The Vita-Salute San Raffaele University (USR) is a prestigious Italian private not-for-profit university leading the most important national rankings for quality of education. It hosts more than 3000 students and comprises the faculties of Medicine, Psychology and Philosophy.
Ever since its establishment in 1996, teaching and research at Vita-Salute San Raffaele University uniquely merge resulting in high quality education and training at all levels: specialized post-graduate masters, residency programs in various medical specialties, international PhD programs, undergraduate and graduate courses.
USR integrates its activities with the research conducted by Ospedale San Raffaele, a leading private research hospital in Italy performing cutting-edge translational research aiming at advancing the knowledge about human diseases and novel therapies. The relationship between OSR and USR is managed by a Master Agreement. A common campus hosts all teaching and research activities in a large state-of-the-art infrastructural compound.