View Related Sites
Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing
You are here:
Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing is working in conjunction with the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR) to develop and deliver the International Medical Admissions Test (IMAT). IMAT is a 100 minute subject-specific admissions test in English for applicants to medicine and surgery and dentistry courses. These courses are taught in English, with places open to both home and international students.
IMAT can be taken at authorised centres all over the world. See How to register for more information.
The test does not require a lot of extra study as it is a test of skills and knowledge that learners are expected to have already.
Please visit the MIUR website for detailed information about the test in the decree.
IMAT is a pen-and-paper test. It is divided into four sections:
Logical Reasoning and General Knowledge
Please note, scores will be reported separately for Logical Reasoning and General Knowledge.
For detailed information on the test read the IMAT test specification 2022.
A candidate’s total score is calculated using the following formula:
An overall total score will be reported, together with a score on each section.
For information about results and rankings, visit the UniversItaly website.
Registration opens: 4 July 2022 at 0900 CEST (Italy time)
Registration closes: 22 July 2022 at 1500 CEST (Italy time)
Bookings need to be made on the UniversItaly website. Please visit UniversItaly for more information.
The test will take place on 13 September 2022. Visit the MIUR and Accesso Programmato websites for information.
The scheduled start times for international centres will vary, depending upon where they are in the world.
On 27 September 2022 CINECA, on behalf of MIUR, will publish only the rankings obtained by candidates, relative to each barcode label, on the reserved area of the UniversItaly portal, in full respect of personal data protection.
On 7 October 2022 candidates will be able to see their answer sheet, their score and their data sheet in the reserved area on the UniversItaly portal.
On 14 October 2022 national rankings with the candidates’ names will be published in the reserved area on UniversItaly portal.
Candidates wishing to sit IMAT must pay an entry fee:
Watch the video of international students at the University of Milan describing their course and how to approach the test.