The Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, established in 1996, is an academic institution that has rapidly risen to prominence, beginning with its Psychology course and expanding to include Medicine in 1998 and Philosophy in 2002.
The University is known for its exceptional integration of teaching and research.
One of the 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 University's mission revolves around the fundamental question "Quid est homo?," seeking to unravel the complexities of human existence, recognizing that humanity is distinct biologically, psychologically, and spiritually.
This mission aligns perfectly with the collaborative efforts between the University and San Raffaele Research Hospital, fostering a holistic approach to understanding and enhancing the human condition.
Vita-Salute San Raffaele University is now an integral part of the Gruppo Ospedaliero San Donato, further enhancing 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 programs but also state-of-the-art research centers, doctoral schools, and master's programs.
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.