Prospective students


Visa-Health insurance

If you are a foreign student and you need a declaration of admission for your Visa request or specific information on health insurance requirements, please contact: internationalphd(at)


Politecnico di Milano can support you in finding the right place to live, among our “Residenze”. You can find out out more about our accommodation services in our Residence Halls guide and on Politecnico’s website.

City Hall accommodation support can be found here.

Living in Milan

  • 2nd largest city in Italy
  • 38th  among the best cities for students around the world (Qs Best Student Cities in the World 2013)
  • Scientific and Financial major Italian hub
  • Art, culture, culinary heritage and nightlife
  • Sport: hometown of Inter FC and AC Milan
  • Design and Fashion capital: Milano Design week, Milano Fashion week 

General information and links

Guide for PhD International Students

Public transportation - ATM

City Hall

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