Enrolment must take place via the specific online application in Online Services.

A copy of the registration receipt must be received by the Ph.D. Registrar’s office.

Anyway, the enrolment is subject to the attainment of the English level B2+ as indicated in the enrolment deadlines.


Politecnico di Milano provides international incoming PhD students with a limited number of rooms at student residences of Politecnico di Milano. We inform that you can book accommodation online connecting to the following web site:


When you fill the form it is important that we know that you are a PhD student.

Before booking accommodation online you will be asked to register in “Politecnico Online Services”: it is important that you fill the form with the complete information about your identity document.

Probably you will receive an e-mail informing that you are in the waiting list; in this case write an e-mail to and we will give you the possibility to complete your registration and confirm your room.

Starting at DEIB

In order to start your activity at DEIB you need to:

  1. Contact the secretariat of your section. Please do so even if you have already a desk in the department, as you need to be recognized also as a doctoral candidate and you will be requested to fill in the necessary forms. Following this, you will be allocated a space and you will be able to get a key and your ID card.

    Here are the addresses:
    Marjorie Ballesteros (  . ph.: 0223993430) – Area Electronics (ELN)
    Alice Gentile (  . ph.: 0223993623) – Area Computer Science & Engineering (INF)
    Antonella Rinaldi ( – ph.: 0223993666) – Area Systems and control (AUT)
    Vita Ciesco ( – ph.: 0223993500 ) – Area Telecommunications (TLC)
    Please contact the secretariat of your Area.

  2. Attend the Welcome meeting on November 3rd at DEIB Bldg 20, Conference Room E. Gatti. In the meeting there will be a presentation of the activities in the IT PhD and regulations and a Q&A session. You will also sign an attendance form. This will be your official confirmation of starting the PhD (slides presented in the Welcome). Those who did not attend will be contacted by the secretariat.

  3. Collect the badge and key to access your office at “Ufficio Accessi”, Bldg. n. 20, ground floor (Eng. Fausto Berton) – you will receive an email after registering with the secretariat for an appointment.

We wish to thank in advance all new PhD candidates who will promptly comply to these directions.

Please note that after enrolment you will receive official emails at your @polimi.it account, available from the Polimi OnLine Services.

Please visit the web site of the PhD School and the other pages of this site for further information.
For requests concerning your academic career and formal steps please write to – For other questions about administrative issues in the department please write to