The Italian north from the year 2021-2021 acquires another strong pole of attraction of students with the establishment of the English medical school of the University of Parma - Universita΄di Parma.
The headquarters of the English-speaking department is located in Piacenza, a very beautiful city in the province of Emilia - Romagna, which is within walking distance from both the city of Parma and the city of Pavia and has about 110,000 inhabitants.
Both Parma and Piacenza are two very beautiful and at the same time hospitable cities of northern Italy with a friendly environment and ideal living conditions.
The University of Parma is one of the oldest universities in the world. Although officially mentioned as the year of foundation in 1601, in fact its history begins in the early 13th century.
A university of high academic standards with many scientific research activities of world excellence.
The English-speaking medical school offers a total of 100 places, of which 70 will be for students from the European Union and 30 for non-EU students.
The number of international students studying medicine and surgery at the Faculty of Italian Universities has steadily increased. The University of Parma, which already teaches medical courses in Italian, has just opened its brand new medical course in English in another location, in the city of Piacenza.
Students will develop comprehensive medical knowledge, from health promotion to emergency medicine, from applied research to the latest medical technologies to health economics and management. The course is entirely conceived in an international context. The use of English will tremendously facilitate students’ communication abilities with patients and colleagues all over the world during their professional activity, both in biomedical research and in clinical medicine.
With partnerships around the world with renowned international universities, the English-speaking medical school of the University of Parma is an excellent choice for students.
Admission to the English-language Medical School of Parma 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.
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 Parma are based on the student's annual family income and assets.
An excellent combination that ties the quality of the North with a university of great history and high level academic departments.