The University of Milan is a public multidisciplinary teaching and research institution, which – with 31 departments, 121 study programmes, 33 doctoral programmes, several vocationally-oriented courses and a teaching staff of 2,500 professors. It is one the largest universities in Italy with approximately 65,000 enrolled students, and a leading institute in Italy and Europe for scientific productivity. The University of Milan is regularly among the top 5 highest ranked Italian university, and is the only Italian university to be a member of the League of European Research Universities (LERU), the prestigious association of research-intensive universities.
The following Health Sciences departments would be directly involved in the project: Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences (DISFARM), Department of Pharmacological and Biomolecular Sciences (DisFeB), Department of Oncology and Hemato-oncology (DIPO).
DISFARM promote interdisciplinary teaching activities in the framework of pharmaceutical sciences. With the purpose of training young researchers, the Department hosts the PhD course in Pharmaceutical Sciences as well as the specialization school in “Hospital Pharmacy”, an interuniversity master and three post-graduate programs. Those activities are integrated with active research and expertise in Pharmaceutical Law and Regulatory Affairs.
DiSFeB supports and coordinate basic research applied to biomedical and life sciences thus ensuring an excellent pre- and post-degree teaching. DiSFeB coordinates the Doctoral Programme of “Pharmacological Biomolecular Science, experimental and clinical”, supports Master courses in “Pharmacy and Oncological Pharmacology” and “Pharmacovigilance”, and the Course in “Nutrition and Well-being”. DisFeb has been awarded in 2018 as “Department of Excellence” by the Italian Ministry of Education and Research.
DIPO is the Italian excellence oncology centre in Italy, created as multidisciplinary network of institutes in 2015. DIPO offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs aimed to create multidisciplinary experts in oncology and Hemato-oncology.
The Department of Language Mediation and Intercultural Communication promotes the investigation of the multifarious aspects of the contemporary world. The analysis of interlinguistic and intercultural issues and of the complex knowledge contexts in which they are grounded is pursued through inter- and multi-disciplinary approaches applied to a variety of disciplinary domains.