Since 1997 Politecnico offers its students the opportunity to earn a Master's degree (MSc) from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) by participating in a mobility programme which is an integral part of the standard Master's degree programme offered by Politecnico. This opportunity allows students to attain a degree which is officially recognized in the U.S. and to gain international experience in this country. The University of Illinois at Chicago is a highly qualified State University in the field of research and it is one of the most important and comprehensive institutions for university education.