The Politecnico di Milano University Library Services comprise online resources and several libraries located in the different Campuses. Building 28, just 2 minutes away from MIP building, hosts a two-floor library open Monday to Sunday from 08:00 am to 09:00 pm. Enrolled students are automatically enabled to use library services. You can access the Online resources at www.biblio.polimi.it with your Polimi credentials.
The Canteen at our campus is located at Via La Masa 34, Building 24. It functions as a café, self-service restaurant and pizzeria. Opening hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
There is a nice eating area at the ground floor of MIP Building. Outside the building you find benches and a small area with several microwaves. More microwaves are located in Building B12, Via La Masa 34. There are also a number of vending machines in the building, for snacks and drinks.
MIP facilities, in Building 26, comprise study areas organized as cubicles, at each floor. Additional study areas are in Building 27. The canteen is also used as a study room outside lunch hours, from 08:00 to 11:30 am, and from 2:30 to 4:30 pm.
In case of a medical emergency, you should go directly to the nearest hospital to get immediate care. If it is not an emergency, you can download our document and read about how to go about seeing a doctor and book an appointment. When visiting an emergency ward at the hospital expect long waits, especially if you do not need immediate attention.
Students are encouraged to enroll in the national healthcare system. You will receive guidance at an orientation session. Hospitals might charge you for their treatments if you are not enrolled, and you will need to claim expenses on your private insurance.
You can get in touch with the MIP community by joining one of the following groups: Alumni MIP (@AlumniMIP), Alumni school of Management Politecnico di Milano (https://www.linkedin.com/in/alumni-school-of-management-politecnico-milano-53903a144/) or Alumni school of Management (https://www.linkedin.com/groups/21062). If you need further assistance, please write an email to email@example.com or visit https://www.som.polimi.it/en/alumni/
You should organize your funds so you can access your money while in Italy. Credit cards are widely accepted at businesses and shops, with the exception of government buildings and small retailers. Check that your accommodation provider accepts credit card payment.
When your enrollment is complete, you will receive a student card, issued in cooperation with the official bank of the Politecnico which functions as a pre-paid master card too.
Travel cheques are not common and hardly ever accepted.
Cash payments maximum amount is currently € 2.999. Additionally, cash deposits exceeding the same amount will be subject to inspection.
If you need to extend your study permit, you need to provide evidence of availability of around 6.000 euros. You will need to organize your funds accordingly.