Università di Milano
The University of Milan is a public teaching and research university, which –with about 65.000 students, 2.400 professors, 135 degree courses, 20 PhD schools and 66 specialization schools– is distinguished by its wide variety of disciplinary fields.
It is the only Italian university of LERU, the League of European Research Universities, an association of 21 among the most prominent european research universities.
A leading institute in Italy and Europe for scientific productivity, the University of Milan is the largest university in the region and is also an essential resource for the socio-economic context of which it is part.
Milan, the capital of Lombardy, is one of the most dynamic and international regions in the European Union, leading the national economy and standing at the Italian forefront of research and development investments and commitment to technological innovation.
The Department of Biosciences and the Department of Computer Science have a long tradition in bioinformatics and drive the University’s efforts in this field.