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6-year degree programme in Medicine and Surgery, held in English, is run by Humanitas University in partnership with Politecnico di Milano. The admissions test will take place on 4th September 2020.


All the lectures of the second semester are regularly given remotely, through platforms that allow you to follow the lessons and interact within the virtual classroom via chat

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Medicine and Surgery

6-year degree course in Medicine and Surgery, taught exclusively in English. The admission to the Degree Course is subject to a selection through HUMAT Admissions Tests.

Why choose Humanitas University?

Humanitas University is an International Medical School based in Milan, built alongside the renowned Humanitas Research and Teaching Hospital. With students from all over the world and professors with a strong experience abroad, you can experience a true international environment.

  • 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

    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

    Humanitas can count on state-of-the-art technologies and research experience. A new simulation centre of 3000 sm, designed according to the highest technological standards.

  • 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).

  • 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

    Three buildings immersed in a green area • 25.000 square meters to accommodate • 1,400 students from 31 countries around the world • “Next door” connection to the research laboratories and the hospital • 8,000 square meters with 240 beds


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

  • Medicine

    6-year degree course in Medicine and Surgery, 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.

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  • MEDTEC School

    Precision medicine, big data, A.I., nanotechnologies, surgical robots, 3D printing and bio-prosthesis: in 6 year a MD in medicine and bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering.

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  • Nursing

    The Nursing Degree at Humanitas University, taught in Italian, is a three-year degree programme, qualifying students to work in hospitals, in the community, in clinics and in care homes. The degree programme is available in Milan and at the Gavezzani 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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“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.”
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“The biggest plus is the amount of years we spend within the hospital compared to an american university.”
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“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.”
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  • 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.