6-year degree programme in Medicine and Surgery, held in English, is run by Humanitas University in partnership with Politecnico di Milano. The 2020 test will take place on September 4th for both European and non-European students.

Applications are open until August 26th
60 Places are annually available*: 50 places for EU students (Call For Applications 2020) and 10 for non- Eu students (Call For Applications 2020).

*The number of places available may change in accordance to a later Decree of the Ministry of Education, University and Research (M.I.U.R.), pursuant to the provisions of Law n. 264, August 2, 1999. The Decree of MIUR could confirm, increase or decrease the number of places available.


Admissions Test

The admissions test will take place on 4h September  2020 and it will last 100 minutes. It consists of a multiple-choice test, entirely in English .

The test will include questions on mathematics, verbal logic, physics, chemistry, biology, technical-scientific culture. The test is designed to capture the aptitude and propensity of candidates to study both hard science for Engineering and Life Sciences for Medicine.


Ranking List

Access to the degree programme is exclusively based on the ranking list resulting from the admissions test.

2020 Test center

View test centers for 2020 test

UK London
France Paris
Germany Munich
Germany Frankfurt
USA New York
Ireland Dublin
Greece Athens
Sweden Stockholm
Switzerland Zurich
Israel Tel Aviv
India Mumbai
Italy Milan

NON-EU Admission Requirements

  • Having a NON-EU citizenship***
  • Having NO additional Italian citizenship
  • Not living in Italy

***Please note that citizens of United Kingdom, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and the Republic of San Marino are equated to European students.

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • A high school diploma, or other recognised qualifications obtained abroad
  • Passing of admissions test

Specific requirements apply to UK, US, IB and other diplomas. 

For candidates holding UK diplomas

  • 3 A-levels in Science related subjects

For candidates holding International Baccalaureate diplomas

  • IB obtained after 12 years of education
  • IBs obtained after 11 years of schooling integrated with 1 year of university

If you attended the Italian track you qualify as EU student, regardless of your citizenship.

 For candidates holding Greek diplomas

  • “Apolityrion” score higher than 10 out of 20

For Candidates Holding US Diplomas

  • 3 APs (Advanced Placements) in Science related subjects or
  • two years of college education or
  • one year of college education and 4 APs (as above).

For Candidates Holding Other Diplomas

Minimum entry requirements will be reported in the relevant Calls for Applications.

Language related recommendations for applicants

Academic year 2019-2020: English language recommendations

All classroom activities at Humanitas Medical School are held in English. To fully understand and benefit from your degree course, a good level of English in all skills is required.  It is, therefore, strongly recommended that applicants to Humanitas Medical School have reached an adequate level of English language competency: Common European Framework of Reference    (CEFR) B2.

Italian Language Recommendations

The University provides free Italian courses over the academic year to support international students.

By the beginning of the third year, when clinical activities start, students are expected to have reached a good level of Italian to be able to interact with patients.


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.