Politecnico di Milano Figures

Rankings

QS Rankings 2018 - 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; Civil & Structural Engineering; Electrical & Electronic Engineering; Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 

Press Release (in Italian)

QS Rankings 2017-18

  • 1st in Italy
  • 170th in the world

Press Release (in Italian)

Arwu Rankings 2016

  • 6th in Italy
  • 91st in Europe
  • 232nd in the world

Ranking of Academic Subjects

  • 1st in Italy in the following subjects: Chemical Engineering; Electrical & Electronic Engineering; Civil Engineering
  • 4th in Europe and 13rd in the world in Civil Engineering

Press Release (in Italian)

Enrolled Students

42,822 enrolled students (a.y. 2017/2018; update: January 2018), of which:

  • 7,040 architects
  • 4,156 designers
  • 31,626 engineers

Internationalization

5,994 Foreign students enrolled (a.y. 2017/2018; update: January 2018):

  • Laurea (equivalent to Bachelor of Science) = 1,416
  • Laurea Magistrale (equivalent to Master of Science) = 4,303
  • PhD = 275

Programmes taught in English (a.y. 2017/2018; update: January 2018):

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

Research and Technology Transfer

Research Projects:

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

Technology Transfer (update: 31.12.2017):

  • Spin-offs: 48 companies established and accredited from 2000 to date, among which 5 are still subsidiary, 42 are still active, and 4 were approved in 2017, 3 of which were set up in 2017 (Global Turnover 2016: 12.280.000 €)
  • 1610 patents
  • 644 inventions
    [see TTO section]

Human Resources

(update: January 2018)

  • Technical administrative staff = 1,204
  • Teaching staff = 1,364

[Update: January 2018]