International Medical School
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.
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.
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:
- lowering for students who meet high merit requirements
- fixed amounts calculated on the basis of the student's citizenship group for those with income/property abroad
- support for students who have political refugee status.
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:
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