Medical School Applications

Admittance to the Degree Course in Medicine and Surgery is subject to selection through Humanitas University Admissions Tests. 2019 call for application for EU and NON-EU students are available online..

2019 admissions

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

European students

  • 2019 Medical Admissions Test: IMAT, March 15th; across Europe (see the full list of TEST CENTERS
  • Available places: 80; 2019 Call for Applicationsnumber of places might increase as per Decree of the Italian Ministry of Education (DM 264/1999)

 

 

Non-European students

  • 2019 Medical Admissions Test: IMAT, March 15th;  all over the world (see the full list of TEST CENTERS
  • Available places: 50: 2019 Call for Applications – number of places increased as per Decree of the Italian Ministry of Education (DM 524/2018)

 

 

 

Admission Deadlines

ADMISSION PROCEDURE MUST BE COMPLETED WITHIN MARCH 8th 6 P.M. FOR THE MILAN TEST CENTER

FOR THE OTHER TEST CENTERS, THE ADMISSION PROCEDURE MUST BE COMPLETED WITHIN MARCH 4th 6 P.M.

Ranking and enrolment

Ranking list for European Students

For further information, please read art. 10-12 of the Call

 

Ranking list for non-European Students

For further information, please read art. 10-12 of the Call

 

Admissions requirements

European students:

  • have a EU citizenship or a citizenship of United Kingdom, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Republic of San Marino  OR
  • have an Italian citizenship together with a citizenship of a non-EU country OR
  • live in Italy from at least one year (even if you hold a non-EU citizenship) OR
  • hold a diploma from Italian schools abroad or foreign or international schools listed here (even if you hold a non-EU citizenship).

Full requirements on the Call for Applications.

 

Non-European students:

  • have a non-EU citizenship***;
  • have NO additional Italian citizenship;
  • do not live in Italy.

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

Full requirements on the Call for Applications.

 

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • To sit the admissions test, candidates must be either in possession of a Secondary School Diploma or attending the last year of the secondary education
  • 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.  

 

For candidates holding UK diplomas

  • 3 A-levels in Medicine and 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 Medicine and 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.

https://www.coe.int/en/web/common-european-framework-reference-languages/table-1-cefr-3.3-common-reference-levels-global-scale

Italian Language Recommendations

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.

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

The IMAT Test

In the IMAT test (International 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 related Call for Applications for EU and NON-EU.

IMAT is developed by the Admissions Testing Service, part of Cambridge English Language Assessment, a not-for-profit department of the University of Cambridge.

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.

Highest achievable score: 90 points. Minimum score: 20 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.

 

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.

 

Past IMAT 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):

How to apply

The application can be done exclusively through MyPortal following the 3-step online procedure described below. 

1. Registration on MyPORTAL

During the registration phase you will be asked to insert your personal data and at the end you will receive a confirmation email with your username and password to access the system and go on to the following phases of the admission process. 

 

2. Application

In order to take the admission test, you must complete the application procedure by accessing your reserved area on MyPortal (click here to login) using the username and password received via mail in the registration phase. Select Registrar’s Office from the menu on your left and click on Admissions test.

During the application procedure you will be asked to fill in a questionnaire for the choice of the test location. The choice must be done online and is irrevocable.

 

Candidates with disabilities must specify their condition when applying, following instructions reported in Article 4 of the Call for Application.

3. Payment

The test application is finalized only after the payment of the test fee of euro 160, that can be performed by credit card, MAV or bank transfer.

The payment must be completed:

  • by credit card within March 8th for the Milan Test centre and March 4th for the other test centres;
  • by Mav or bank transfer within March 4thfor the Milan Test centre and February 27thfor the other test centres; in the bank transfer description candidate’s surname and name must be specified and all the bank charges must be at the candidate’s expense. Moreover, you are requested to send us a proof of payment to info@hunimed.eu.

The test fee shall in no case be reimbursed. Please note that the payment of the Admissions Test fee alone does not mean application has been completed.

 

Test Centers

2019 test centers are listed below. 

Seats available are limited and assigned on a first-come, first-served basis according to the chronologic order of the test fee payment.

CountryCity
BrazilSao Paulo
CanadaOttawa
CanadaToronto
CyprusNicosia
FranceParis
GermanyBerlin
GermanyFrankfurt
GermanyMunich
GreeceAthens
IndiaBangalore
IndiaChennai
IndiaDelhi
IndiaMumbai
IrelandDublin
IsraelTel Aviv
LebanonBeirut
NigeriaLagos
PolandWarsaw
RussiaMoscow
South AfricaJohannesburg
SpainBarcelona
SwedenStockholm
SwitzerlandZurich
TurkeyIstanbul
UAECity to be defined
UKLondon
UKManchester
USAMiami
USANew York
USAWashington

 

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