Vita-Salute San Raffaele University

The Vita-Salute San Raffaele University is a point of reference in the field of university research and education, as one of the top academic institutions in Italy. Each department is a complex structure including, other than the undergraduate and graduate courses, research centers, doctoral schools and masters. 

Top reasons to study here

  • UniSR is one of the top-ranking universities in Italy for research and teaching, part of the GSD, the main italian hospital group.
  • Classes are smaller compared to the majority of european universities and medical-schools which will increase student-teacher interaction and productivity.
  • At UniSR you will find clubs to join, cultural activities to follow, music bands, sports activities and many others.

Bachelor's programmes

Medicine & Health (1)

About

History

The Vita-Salute San Raffaele University was inaugurated in 1996 with its Psychology course, soon followed by the courses of Medicine, in 1998, and Philosophy, in 2002. Since its establishment, the University has been characterized by a strong integration of teaching and research, in each of its facets: basic, philosophical and social.

Education

The teaching and practice of humanistic medicine is central to San Raffaele’s mission. We are recognized as providers of exceptional primary care, as well as of tertiary and quaternary services that attract patients, faculty and students from near and far. Our campus includes a School of Psychology, a School of Philosophy, a College for Allied Health Professions, an Internationally recognized Research Institute, a Science Park and a 1,300 bed hospital in Milan

Research

The Vita-Salute San Raffaele University is a leading university for teaching and quality research in Italy and in Europe. This statement is supported by rankings among the most significant and well-known in the world, such as THE – Times Higher Education and QS, which annually evaluate international universities on the basis of their teaching, research, number of publications, citations in international journals and relationships with operators of the reference market. 

Career

Cognitive Psychology in Health Communication:

Graduates will work in clinics and governmental health organizations, NGOs or other health domains. Furthermore, training in this Master program is designed to produce students who can design novel and effective interventions to prevent disease and promote health:

  • Cognitive psychologist in health
  • Experts in Psychology for Health Communication
  • Expert in Decisions Planning and Organization for Public Health
  • Experts in health psychology
  • Experts in behavioural Psychology in health organization

International MD Program:

Graduates in Medicine from will secure Residency in top programs across the globe, and work in academia, clinical practice, industry and public services.

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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2018
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2017
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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2017
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2016
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ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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2018
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

Vita-Salute San Raffaele University offers not only a space to study and practice teaching at once: students also have the opportunity to live the Campus.

The UniSR Campus is a community for students: functional residences, cultural proposals, sports activities, opportunities for solidarity and commitment.

Living the Campus means being part of a community where spaces and services are created to suit students: to stimulate interest, to cultivate passions, to grow through a complete training and stimulating human experiences.

The UniSR Campus environment is built on the student’s centrality and the valorization of his talents and potentials.

Housing services

Vita-Salute San Raffaele University has two dedicated student halls called Cascina Melghera and Cassinella which are newly reconstructed typical Lombardy farmhouses offering private bedrooms and common rooms for studying together and for living the exciting experience of being part of the Cascina Community and family thus enriching their involvement at Vita-Salute San Raffaele University.

The University also provides information for finding accommodation in the surrounding area.

Library services

Situated on the first floor of the DIBIT building, the library has a large and luminous consultation hall, posts for on-line research and, thanks to the so-called “open shelf” collocation, permits direct access to the material available to every user. There are 40,000 volumes of periodicals and over 400 active subscriptions. The monographic collection amounts to around 6,000 volumes.

ICT services

The personal of the ICT office of the University is at the disposal of the students to solve any internet access problem. The students also have three classrooms with computers.

Medical services

Vita-Salute San Raffaele University is located in the same campus than the San Raffaele Hospital, one of the biggest Hospitals of Milan.

Student Life

Campus life

Vita-Salute San Raffaele University offers not only a space to study and practice teaching at once: students also have the opportunity to live the Campus.

The UniSR Campus is a community for students: functional residences, cultural proposals, sports activities, opportunities for solidarity and commitment.

Living the Campus means being part of a community where spaces and services are created to suit students: to stimulate interest, to cultivate passions, to grow through a complete training and stimulating human experiences.

The Campus environment is built on the student’s centrality and the valorization of his talents and potentials

Sports facilities

The UniSR  sports club are a great way to compete and meet new friends in a more relaxed, welcoming environment. Club teams include soccer, rugby, basketball, volley, Tennis and running. In addition to regular team sports , UniSR offers the opportunity to practice indoor climbing, cheerleading, chess and special events where you can practice, play, and participate to many activities

Student clubs

Extracurricular activities are a main part of the UniSR experience. They create unique opportunities for friendship and learning.

There are many student associations. It is possible to join one of the student association or to create a new club with the help and coordination of a specific service in UniSR (Live Campus Service)

  • Music: Every years UniSR organize a musical Festival "IoCiSuono" where students can sing or play their music
  • UniSR Drama Club. Acting Class during all academic year with a final performance.
  • Politics:  Political and social speeches and debates, or special-interest groups.
  • Identity and culture: IDEA cultural groups (LGTBQ). 

Accreditation

The University courses are accredited by the Italian Ministry of University and Research through the Italian Accrediting Agency ANVUR.

The Medical School is listed in the World Health Organization and enjoys recognition of the the British General Medical Council and by the US Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG®).

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The Faculty is characterized by a strong integration of philosophical, social and scientific subjects and the small-sized classes allow a more direct relationship between academics/researchers and students. Furthermore, the dynamic attitude as well as the informal customs are really appreciated by students.

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