School of Medicine and Surgery

School of Medicine and Surgery
Description of the course

Uniquely positioned to meet the evolving needs of tomorrow's health care professionals, University of Milano-Bicocca’s School of Medicine and Surgery (SMS) is a Master degree program in partnership with University of Surrey (UK), University of Bergamo and the Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital that endeavors to prepare graduating physicians forleadership positions in the health care sector.

Based in Bergamo, the program has a revolutionary new medical curriculum integrating a rigorous program of basic science education with intensive clinical mentoring right from second year onwards. The program offers a multidisciplinary and inter-professional educational experience fostering an integration of knowledge and skills, open-mindedness, scientific and critical thinking, caring attitude, and a holistic approach to health care needs.

The teaching methodology is based on PBL (Problem Based Learning) that facilitates knowledge acquisition, enhanced group collaboration and team learning across seven major physio-pathological integrated systems: • Cardiovascular and Respiratory System • Onco-Hematology • Locomotor System • Digestive Health • Endrocrine Kidney & Urinary Tract • Neuroscience • Woman and Child (Obstetrics Gynecology, Pediatrics).

Career path

The program integrates basic medical sciences and clinical sciences with professional skills and competencies throughout the program. A vast array of speciality training pathways are available after obtaining a master degree qualification in medicine. The course enables students to expand their understanding of health in a global context, develop inter-cultural consciousness and get prepared to leverage their skills in global health in both clinical practice and research.




For further details, see the brochure.

Degree requirements

Min. high school diploma equivalent to at least 12 years of education. English Certification: Certificate of proficiency in English corresponding to min. B2 level, issued by recognized institutions.

Admission procedure

All students need to take the IMAT – International Medical Admissions Test; updates concerning the same need to be checked on the website as well as the Call for Application.

IMAT test will take place on 10th September 2020. 

Since the procedure may take several weeks/months of processing, we highly recommend you to get in touch with the competent offices as soon as possible. PLEASE NOTE: The number of seats available are limited, therefore we request you to apply as soon as possible.

Registration for the IMAT takes places ONLY via the Universitaly website. The online registration is mandatory, and the deadline for 2020/2021 will soon be available. Please check Universitaly website frequently for updates. LATE REGISTRATIONS ARE NOT POSSIBLE IN ANY CASE. Read carefully the official decree. For NEWS  and more info please check regularly the english version of “AMMISSIONE AL CORSO” 

Further information
by Area della formazione, last updated on 24/03/2021