Saturday, October 22, 2016


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.


Anthocyanins and cardiovascular risk, the beneficial effect of red fruits

The Journal of Translational Medicine published a study of the University of Milan, that explores the protective role of anthocyanins, commonly found in red fruits, versus cardiovascular diseases.

A Common Genetic Variant Regulates the Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

A new study conducted by the University of Milan and the Weill Cornell Medical College reveals a genetic variant that reduces the neurobiological benefits induced by physical exercise in mice.

Sharing mobility: national survey of sustainable mobility at University campuses

Monitor and analyse the sharing mobility habits of the Italian University population in order to guide mobility management policies. This is the aim of the online questionnaire promoted by the National Coordination of Mobility Managers that can be answered until October 31st.

Daniele Struppa, who graduated from The University of Milan, is the 13th President of the Chapman University

Professor Struppa attained a Degree in Mathematics at The University of Milan in 1977. He has now been appointed President (known in Italy as Rector) of the prestigious private Californian university, its highest ranking figure. The official mandate was given at the inauguration on 30 September 2016.

Neurodegenerative diseases: spotting the disease before it reveals its presence

A preclinical test that may open new perspectives in the diagnosis of neurological disorders. This is the result accomplished by a group of researchers from the Center of Complexity and Biosystems of The University of Milan, who just published their work on Physical Review Applied.

Solar radiation variability over Italy in the last 55 years reconstructed for the first time

Surface solar radiation variability over Italy from the end of the 1950s has been reconstructed in the framework of a cooperation between The University of Milan, ETH (Zurich), ISAC-CNR, Italian Air Force and IPE-CSIC (Zaragoza). The first author of the research - published on Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics - is a researcher of the PhD course in Environmental Sciences of The University of Milan.

Italian language classes for International students

The University of Milan offers Italian language intensive courses dedicated to International students on Erasmus or enrolling at one of our courses (graduated, postgraduated and PhD programmes) with specific programs for Medicine and Healthcare area students.

University of Milan 'La Statale' - one of the Fulbright destinations in Italy

"La Statale" is among the Italian universities selected by the US-Italy Fulbright Commission as home to teaching positions in American Studies, known as Fulbright Lectureships, for the academic years 2017-2020.