Sunday, April 30, 2017


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.


Master degree programmes: application now open

International students can now apply online to one of the master degree programmes without entrance examination offered by The University of Milan for the academic year 2017-2018, including programmes taught in English. Deadline: September 12th, when not differently indicated in the specific competition announcement.

A new study on cholesterol and neurodegenerative diseases

A drastic reduction in cholesterol levels in cell membranes might cause an abnormal build-up of proteins, encouraging the onset of a neurodegenerative disease. The discovery was reported by a study carried out at the Center for Complexity and Biosystems, and published in Scientific Reports.

Adriana Maggi and Valentina Bollati winners of the Telethon-Farmindustria Awards

The two researchers of Pharmacology and Occupational Medicine, respectively, at the University of Milan, have been awarded the prizes dedicated to researchers who have distinguished themselves on the international scene with studies on Gender Medicine, and to experts who have been allocated European Research Council funds in the Life Sciences sector.

Biogeography: a new study on the geographical distribution of animals

Nature Ecology and Evolution has published the Italo-French study - guided by The University of Milan - that attributes the distribution of animals in various parts of the world to a combination of climate differences, mountainous barriers and geological movements.

From the aesthetic Mind to Symbolic Mind: 16 research visit fellowships in Italy

Competition ACRI "Young Investigator Training Programme" for 16 investigator (under 40) of any nationality carrying out research outside of Italy. Deadline: May 2th.

Limb Girdle musclular dystrophy: a connection defect in the generation of mitochondria

In a study published in Cell Reports researchers of the University of Milan demonstrate the importance of homeostasis in mitochondrial muscular dystrophy, identifying the possibility of additional treatment options to the classic therapy with corticosteroids.

Students information Service phone number

Starting from November 1st, it is possible to contact the Students information Service at the University of Milan on the phone exclusively by dialing 199 188 128.

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.