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Fisioterapia (Abilitante alla Professione Sanitaria di Fisioterapista)

Tuition fee €4,500 per year

Tuition fee for non-EU students who enter Italy with a study visa is based on flat rate and depends on the citizenship.
If non-EU students come from a family with limited financial resource, they can choose to have their tuition fee calculated according to their family income (from €156,00 to €3.985,00 per year).
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Application fee €35 per programme

This fee is not refundable.

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The course is divided into three academic years during which the student progressively acquires the theoretical and practical notions that will allow them to access the profession of Physiotherapist, as defined by current legislation.
The planned training follows what is established by the didactic planning and the regulation of the course. Attendance is compulsory and the years are considered passed only after having obtained the required credits (CFU) and passing the mandatory tests.
The student requires both theoretical and practical preparation: in fact, both lectures and practical training are provided. Students are guided by qualified tutors during a practical internship, and the training course itself, including common basics, is personalized.
It is possible to attend university abroad in the framework of the Erasmus programs.
At the end of the course, it is expected to discuss a thesis and pass the state exam that takes place in presence of professors and commissioners appointed by the Ministry of Health, MIUR and the most representatives Associations of Health Professions recognized by the Ministry of Health.

Programme structure

Study plan and further information are available at this link

Career opportunities

Physiotherapists have different employment opportunities both within the SSR and in unconventional areas.
In agreement with the SSR, graduates can access Hospital or Extra-hospital Operational Services and Units of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at various levels , both in public and private facilities.
Graduates may also exercise in the field of care (RSA or RSD).
In absence of an agreement with the SSR, the graduate can, under a doctor’s prescription, exercise in non-affiliated professional studies, both as an employee and a freelance professional.
Sports clubs or industries that manufacture aids, orthoses or rehabilitation devices.
Work contracts can be of different types depending on the reference of work environment.
The career options offered by the Sub-Fund of the NHS depend on the reference contract.