International Medical School

Medici in ospedale
Single-cycle master
A.Y. 2019/2020
LM-41 - Medicina e chirurgia (EN)
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.

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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
Compulsory
Human body 19 248 English
- Anatomy13
- Histology and embryology6
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Cells, molecules and genes 1 7 84 English
- Biology2
- Histology and embryology1
- Molecular biology4
Fundamentals of basic sciences 10 124 English
- Chemistry and Introductory Biochemistry6
- Medical Physic4
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Cells, molecules and genes 2 11 140 English
- Biochemistry5
- Biology4
- Genetics2
be activated by the A.Y. 2020/2021
year
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Functions 28 344 English
- Anatomy3
- Biochemistry6
- Chemistry and introductory biochemistry1
- Medical physics2
- Physiology16
Mechanisms of diseases 24 300 English
- Biochemistry1
- General pathology and immunology15
- Genetics2
- Microbiology6
be activated by the A.Y. 2021/2022
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Bed side approach and clinical methodology (clerkship) 2 50 English
- General surgery1
- Internal medicine1
Bed side approach and clinical Methodology_ 6 72 English
- General psychology1
- General surgery2
- Internal medicine3
Pharmacology I 3 36 English
System diseases 1 11 132 English
- Cardiovascular diseases2
- Clinical Biochemistry1
- Microbiology1
- Nephrology4
- Pathology1
- Radiology2
System diseases 1 (clerkship) 3 75 Italian
- Cardiovascular diseases1
- Nephrology1
- Radiology1
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Biostatistics 5 64 English
Health informatics 3 36 English
System diseases 2 12 144 English
- Blood diseases4
- Clinical biochemistry1
- Microbiology1
- Pathology1
- Radiology1
- Respiratory diseases4
System diseases 2 (clerkship) 4 100 English
- Blood diseases2
- Radiology1
- Respiratory diseases1
be activated by the A.Y. 2022/2023
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Dermatology 3 36 English
Dermatology (clerkship) 1 25 English
Infectious diseases 6 72 English
- Infectious diseases5
- Pharmacology1
Infectious Diseases (clerkship) 1 25 English
Pharmacology II 3 36 English
System diseases 3 14 168 English
- Clinical Biochemistry1
- Endocrinology4
- Gastroenterology4
- Microbiology1
- Pathology2
- Radiology2
System diseases 3 (clerkship) 5 125 Italian
- Endocrinology1
- Gastroenterology2
- Pathology1
- Radiology1
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Bone and joint diseases 7 72 English
- Orthopedics4
- Rehabilitation medicine1
- Reumathology2
Bone and joint diseases (clerkship) 2 50 Italian
- Orthopedics1
- Rheumatology1
Clinical and surgical pathology 4 48 English
Clinical Oncology and Radiotherapy 7 84 English
- General psychology1
- Medical oncology3
- Pathology1
- Pharmacology1
- Radiology and radiotherapy1
Clinical oncology and radiotherapy (clerkship) 3 75 Italian
- Medical oncology2
- Radiology and radiotherapy1
Head and neck 9 108 English
- Anatomy1
- Human physiology1
- Maxillofacial surgery1
- Odontostomatological diseases2
- Ophthalmology2
- Otorhinolaryngology2
Head and neck (clerkship) 3 75 English
- Odontostomatological diseases1
- Ophtalmological diseases1
- Otorhinolaryngological diseases1
be activated by the A.Y. 2023/2024
year
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Clinical practice 5th year 18 216 English
- Clinical pathology2
- General surgery5
- Internal medicine7
- Pharmacology1
- Plastic surgery1
- Thoracic surgery1
- Urology1
Clinical practice 5th year (clerkship) 5 125 Italian
- 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
Compulsory
Neurobiology, human behaviour and clinical neuroscience 19 228 English
- Anatomy1
- Clinical Psychology1
- General Psychology1
- Human physiology1
- Infant neuropsychiatry1
- Mental health4
- Neurology5
- Neurosurgery1
- Pharmacology1
- Phatology1
- Radiology1
- Rehabilitation medicine1
Neurobiology, human behaviour and clinical neuroscience (clerkship) 2 50 Italian
- Mental health1
- Neurology1
Traslational cardiovascular medicine and surgery 4 48 English
- Cardiac surgery1
- Cardiovascular diseases2
- Vascular surgery1
Traslational cardiovascular medicine and surgery (clerkship) 3 75 English
- Cardiac surgery1
- Cardiovascular diseases1
- Vascular surgery1
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Obstetrics, gynecology and pediatrics 10 120 English
- Obstetrics, gynecology5
- Pediatrics5
Obstetrics, gynecology and pediatrics (clerkship) 2 50 Italian
- Obstetrics, gynecology1
- Pediatrics1
Public health and environmental medicine 9 108 English
- Applied economics1
- General and applied hygiene4
- Occupational medicine4
Public health and environmental medicine (clerkship) 1 25 English
be activated by the A.Y. 2024/2025
year
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Evaluation internship - General practice 5 125 Italian
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Clinical practice 6th year 10 80 English
- General psychology1
- General surgery3
- Internal medicine4
- Medical statistic2
Clinical practice 6th year (clerkship) 2 100 Italian
- General surgery1
- Internal medicine1
Emergencies 8 96 English
- Anesthesiology4
- General surgery2
- Internal medicine2
Emergencies (clerkship)_ 6 48 English
- Anesthesiology1
- Cardiovascular diseases1
- Neurology1
- Neurosurgery1
- Orthopedics1
- Respiratory diseases1
Forensic medicine 4 32 English
- Forensic medicine3
- Occupational medicine1
Conclusive activities
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Final examination 18 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)
Sede
Milano
Presidente del collegio: GABRIELLA CERRI
Contatti
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

L’Ateneo fornisce inoltre una serie di agevolazioni economiche a favore dei propri studenti con requisiti particolari (merito, condizioni economiche o personali, studenti internazionali) come:

Enrollment
First year enrolment:
Admission
Limited enrollment with admission test

Places available: 34 plus 16 reserved to extra UE students


Call for applications: how to do


Application period: from 07-03-2019 to 07-25-2019
Admission Test date and location: 12/09/2019 12:00, Admission test location
Enrolment period: from 10-01-2019 to 10-04-2019
Please note:
The assigned test rooms are available at the followung pages too: https://www.unimi.it/it/taxonomy/term/10
https://www.unimi.it/it/node/7733

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.