Humanitas University joins the International Association of Universities (IAU)

Humanitas University is now a member of IAU, the International Association of Universities. Founded in 1950, under the auspices of UNESCO, IAU is the leading global association of Higher Education institutions and organizations. It currently unites 650 Members in 120 countries worldwide.


Goals of the IAU

The IAU is an independent, non-governmental organisation and aims to promote collaboration among its Members by articulating the fundamental values and principles that underpin the pursuit of research, dissemination and application of knowledge.
The Association supports university education policies and practices, promotes social responsibility and encourages innovation, mutual learning and cooperation among institutions


Benefits for Humanitas University

IAU members gain access to a wide network of associations and organizations; establish new contacts and partnerships; participate in international events in the presence of top experts; contribute to working groups, seminars and meetings of IAU experts; and gain insight into other perspectives worldwide.
Humanitas University as an IAU member, upholds important values such as academic freedom and institutional autonomy; quality and excellence in learning, research and dissemination; ethical behaviour and scientific integrity; respect for diversity. The University can then be valued as a public asset, committed to economic, social, cultural and environmental sustainability both locally and globally.


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.