DD Diploma with Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences

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The Biomedical Science master degree holds a Double Degree agreement with the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences in Bonn. In order to achieve the double degree diploma, students selected in the program are required to spend their second academic year at the partner University. All courses within the double-degree program are taught in English. In order to obtain the Insubria Master degree diploma all DD students (both outgoing and incoming students) must defend their Master Thesis in both institutions.

DD outgoing students application process

For candidates applying for this program, a preliminary interview will be held mandatorily in English during the first semester of the first year of study.

Candidate selection will be performed at the end of the Winter Exam Session (first year of study), based on number of exams and marks.

Final acceptance will be granted by the Teaching Board of the MSc in Biomedical Sciences in Bonn for those students that have passed all the exams of the first semester by the end of the Mid-term Spring Exam Session.

Selected DD students are required to apply for the Erasmus call.

DD Incoming students application process

Incoming students, selected by their home University, are required to spend their second academic year at the University of Insubria from September to July. 

Incoming students must:

  1. be nominated for a Double Degree stay at the Insubria University by the partner University
  2. enroll for the Double Degree program at IU, by filling in the online application
  3. send to erasmus@uninsubria.it the learning agreement (LA) and a valid certification (within the 2 years) of a level of proficiency in English corrsponding to C1 in the common European Framework of References (CEFR) for Languages

No tuition fees are required at UI; students are themselves responsible for any additional costs such accommodation, food, public transport etc.

Once arrived at UI, DD incoming students have to go to the Student’s Affair Office, located in Varese Via Ravasi n. 2, for the registration procedure. 

At the same time they have to apply for the tax code (used by the Public Administration to identify all the citizens living in Italy) at the “Agenzia delle entrate” located in Varese in Via Frattini.


Non_EU nationals DD students must apply as well for the Residence Permit,  issued by the Police Station (Questura), that entitles them to live temporarily in Italy. Applications for Residence Permit for study purpose must be submitted within 8 working days from the arrival in Italy, by going to a “CAF Office” or by going to any Italian Post Office and asking for a “kit”.