Politecnico di Milano is currently divided into 16 Departments, 9 Schools and 7 Regional Campuses. The Departments are the institutional seats for conducting research activities in related sectors. The Department conducts research and consultancy activities as well as testing and certification and manages Doctoral Programmes (PhD). The Head and the Department Board are the department managerial bodies. The Schools are the educational structures to which professor and researchers belong for the conduct of the teaching activity. The laurea (Bachelor of Science degree), laurea magistrale (Master of Science degree), specializing masters and professional training programmes fall under their competency.