Admissions for 2017-18 A.Y.

Call to partecipate to 2018-19 A.Y.  IMAT.

Applicants for Medicine and Surgery course can enrol only after having successfully passed the entrance IMAT examination tests required.

 The 2018 Medical Admissions Test for European students will take place on September 13th in Rome  at 14:00 and many other cities across the world (see below the complete list). You can find the offical call here, the Annex A here, the Annex B here and the regional decree for transfer here (all information are referred to the previous IMAT).

Admissions to IMAT: from the first week of July to the 15:00 (GMT+1) of the end of July 2018 (dates must be confirmed) .

Application Procedures (all information are referred to the previous IMAT: updated information shortly).

European Citizens & Non-EU Citizen (with Italian Residence):

  • Apply for the 2017-18 a.y from the 3rd of July to the 15:00 (GMT+1) of 25th of July 2017 directly to Put our University as first choice. 20 places for European Citizens & Non-EU Citizen with Italian Residence are available for A.Y. 2017-18.
  • Are included in the same ranking list of Italian citizens for the IMAT exam.
  • Candidates do not require competence in Italian but a B1 italian certificate will be required  when the student will be enrolled at the 3rd year.

Please note that  Non-EU citizens residing in Italy must have a valid residence permit (permesso di soggiorno). These also include natives of Iceland, Norway, Switzerland, Lichtenstein and San Marino.

Non-EU citizens residing abroad:

  • Candidates must submit a pre-application request to the Italian Embassy or Consulate in their country of residence (10 places for 2017-18 a.y.). Pre-enrollment was available at Italian Embassies from the  13th of April to the 7th of July 2017. In other word, please search the consulate website or call them directly to ask for the papers they need for pre-enrollment in order to obtain a Dichiarazione di Valore. Translate the documents if needed, at their trusted translators, as they will indicate. Ask what documents should you prepare and translate for student visa (if one is needed in your case)
  • The Embassy must issue you with: your legalized and translated high school diploma;
    . the Declaration of value of your qualification
    . legalized and translated versions of any other academic and post-secondary certificates;
    . an authenticated passport photo and an entry visa to Italy. To find out whether an entry visa is required and what documentation is required to apply for one, visit the Italian Government website.
  • Apply for the 2017-18 a.y. from the 3rd of July to the 15:00 (GMT+1) of 25th of July  2017 directly to as non-EU citizen. 10 places for Non-EU Citizen  are available for A.Y. 2017-18.
  • Candidates are placed in a seperate ranking list than the EU Citizens and Non-EU citizens residing in Italy.
  • Please note again that this step is about obtaining the Dichiarazione di Valore – a document confirming that your graduation diploma is sufficient for studying in Italy and all the other documents you nedd to appluy for IMAT. Note, this is not the IMAT exam enrollment procedure yet (see later).

Valid documents

For details concerning the validity of qualifications obtained abroad, the available places and the procedures for the pre-application, consult the ministerial regulations (Italian text, usually updated in March), in particular the attaches 1 and 2.
All documents must be officially translated into Italian and authenticated by the authorities of the country in which they were issued – except in the case of specific international agreements and conventions that provide for exemption.

Each degree/diploma/title must be accompanied by the Dichiarazione di valore in loco (Statement of validity), issued by the Italian Embassy in the country in which the qualification was awarded.

Please note that these are general information, for further details about the admission conditions and procedures, please consult the ministerial regulations (italian text).

Acceptance of the application request

To find out if their pre-application request has been accepted, applicants must contact the Embassy or Consulate where it was originally submitted (usually from the second half of July).

The eligible candidates will collect their documentation and, once in Italy, deliver it to the International Students Office as required by the enrolment procedures specified for each kind of programme.

For any further information please check here.

Student guide book for pre-enrollment and enrollment here.

Details about admission rules

The following candidates are considered EU citizens:

  • citizens of Italy and other countries within the European Union;
  • citizens who possess a dual-nationality passport with citizenship in Italy and another country outside the EU or anywhere in the EU;
  • the citizens of Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, and the Republic of San Marino;
  • non-EU citizens holding (a) a valid long term residence permit in Italy or (b) a residence permit issued for employment or self-employment, for family reasons, political asylum, asylum for humanitarian or religious reasons;
  • non-EU citizens legally resident in Italy for no less than one year as of registration for the admission test (with a different residence permit from previous point (b)) and who have obtained an Italian university degree.
  • non-EU citizens, residing anywhere who hold a secondary diploma from Italian schools abroad or foreign or international schools (either in Italy or abroad) having bilateral agreements or special regulations for the recognition of qualifications and who satisfy the general conditions required to be admitted to study in Italy (the complete list of these schools can be found here).
  • Non-EU citizens with a valid residence permit for students, who have already registered with an Italian university in previous academic years.
  • Personnel serving in diplomatic offices abroad or international organisms seated in Italy (accredited with Italy or the Holy Seat) and their families (spouses and children).

IMAT will start in the following cities as reported in the table.



Centre name

Start time (local time)

Argentina Buenos Aires Buenos Aires Open Centre 1


Brazil Sao Paolo Winner Idiomas


China Beijing School of International Education, BFSU


Cyprus Nicosia Pascal Education Ltd


France Paris The British School of Paris


Germany Munich Münchner Volkshochschule GmbH


Greece Athens Hellenic English Council Ltd


India Haryana Planet EDU – Pvt Limited

UTC + 5:30

Israel Tel Aviv British Council, Tel Aviv


Italy Bari Università degli Studi di Bari


Italy Milan Università degli Studi di Milano


Italy Milan Università degli Studi Milano -Bicocca


Italy Rome Università degli Studi di Roma “Sapienza”


Italy Rome Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”


Italy Naples Università degli Studi della Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”


Italy Naples Università di Napoli Federico II


Italy Bologna Università di Bologna


Italy Turin Università di Torino


Italy Pavia Università degli Studi di Pavia


Italy Siena Università degli Studi di Siena


Poland Warsaw Lang LTC


Portugal Lisbon International House, Lisbon


Qatar Doha British Council, Qatar


Saudi Arabia Jeddah British Council Jeddah


Spain Barcelona Exams Catalunya S.L.


UAE Dubai British Council, Dubai


UK London Mobile Testing Solutions Ltd


USA New York International House New York