Medicine and surgery

The Degree Program in Medicine and surgery has a limited access.

In order to enrol, students must pass a selection.

The admission test is for Medicine and surgery and Dentistry and dental prosthodontics.

The call for the academic year 2023/2024 has been published.

Having acknowledged that at the date of issue of this notice, the relative ministerial decree for the planning of places for access to the single-cycle master’s degree courses in Medicine and Surgery and in Dentistry and Dental Prosthesis has not been adopted, the Provisional places determined by the University of Pisa with the express reservation of confirmation or modification of the same following the publication of the aforementioned Ministerial Decree.

The definitive determination of places will be communicated with a subsequent decree

Medicine and surgery (provisional places for the 1st year)

288 places for EU and equated non EU citizens

The number of places indicated includes the reserves of the Naval Academy and Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna which are awaiting definition

4 places for non EU citizens residing abroad and applying for VISA (1 reserved to Marco Polo Project candidates)

Dentistry and dental prosthodontics

15 places for EU and equated non EU citizens (provisional places) 

2 places for non EU citizens residing abroad and applying for VISA (1 reserved to Marco Polo Project candidates)

To participate it is necessary to take the TOLC-VET

Registration for the TOLC-MED test can only take place on the portal in the following periods:

  • from 13 March until 2pm (GMT+2) of 3 April 2023 to take the test in the first period (13-22 April 2023)
  • from 15 June until 2pm (GMT+2) of 5 July 2023 to take the test in the second (15-25 July 2023)

The TOLC-VET test is divided into n. 50 questions, which present five answer options, among which the candidate must identify only one, discarding the wrong, arbitrary or less probable conclusions.

The questions are divided as follows:

  • 7 questions on text Comprehension and knowledge acquired in studies, 15 minutes
  • 12 questions on Biology, 20 minutes
  • 18 questions on Chemistry and Physics, 30 minutes
  • 13 questions on Mathematics and Reasoning, 25 minutes

Total: 50 questions, 90 minutes

Previous years tests

The enrolment of non-EU candidates residing abroad who are applying for visas is subject to the verification of the documents by the WIS office! (Welcome International Students!).

More information is available in the section “INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS”

Enrollment guide

After admission test, additional learning requirements (OFA) will be assigned to those successful candidates having obtained less than one-third of the test maximum grade score, and a 25% lower than the maximum grade score for the first year subjects of the degree program. The OFA shall be fulfilled within the first year and will be indicated by a relevant Degree program committee. The OFA shall be considered fulfilled if the students attend all tutoring classes planned with the relevant subject teachers and pass the intermediate tests and the final test of the subjects requiring OFA fulfillment. This is mandatory in order to attend the exams of the second year.

For more information about study plans and career opportunities, please visit the Degree Program web page.

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