Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI) is one of the largest Italian engineering universities. In Italy the term “Politecnico” means a state university consisting only of study programmes in Engineering and Architecture. The Politecnico di Milano is nowadays organised in 17 departments and a network of 9 Schools of Engineering, Architecture and Industrial Design spread over 7 campuses over the Lombardy region with a central administration and management. The 9 schools are devoted to education whereas the 17 departments are devoted to research. The number of students enrolled in all campuses is approximately 42,000, which makes the Politecnico di Milano the largest institution in Italy for Engineering, Architecture and Industrial Design.