Medical School Applications

Admittance to the Degree Course in Medicine and Surgery is subject to selection through Humanitas University Admissions Tests. 130 places available each year.

2018 admissions

Admittance to the Degree Course in Medicine and Surgery is subject to selection through Humanitas University’s Admissions Test. The 2018 Medical Admissions Test will take place in Spring 2018 at many locations across Europe and worldwide. 

130 places available: 80 places for European students and 50 places for non-European students.

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Verify your eligibility and school qualifications by checking the Admissions Requirements listed below. 

Admissions requirements

Humanitas University yearly offers 80 places for European students and 50 places for non-European students. Check your eligibility below.

European students:

  • have a EU citizenship*** or a citizenship of Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Republic of San Marino  OR

 

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • secondary school certificate obtained after at least 12 years of education, accompanied by the Declaration of Value issued by the Italian diplomatic authorities;
  • if your local school system provides for 11 or 10 years of schooling, the title is valid when integrated with 1 or 2 years of university.

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

Test centres

The 2018 Medical Admissions Test will take place at many locations across Europe and worldwide. Subscribe here to receive updates in the test date and locations: 

 

A list of typical Humanitas University’s test centres is reported below.

Country City
AustriaVienna
BrazilSão Paulo
CanadaOttawa
CanadaToronto
ChinaHong Kong
CyprusNicosia
FranceParis
GermanyHamburg
GermanyFrankfurt
GermanyMunich
Greece Athens
IndiaBangalore
IndiaChennai
IndiaDelhi
IndiaKochi (Cochin)
IndiaMumbai
IrelandDublin
IsraelTel Aviv
Italy Milan
LebanonBeirut
Saudi ArabiaJeddah
SpainBarcelona
SwedenStockholm
SwitzerlandZurich
TaiwanTaipei
ThailandBangkok
TurkeyAnkara
TurkeyIstanbul
UAEAbu Dhabi
UAEDubai
UKLondon
UKManchester
USABoston
USANew York
USAMiami
USAWashington

The test structure

In the Medical Admissions Test students are required to answer 60 multiple-choice questions with five response options in 100 minutes:


The detailed programme for the preparation of the test, information about test procedures and support for candidates with disabilities will be reported in the Call for Applications.

Humanitas Preparation Courses

Humanitas University periodically offers an intensive one-week course to help students prepare for the medical admissions test and the following university route. The course is specifically focused on logical and critical reasoning.

Find out more on the Medical School Preparation Week page:

 

The IMAT Test

In 2014 Humanitas University adopted the IMAT test (International Medical Admissions Test) for the selection of medical students. IMAT is developed by the Admissions Testing Service, part of Cambridge English Language Assessment, a not-for-profit department of the University of Cambridge.

In the admissions test students are required to answer sixty (60) questions with five response options. The questions are divided as follows:

Different textbooks for the preparation of the test are commercially available. Humanitas University does not provide any official material.

 

Past papers download

Looking for study materials to practice for the Medical Admissions Test? Download here our past Key Papers (if not marked, all the correct answers are set to A):

Test scores and rankings

Given the numbers of places available, students will be admitted according to the ranking in descending order of test score and provided that they obtain a minimum score of 20 points.

The test scores are assigned as follows:

  • 1,5 points for each correct answer
  • – 0,4 points for each incorrect answer
  • 0 points for each non-given answer.

The highest achievable score is 90 points.

In case of a draw, the points scored by the candidates respectively in the logic and problem solving subjects, general culture, biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics respectively will prevail in descending order.

In case of further draw, the youngest student will prevail.

Why
Humanitas
University?
An Established Institution

An Established Institution
Humanitas is a renowned healthcare institution that has offered Medical Degrees for well over a decade as a partner of the University of Milan.

An International Career

An International Career
Join our international medical community where classes are taught in English by experienced professors and medical doctors from around the world. Your degree will allow you to work as a MD in the EU and abroad.

Clinical Experience

Clinical Experience
Direct clinical experience is supported by a solid tutoring system and starts in your third year, which gives you considerable practical experience.

Innovative and Active Teaching

Innovative and Active Teaching
Humanitas curriculum is enhanced by a wide variety of active learning methods based on a student-centred approach (Problem-Based Learning, Case method, Concept maps, Simulated patients).

Milano and Italy

Milano and Italy
Enjoy the style, culture, gastronomy and entertainment of one of Europe's most exciting cities. Venture further to experience the delights of Italy or use the opportunity to learn Italian.

Advanced Research and Technology

Advanced Research and Technology
Humanitas can count on state-of-the-art technologies and research experience. A new simulation centre of 1000 sm, designed according to the highest technological standards, will be ready for autumn 2017.

Contact Us

Contact
Humanitas University
Via Rita Levi Montalcini 4,
Pieve Emanuele 20090 Milan, Italy

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From Central station

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From the city center

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From the highway

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By public transport

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