Humanitas University

Humanitas University

Humanitas University in an international university dedicated to the life sciences in Milan. Education and training fully integrated with Humanitas Hospital and the Scientific Research Center

Top reasons to study here

  • Unique kind of education
  • An international hub for the training
  • The close integration between the Hospital, the Research Laboratories and the University creates the conditions for healthcare professionals to gain experience.

PhD Programmes



All our courses are inspired by the concept of active learning, carefully balancing theory and practice to ensure that our students develop critical and autonomous thinking skills alongside specific professional competences.

Humanitas University prepares its students to thrive in the clinical and research areas in Italy or overseas. An international and stimulating environment frames all our courses at Humanitas University. We seek to support our students’ personal and professional growth and believe in nurturing a spirit of collaboration, curiosity and responsibility.


Humanitas University is dedicated to basic and translational research in life sciences. An essential feature of our strategy is a close, direct, bidirectional interaction between research and clinic.

A major thrust in future development will be in areas including:
  • gastrointestinal pathophysiology
  • inflammation and immunity
  • cardiology
  • oncology
  • neurosciences

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
501 100
601 -100
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.


Housing services

The Mario Luzzatto Student House is named after Mario Luzzatto, an internationally well-known manager, artist and philanthropist. Opened in September 2018, the student accommodation is located in the University Campus. Students experience the dimension of integrated education, with the University, the Hospital and the Research Centre just a few steps away from the halls of residence.

Student Life

Campus life

20,000 square meters including a state of the art Simulation Center, student residences, classrooms and laboratories with advanced technologies, sports areas and much more.

On campus students can use their mobiles and personal devices anywhere at any time. Teaching staff can interact with students in class, in the virtual community or through interactive videos and smart boards or in virtual laboratories.

Pieve Emanuele, Lombardy, Italy

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