Alta Scuola Politecnica

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What is ASP?

17th cycle Timeline

1 year and half programme simultaneously with MSc courses

  1. Call for the new cycle (XVII)
  2. Interviews and selections
  3. Results
  4. Opening ceremony
  5. Call for projects
    Winter School (last School of the old cycle + first School of the new one)
  6. Poster session of the chosen projects
  7. Spring School (2nd school of the new cycle)
  8. - Summer School
      (3rd school of the new cycle)
    - New call
  9. Final Examination of the old cycle
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.
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Our Path

The ASP educational activities start in January and are distributed in parallel to the two-year courses of the Laurea Magistrale programme.

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Our Courses

ASP courses are cross-cultural and built on top of the technical knowledge and skills acquired by the students in their specific Laurea Magistrale courses.


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

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Our Projects

Students participate to multidisciplinary projects, proposed as a collaboration between Universities and external institutions.

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Projects in the spotlight

Every year our students are invited to present their results at museums, exhibitions and important international events.

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

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