Politecnico di Milano


General Information

Country Italy
City Milan
Founding 1863
Number of Students 38 000

Politecnico di Milano

International Office of Politecnico di Milano



Type of Parntership ERASMUS+ (I MILANO02)
Who can apply? Bachelor students (as of the 3rd semester)
Master students (many courses are offered in English)
Type of Stay Studies
Length of Stay 1 to 2 Semesters
Time of Stay Winter and/or Summer Semester
Number of Exchange Placements 3


Study Details

Semester Dates

1. Semester: October to February

2. Semester: March to July

Cooperating Faculty / Department

Building and Civil Engineering

Energy Engineering and Energy Management

Study Possibilities

Faculties and Institutes

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (DICA)

Possibilities for Exchange Students

It may not be possible for exchange students to take all courses from all faculties. Further information can be obtained from our partner universities and from our experience reports.

Please note that in general the majority of the courses taken must be chosen by the cooperating faculty. At Politecnico di Milano, a maximum of 12 ECTS may be taken outside the cooperating faculty. At least half of the courses must be chosen at the respective degree level (Bachelor/Master). Design and Architecture Studio courses cannot be taken. RWTH students of the Sustainable Management - Water and Energy M.Sc. program have a special defined course offer within the cooperation of the program.

Course Offerings

Course Catalog

Please inform yourself about the courses offered directly at the partner university. If you have any questions about the corresponding courses or the course offerings in general, please feel free to contact the partner university directly.

Language Courses Information about language courses



Language Requirements

Italian B1

English B2

The language requirements depend on the language that the chosen courses are held in. Students who only choose coursees taught in English do not need to prove Italian language proficiency.

Language certificate from the RWTH Aachen Language Center

Application Deadline at the International Exchange Office of the Faculty of Civil Engineering 31. January for 1 to 2 Semester as of the Winter Semester of the Same Year
Application Deadline at the Partner University

01. April to 15. May for the Winter Semester of the Same Year

01. October to 15. November for the Summer Semetser of the Following Year

(Applying to the partner university takes place only after successful application at RWTH University.)

Application Process at the Partner University

Information about the Application Process and Documents

(Applying to the partner university takes place only after successful application at RWTH University.)




Tuition Fees Fees Waived
Costs Travel Costs, Cost of Living and Housing
Average Cost of Living does not differ much from that in Germany, about 750 Euros a month


Practical Information

Accommodations Information about housing in the various student dorms
Health Insurance Health insurance for abroad and private liabilitiy insurance are required for the entire duration of the stay.
Experience Reports MoveOn
Further Information

Federal Foreign Office

General Country Information from the DAAD


External Links