Friday, April 18, 2014


The University of Milan

The University of Milan is a public, multidisciplinary teaching and research institution that offers 8 Faculties, 2 Schools, 136 study courses, 31 Doctoral Programmes and 63 Specialisation Schools.

Our 2000 professors represent the highest concentration of scientific expertise in the region and our research is ranked among the best in Italy and Europe.


A new method for discerning pain in horses

Our researchers are part of the AWIN team that, in collaboration with Newcastle University, has developed a new method to assist in pain detection in horses. Plos One publishes the results.

Apply to our Master degree programmes

Students with foreign citizenship and education can now apply online for our Master degree programmes.

International Medical School: admission test

Candidates wishing to enrol in our International Medical School can now register on Universitaly website for IMAT 2014, the International Medical Admissions Test for applicants to medicine courses taught in English at the Italian universities. Deadline: April 3rd, 2014.

A new project for the Milan International Medical School

The International Medical School finds a new home and changes look with a research-oriented curriculum and an improved clinical track involving different hospitals.

98 Post-Doc fellowships for research activities

The University of Milan has launched a competition by qualifications and interview to award 98 two years fellowships for research activities restricted to doctorate graduates or graduated holding a diploma in the specialty health area. Deadline: March 31st, 2014

The Food and Health Roundtable: one of the ISCN best practices

The International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN) - of which we are a partner - has listed three of the University of Milan's projects under the 2014 best sustainability practices, namely:  the Sustainability Shop, the Water House and the questionnaire about food habits on campus.

Muscular dystrophy: a new target for cell therapy

A study conducted by Università degli Studi di Milano, IFOM, San Raffaele Hospital and University College London - published in Embo Molecular Medicine - describes a mechanism that enhances the efficacy of stem cell transplantation in the treatment of muscular dystrophy.

2013 Nature Award for Mentoring in Science to Michela Mattioli

Internationally respected for her work in neuroscience, our professor of Pharmacology Michela Mattioli  received from the President of the Italian Republic, Giorgio Napolitano, the Nature mid-career Award for Mentoring in Science.

Our researchers celebrate the 2013 Nobel Prize for Physics

The Department of Physics and the Milan Section of the National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN) hail, with a "touch of pride", the assignment of the prestigious prize to Higgs and Englert for their contribution to confirming the existence of Higgs boson with the ATLAS experiment of the LHC accelerator.

Born global: a new worldwide network of research universities

The statement signed in Hefei (China) by 4 of the world’s major research university associations including the League of European Research Universities (LERU) of which the University of Milan is part, establishes the 10 key characteristics necessary for a world-class research university.

Meet your buddy!

The University of Milan, in cooperation with ESN, the non-profit association that assists and promotes international student mobility, launches the "Buddy Project". Our exchange students can contact the ESN staff and get practical help during the first weeks of their stay in Milan.