Bachelor’s degree courses
Access methods
3 years
Department of Medicine and Technological Innovation
Degree classification: Health Professions, Nursing and Midwifery
Presidente della Scuola: ALBERTO GIUSEPPE PASSI
Presidente del Consiglio di corso: MAURIZIO SERATI
Credits: 180

Course description

The Midwife is a healthcare worker who supports a woman, couple or family in the very important stages of life which are pregnancy, labour and post-natal care, providing services for pre-natal education, preparing to become parents, family planning and infant care; in a gynaecological framework, Midwives provide services aimed at preventing and identifying female genital cancers, support youngsters in making their choices on sexual and reproductive health and support women affected by gynaecological diseases.

The training provided in the Degree Programme in Midwifery includes: biology, with a special focus on the male and female reproductive system; main biophyisical and biochemical methods used in prenatal diagnostics and diagnostic/clinical issues associated to medical genetics; biomedical science, including physiopathology to manage diagnostic-therapeutic procedures for the reproductive health of women and couples in all stages of life; hygiene and preventive sciences, human and psycho-pedagogical sciences; ethical, legal and organisational studies.

Lessons are held in Italian.

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 Ottorino Rossi 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

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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.