5° University in Italy
Founded in 1924, the University of Milan is a research-intensive university, offering high quality teaching at all levels in a broad spectrum of fields. Over the years, it has succeeded in maintaining a skillful blend of tradition and innovation, adjusting to the requirements of a fast-growing society without putting aside its distinctive traits.
The University of Milan is the top Italian university in most international rankings and is the only Italian university among the 21 prestigious institutions that belong to the League of European Research Universities (LERU).
The University’s interdisciplinary vocation and the connections between a wide range of fields create a highly stimulating environment for study and work in its 33 departments, 133 study programmes, 32 doctoral programmes and several vocationally-oriented courses. University of Milan main Campus is located in the very city center of Milan: it’s an historical, great building, which had served as a hospital (first public hospital in Europe) for five centuries. At the end of the war, the Ca’ Granda complex was allocated to the University. In Ca’ Granda campus Humanistic and Law Faculties are located. Other Faculties are located in the other campus of University:
- Campus - via Conservatorio 7 (Milan): Faculty of Political, Economic and Social Sciences
- Campus “Città Studi”: Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology
- Campus “Sesto San Giovanni” (Sesto San Giovanni, Milan): School of Language Mediation and Intercultural Communication
- Campus Lodi (Lodi, Milan): Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
- Campus via Kramer (Milan): School of Sports Sciences
Other academic and Research Resources and Facilities
• 8 Faculties and 2 Schools
• 33 Research Departments
• 22 Main Libraries
• A digital library with 62,522 e-journals, 368,940 e-books and 187 databases
Regarding housing, the University of Milan offers to deserving enrolled students accommodation in halls of residence and apartments situated close to the university buildings, at favourable conditions, in order to guarantee them the right to education. To take advantage of the service, students must meet the criteria of academic merit and financial need, as established by the competitive examination announcement concerning scholarships.