Instructions to Incoming Students

International students


Before their arrival, visiting residents, students, or observers should fill the application form below and send to and

In addition everybody who are going to attend hospital wards must rovide a letter from their family or occupational physician that must be typed on the doctor’s letterhead in legible English. 

This letter should include:

  • Immunity (to be shown by laboratory tests) and certificate of vaccination towards the following diseases: hepatitis B, measles, mumps, rubella and varicella;
  • Date of the most recent (within the last two months) tuberculin skin test (PPD) and the end result of the reading (positive or negative; if positive the diameter of induration in millimeters). If tuberculin skin test is positive, a recent (within the last two months) chest x-ray should be provided.


Upon arrival all incoming students MUST check in. To do so please go to the Incoming WELCOME DESK that will help you with administrative matters. The desk is located in Building U17, in the lowered square in front of U12 dormitory. Enter the Orientamento/Segreterie area and take a number by clicking the "Erasmus Incoming" button on the touch screen. Then wait to be called. Opening hours: 

Wednesday and Friday:  9.00am - 12.00am

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 1.45pm - 3.45pm

Contacts: You also must pay the compulsory campus insurance of € 4.48. This insurance covers accidents, injuries caused by others to you and injuries that you may cause to other people or things in the campus. In order to pay the insurance go to:

Banca Popolare di Sondrio

Bicocca Campus,

Building U6, ground floor

Opening hours: from Monday to Fridays 8.30am to 13.30pm and 14.45pm to 15.45pm.

You are encouraged to contact the ERASMUS STUDENT NETWORK (ESN-Bicocca) on Wednesday from 1.45pm - 3.45pm in U17. They will guide you throughout your stay in order for you to enjoy it the most. 


Application Form


Where we are

The School (U8, U18, U28, U38) and the San Gerardo University Hospital are located in Monza, a town about 20 km away from Milan.


If staying in Milan the easiest way to reach the Medical School is by FREE SHUTTLE BUS leaving at 8:00am from the Bignami Station of the Metro Purple Line (bus stop in front of the Starhotels Tourist). Return on the same bus is at 5:10pm.

Alternatively, trains are available from either Central Station, Garibaldi Station, or Greco/Pirelli Station to Monza. Once arrived in Monza there is a FREE SHUTTLE BUS service for students only from the station to the Hospital/Medical School. The bus stop is located in Corso Milano the street uphill beyond the garden in front of the station. There are three runs in the morning at 7:40, 8:20, and 9:00. Returns from Hospital/Medical School to the Monza station are at 5:00, 5:40, and 6:20pm.



The University has three dormitories:

Building U12, via Vizzola 5, Milano

Building U22, via Mantova 75, Sesto San Giovanni

Building U62, via Martinelli 44, Cinisello Balsamo

If you study in Monza, it is recommended the Building U12 residence that is at walking distance from Greco/Pirelli train station and the Starhotels Tourist (see TRANSPORTATION).

If you need ACCOMMODATION in any University dormitories please contact:

Alternatively, there are two PRIVATE residences in Monza run by religious, one for men and one for women, with whom UNIMIB has signed agreements:

MEN-ONLY: Centro Maschile Artigianelli

WOMEN-ONLY: Residenza Femminile Svevo

Photogallery Accomodation

Italian Language Course

The University of Milano-Bicocca offers FREE ITALIAN COURSES to incoming students. If you do not have a B1 Italian certificate please specify it on the application form, and you will be included in our free course. 

For more information contact the Ufficio Lingue:


Prof. Marco Parenti (Coordinator of International Mobility)


phone (office): 0039-02 6448 8202

mobile (only urgencies): 0039-338 6705687


Dr. Ilaria Rivolta (Vice-Coordinator)


phone (office): 0039-02 6448 8239

mobile (only urgencies): 0039-339 884681

Specific reference persons for each Degree Course:

DENTISTRY: Dr. Marcello Maddalone 


NURSING: Dr. Michela Lazzarin 

OBSTETRICS: Dr. Antonella Nespoli 

PHYSIOTHERAPY: Dr. Roberto Meroni 

RADIOLOGY: Dr. Simona Becchio