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Studying Medicine in English in Italy wasn't even an option several years ago. In 2009 first such course was opened in a pubblic University of Pavia and year after year several other Universities have joined in, including Milan, Rome, Bari and Napoli.

This site was founded by a Alex, final year student in Pavia University English Medicine course and supported by current and future students in various English medicine courses around Italy in order to give you a starting point and a supporting community in your search for info about studying medicine in English in Italy


Top 8 Reasons to Study Medicine in Italy

1 The Costs The average tuition fee is around 1200 Euro/YEAR and living expenses can be as low as 600 Euro/month including accomodation. Far less then it will cost you in US/UK/EastEU. Scholarships and work possibilities are available also for foreign students. Read more..

2 English taught lectures, books, notes and all exams will all be in a language you can understand from day 1. Italian courses will also be offered in order to help in your daily life without pressure of time.

3 Admissions You will take just ONE admission exam in English (IMAT), that is held in more then 20 cities around the globe. No interviews, No High school GPA , No recommendation letters required. Actually you won't even have to fly to Italy until you know you're in. Exam costs around 120 Euro and it's held in English. Read more..

4 European M.D. degree Your degree will allow you to specialize and practice all around Europe including UK. The studies are recognized also in USA for USMLE exam. 

5 Student Exchange programs Spend a semester or a year in a partner University in Europe doing all the exams and clinical work that a local student would do and get accredited for them as well. Some Universities like Pavia also offer exchages with USA.

6 Culture If you're spending 6 years abroad why not do it in a beatiful country with great food, customs and people in the middle of Europe? Surrounded by sea, the Alp mountains and breathtaking lakes in the North you won't regret visiting. Experience 'La dolce vita' first hand

7 Reputable Universities Several of the top Italian Universities offer an English medical degree, some with 500+ years of experience in teaching medicine. 

8 Reserved spots Extra places are reserved for Non European candidates making the chances for some even better. 


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