Founded in 1088, the University of Bologna is considered the longest-running state University in the western world.

It has a total of 5 branches throughout Italy, and specifically, in Bologna, Cesena, Rimini, Ravenna and Forli.

The huge reputation of the University is ranked internationally in the institutions of high prestige and level of studies, and as a result, the total number of collaborating Universities exceeds 1200 worldwide!

Its undergraduate and postgraduate programs are mostly implemented in Italian and in the last 6 years many departments of the University offer the opportunity to study in English.

The English department of the Medical School of the University of Bologna, founded in 2017, is one of the first choices of prospective students.

The primary objective of University of Bologna medical school is to develop competent doctors, specialists in their respective field and to equip them with all the necessary skills and techniques so as to be their possible best.

Medicine at the University of Bologna is a 6-year programme comprised of 12 semesters and each student is expected to carry out approximately 1020 hours of internship.

It offers a total of 70 places for students of the European Union and 15 for non-EU students and the courses are in English throughout the 6 years.

Admission to the English-speaking Medical School in Bologna is through the International Medical Admissions Test– IMAT, a 60 multiple-choice test in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, General Knowledge and Logic. The IMAT exams are held every year in September in several examination centers around the world, including Athens and Nicosia.

The facilities of the Medical School are located in the city center, a short distance from the historic center.

Bologna, with 400,000 inhabitants, is a quiet campus with very nice architecture, welcoming to everyone. It offers all the facilities of a big city and a pleasant stay to both the student world and the visitors of the city.

Students have access to various types of accommodation such as rooms, apartments, campuses and private accommodation.

Students can eat in the student clubs - mense universitarie - where the meals are very low priced.

Tuition fees at the University of Bologna are based on the student's annual family income and assets.

The University of Bologna is an excellent choice of study and the Medical School is considered one of the best schools in Italy and the rest of Europe and also among the most prestigious medical schools in the world.

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