International Medical School, La Sapienza University (General Medicine)


La Sapienza University was established in 1303 by Pope Boniface VIII. Currently it is one of the largest university in Europe. It has around 145,000 students and over 10,000 employees, including professors, staff and technicians.


International students has classes at International Medical School.

Recognition in EU and rest of countries :

Degree from La Sapienza University is internationally reconignised in European Union.


La Sapienza University is located in Rome, capital of Italy.

Study programmes
General medicine:

Course of Medicine and Surgery has 6 years and is completely taught in English and is open to students from all over the world. The aim of this degree is to educate students to the highest standards of medical practice, train specialised clinicians in patient-centred medicine and tackle crucial issues in the mechanisms, prevention and treatment of disease, as well as health care and basic science. Sapienza places a strong emphasis on developing clinical skills throughout the course of the programme and teaching often takes place in Sapienza’s three specialist hospitals: Policlinico, Sant’Andrea and Latina.

Number of students accepted each year:

There are 35 students from European Union and 10 students from non-EU countries admitted to medical course.

Tuition fees:

Tuition fees at Sapienza University vary according to certified family income (ISEE form). Tuition fees is paid in 3 installments and possess around 3000€ for EU students, for students from developing countries tuition fee is 640€ and other foreign students pay flat rate 1000€. Concrete information might be found here:

Admission criterias
Admission criterias:

Applicants must take an entrance examination called IMAT in order to be admitted to University.