International Medical School

Medici in ospedale
Single-cycle master
A.Y. 2020/2021
LM-41 - Medicine and surgery
Single-cycle master
360
ECTS
Access
Limited enrollment with admission test
6
Years
Course location
Milano
Language
English

The professional profile of our graduates is characterized by a sound scientific knowledge of diseases and diagnostic procedures, by a strong ethical structure, accountability, consciousness of his/her own limitations, understanding of culture diversity, capability to solve urgent health problems, and respect for each individual, regardless of his/her religion, values, race, sex or any other peculiarities.

Graduates are supposed to mature a strongly integrated approach to the patient, critically assessing the clinical as much as the relational aspects. During the course they acquire the educational, social and ethical aspects involved in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of illness, as well as the rehabilitation and recovery of the highest possible level of psychophysical well-being.

Our graduates are exposed to the content and methods of scientific research in the context of a translational training aimed at leading them in their lifelong learning and/or in their profession of biomedical scientists.

Graduates in the Medicine and Surgery degree course acquire the professional profile adequate to carry out medical-surgical work in the different professional clinical, health and bio-medical roles and spheres.

The degree in Medicine and Surgery gives access to the State examination for authorization to practice as a M.D. Once the exam has been passed, access is given to the registration into the relative professional order. In addition, a degree in Medicine and Surgery is a requirement for entry to the Postgraduate Medical Schools or the postgraduate courses for general practitioners.

Employment Statistics (source Almalaurea)

Application and admissions: With mandatory access test.

Students who take advantage of the European Union mobility programs are permitted to attend a foreign university for a maximum of two semesters, from the second year of the course onwards. In accordance with the procedures in force, students who intend to take advantage of this opportunity are required to submit an application to the course commission, which describes the work they wish to do at the foreign university (Learning Agreement). The procedures and criteria set out by the Faculty and University will apply for the assessment and approval of applications.
Training carried out abroad as part of the European Union mobility programs for students and the credits applicable to them are fully or partially acknowledged for the award of the degree, as set out in the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).

Students can apply for the recognition of the period of study abroad as a selected activity, as set out by the Faculty Regulations. Students are exonerated from the requirement to attend the teaching activities of the degree course during the periods abroad, duly authorized in accordance with this article.
Upon request of the degree commission, based on a letter of the foreign tutor to the Dean of the course, students who were particularly meritorious in the Erasmus program can obtain an additional point in the final mark.

The student is required to attend all the teaching activities, with a tolerance of no more than 1/3 of the hours, according to the Regolamento. Students are required to sign their attendance at each learning activities. Should the number of absences be higher than 1/3, the Teaching Committee will take the necessary measures.

Courses list

year
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Human body 19 248 English BIO/16 BIO/17
- Anatomy13
- Histology and embryology6
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Cells, molecules and genes 1 7 84 English BIO/11 BIO/13 BIO/17
- Biology2
- Histology and embryology1
- Molecular biology4
Fundamentals of basic sciences 10 124 English BIO/10 FIS/07
- Chemistry and Introductory Biochemistry6
- Medical Physic4
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Cells, molecules and genes 2 11 140 English BIO/10 BIO/13 MED/03
- Biochemistry5
- Biology4
- Genetics2
year
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Functions 28 344 English BIO/09 BIO/10 BIO/16 FIS/07
- Anatomy3
- Biochemistry6
- Chemistry and introductory biochemistry1
- Medical physics2
- Physiology16
Mechanisms of diseases 24 300 English BIO/10 MED/03 MED/04 MED/07
- Biochemistry1
- General pathology and immunology15
- Genetics2
- Microbiology6
be activated by the A.Y. 2022/2023
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Bed side approach and clinical Methodology 6 72 English M-PSI/01 MED/09 MED/18
- General psychology1
- General surgery2
- Internal medicine3
Bed side approach and clinical methodology (clerkship) 2 50 English MED/09 MED/18
- General surgery1
- Internal medicine1
Pharmacology I 3 36 English BIO/14
System diseases 1 11 132 English BIO/12 MED/07 MED/08 MED/11 MED/14 MED/36
- Cardiovascular diseases2
- Clinical Biochemistry1
- Microbiology1
- Nephrology4
- Pathology1
- Radiology2
System diseases 1 (clerkship) 3 75 Italian MED/11 MED/14 MED/36
- Cardiovascular diseases1
- Nephrology1
- Radiology1
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Biostatistics 5 64 English MED/01
Health informatics 3 36 English INF/01
System diseases 2 12 144 English BIO/12 MED/07 MED/08 MED/10 MED/15 MED/36
- Blood diseases4
- Clinical biochemistry1
- Microbiology1
- Pathology1
- Radiology1
- Respiratory diseases4
System diseases 2 (clerkship) 4 100 English MED/10 MED/15 MED/36
- Blood diseases2
- Radiology1
- Respiratory diseases1
be activated by the A.Y. 2023/2024
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Dermatology 3 36 English MED/35
Dermatology (clerkship) 1 25 English MED/35
Infectious diseases 6 72 English BIO/14 MED/17
- Infectious diseases5
- Pharmacology1
Infectious Diseases (clerkship) 1 25 English MED/17
Pharmacology II 3 36 English BIO/14
System diseases 3 14 168 English BIO/12 MED/07 MED/08 MED/12 MED/13 MED/36
- Clinical Biochemistry1
- Endocrinology4
- Gastroenterology4
- Microbiology1
- Pathology2
- Radiology2
System diseases 3 (clerkship) 5 125 Italian MED/08 MED/12 MED/13 MED/36
- Endocrinology1
- Gastroenterology2
- Pathology1
- Radiology1
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Bone and joint diseases 7 72 English MED/16 MED/33 MED/34
- Orthopedics4
- Rehabilitation medicine1
- Reumathology2
Bone and joint diseases (clerkship) 2 50 Italian MED/16 MED/33
- Orthopedics1
- Rheumatology1
Clinical and surgical pathology 4 48 English MED/08
Clinical Oncology and Radiotherapy 7 84 English BIO/14 M-PSI/01 MED/06 MED/08 MED/36
- General psychology1
- Medical oncology3
- Pathology1
- Pharmacology1
- Radiology and radiotherapy1
Clinical oncology and radiotherapy (clerkship) 3 75 Italian MED/06 MED/36
- Medical oncology2
- Radiology and radiotherapy1
Head and neck 9 108 English BIO/09 BIO/16 MED/28 MED/29 MED/30 MED/31
- Anatomy1
- Human physiology1
- Maxillofacial surgery1
- Odontostomatological diseases2
- Ophthalmology2
- Otorhinolaryngology2
Head and neck (clerkship) 3 75 English MED/28 MED/30 MED/31
- Odontostomatological diseases1
- Ophtalmological diseases1
- Otorhinolaryngological diseases1
be activated by the A.Y. 2024/2025
year
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Clinical practice 5th year 18 216 English BIO/14 MED/05 MED/09 MED/18 MED/19 MED/21 MED/24
- Clinical pathology2
- General surgery5
- Internal medicine7
- Pharmacology1
- Plastic surgery1
- Thoracic surgery1
- Urology1
Clinical practice 5th year (clerkship) 5 125 Italian MED/09 MED/18 MED/21 MED/24
- General surgery2
- Internal medicine1
- Thoracic surgery1
- Urology1
Evaluation internship - Medical sciences 5 125 Italian
Evaluation internship - Surgical sciences 5 125 Italian
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Neurobiology, human behaviour and clinical neuroscience 19 228 English BIO/09 BIO/14 BIO/16 M-PSI/01 M-PSI/08 MED/08 MED/25 MED/26 MED/27 MED/34 MED/36 MED/39
- Anatomy1
- Clinical Psychology1
- General Psychology1
- Human physiology1
- Infant neuropsychiatry1
- Mental health4
- Neurology5
- Neurosurgery1
- Pharmacology1
- Phatology1
- Rehabilitation medicine1
Neurobiology, human behaviour and clinical neuroscience (clerkship) 2 50 Italian MED/25 MED/26
- Mental health1
- Neurology1
Traslational cardiovascular medicine and surgery 4 48 English MED/11 MED/22 MED/23
- Cardiac surgery1
- Cardiovascular diseases2
- Vascular surgery1
Traslational cardiovascular medicine and surgery (clerkship) 3 75 English MED/11 MED/22 MED/23
- Cardiac surgery1
- Cardiovascular diseases1
- Vascular surgery1
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Obstetrics, gynecology and pediatrics 10 120 English MED/38 MED/40
- Obstetrics, gynecology5
- Pediatrics5
Obstetrics, gynecology and pediatrics (clerkship) 2 50 Italian MED/38 MED/40
- Obstetrics, gynecology1
Public health and environmental medicine 9 108 English MED/42 MED/44 SECS-P/06
- Applied economics1
- General and applied hygiene4
- Occupational medicine4
Public health and environmental medicine (clerkship) 1 25 English MED/44
be activated by the A.Y. 2025/2026
year
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Evaluation internship - General practice 5 125 Italian
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Clinical Biochemistry 6 48 English MED/10 MED/11 MED/26 MED/27 MED/33 MED/41
- Anesthesiology1
- Cardiovascular diseases1
- Neurology1
- Neurosurgery1
- Orthopedics1
- Respiratory diseases1
Clinical practice 6th year 10 120 English M-PSI/01 MED/01 MED/09 MED/18
- General psychology1
- General surgery3
- Internal medicine4
- Medical statistic2
Clinical practice 6th year (clerkship) 2 100 Italian MED/09 MED/18
- General surgery1
- Internal medicine1
Emergencies 8 96 English MED/09 MED/18 MED/41
- Anesthesiology4
- General surgery2
- Internal medicine2
Forensic medicine 4 48 English MED/43 MED/44
- Forensic medicine3
- Occupational medicine1
Conclusive activities
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Final examination 18 0 English
Prescribed foundation courses
Learning activityPrescribed foundation courses
Cells, molecules and genes 2 Cells, molecules and genes 1 (compulsory), Fundamentals of basic sciences (compulsory)
Clinical practice 6th year Clinical and surgical pathology (compulsory), Neurobiology, human behaviour and clinical neuroscience (compulsory), Pharmacology I (compulsory), Pharmacology II (compulsory), System diseases 1 (compulsory), System diseases 2 (compulsory), System diseases 3 (compulsory)
Emergencies Clinical and surgical pathology (compulsory), Neurobiology, human behaviour and clinical neuroscience (compulsory), Pharmacology I (compulsory), Pharmacology II (compulsory), System diseases 1 (compulsory), System diseases 2 (compulsory), System diseases 3 (compulsory)
Functions Cells, molecules and genes 1 (compulsory), Cells, molecules and genes 2 (compulsory), Fundamentals of basic sciences (compulsory), Human body (compulsory)
Mechanisms of diseases Cells, molecules and genes 1 (compulsory), Cells, molecules and genes 2 (compulsory), Fundamentals of basic sciences (compulsory), Human body (compulsory)
System diseases 1 Mechanisms of diseases (compulsory)
System diseases 2 Mechanisms of diseases (compulsory)
System diseases 3 Mechanisms of diseases (compulsory)
Location
Milano
Fees, scholarships and benefits

University fees

For students enrolled on bachelor’s, master’s and single cycle degree programmes are divided into two instalments of different amounts and with different payment deadlines:

  • the first, corresponding to the minimum amount, is the same for all students 
  • the second - technically referred to as an ‘all-inclusive fee’-  that is variable.

Students can also be entitled for tuition fee reductions such as:

More info at: Fees - current academic year

Scholarships and benefits

The University also provides a range of financial benefits to students meeting special requirements (merit, financial or personal conditions, international students), including:

Enrollment
First year enrolment:
Admission
Limited enrollment with admission test

Call for applications is going to be published.
Application period: application deadlines will be published soon.

To be admitted to the International Medical School of the University of Milan all students have to pass the admission test (IMAT), and obtain a suitable upper secondary school leaving certificate.

The 2019 IMAT (admission to the 2019/2020 academic year, courses starting in Autumn 2019) will be on September 12th, 2019 - Registration  deadlines for 2019 will be published at Universitaly.