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COMPETITION CALL FOR THE ADMISSION TO THE SECOND YEAR OF THE 6-YEAR
SINGLE-CYCLE DEGREE COURSE IN MEDICINE AND SURGERY OF THE “A.
GEMELLI” SCHOOL OF MEDICINE – A. Y. 2014/2015
Article 1 – Number of available positions
A public competition has been opened at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore,
concerning the academic year 2014/2015, for admission to the second year of the 6-year
single-cycle Degree course in Medicine and Surgery for the following number of positions:
• n. 2 places limited to non-EU citizens non residing in Italy;
Article 2 – Requirements and documentation for the admission to the test
Requirements
May take part to the admission test candidates that satisfy all the following requirements:
•
Candidates holders of a high school leaving certificate. Candidates with less than 12
schooling years are required to provide a certificate of partial university studies or nonuniversity post-high school studies (exams passed and official documentation on course
contents) to complete the missing schooling years of the diploma.
• Students enrolled at least to the first year of a degree course in Medicine and Surgery;
• Students enrolled to other Universities must have taken the following Disciplines:
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Medical Physics
General Chemistry
Biology
At least 2 other Basic Science Disciplines
Documentation (mandatory for the admission to the test)
The
following
documentation
must
be
sent
attached
by
email
to
th
[email protected] no later than September 8 2014 (within 2.00 pm Italian
GMT) .
•
photocopy of high-school leaving certificate;
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•
“academic eligibility” (Idoneità Accademica) test pass certificate if required to enroll at
university in the candidate's country;
•
statement of validity (Dichiarazione di valore) ;
The Dichiarazione di Valore (DV) is an official document which provides a short
description of your qualification, its validity in the awarding country to academic and/or
professional ends, and the legal status of the awarding institution.
PLEASE NOTE: The DV is issued by the Embassy of the country educational system
that awarded the qualification. For example, if you live in Ghana but you have studied
in a British school, you should refer to the Italian Embassy in the UK.
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transcript of marks;
certification of attendance to the lectures (if expected in applicant’s University);
curriculum syllabus (University letterhead);
photocopy of passport
english language certification, satisfying the following minimum scores:
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ACADEMIC IELTS = 6.0;
TOEFL IBT = 80;
TOEFL Computer Based =213;
TOEFL Paper Based = 550;
CAMBRIDGE ESOL FCE Grade B
All candidates are required to provide the English Language Certification. Are exempted
from producing the English Language Certification, only candidates who have attended an
English speaking Medical School.
The above-mentioned Certifications with the relative minimum score indicated will be the
only ones accepted.
Further information can be found on the website of the Ministry of Education, University and
Research (M.I.U.R.) www.miur.it, page “Università”, tag “Studenti stranieri”, heading “Norme
per l’accesso degli studenti stranieri ai corsi universitari” .
Please Note:
All the documents in foreign language must be accompanied by an official Italian translation.
Official translations are at the applicant's expenses. In Italy, applicants can refer to the local
Court (Tribunale di zona) and ask for official sworn translators, or to the Consulates or
Diplomatic Delegations of the country that issued the certificate.
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Article 3 – Date and venues of the admission test
The admission test will take place on Monday September 22nd 2014 at the premises of the
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore located in the city of Rome at the following address:
Largo Francesco Vito 1 - 00168 Roma, and in the foreign test-center indicated in “Annex A”
of the present Competition Call.
The University reserves the right to modify the venue arrangements, should this be required
for organizational reasons or due to a non-sufficient number of candidates in any of the
foreign testing sites indicated. Furthermore the University reserves the right to modify the
date of the admission test and the registration time, due to any organizational reasons.
Applicants will be promptly notified of any changes.
On the day of the test candidates who have chosen Rome must present for registration at
2.00 pm. Candidates who have chosen among the foreign test-center will receive an email
(at the email address indicated in the application form) three days before the test with written
address and registration time.
In order to be admitted to the test, from July 22nd 2014 to September 8th 2014 (within
2.00 pm Italian GMT) applicants must comply with the procedure indicated below:
•
fill in the application form (“Annex B” of the present Competition Call) and send it
attached together with all the documents listed under Article 2 of the present
Competition Call, by attached email to [email protected];
•
within few days we will send you, to the email address indicated in the application
form of “Annex B”, the International Bank Transfer details to make the payment of €
160.
•
to finalize application candidates must pay a contribution for public competition
expenses of €160 (one hundred and sixty), no later than September 12th 2014 within
midnight (Italian GMT); The payment will validate the admission to the test. The sum
of €160 paid as a contribution for test admission expenses is not refundable at any
circumstance.
•
Send
copy
of
the
payment
receipt
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attached
by
email
to
[email protected] no later than September 12th 2014 within midnight
(Italian GMT).
Article 4 – Candidates with disabilities
In accordance with Law no.104, February 5th 1992 and as modified by the Law n. 17/1999,
candidates with disabilities must send a certification and formally request any means of
support/help, to the following email address: [email protected] no later than
September 8th 2014 (within 2.00 pm Italian GMT) .
In accordance with Law n. 170/2010, candidates suffering from Learning Disabilities and
Disorders must send a certification and formally request any means of support/help, to the
following email address: [email protected] no later than September 8th
2014 (within 2.00 pm Italian GMT) and they will have 30% additional time to complete the
admission test.
The Commission reserves the right to conduct the checks of the certifications provided and
will evaluate the requests of further support/help.
On the day of the test candidates with Learning Disabilities and Disorders and are kindly
required to bring along with them the certification in the original form.
Article 5 – Admission
Admission to the second year of the 6-year single-cycle Degree course in Medicine and
Surgery is subject to:
a) Score obtained from the educational qualifications:
The exams previously taken will be validated by the Commission. To each
validated exam the Commission will assign CFU (University Formative Credits)
according to the exams of the first year of Medicine and Surgery a.y. 2013/2014.
All the CFU assigned to the validated exams will be added up and converted in 75
points (maximum 61* (75/61) = 75 points).
First year exams - degree course in Medicine and Surgery a.y. 2013/2014:
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Introduction course to medicine (6 CFU)
Molecules and cells (29 CFU)
Electromagnetism and physiology of excitable cells (3 CFU)
Organic and functional systems I (16 CFU)
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First aid and nursing practice I (2 CFU)
Residency in health center (1 CFU)
Optional project I (1 CFU)
Vertical domain I (1 CFU)
Italian language (2 CfU)
on decision of the Commission, the admitted students will have to take the missing
exams in accordance with the first year study plan of Medicine and Surgery.
b) Score obtained from the written test:
o 1 point for each correct answer;
o minus 0.25 point for each wrong answer;
o no points for no answer.
The score of the test will be converted in 25 points (maximum 100 points * 0.25 = 25
points).
The final score will be determined by adding the scores of a) and b) for a maximum of 100
total points (75 points + 25 points = 100 points).
Article 6 – Written test and contents
The lists of the testing venues and classrooms at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of
Rome, as well as of the foreign testing sites indicated in “Annex A” of the present Call will be
made public on September 17th 2014 on the Faculty boards and on the website
http://roma.unicatt.it .
On the day of the test, candidates must bring their passport (mandatory for Non-Eu
candidates).
Candidates with disabilities or Learning Disabilities and Disorders are kindly required to bring
along with them the certification in the original form.
It is forbidden for candidates to bring into the classroom or to the seat assigned
bags/briefcases, mobile phones, tablet, calculators, books and notebooks. Candidates
arriving at the testing venue after the completion of the registration operations will not be
allowed to sit for the test.
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The written test consists of 100 multiple choice questions divided as follows:
• 95 on psycho-attitudinal subjects (logic, visual space reasoning, text understanding,
attention and precision, numerical reasoning, problem solving);
• 5 on religious culture.
Candidates have 100 minutes to complete the test.
Article 7 – Results of the written test
The results of the written test will be published on the boards of the “A. Gemelli” School of
Medicine and on the website http://roma.unicatt.it by September 26th 2014.
In case of a tie, will prevail:
- The candidate with the highest score obtained from the educational qualifications;
- The candidate with the highest score obtained at the written test;
- The youngest candidate;
Article 8 – Enrolment procedures and documentation for admitted candidates
Procedures
From the date of the publication of the rankings to October 3rd 2014 (within midday Italian
GMT), admitted candidates must pre-enroll completing the procedure indicated below:
a)
pay the first University fee instalment, amounting to € 4.000 no later than October 3rd
2014 (within midday Italian GMT). The sum of € 4.000 shall in no case be reimbursed.
The International Bank Transfer details will be sent to the email address indicated in the
application form.
b)
send a copy of the payment receipt of the first University fee instalment attached by
email to [email protected] no later than October 3rd 2014 (within
midday Italian GMT).
Candidates that do not comply with the provisions a) and b) indicated above by the
deadlines indicated in the present Article shall be considered as 'withdrawn'; vacant places
shall be made available to other candidates according to merit ranking.
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Documentation
(to be delivered in the original form exclusively to the front-office of the “Polo Servizio
Carriera Studenti” of the Univeristà Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo F. Vito 1 00168 –
Rome).
Front-office opening hours:
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
9.30 am – 3.00 pm
9.30 am – 3.00 pm
9.30 am – 3.00 pm
1.00 pm – 4.00 pm
9.30 am – 12.00 pm
The documentation listed from n. 1 to n. 6 (n. 6 included) must be delivered no later than October
3rd 2014 (within midday Italian GMT).
The documentation listed from n. 7 to n. 13 must be delivered no later than November 28th
(within midday Italian GMT).
Candidates that do not comply with the provisions indicated in the present Article within
deadline, shall be considered as “withdrawn”.
1.
2.
3.
4.
Statement of Acceptance (available at the front-office);
Request addressed to the Rector (available at the front-office);
“Statement of Acceptance” of the Ethics Code (available at the front-office);
All the documentation listed under Article 2 of the present Competition Call (in the
original form)
5. Two passport-size photo (indicate name and surname on reverse side);
6. Candidates already enrolled at other universities have to provide, besides the above
indicated documentation, the transfer request statement issued by the original
University;
7. Photocopy of ID document and fiscal code card;
8. Christening certificate (only for Catholics). In the absence of the certificate,
candidates will fix an appointment with an Ecclesiastic Assistant (at any time, also
after enrolment);
9. Photocopy of a valid residence permit;
10. Certificate of vaccination for hepatitis B;
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11. Certificate of Mantoux-technique tuberculosis test, as indicated in the health provision
no.17712/1998 (State-Regions Conference); the test shall be conducted in a public
structure;
12. Clergy are requested to provide a declaration from their superior authorizing the
enrolment at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore;
13. Candidates already enrolled at other universities have to provide, besides the above
indicated documentation, the transfer request statement issued by the original
University.
We inform that the front-office will be closed from August 11th
to August 22nd
2014.
PLEASE NOTE
• The University reserves the right to conduct the checks provided by the law on the
declarations furnished by the candidates. Should these declarations result to be untruthful,
the University may take the disciplinary actions established by current Legislation and
proceed to the immediate expulsion of the student from the university.
• Fees and contributions are determined by the governing bodies of the Università Cattolica
del Sacro Cuore. For further information: http://roma.unicatt.it .
• The administrator in charge of the procedure is Dr. Francesca Mencarelli (Mrs.),
Responsible of the Academic Courses Services and of the Student Services of the
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore - Rome Campus.
• The present Competition Call is applicable in accordance with the Italian Law. The “Foro”
(Court) in charge is the one of Rome.
For any problem or query concerning the enrolment procedure, candidates may send an email to: [email protected] .it , call the following number: (0039) 06 30158705
from Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm or refer to the front office called Sportello del
“Polo Servizio Carriera Studenti” located at the University premises in the building “Giovanni
XXIII” (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore – Largo Francesco Vito, 1 – 00168 Roma).
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Front-office opening hours:
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
9.30 am – 3.00 pm
9.30 am – 3.00 pm
9.30 am – 3.00 pm
1.00 pm – 4.00 pm
9.30 am – 12.00 pm
We inform that the front-office will be closed from August 11th to August 22nd 2014.
Rome, July 8th 2014
Administration Director
Rector
Prof. Marco Elefanti
Prof. Franco Anelli
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ANNEX 'A'
TEST-CENTER LOCATIONS
City
Buenos Aires
Belo Horizonte
Uberlandia
Campinas, Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo
Rio de Janiero
Calgary
Calgary
Edmonton
Fort McMurray
Grande Prairie
Medicine Hat
Nisku
Kamloops
New Westminster
Winnipeg
Moncton
St. John's
Stephenville
Dartmouth
Halifax
Brampton
Etobicoke
Greater Sudbury
Kitchener
Mississauga
Oshawa
Ottawa
Pickering
Scarborough
Scarborough
Toronto
Toronto
Toronto
Toronto
Windsor
Charlottetown
Montreal
Montreal
Montreal
Quebec
Moose Jaw
Prince Albert
Regina
Province/
State
N/A
Minas Gerais
Minas Gerais
N/A
N/A
Rio de Janeiro
Alberta
Alberta
Alberta
Alberta
Alberta
Alberta
Alberta
British Columbia
British Columbia
Manitoba
New Brunswick
Newfoundland
Newfoundland
Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia
Ontario
Ontario
Ontario
Ontario
Ontario
Ontario
Ontario
Ontario
Ontario
Ontario
Ontario
Ontario
Ontario
Ontario
Ontario
Prince Edward Island
Quebec
Quebec
Quebec
Quebec
Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
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Country
Argentina
Brazil
Brazil
Brazil
Brazil
Brazil
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Saskatoon
Bucaramanga
Bogotá
Medellín
Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv
Casablacna
Rabat
Tunisi
Ankara
Konak
Eminönü, Istanbul
Gebze, Kocaeli
Riyadh
Riyadh
Madinah
Dammam
Dubai
Dubai
Dubai
Bakersfield
Burbank
Burbank
Canoga Park
Ceres
Clovis
Fremont
Fresno
Glendale
Irvine
Loma Linda
Long Beach
Millbrae
Norwalk
Orange
Palm Desert
Palmdale
Sacramento
Sacramento
Sacramento
San Diego
San Francisco
Santa Clara
Santa Clara
Santa Cruz
Santa Maria
Santa Monica
Sunnyvale
Van Nuys
Whittier
Saskatchewan
Santander
Cundinamarca
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Tunis
Ankara
Izmir
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Eastern Province
Dubayy [Dubai]
N/A
N/A
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
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Canada
Colombia
Colombia
Colombia
Israel
Israel
Marocco
Marocco
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkey
Turkey
Turkey
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia
United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
Albany
Albany
Brooklyn
Buffalo
Flushing
Flushing
Flushing
New York
New York
Rochester
Syracuse
Watertown
Montevideo
Caracas
New York
New York
New York
New York
New York
New York
New York
New York
New York
New York
New York
New York
N/A
N/A
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United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
Uruguay
Venezuela
ANNEX 'B'
APPLICATION FORM FOR THE ADMISSION TO THE SECOND YEAR OF THE 6-YEAR
SINGLE- CYCLE DEGREE COURSE IN MEDICINE AND SURGERY OF THE “A.
GEMELLI” SCHOOL OF MEDICINE – A. Y. 2014/2015
• to be sent attached by email to [email protected] no later than
September 8th 2014 (within 2.00 pm Italian GMT) .
School-Faculty: Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore - Rome Campus
Program Name: Medicine and Surgery English-taught
Duration of the Program: 6 years
Admission test date: September 22nd 2014
Personal Data (as written on passport)
LastName
_____________________________________________
First Name
_____________________________________________
Middle Name
_____________________________________________
Gender
_____________________________________________
Place of Birth
_____________________________________________
Country of Birth
_____________________________________________
Nationality-Citizenship ______________________________________________
Telephone Number
______________________________________________
(very important to receive any communication from the University)
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Mobile Phone
______________________________________________
(very important to receive any communication from the University)
Email Address
______________________________________________
(very important to receive payment details and any communication from the University)
Residence
(very important to receive any communication from the University)
Address Line
______________________________________________
City
______________________________________________
State
______________________________________________
Country
______________________________________________
Postal Code
______________________________________________
Date…………………………………
Signature……………………………………………
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