A research hospital

Campus services



BIKO is a public bike sharing service offered by Ospedale San Raffaele to hospital employees as well as to Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele employees and students. The bikes are available for free and can be used within in the hospital and campus area up to the limit of Cascina Gobba metro-rail station (M2).

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Bars and restaurants

There are two canteens, a fast food and two bar-restaurant with tiered prices for both employees and students working and studying in Ospedale San Raffaele and its university. Distributed in the underground shopping center, as well as in other building and sectors of the hospital, there are five private bars and one Italian restaurant.



Placed in the underground area of the campus, the shopping center Galleria delle Botteghe offers a variety of services to visitors and employees: a bookshop, an optical store, a supermarket, a hair salon, a bank, a post office, a pharmacy, a travel agency, a laundry room and flower shop.



The library of Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele has a huge biomedical section, with old and rare medicine books as well as the latest books and scientific journals issues. It has a large and bright consultation center with 150 study stations, 10 online research stations and two study rooms, each with 20 workstations.



Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele has two dedicated student residences called Cascina Melghera and Cascina Cassinella, which are newly reconstructed typical Lombardy farmhouses offering private bedrooms and common rooms. Both residences offer newly built single bedrooms with private facilities and common rooms for studying, having breakfast or for leisure activities.

Infos: residenza.universitaria@unisr.it; +39 02 36733 186



Hotel Rafael is located close to Ospedale San Raffaele. It's a confortable, beautiful and newly built hotel suited for researchers or physician joining scientific and medical conferences, as well as patients relatives who wants to stay close to the hospital.

Via Olgettina, 60 - 20132 Milano Italy | Tel. +39 02 217651 | info@rafaelhotel.it