Master’s Degree program in Medicine and Surgery - Overview

The 6-year international Master’s Degree Program in Medicine and Surgery is entirely taught in English and aims to train students to become doctors practicing in a diverse biomedical-social culture. In line with the guiding principles of Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome, the teaching is entirely patient-centred and community-centred.

A deep knowledge of ethical issues is combined with the use of cutting edge medical technology in order to promote healthcare through a humanistic approach. Providing training with a strong international and cultural component, the programme takes into account the main features characterizing today’s multi-ethnic society with its vast migrant population, paying special attention to diversity and the value of interfaith dialogue, thus creating the basis for understanding the cultural challenges that modern health professionals face.

European and international standards

The core content of the programme is in line with the European specifications for global standards in medical education, according to the World Federation on Medical Education in international basic standards and quality development of biomedical education (WFME Office, University of Copenhagen, 2007) as well as the Basic Medical Education WFME Global Standards for Quality Improvement -2015 Revision (WFME Office Ferney-Voltaire, France Copenhagen, Denmark 2015).