Starting from the academic year 2014/2015, Milan Polytechnic has endowed the Cologni Foundation with a chair on “Italian Beauty” (“La Bellezza Italiana”) in the Faculty of Design. In addition to the weekly lessons, the course provides lectures from reputed experts in the world of applied arts. The Professorship is held by Alberto Cavalli, Director of the Cologni Foundation for the Métiers d’Art.