Politecnico di Milano Figures


International rankings

QS Rankings 2021

  • 1st in Italy
  • 137th in the world

Press Release (in Italian)

QS Rankings 2019-2020 - By Subject

  • 1st 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 7 research areas: Architecture & Built Environment; Art & Design; Computer Science & Information Systems; Civil & Structural Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Electrical & Electronic Engineering; Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 
  • In the top 50 universities in the world in 7 research areas: Architecture & Built Environment; Art & Design; Computer Science & Information Systems; Chemical Engineering; Civil & Structural Engineering; Electrical & Electronic Engineering; Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 

Press Release (in Italian)

Enrolled Students

46,324 enrolled students (a.y. 2019/2020; update: March 2020), of which:

  • 7,260 architects
  • 4,305 designers
  • 34,759 engineers

Internationalization

6,728 Foreign students enrolled (a.y. 2019/2020; update: March 2020):

  • Laurea (equivalent to Bachelor of Science) = 1,446
  • Laurea Magistrale (equivalent to Master of Science) = 5,003
  • PhD = 279

Programmes taught in English (a.y. 2019/2020):

  • 41 Laurea Magistrale programmes
  • 2 Laurea programmes
  • 19 PhD programmes

Placement after graduation

Data regarding MSc graduates in 2018, one year after graduation

  • 95% are employed (89% of architects, 91% of designers, 97% of engineers)
  • 90% 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 by EU (FP7) (2007-2013)
  • projects financed within H2020 (2014-2020): see Research: EU projects

Technology Transfer:

  • Spin-offs: 78 companies established and accredited from 2000 to date, among which 63 still active (update: march 2020)
  • 2084 patents (update: 31/12/2019)
  • 791 inventions (update: 31/12/2019)
    [see TTO section]

Human Resources

(update: December 2019)

  • Technical administrative staff = 1,233
  • Teaching staff = 1,430