The LocalTwenty-nine out of 36 degree courses will be taught in English at the Politecnico di Milano from the start of the next academic year, La Repubblica reported. The plans were initially announced by the university’s rector, Giovanni Azzone, in 2012, with the aim of rolling out all degree courses in English from 2014. Azzone said at the time that in order to stay competitive at a global level, universities have no choice but to adopt the English language.
“We strongly believe our classes should be international classes – and the only way to have international classes is to use the English language,” he was quoted by the BBC as saying. More...