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IMAT preparation course

Many Italian Universities, such as Bari, Milan, Pavia, Rome La Sapienza, Rome Tor Vergata, Seconda Università of Naples, Turin, Padua, and Bologna have recently added to their proposal an undergraduate course in Medicine and Surgery, which is completely delivered in English.

To join the program, students are required to pass a test called IMAT, International Medical Admissions Test, developed by the Italian Ministry of Higher Education and Research (MIUR) in cooperation with Cambridge Assessment’s Admissions Testing Service.

Scuola Leonardo da Vinci Milan organizes a preparation course for this test with the aim to give those students – wishing to enter one of the above-mentioned Universities – the necessary scientific basis and practice their thinking skills to face the examination.


Section 1:  Logical Reasoning and General Culture – 50 lessons;

This section focuses on the assessment of the student’s thinking skills by practicing a series of questions like finding solutions to novel problems and a method to generate a solution, how to justify a conclusion or how to promote/defend a particular point of view

The written form is used in this context.

Section 2: Science-based sections (Biology, Chemistry, Physics & Maths) – 55 lessons.

This section deals with all those questions covering Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematic. As in section 1, students will be asked to focus on both theory and practice, training on multiple-choice questions.

Read our article with the FAQ about the IMAT test in Italy

Download our brochure “University preparation and pathway programs”