Students Card

Upon completion of your enrollment, you will receive your student card, called Ateneo+, a smart card with two different functions.

As a university badge it allows you to access campus facilities, including libraries, and enjoy students’ discounts at museums, theatres and different locations when offered.

It is also a reloadable prepaid MasterCard, a card with an IBAN that allows you to perform the main banking operations.

When you receive your card, you need to activate it through the Politecnico di Milano website, online services.

To use it as a prepaid card, you need to activate it at the Banca Popolare di Sondrio.


The Politecnico di Milano Library Services comprise online resources and several libraries located in the different campuses. Exchange students can obtain access by requesting a temporary card.

Visit the Politecnico Library Services site.

For specific information on services and the use of resources, contact the Ask@your library service accessible from the same site.

Durando Campus Library is located at Via Durando, 10(Bovisa Durando Campus, Building B9, driveway from 72, Candiani Street).

Bovisa Engineering Library is located at Via Lambruschini, 4, The library is open from Monday to Sunday 8:00 am to 9:00 pm.

Library key facts:

  • to enter libraries equipped with turnstiles you must carry your University pass
  • Reserve online and take out materials at loans desk or at the automatic loan stations. You can loan up to 5 books at one time
  • Automatic loan stations near MIP can be found at the Durando Campus Library
  • To take material out at the loan desks you must show ID. The loan is personal and must be carried out in first person.

Sporting facilities

Students sport activities at Politecnico di Milano are organized by Polimi Sport. View their activities at the Polimi Sport site.

Also, a gym close to our campus offers memberships at competitive prices to exchange students. View more at www.youcanfitnessclub.it


The canteen at our campus, mensa, is located at 34, Via La Masa, Building 24. If functions as a café, self-service restaurant and pizzeria. Outside lunch hours, it can be used as study area. Opening hours: 8:00 am to 4.30 pm.

Prayer room

Our Multi-faith room is located on the ground floor, room 0.10. This space is available to students of all faiths for prayer and meditation. The use of the room is not monitored, however we trust that each and every person who makes use of the space will do so with the utmost respect for the faiths and practices of other students.
Opening hours: every day from midday to 5:30 pm.


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