International mobility

Students of the School of Design can opt to make an international mobility on a wide range of partner universities.

More than 150 European universities and 75 Outside the European Union Universities have exchange agreements with our School.


The students selected for an exchange programme have the opportunity to enrich their academic experience by spending a period at a partner university, thereby acquiring credits that will be recognized by Politecnico di Milano.


Several opportunities are available:

• a period of study as part of Erasmus mobility, or and international mobility outside the European Union

  Double Degree Program

• a work placement in companies or university labs 

• a period abroad to prepare a thesis 

Study mobility

The International Mobility for study allows students, who are duly enrolled in Politecnico di Milano and have completed their first year, to do an exchange in a university with which Politecnico di Milano has an agreement, guaranteeing recognition of all positive results obtained.

Students interested in participating in the exchange programme need:


1. TO KNOW THE PARTNERS SCHOOLS available in each program:

Join the promotional activities about the International Mobility. These activities will take place from 19th to 30th November 2018. 

Here you can find the detailed program: 

WHY 2019

HOW 2019


Students share their exchange experience

MEDES Program

Exchange with FIT and exchange with Philadelphia U

Double Degree with Tsinghua

Double Degree with Tongji

Double Degree with Les Ecoles Centrale

Double Degree with UNAL

Double Degree with Sao Paulo University

Check the list of Schools Partners, for more information on the available places and the Professors promoter of each partner: List Partner Schools


Meet the Professors promoters to know better the partner schools: Partner schools presentations calendar will be online on 16h November

Consult the Schools websites that interest you, and verify their academic offer and check the possible language requirements asked to exchange students.


Check the reports from the Poli students that have been in exchange in the previous years, in this same page in the section: “Outgoing Student Report”


2.    CONSULT THE INTERNATIONAL MOBILITY RULES defined by the School of Design (available only in Italian): Guida alla mobilità internazionale in order to know any additional limitations to mobility


Students from the School of Design can apply and do the international mobility in the year and semesters here indicated:




Get ready to answer the call for the international mobility that is open yearly.


Check our presentation with all the details about how to apply: EXCHANGE YOUR MIND – How to participate


Prepare the documents required:

- Digital Portfolio of works

- Motivational / Presentation letter preferable in English, related to the School/s you are applying

- Curriculum vitae preferable in English


To have more information about: the partner Schools requirements, how to answer the call, required documents:

Exchange Bovisa
Address: via Lambruschini 15, 20158 Milano
Hours: Mon-Thu 10.00am-12.30pm
phone +39 02 2399 4488


To have more information about the Partner Schools:

Get in contact with the referent Professor of each partner school: List Partner Schools

Check the reports from the students that have been in exchange in the last years.

Consult the websites of the partner schools to have update information


To have more information about the exchange and the Double Degree programs:

Relé Office