The USI Master of Medicine is a 6-semester graduate-level study programme of medical training for around 70 undergraduate students, mainly from our partner universities ETH Zurich, University of Basel, and University of Zurich. It will begin in September 2020.
The study curriculum of USI Master of Medicine combines the most modern didactic methods and trends available today with the strong model of the Swiss academic tradition. Our goal is to prepare students for the Federal medical licensing examination, adequately and rigorously, and above all to train future outstanding physicians to face the challenges of the rapidly evolving field of medicine.
Our training model
The study curriculum is designed to offer an innovative, attractive, and motivating education, including:
Our students are thus actively at the core of the learning process and learn by doing. This is made possible thanks to a study programme rigorous and, at the same time, engaging, based on the following "pillars":
Further information is available on the following presentation:
Presentation of Master of Medicine (pdf download).
The language of tuition for the Master of Medicine is English. Italian will also be used during the clinical practice.