Established in 1863, Politecnico di Milano is internationally renowned as one of the most prestigious technical universities in Engineering, Architecture and Design. According to the QS World University Rankings 2017, Politecnico di Milano was ranked:
The university is based in Milano, in northern Italy, one of the largest economic and cultural centers in Europe, and known worldwide for its expertise in the fields of Fashion and of Design. Throughout the last century, Politecnico di Milano has become a central part of the city vibrant life, by taking part and organising cultural events and building strong connections with the main local and international companies of Architecture, Design and Engineering.
The Doctoral programmes of Politecnico di Milano, all held in English, provide a selected number of highly qualified graduates with the opportunity of acquiring a high degree of professional expertise in specific scientific, technologic, social and economic fields.
The selection call for all the PhD programmes is launched annually and published on the website. A five-year university degree, equivalent to a Master qualification giving access to PhD programmes is required to be considered in the call. An experts panel selects candidates on the basis of their research project proposals, curriculum vitae, personal statement and recommendation letter(s). For more information on the selection requirements, please check here.
For information on the admission procedure, please visit the following page.
Application period: From April to May (to be defined)
Admission results: In July
Enrollment: In October
Programmes start: In November
Please note that additional application calls maybe published during the year. We advise you to frequently visit this webpage.
PhD Secretary's Office
Via Golgi 42 (2nd floor)
Open to the public from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm (Monday to Friday)
Fax: +390223999700 / +390223999707