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The Vita-Salute San Raffaele University

The Vita-Salute San Raffaele University

The Vita-Salute San Raffaele University was established in 1996 and is an academic institution that has been nominated the 1st University in Italy by citations per paper by the World University Ranking Scheme. It is also ranked 1st in non-state university Master’s Degrees in medicine and with its 225 Professors the university has rapidly risen to prominence from its beginnings with a Psychology faculty to its expansion to the faculty of Medicine and Philosophy.

The UnsiSR offers nine undergraduate courses, eleven postgraduate courses, three PhD and thirty four residency programmes that are also taught in English. Housing three comprehensive departments in medicine, dentistry, and an international medical doctor (IMD) undergraduate and graduate programmes, in addition to state-of-the-art research centres, doctoral schools, and master's programmes the UniSR together with IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, is also part of the European University Hospital Alliance (‘EUHA’).

One of the Vita-Salute San Raffaele University's defining features is its close affiliation with the renowned San Raffaele Research Hospital, a pioneer in cutting-edge medical and scientific research. This affiliation opens up endless opportunities for students and researchers  to engage in groundbreaking projects and collaborate with experts at the forefront of their respective fields. The fusion of educational excellence and cutting-edge research at Vita-Salute San Raffaele sets it apart as a beacon of innovation and knowledge in Italy.

The Vita-Salute San Raffaele University is now an integral part of the GKSD/GSD Group and further enhances its capabilities and resources. It stands as a prestigious institution in the landscape of Italian higher education, offering three Faculties with comprehensive departments that encompass not only undergraduate and graduate programmes but also state-of-the-art research centres, doctoral schools, and master's programmes.

This unique blend of academic excellence and its close association with San Raffaele Research Hospital make Vita-Salute San Raffaele University a hub of extraordinary potential.