Fisioterapia (Abilitante alla Professione Sanitaria di Fisioterapista)
|Study location||Italy, Pavia|
|Nominal duration||3 anni (180 ECTS)|
|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.
|Application fee||€60 one-time|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
High-school diploma awarded after at least 12 years of documented education.
Access to the Degree Course in Fisioterapia (Abilitante alla Professione Sanitaria di Fisioterapista) has a national entry test requirement.
THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE INDICATED IN THE “ANNUAL ANNOUNCEMENT TO THE COURSE” WHICH WILL BE AVAILABLE BY JULY 15TH.
For further information please contact the Welcome Point
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: Italian.
Non-eu students residing abroad who would like to enroll in a study course completely taught in Italian, have to prove their knowledge of the language through an Italian language test.
The following are excluded from this obligation:
For further information, consult the Pavia Linguistic Center website .
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.
Study plan and further information are available at this link
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.