MEDTEC School - Humanitas University, in partnership with Politecnico di Milano, offers a 6-year double degree programme in Medicine and Biomedical Engineering

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Medicine and Surgery

Ranking for EU and Non-EU students is now available

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Teaching activities are delivered partly in person on campus, and partly digitally off campus, depending on the year of the course

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Why choose Humanitas University?

Internationality, educational and technological innovation, interactivity, integration with Humanitas Hospital and the Research Centre are the distinctive elements of Humanitas University

  • 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. A complete educational offer, which includes 4 degree courses (Medicine and Surgery in English, Nursing, Physiotherapy and the new MEDTEC School in english) as well as a wide post-graduate offer that includes schools of specialization, master, PHD and continuing education dedicated to specialists and experts.

  • Milano and Italy

    One of the most beautiful, young and multicultural cities in Europe, as well as point of reference for innovation in the life sciences. The ideal place to start discovering the Italian culture and lifestyle and the whole territory. A city also perfectly connected with other European countries.

  • Advanced Research and Technology

    A Research Center utilizing cutting-edge technology with almost 300 researchers operating in close collaboration with the hospital’s 700 physicians, in order to facilitate clinical application of the most recent advances in healthcare. A recognized excellence especially in immunology, with studies on high impact non-communicable diseases, e.g. cancer, myocardial infarction, stroke, and autoimmune diseases.

  • Innovative Teaching Methods

    All degree courses are structured according to active learning methods (Problem Based Learning, Case Studies, Concept Maps, as well as extensive use of simulation and 3D anatomical atlas). Studies are organized to be carried out in small groups, with the support of a tutor. Among the most exciting challenges are the use of artificial intelligence in medicine and the ability to combine innovation and humanization. In this way the University prepares its students to face their path in Italy or abroad, and for this reason it has also activated a collaboration with the National Board of Medical Examiners in the United States.

  • Clinical Experience

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

  • Campus

    Surrounded by green, walking distance from the Research Center and the Hospital, hosts 1200 students from 31 countries around the world. The Campus is designed according to the most modern standards in terms of technology and environmental comfort. The aim is to promote exchange opportunities for teachers, researchers and young students from all over the world.


Humanitas University prepares its students to thrive in the clinical and research areas in Italy or overseas.

  • Medicine

    MD Course in Medicine and Surgery

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  • MEDTEC School

    MD in Medicine and Biomedical Engineering

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  • Nursing

    The nursing degree is a three-year degree programme taught in Italian, qualifying students to work in hospitals, in clinics and in care homes. The degree programme is available in Rozzano and at the Gavazzeni hospital in Bergamo

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  • Physiotherapy

    3-year-degree course for a total of 180 university credits (CFU), 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

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  • Master in Clinical Epidemiology

    Advanced Training Course in Clinical Epidemiology

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  • PhD in MEM

    The Ph.D. Programme in Molecular and Experimental Medicine (MEM) aims to address some of the main challenges of life sciences in a highly competitive scientific research environment

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  • Phd in DASMEN

    DASMEN (Data Science in Medicine and Nutrition) PhD Programme

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“It has in itself a Hospital and a Research Center, so many professors are actually doctors and researchers inside the Hospital and the Research Center and this gives you very strong connections. Because we have smaller classes there’s a much more focused attention of the professors to the individual students.”
George from Hannover, Germany View story
“The biggest plus is the amount of years we spend within the hospital compared to an american university.”
Ciara from US View story
“In my opinion the main strenght of this University is to provide you with a great environment in order to have complete studies, to get clinical experience, to get lab experience, to meet a lot of people from around the world.”
Louis from France View story
“It’s such a large platform to launch your career!”
Daniel Yiu from Scotland View story
  • George from Hannover, Germany
  • Ciara from US
  • Louis from France
  • Daniel Yiu from Scotland
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Humanitas is a highly specialized Hospital, Research and Teaching Center. Built around centers for the prevention and treatment of cancer, cardiovascular, neurological and orthopedic disease – together with an Ophthalmic Center and a Fertility Center – Humanitas also operates a highly specialised Emergency Department.