Transfer to Humanitas University

Students enrolled in a degree course in Medicine and who wish to transfer to Humanitas University are not required to take an admission test (as per the Council of State, Plenary Meeting, 1/2015). Admittance to the degree course is subject to selection through the University Transfer Procedure as explained in the Call for Transfer Students.
The Transfer Call for the academic year 2024/2025 is closed

Places Available for Transfer Students

Places Available for Transfer Students
2nd year, 10 places currently available
3rd year, 20 places currently available
4th year, 10 place currently available

Additional places may become available if there are further withdrawals. HU will consider transferring students to the 4th year only if:

  • their study program closely matches the one of HU
  • they have a good command of the Italian language
  • they have acquired the essential professional skills required to go into the 4th year.

Admission to the first year is exclusively granted through the admission test.

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements
The incoming degree must be in Medicine and Surgery
Credits achievement: a specific number of credits for each discipline must be achieved in order to transfer to the second, third or fourth year
Content match between the incoming university study program and the corresponding Humanitas University study program
A good command of English is required: a language assessment test will be conducted by means of an interview
A working knowledge of Italian is required from the beginning of the third year


How to Apply for Transfer

The application procedure foresees filling up a Transfer Form, requesting: personal details, information about the incoming University, level of proficiency in English and Italian and payment of an application fee.

Medicine and Surgery Transfer Call a.y. 2024/2025

Academic Calendar a.y. 2024/2025



Uploaded transcripts of records and syllabi must be official documents, which have been issued by the incoming University. Documents must be in Italian or in English. If documents are originally released in a different language, the translation in English must be supplied by an official translator.


Syllabi must be as detailed as possible to facilitate the evaluation of the content match of the program.


The applicants must strictly follow the procedure described in the Transfer Call. Humanitas University will not consider any application missing of any of the documents listed above.


The incoming University and its Medical Program must be fully recognised in the country where the incoming University is legally established in order to be considered for the transfer.


Humanitas is a highly specialized Hospital, Research and Teaching Center. Built around centers for the prevention and treatment of cancer, cardiovascular, neurological and orthopedic disease – together with an Ophthalmic Center and a Fertility Center – Humanitas also operates a highly specialised Emergency Department.