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 (find out more).

The course is entirely taught in English and has a provisional number of maximum of 50 places available: 34 for European citizens, non-EU citizens resident in Italy with a current, valid permesso di soggiorno (residence permit) and natives of Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Lichtenstein; 16 for non UE students resident abroad.

Non UE students resident abroad, who do not have an Italian residence permit, MUST submit a pre-application request to the Italian diplomatic representation in their country of residence. This step is mandatory. Read more…

The 2019 IMAT (admission to the 2019/2020 acadmic year, courses starting in Autumn 2019) was on September 12th, 2019, ad registrations were possible until July 25th. Late registrations are not possible.

2019 IMAT results and ranking: Both the rankings (EU and non-EU) have been released on October 9th. The rankings are available HERE (select “Admission and Ranking lists – Degree programs” – “In alphabetic order” – “Medicina e chirurgia (classe LM41) – International Medical School”).

For all the administrative issues (qualification checking, pre-enrollment, visa, required documents…) the International Students Office / Welcome Desk of the University is available HERE

To better understand how the ranking works for EU candidates (candidates assigned or reserved) you can read art. 10 of the call for application for the University of Milan. The document is available HERE (in Italian) and HERE (in English).


Information about the 2020 IMAT (admission to the 2020/2021 acadmic year) are not available yet.

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