POLI.design, founded by Politecnico di Milano in 1999, is a university institution of acknowledged excellence that represents a unique research and post-graduate training centre. Together with the School of Design and the Department of Design, it forms the Design System of the Politecnico di Milano (1st in Italy, 3rd in Europe and 5th in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2021 in Art&Design category), an aggregate of resources, skills, structures and laboratories, among the most important in the world.
Tradition and innovation, quality and ability to connect with the professional world are the cornerstones of this post-graduate school, which develops training for young graduates and professionals, aiming at professional training and effective insertion in the many areas of work in which the designer works today.
POLI.design deals with more than 50 training projects, including Specializing Masters and Higher Education Courses, distributed in seven thematic areas and designed to explore the design culture at 360°. It also provides training for companies with a precise orientation towards innovation.
POLI.design is also active, in Italy and abroad, in the promotion of design culture, acting as a link between universities, businesses, organisations, institutions and professional worlds, establishing partnerships, creating specific projects, competitions, cultural events and publishing activities.