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The Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI) has partnered with the College of Engineering and Computing Sciences (CoECS) at the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) to support students, faculty, and staff. The initiative has received funding from the European Union, allowing POLIMI and CoECS students to spend a semester at each other's campuses, take courses, conduct research, and participate in cultural exchanges. Additionally, this program offers financial assistance to faculty and staff for traveling to Italy or the U.S. to exchange research and administrative experiences.

Politecnico di Milano - POLIMI ( is a public scientific-technological university that trains engineers, architects, and industrial designers. The University has always focused on the quality and innovation of its teaching and research, developing a fruitful relationship with business and a productive world by means of experimental research and technological transfer.


POLIMI ranks highly in the world; among its rankings are:

QS RANKINGS 2023 (JUNE 2022)

1st in Italy

139th in the world



18th università al mondo per Engineering&Technology

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Application Process for CoECS students

  1. To get acquainted with the process, kindly refer to the previously recorded information session provided here.

  2. The presentation file and regulations for F-1 students shown in the recording are also available here. (POLIMI ppt) (F-1 regulations)

  3. You may fill out this form (you must be logged in with your NYIT email) to apply.

  4. The selected student(s) will receive an email notification, including instructions on proceeding with the academic and visa-related activities and which faculty and staff to contact.

  5. Review the previous students' experiences shared here for POLIMI (incoming) and NYIT (outgoing) applicants.

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Success Story

Between Spring 2021 and Fall 2022, POLIMI and CoECS successfully performed multiple teaching and research activities:

  • Two POLIMI students spent a semester in New York. They took courses at the Department of Energy Management, including the ENGY 718 High-Performance Building Envelope and ENGY 890, the Master's Thesis course [blog post].

  • These students also performed their Master's thesis research at the Energy and Green Technologies Lab. under the supervision of Dr. Kamel.

  • Two Computer Science students from CoECS spent a semester in Milan and took three courses.

  • A faculty member and two staff members from NYIT visited POLIMI's campuses to establish research and administrative collaborations.

  • A team of POLIMI and CoECS faculty members authored a journal paper on the impact of biomaterial on embodied carbon and energy in buildings.

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