International Projects

International agreements

Politecnico di Milano currently has  more than 500 active international agreements with non-EU Institutions. The most frequent types are:

  • Framework Agreements that involve the whole Institution at large 
  • Exchange Agreements allowing students to spend a period of time abroad at a partner university
  • Double Degree Agreements allowing students to spend  a period of time abroad at a partner university. At the end of their academic career, these students are awarded a degree from both Politecnico di Milano and the partner institution, where they spent their academic exchange

European programmes

Politecnico di Milano participates to programmes in education and cooperation financed by the European Commission. In particular, it is active in: 

Finished projects

Politecnico di Milano also participated in the following projects:

Erasmus Mundus Action 2

  • Strong-Ties: Strengthening Training and Research Through Networking and Globalisation of Teaching in Engineering Studies
  • Green-IT for the Benefit of Civil Society
  • Tempo: Trans-European Mobility Project On Education for Sustainable Development
  • Heritage: Erasmus Mundus Partnership India - Europe 
  • Smart2 Project: SmartCities & SmartGrids for Sustainable Development -
  • Leaders: Leading Mobility between Europe and Asia in Developing Engineering Education and Research -
  • Eased: Euro-Asian Sustainable Energy Development -
  • Interwave: Erasmus Mundus Partnership Asia-Europe -
  • Intact: It's Time for Collaboration Towards Close Cooperation -

Erasmus Mundus Action 3

ALFA III – GUIA: Gestión Universitaria Integral del Abandono

EU-US ATLANTIS Azione 3, EVALUATE-E: Examining VALUe Added in Transatlantic Exchanges in Engineering (project leader)


  • CRISP: Computing, Robotics and Imaging for Surgery Platform
  • EAGLES: Engineers As Global Leaders for Energy Sustainability [project leader]

Erasmus Mundus External Cooperation Window

  • EM ECW Lot 15
  • EM ECW Lot 13
  • TANDEM Alliance
  • WILLPower Programme
  • INDIA For EU
  • LOT11

Programma TEMPUS

  • TRINEX (PROJECT LEADER): Knowledge-Triangle Platform for the Water_Energy-Food Nexus
  • GIEP (PROJECT LEADER): Green Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • SEHUD (PROJECT LEADER): Architecture and Sustainable Urban Development Based on Eco-Humanistic Principles & Advanced Technologies without Loosing Identity
  • IDEA (PROJECT LEADER): Interdisciplinary Education Agenda - An Essential Driver for Innovation

Programma EDULINK II

  • ENERGISE (PROJECT LEADER): Enlarged Network in Education and Research for a Growing Impact of Sustainable Energy engineering on local development
  • LENSES (PROJECT LEADER): The Learning Network for Sustainable Energy Systems