Founded in 1979 as a Consortium between the Politecnico di Milano and many Italian institutions and several leading public and private industrial groups, today MIP is a non-for-profit consortium limited company. MIP and the Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering together make up the School of Management of Politecnico di Milano, which is involved in all the many aspects surrounding research and education in the fields of management, economics and industrial engineering.

The International Full Time MBA program is a fast-track 12-month program starting in September each year and is offered in Official Partnership with International and National Companies offering project work, company sponsorships and placement opportunities. The program is redesigned by and for companies to prepare the 'manager of the future' who is capable of solving cross-functional, multidimensional and complex problems that the corporate world of today faces. The program provides practical training through boot camps on latest management topics like Industry 4.0, Big Data & Analytics, Sustainability, Circular Economy, Biomarketing, Luxury & Made in Italy, Entrepreneurship and more.

The International Part Time MBA is a 20-month program that begins in October each year. Completely taught in English, the program seeks to provide an option for international students looking to combine a formal MBA education, alongside work responsibilities. The format allows students to apply directly the knowledge and skills learnt into the working environment. Lessons are held one weekend each month (Friday and Saturday) and are integrated from 3 full week sessions; the face-to-face lessons are combined with multimedia content and students can attend up to 30% of the classes via streaming. In addition, to program offer the opportunity to join 2 International Week in other prestigious European Business Schools.

The Distance Learning MBA (called ‘International Flex EMBA or, in short, ‘i-Flex’), is a 20-month Executive MBA program aimed at managers who want to combine international study with work commitments and are looking for a highly flexible program. Thanks to an innovative digital learning platform developed with MICROSOFT technology, students can connect from wherever. Focused on the topics of artificial intelligence and digital transformation, i-Flex trains students both on the hard as well as the soft competencies, in order to prepare a well-rounded manager, ready to manage change and complexity.

International Exchange Program: MIP has exchange agreements with internationally recognised partner business schools in countries such as China, India, UK, France, Spain, Russia, Mexico and Australia and exchanges range from 1 week to 2 months. MIP also offers students the opportunity to enroll in a dual degree program with MIT, Boston and its Center for Transportation and Logistics, or leave for a one-week study tour in the Silicon Valley.

MIP's Career Service and Personal Development. Students in the Full-time MBA have the opportunity to work alongside key stakeholders in important organizations, challenging themselves in real-life business situations and in-company consulting projects. The small class size of the MBA allows personalised attention. In particular, the Career Development Office offers a unique service working with individual candidates and MBA Partner Companies in order to understand the requirements of each and find the most suitable match for in-company project work and placement. Personal Development activities help students of all our MBA programs to improve their soft skills, such as interpersonal and leadership skills, cultural sensitivity, effective communication, public speaking and negotiation skills and, above all, to help students to reflect on their own personal attitudes and cultural values which influence their behaviour and relationships.

Programme Info

Programme title: International MBA (Full Time, Part Time, i-Flex)
Starting Dates:  September 2020 (Full Time) / October 2020 (Part Time) / November 2020 (i-Flex)
Length of Programme: 12 Months (Full Time) / 20 Months (Part Time) / 20 Months (i-Flex)
Type of Programme: International Full Time MBA / International Part Time MBA / International Flex EMBA
Accreditation: ASFOR, EQUIS, AMBA
Rankings: Financial Times Best European Business School rankings 2018: the School of Management ranked number 42 and the International Full-time MBA is ranked number 38

Student Body

  • Nearly 70% (Full Time), 20% (Part Time), 40% (i-Flex) of students are international;

  • Average age: 29 years (Full Time); 31 years (Part Time); 35 years (i-Flex)

Degree Background:

  • Engineering : 40%;

  • Economics and Management: 30%;

  • Humanities disciplines: 20%;

  • Scientific Disciplines: 10%;


Online application on
University Degree: required 
GMAT/GRE: not mandatory
MIP Test: required
TOEFL: 89 -100 I.B; IELTS 6.5; TOEIC 890. 
References: 2 letters of recommendation (optional)
Application fee: € 150


Tuition fees:

International Full Time MBA: EUR 35.000 with EUR 5.000 company sponsorships available for all candidates

International Part Time MBA: EUR 32.000

International Flex EMBA: EUR 32.000








Address: Via Lambruschini 4C - Building 26A,
20156 Milano - Italy
Telephone: +39 02 2399 2820/9194
Fax: +39 02 2399 2844


President: Prof.Vittorio Chiesa
Dean: Prof. Federico Frattini 
MBA & EMBA Director: Prof.ssa Antonella Maria Moretto
Admissions Director: Anna Bacigalupi
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