History & Mission

The Universita Popolare Degli Studi Di Milano, started its activities in Milan in the year 1901, Situated in Via Ugo Foscolo 5. The Inaugural speech was made by the renowned Gabriele D’Annunzio. The University was officially founded on April 8th, 1900, by Ettore Ferrari along with several others. Today, more than ever, Università Popolare degli Studi di Milano, is proud to include members of faculty and collaborators from remarkable academic and cultural backgrounds. With over a century of history andexperience we represent Italy itself, traveling more and more towards a future of global technology together with its ancient traditions. Our academic dynamics are innovative. The training methods we use are the most updated with the current technologies.

Excellent academic teachers with passion and make a successful teacher-student winning team and exceptional, reflecting the motto and philosophy of the university aptly called ‘Peoples University of Milan’. Honor and excellence distinguish us, history and traditions define us, technologies to edge support us.

The “Popular Universities” movement was developed, and became bright, mainly during the first decade of the 20th century. However, some examples of such movements can be traced back to the first half of the 19th century, such as the specific cases of Sweden and Denmark, followed by Great Britain in the second half of the century.

The university observes a philosophical, structural, cultural and academic quality and excellence which reflects in our teachers with exceptional academic and cultural figures in the history of Italy and Milan. With over a century of heritage and experience, we proudly represent Italy and its quest to master a global and technologically advanced future, while at the same time staying true to its roots. Our academic dynamics are innovative and stimulating.

We truly believe in a better world and a better future, recognizing as our fundamental principles, social and academic equality, justice, equal opportunities and solidarity. It is our wish to contribute to a more ethic world, one in which academic freedom presides, albeit strictly confined to excellent quality. We are currently changing the academic fluxes worldwide. Let’s write our future, it’s time to make a change.