Bachelor’s degree courses
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3 years
Department of Medicine and Surgery

Course description

This course prepares students to work both in cardiac surgery and cardiology, exclusively conducting technical procedures. Graduates in cardio-circulatory and cardio-vascular perfusion techniques support medical staff by operating haemodynamic diagnostics devices or by supporting cardio-circulatory functions.

Their training includes a grounding and fundamental knowledge of the profession, as a prerequisite to face their first placement; they will also be provided in-depth knowledge on interventional cardiology, cardiac electrophysiology and electrical stimulation, vascular diagnostics, echocardiography, pulmonology, thoracic surgery, cardiac surgery in adults.

Several placement opportunities will be provided in a context where students will be able to put in practice the knowledge and techniques learned.

The third year is dedicated to providing in-depth studies in specialty areas, to acquiring the knowledge and methods needed in the professional practice, the ability to work in a team and in complex organisations.

Lessons are held in Italian.

Degree classification: Technical health professions
Presidente della Scuola: ALBERTO GIUSEPPE PASSI
Presidente del Consiglio di corso: ROBERTO DE PONTI
Credits: 180

What you need to know

Planned admission (national ranking)

If you are a EU National, you may stay in Italy for as long as you like: you only need a passport or ID card.
If you are a NON-EU National, you'll have to carry out some formalities.

School of Medicine
Via Guicciardini 9, 21100 Varese – Italy
e-mail: didattica.medicina@uninsubria.it

Curricula and study plans

To consult teaching courses of previous Academic Years, at the top of this page click on "Course data sheet", then choose the Academic Year of your enrollment and click on "Study plans".

Opportunities and support

For information on scholarships and other benefits, consult:


Do you think that this course fits you? Enroll and start studying with us!

Studying, taking exams and graduating

To consult the teaching material:

  1. go to https://elearning.uninsubria.it/ 
  2. log in with your university credentials: email username and password (without typing the @studenti.uninsubria.it part)
  3. choose the courses of your study plan in the I miei corsi (My courses) section
  4. there you will find all the materials that the teacher makes available.

To consult the exam dates and times go to the Servizi Web Segreterie studenti (Student Secretariat Web Services)

https://uninsubria.esse3.cineca.it/ListaAppelliOfferta.do (in Italian)

In the Menu select one or more options:

  • the day scheduled for the exam
  • the teaching structure, i.e. your Department or your School
  • the course of study, i.e. your degree course
  • the teaching course, i.e. the title of the teaching
  • the teacher.

To submit your examination entry, you must access your personal area of the Student Secretariat Web Services.

Go to the reserved area 

  1. Log in with your university credentials: email username and password (without typing the @studenti.uninsubria.it part)
  2. Esami > Appelli
    Then, select the exam session you want to submit your entry for and proceed following the instructions.

Student services

For all resources, services and opportunities dedicated to registered students, see: Student.