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CardioLung, Certificate

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 10 days
University rank #201 (ARWU) ,
To provide state of the art and cutting edge developments in knowledge and clinical approach to major cardiovascular and pulmonary problems. The CardioLung course is offered at University of Pisa.


Cardiopulmonary health and disease strictly depend on a dynamic interplay between genes, ageing, lifestyle and risk factors. In multidisciplinary sessions, basic and clinical themes regarding established achievements and emerging research directions will be addressed. The need for integration of knowledge finalized to better research and clinical outcome will be highlighted.

Participants will become familiar with different research approaches to pathophysiology and disease, and will be able to integrate and critically evaluate research reported in literature and its translation to the clinical field. Internship (optional) will provide the opportunity to translate theoretical principles to the clinical practice

The CardioLung course is offered at University of Pisa.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: deadline two weeks before the beginning of the courses
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 10 days
    • Duration description

      A: 18-25 June or B: 26-29 June

  • Credits
    6 ECTS

    from 6 to 8 (course A only, or A+B)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cardiovascular and Pulmonary disease burden
  • Molecular mechanisms in cardiopulmonary disease
  • Ischemic heart disease: established facts and new views
  • Heart failure as a systemic disease
  • Emerging issues in Cardiomyopathies
  • Hot topics in Arrhythmias
  • Ventricular-arterial coupling


  • Prof. Carlo Palombo

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • The summer school is targeted at national and international undergraduate, PhD and post-doc students in Medicine and Life Sciences with a specific interest in the cardiovascular and pulmonary field.
  • CV evaluation

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    250 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 250 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 10 days.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    250 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 250 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 10 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
From 250 to 500 € (course A or A+B)

Living costs for Pisa

  • 750 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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