horizon Europe (2021-2027):  

See Research: EU projects

Technology transfer figures



116 companies established and accredited from 2000 to date, among which 82 still active

3408 (1123 inventions)

[Last update: 31712/2023]


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Technology Transfer