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Humanitas University (Private)

Humanitas University (Private)

Humanitas University, also known as Hunimed (Italian: Universit√† HUMANITAS di Milano) is an Italian private university dedicated to medical sciences. The Institute was established on 20 June 2014 by a decree signed by the Italian Minister of Education and was legally recognized. The campus is located in the municipality of Rozzano, part of the Metropolitan City of Milan and is located within the Humanitas Research Hospital Campus.Humanitas University provides six-year course in Medicine taught in English. They also offer a three-year course in Nursing and a three-year course in Physiotherapy, taught in Italian.As part of the specialization school undergraduate programs, the university offers 11 courses. They offer a Master of Science in Cardiovascular MRI, a Master’s degree in Endoscopy and a Master’s degree in Urology. The University of Humanitas was built by the hospital within the hospital. All teachers were specially trained and worked as a medical doctor or nurse at the hospital. All campus facilities are located in the hospital area. The University is also part of the Humanitas Group, a private hospital group that also operates the Humanitas Research Hospital in Milan. The Humanitas Group is part of a larger company, the Techint Group. In 2016, the University of Humanitas signed an agreement with the Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, to facilitate the enrollment of the Benedictine College of Medicine and Surgery undergraduate students. The University offers a Doctor and Surgery Doctor program, taught entirely in English. Specialty schools offer degrees in general surgery, cardiovascular diseases, digestive system diseases, internal diseases, medical oncology, and diagnostic radiology. Master’s degrees are given in the fields of Endoscopy and Urology. The University also offers a Cardiovascular MRI Imaging course, prepared for technologists with strong core expertise in magnetic resonance imaging or cardiology. Endocrinology, Metabolic Disorders and Nuclear Medicine programs have been developed in collaboration with other leading educational institutions. An agreement between Humanitas University and Benedictine College allows Humanitas students to take United States Medical Undergraduate Exam 1 and Step 2. This makes students eligible for a medical residency program in the United States.

Medical School

Humanitas is a 6-year university program in Medical and Surgical degree course. The course is taught entirely in English. In the third year, a basic knowledge of Italian is required during clinical practice. Starting from the first year, the theoretical interdisciplinary modules are integrated with practical experience and simulation activities. Internships start in the 3rd year in which students can also access the Virgilio Program. The course is characterized by a multi-disciplinary and integrated approach to teaching, so most of the individual courses are grouped into modules, with a total of 360 credits and 29 exams distributed over 12 semesters. Participation is compulsory and a prerequisite for taking the exam. Among the teaching methods, special emphasis is placed on interactive teaching, often consisting of a group study and team work coordinated by a teacher. Examples of such methods are Problem Based Learning, Sampling Method, Problem Solving, Concept Maps and Portfolios. Special attention is also paid to vocational training to support the acquisition of specific professional skills. This approach enables students to integrate theory and practice by developing a critical and autonomous reasoning. Students are also encouraged to attend internal seminars and conferences, participate in research activities and experiences abroad, according to the Erasmus program or other international mobility options.

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