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The University of Milan plays a major role in promoting sciences at international level. With its consistent commitment to both basic and applied research, our University is a leader in research and scientific productivity.

With a proactive role in science, technology and economics networks, it is involved in national and international research programs and also collaborates with other scientific institutions. The University of Milan has also strengthened its efforts to promote technology transfer, a growth area offering exciting new changes and challenges.

In fact, it is the results of our research, attested to by an important quantity of scientific publications (more than 24,000 in the last three years alone), that have allowed us to obtain the top positions in the most authoritative international rankings:

  • 1st place in Italy, 7th in Europe (The Leiden Ranking – Universiteit Leiden)
  • 1st place in Italy, between 35th and 56th in Europe, between 101st and 150th in the world (Academic Ranking of World Universities - Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
  • 1st place in Italy, 16th in Europe, 74th in the world (Council of Taiwan).