Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI)

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Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI) was founded in 1963 and is the most important Engineering School in Italy, withabout 25.000 students in undergraduate and graduate engineering courses and about 600 PhD students in the Doctoral School.

POLIMI website


Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering (DIG)

The Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering (DIG) is a result of POLIMI’s pioneering vision to develop joint management and engineering research and education within Italian technical universities during the 1970s.
The department DIG was established 1989 by pooling together all activities in the fields of management, economics and industrial engineering.
The Department is structured in three research lines (1) Logistics, Operations and Industrial Engineering (2) Applied Economics and (3) Management. It comprises about 90 professors, 20 research assistants, and more than 40 PhD Students.

DIG website

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Our participants

  • Emrah Karakaya - Edition I

    EDIM is a great opportunity to learn from diverse cultures, grow in double academic areas, contribute to each other and be recognized in a large network. It is a unique doctoral program with its multi-disciplinary research topics and quarterly workshops. I love EDIM!
  • Andres Ramirez Portilla – Edition I

    One of the great advantages of this program is the EDIM workshops, where you can develop and enhance your academic and professional networking. The EDIM workshops need to be considered as a best practice by other Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate programs
  • Sudipa Sarker – Edition II

    I am glad to be part of this program not only because of the opportunities EDIM has created for me but also for the wonderful people I have come across during this program. I hope that the future days will be as thrilling, inspiring and stimulating as it has been
  • Simon Okwir – Edition II

    EDIM for me is an industry of knowledge and where you find a career. When it comes to my future uncertainties, EDIM is a combination of both: present partners and future lifelong contacts
  • Maksim Miterev – Edition II

    EDIM is a life changing experience: it has changed where I live, what I do, whom I know and what I want. It's also a great source of friends and potential future colleagues. I feel part of a large international community of interesting people with lots of common interests
  • Anna Darmani – Edition I

    EDIM is like a journey. But, not only a research journey! EDIM is a program by which you can explore different cultures, systems, environments as well as knowledge perspectives. I believe EDIM is one of the best programs for experiencing different managerial contexts
  • Seyoum Birkie Eshetu - Edition I

    Being part of EDIM is more than just doing a PhD. It is about creating family within the academic circle. I am happy to be part of this diverse community with ample informal learning opportunities