Humanitas University

Humanitas University is an international University dedicated to Life Sciences based in Milan, Italy.

Closely integrated with the world class Hospital and Research Centre, Humanitas University’s mission is to train globally minded healthcare professionals through state-of-the-art interactive teaching methods and close integration with its clinical and research community.

Humanitas University Medicine degree course, conducted entirely in English, offers each year 180 places, 130 for Eu students and 50 for No-Eu. At the moment the 40% of our students come from abroad.

In addition to the course of Medicine there is also a degree course in MEDTEC, a brand-new and innovative programme that merges Medicine with Biomedical Engineering entirely taught in English. For this course there are 70 places available each year, 60 for Eu students and 10 for No-Eu.

Humanitas University offers also two other degree courses in Nursing and in Physiotherapy, both held in Italian.

Lessons are conducted in the new Campus, designed according to the most modern standards in terms of technology and environmental comfort to promote opportunities for meetings and exchanges between teachers, researchers and students from all over the world.

One of the key asset of the Campus is the Simulation Centre: a high-tech space, among the largest in Europe, available to students, postgraduates and health professionals, who can be trained on the basis of different levels of specialization and complexity.

On September 2018, Humanitas University opened the brand new Student House just inside the Campus area.


Bachelor's degree
Health Sciences
Medicine Delivery method Length Location
Medicine and Surgery On campus 6 years Milan
MedTec School On campus 6 years Milan

Scholarships & funding

In order to attract the most talented and motivated candidates, Humanitas University has established a merit-based scholarship program, with scholarships worth between 6,000 and 20,000 € each year.

Please contact the institute for more information about scholarships.


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Why study at Humanitas University

Education and training are fully integrated with Humanitas Hospital and the Scientific Research Center: this creates the conditions for healthcare professionals to gain experience by working closely with patients and at the same time acquire the methodology and rigor that scientific research requires.

Students have the chance to learn from Professors, Visiting Professors who include 3 Nobel prize winners, and researchers with proven international experience.

An International University highly focused on the growth of its students, their training, their clinical and research careers, in Italy and overseas.

The integrated teaching approach ensures that our future doctors acquire theoretical knowledge alongside clinical skills.

Humanitas University is in the Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad Top 10 Europe rankings 2023 Top 10 Europe rankings 2022 Top 10 Europe rankings 2021 badge

Student services & facilities

Our International Office supports students with all the onboarding and administrative procedures (visa, residence permit, health insurance..).

Our Counseling Service offers free and confidential support for any difficulty you might be experiencing during your university path. It is an opportunity to talk about them in a confidential setting with a professionally qualified person.

Humanitas offers a USMLE Preparation Course for all students who wish to sit the exam and start their residency in USA.

Erasmus+ Project and Travel Grants offered to live a study experience abroad thanks to the international network with research centers and foreign medical Institutions.

Our Mario Luzzatto's Simulation Center is the largest and most technologically advanced center in Europe and it offers state-of-the-art educational courses and hands-on workshops.

Student lifestyle

Humanitas University welcomes the first-year students organizing a dedicated moment for them: the Integration Day, a day of activities to help the first-year students to discover Milan and getting to know each other. All Hunimed students are invited to get involved with lots of projects and extracurricular activities organized by the University, such as the Hunimed Gala Night (an evening dedicated to students to celebrate the end of the academic year) or the several Sports Teams.

Please contact the institute for more information about events and activities.


Humanitas University is the only Medical School in English in Milan with its own Campus, offering student accommodation just a few steps away from your University, Hospital and Research Center. Join our international student community, live in a safe place, immersed in a green area, surrounded by everything you may need in your everyday life!

Please contact the institute for more information about accommodation.


Average rating 4.3

Based on 3 reviews.


The academic experience and the overall experience here have benefited my personal development. Medicine is a hard path, but the staff is simply fantastic and I found lots of true and supportive friends, coming from all over the world.


I am a second year student of Humanitas University of Milan, Italy and for several aspects, I think this is a great medicine programme. The relationships I have developed with staff and students from all part of the world, facilities and environment are wonderful. The classes are held at the new Campus (it was built on 2017) and in the advance...

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I have just finished my second-year experience here in Humanitas University and I'm really happy about my experience. Why? Well, because in Humanitas University you can find a welcoming and international environment on a state-of-the-art campus, with all the services you need. Many places where study alone or with classmates, and many others whe...

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Humanitas University

via Rita Levi Monalcini 4
20090 Pieve Emanuele Milan

Phone no: +39 02 8224 3777

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