The universities in Milan have always been the place par excellence where to cultivate talent and ability. The daily application to study is the finest way to achieve results in each field. This is a discovery itinerary of Milan's centres of knowledge, proficient in every discipline.
The specialist schools that develop creativity
Corporate universities and specialist schools are a hotbed of talent that create newly qualified competent professionals adept at operating in qualified sectors of excellence. They have a long tradition yet, at the same time, are scrupulously attentive to changes in society. Discover the wide range of courses.
Milano Crea Impresa (Milan creates enterprises)
Milan is at the forefront in supporting entrepreneurship, in which it has always been a key player and is particularly active in research and innovation. The Milanese Institutes support the work of talent incubators, offering facilities to start-up businesses and housing young companies that need operational support.
Major events dedicated to design
Milan city of design, especially during major events like the annual Salone Internazionale del Mobile (Furniture Fair) which attracts onlookers, fans and professionals from around the world. However, it is with the FuoriSalone that the city really shows off its best side leaving entire urban areas free to be interpreted by cutting edge designers, both well established and up-and-coming. It's a huge party for everyone.
Major events dedicated to fashion
Intense fashion show days of frenetic appointments, buzz and creativity from all the designers who take over Milan. It would be a pity to miss the major events in Milanese fashion, when the city swarms with models, journalists, buyers, photographers, fashion editors, stylists and is transformed into a giant catwalk.
The creative genius of all time: Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci was a scientist, engineer and inventor but also a painter, sculptor, architect, anatomist, writer and musician. He applied his talents to various fields of art and knowledge. The city is witness to the many facets of the creative person par excellence.
All the museums of applied art and design
The fascination of objects, the result of creativity, dexterity and intuition on the part of many craftsmen, artists and designers. Masterpieces and rare items that testify to the evolution of taste over time. You can discover their beauty and functionality by visiting the museums of applied art and design in Milan, the most important of which is the Triennale Design Museum.
Milan - Guide to the city
The guide is organised in thematic itineraries and specific topics so as to enable each visitor to read up on the aspects that interest him most. QR Codes in each section also facilitate access to further information on this website.
How to get here
The city is well served by three airports with national and international flights (Linate, Malpensa and Bergamo Orio al Serio) and linked to the city with airport coaches or railway services. Milan is also an important railway junction for high speed trains and a complex motorway network links the city up with the rest of Europe.
Getting around easily
Milan offers various alternatives for getting around the city. A bus, tram and metro network, taxis and new types of public transport, hired or reserved in advance, all link the city from the centre to the outskirts.
Tourist information in milan gets a makeover
Now that the new tourist information kiosks are imminent in Milan it has never been easier to delve into such beauty; the kiosks provide an up-to-date way of discovering, or rediscovering, the artistic and cultural heritage of the city
Milano Official Products
Take home a great souvenir of your trip.
Milano Official Products is an extensive line of clothing and objects for the home, office and leisure time with the instantly identifiable "Milano" logo. They can be purchased in many sales points in the city.