Welcome to Humanitas University

“Medicine is going to change a lot in the next years and Humanitas University intends to be a core player of this change for the upcoming Doctors, Nurses, Physiotherapists. Our mission is to deliver an up-to-date Education that balances evidence-based medicine with a passionate care for the human being.”

Gianfelice Rocca, President

Milano: a historic city of style, culture and education

In Milan there are 8,400 foreign students (2012). Milan also has the highest scientific density in Italy in health and life sciences: 1,100 publications/million inhabitants in 2012.

About

Humanitas University is an International Medical School based in Milan, built alongside the renowned Humanitas Research and Teaching Hospital.

Undergraduate Courses

Medicine
Medicine

6-year-degree course, taught exclusively in English.
From the first year, theoretical interdisciplinary modules are integrated with hands-on experience and simulation activities, with clerkships commencing in the 3rd year. "Excellence in Research Track" available upon selection starting from the 3rd year.

Nursing
Nursing

3-year-degree course, taught in Italian, with clerkships from the 1 year.
At Humanitas University, the real protagonist is the student, who from the very first day is at the centre of the learning process, based on active teaching methods eliminating the boundary between theory and practice.

Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy

3-year-degree course, taught in Italian, with clerkships from the 1 year.
The goal of Humanitas University is to train physiotherapists with high professional skills and a solid methodological training.

Postgraduate Courses

Speciality Schools
Speciality Schools

Humanitas University has 13 Medical Specialty Schools, reflecting Humanitas' Centres of Excellence. Programs are held in Italian, with access upon national competitive exam.

PhD Programme
PhD Programme

Humanitas University offers a 3-year PhD Programme in Molecular and Experimental Medicine. The program is coordinated by Alberto Mantovani and aims to provide training in various fields of life sciences and molecular medicine offering access to state-of-the-art technology and clinical case lists for translational studies.

Masters
Masters

The Master in Biliopancreatic Endoscopy, taught in English, provides with medical and instrumental knowledge for proper use of the new Endoscopic equipment, the EUS of the pancreas and biliary tract and ERCP. The Master "Laser Surgery in Urology", in English, provides urologists with the skills necessary for a complete and up-to-date clinical approach to patients with urologic diseases.

Advanced Training Courses
Advanced Training Courses

Humanitas University offers advanced postgraduate courses for physicians who want to train or increase their knowledge of a specific technique or subject.
Currently active courses regard Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Epidemiology for Clinical Research.

Humanitas New Campus and Simulation Centre

Humanitas University is building a new Campus of over 20.000 square meters which will be ready for the academic year 2017-18. With 4 new buildings dedicated to classrooms and laboratories, dorms, canteens, study rooms and sport facilities, the new campus will also host a last generation Simulation Center of about 1.000 mq, with 4 operating rooms, 3 multimedia rooms, 2 ambulatories, 1 emergency room, 4 rooms for clinical and surgical skills, 1 microscope room, 1 wet lab.

Why
Humanitas
University?
An Established Institution

An Established Institution
Humanitas is a renowned healthcare institution that has offered Medical Degrees for well over a decade as a partner of the University of Milan.

An International Career

An International Career
Join our international medical community where classes are taught in English by experienced professors and medical doctors from around the world. Your degree will allow you to work as a MD in the EU and abroad.

Clinical Experience

Clinical Experience
Direct clinical experience is supported by a solid tutoring system and starts in your third year, which gives you considerable practical experience.

Innovative and Active Teaching

Innovative and Active Teaching
Humanitas curriculum is enhanced by a wide variety of active learning methods based on a student-centred approach (Problem-Based Learning, Case method, Concept maps, Simulated patients).

Milano and Italy

Milano and Italy
Enjoy the style, culture, gastronomy and entertainment of one of Europe's most exciting cities. Venture further to experience the delights of Italy or use the opportunity to learn Italian.

Advanced Research and Technology

Advanced Research and Technology
Humanitas can count on state-of-the-art technologies and research experience. A new simulation centre of 1000 sm, designed according to the highest technological standards, will be ready for autumn 2017.

Testimonials

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Hunimed Students' Experiences Abroad

"Marta, Giovanni, Daniel, Cecilia and Francesca had the opportunity to spend a period at foreign universities around the world for medical training. Find out more about their experiences in US, China, Korea, Luxembourg."

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Louis's choice

"I chose Humanitas University as I think that here I will have a chance to become an excellent doctor, pursuing a challenging and rewarding career under a personal and relational point of view."

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Medical School Preparation Week

"Was the preparation week useful? Would you recommend it? What did you like best? Listen to our students' answers.
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Niang's choice

"Humanitas University gave me the opportunity to finally pursue my dream of helping other people by becoming a nurse, in the hope that one day I'll be able to return to my country and improve nursing care in Senegal."

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Admissions

Come visit us

Want to know more about Humanitas University?
Join our orientation activities!

Interested students and their families can visit our facilities and discover our courses and services during the scheduled open days in Milan at Humanitas University.

You will meet doctors, nurses, physiotherapists and students ready to answer all your questions and share their experience with you.

Want to have a real taste of your future job? Join our Professional Day, a path of labs and scenarios designed to let you start experience the medical, nursing and physiotherapy profession.

Not in Milan? We will visit also other cities in Italy and attend events outside of Italy.

News

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Humanitas University will participate in the Medlink Medical and Health Sciences Fair that will take place on 2 October...

  
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On 3-9 September 2017 Hunimed will participate in the EDUEXPOS, the largest exchange fair in the world, touring three...

  
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Access to medical specializations in the US is regulated by the challenging US Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE), unavoidable step to...

  
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Last chance for non-European students who want to join Humanitas University Medical School in October 2017! A new Call for...

  
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“Ciao Rozzano. Siete caldi?”, this is not the start of a rockstar stage performance, but how the Rector Marco...

  

Contact Us

Contact
Humanitas University
Via Rita Levi Montalcini 4,
Pieve Emanuele 20090 Milan, Italy

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How to Reach Us
From Malpensa Airport

Take the A8 highway, following the signs for Milan. Get on the Tangenziale Ovest (western ring road), exit at Quinto de’ Stampi/Via dei Missaglia (7 bis). Follow the route described in the highway section.

From Linate Airport

Take the A8 highway, following the signs for Milan. Get on the Tangenziale Ovest (western ring road), exit at Quinto de’ Stampi/Via dei Missaglia (7 bis). Follow the route described in the highway section.

From Central station

Take the A8 highway, following the signs for Milan. Get on the Tangenziale Ovest (western ring road), exit at Quinto de’ Stampi/Via dei Missaglia (7 bis). Follow the route described in the highway section.

From the city center

Go straight on from Porta Ticinese, to Corso San Gottardo, to via Meda, via Montegani, and via dei Missaglia, then follow the signs for Istituto Clinico Humanitas, or Basiglio Milano 3.

From the highway

Go straight on from Porta Ticinese, to Corso San Gottardo, to via Meda, via Montegani, and via dei Missaglia, then follow the signs for Istituto Clinico Humanitas, or Basiglio Milano 3.

By public transport

Go straight on from Porta Ticinese, to Corso San Gottardo, to via Meda, via Montegani, and via dei Missaglia, then follow the signs for Istituto Clinico Humanitas, or Basiglio Milano 3.