Opening ceremony of the academic year 2021/2022

The Opening Ceremony of the Academic Year 2021/2022 will take place on Monday 29th November. Humanitas University will welcome Dr. Katalin Karikò – Senior Vice President of BioNTech, who will be awarded the Honorary Degree for her decades of mRNA research, which led to the development of the COVID-19 vaccine. The ceremony will wind up with Dr. Karikò’s lectio magistralis: Developing mRNA for therapy – not at light speed.

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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.