The Honours Programme Scientific Research in Information Technology is an extracurricular program offered at Politecnico di Milano that aims at training MSc students in conducting scientific research in IT. The programme provides MSc students with a unique opportunity in Italy, introducing MSc students to scientific research and allowing each student to join a research group and to achieve an original research result potentially leading to a scientific publication. It combines research activities conducted in collaboration with the research groups of Politecnico di Milano together with lectures and seminars specifically delivered for the program. The Honours Programme title is officially reported in the students' transcript together with the description of the conducted activities.