Politecnico di Milano

The Politecnico di Milano is the highest ranked university of Italy

The Politecnico di Milano is the highest ranked university of Italy, with over 47000 students trained in Architecture, Design, and Engineering. As a public scientific-technological university it has always focused on the quality and innovation of its teaching and research, developing a fruitful relationship with business and productive world by means of experimental research and technological transfer. By referring back to the needs of the industrial world and public administration, research is facilitated in following new paths and dealing with the need for constant and rapid innovation.

Department of Design

The QS World University Rankings places the Design School of the Politecnico di Milano fifth in the world, second in Europe and first in non-English speaking countries. The Department of Design is oriented towards exploring new disciplinary frontiers, putting design at the service of contemporary challenges. Rooted in the Italian design culture, the Department develops activities of research, training and technology transfer enhancing the potential of design as an agent of change towards new paradigms of development oriented towards environmental, social and cultural sustainability.