Alta Scuola Politecnica

Multidisciplinary and unique international honours program,
created by Politecnico di Milano e Politecnico di Torino

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18th cycle

The ASP Application Calls are now open on the Application pages.

Application Calls

2021-22 (18th cycle)


Latest News

18th cycle Timeline

1 year and half programme simultaneously with MSc courses

July-October 2021

Call for the new cycle (XVIII)

November-December 2021

Interviews and selections

Mid December 2021


February 2022

Opening ceremony

March 2022

  • Call for projects
  • Winter School (last School of the old cycle + first School of the new one)

May 2022

Poster session of the chosen projects

Mid May 2022

Spring School (2nd school of the new cycle)

July 2022

  • Summer School (3rd school of the new cycle)
  • New call

September-October 2022

Final Examination of the old cycle

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The Alta Scuola Politecnica (ASP) selects each year 150 exceptionally talented and motivated students among the applicants to the Laurea Magistrale (LM) programmes in Architecture, Design and Engineering at Politecnico di Milano (90 students) and Politecnico di Torino (60 students).
ASP Call
ASP Call
The call is opened to all students who have obtained a Laurea or an equivalent title (i.e., a Bachelor or a university programme consisting of at least 3 years of study after secondary education), have average marks of 27/30 or equivalent, and can demonstrate a good knowledge of the English language.
Candidates Evaluation
Candidates Evaluation
Candidates are selected by an Evaluation Committee, specifically appointed by the Director of the ASP. The Evaluation Committee selects the students on the basis of their curriculum of studies, a motivation letter and their proficiency in the English language.

University Call for Admissions


Courses on issues, models and methods of innovation, tackled with a strong interdisciplinary perspective. The ASP educational programme consists in 30 additional credits (CFU) to be achieved in parallel to the regular 120 credits of the Laurea Magistrale programme. An ASP student achieves, at the end of her/his two years, a total amount of 150 CFU.


Multidisciplinary projects, in which students may practice the process of envisioning, framing, planning and implementing innovation.

Executive Board

The ASP activities are coordinated by an Executive Board consisting of 8 professors of Politecnico di Milano and Politecnico di Torino.

Emilio Paolucci

Politecnico di Torino, Department of Management and Production Engineering


Alessandra Oppio

Politecnico di Milano, Department of Architectural and Urban Studies


Debora Fino

Politecnico di Torino, Department of Applied Science and Technology

Student careers, internationalization

Raffaella Trocchianesi

Politecnico di Milano, Department of Design

Student careers, internationalization

Francesca Frassoldati

Politecnico di Torino, Department of Architecture and Design


Matteo Romano

Politecnico di Milano, Department of Energy


Gianpaolo Cugola

Politecnico di Milano, Department of Electronic, Information and Bioengineering

Multidisciplinary projects

Massimo Violante

Politecnico di Torino, Department of Control and Computer Engineering

Multidisciplinary projects


The ASP Staff supports the Executive Board in developing and organizing all the ASP activities, both in Politecnico di Milano and Politecnico di Torino offices.

Gianluca Attolini

Politecnico di Milano

Project Manager

Paola Melchionda

Politecnico di Torino

Project Manager

Cristiano D’Angieri

Politecnico di Milano

Milan Office Coordinator Admissions,Career and Organization of educational activities

Manuela Bogge

Politecnico di Torino

Admissions, Career and Organization of educational activities

Carlotta Garbellini

Politecnico di Milano

Multidisciplinary projects


Politecnico di Milano

Student Advisor