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Here you can find information on the organisational aspects of the Programme, lecture timetables, learning activities and useful contact details for your time at the University, from enrolment to graduation.

Academic calendar

The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.

Academic calendar

Course calendar

The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..

Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
LMSIO BZ - 2° ANNO 1° SEM. Oct 3, 2019 Feb 8, 2020
LMSIO BZ - 1° ANNO 1° SEM. Nov 14, 2019 Mar 14, 2020
LMSIO BZ - 2° ANNO 2° SEM. Apr 16, 2020 Jun 27, 2020
LMSIO BZ - 1° ANNO 2° SEM. Apr 16, 2020 Jun 27, 2020
Exam sessions
Session From To
Sessione invernale 2° anno Lm Sio Bz Mar 2, 2020 Mar 30, 2020
Sessione invernale 1° anno Lm Sio Bz Mar 16, 2020 Apr 9, 2020
Sessione estiva Lm Sio Bz Jul 1, 2020 Jul 31, 2020
Sessione autunnale Lm Sio Bz Sep 1, 2020 Sep 30, 2020
Degree sessions
Session From To
Prima sessione Lm Sio Bz Jun 15, 2020 Sep 15, 2020
Seconda sessione Lm Sio Bz Nov 16, 2020 Jan 15, 2021
Terza sessione Lm Sio Bz Mar 1, 2021 Apr 30, 2021
Period From To
FESTIVITA' OGNISSANTI Nov 1, 2019 Nov 1, 2019
Vacanze di Natale Dec 23, 2019 Jan 6, 2020
VACANZE DI PASQUA Apr 10, 2020 Apr 15, 2020
Festa della liberazione Apr 25, 2020 Apr 25, 2020
Festa del lavoro May 1, 2020 May 1, 2020
Lunedì di Pentecoste Jun 1, 2020 Jun 1, 2020
FESTA DELLA REPUBBLICA Jun 2, 2020 Jun 2, 2020
Vacanze estive Aug 10, 2020 Aug 23, 2020
Other Periods
Description Period From To
Stage 2° anno Lm Sio Bz Stage 2° anno Lm Sio Bz Jul 1, 2020 Nov 27, 2020

Exam calendar

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Academic staff


Accordini Simone

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Bevilacqua Anita

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Calafà Laura

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Canzan Federica

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Cavada Maria Luisa

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Dalle Carbonare Luca Giuseppe

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Landi Stefano

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Moretti Ugo

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Palese Alvisa

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Pennini Annalisa

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Ruzzenente Andrea

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Saiani Luisa

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Tardivo Stefano

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Study Plan

The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University.
Please select your Study Plan based on your enrollment year.

2° Year  activated in the A.Y. 2020/2021

MED/45 ,MED/47 ,M-PSI/06 ,SPS/09
BIO/14 ,MED/18 ,MED/40 ,MED/41 ,MED/45
Final exam
activated in the A.Y. 2020/2021
MED/45 ,MED/47 ,M-PSI/06 ,SPS/09
BIO/14 ,MED/18 ,MED/40 ,MED/41 ,MED/45
Final exam

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LMSIO BZ - 1° ANNO 2° SEM. dal Apr 16, 2020 al Jun 27, 2020.

To show the organization of the course that includes this module, follow this link:  Course organization

Learning outcomes

The course provides students with the basic concepts of practical ethics and philosophy of science.
Learning outcomes:
- Outline the concept of ethics as a science to guide action
- Understanding the concepts of ethical reflection
- Define the core terms of ethics: morality, act, value, norm, responsibility, justice
- To know the tasks and concepts of modern ethics and the foundations of ethical standards
- Outline the fundamental concepts of ethics in science and ethics in research
- Identify ethical quality criteria of scientific theories and ethical principles of research
- Outline the fundamental ethical concepts in the health field and the principles of bioethics according to Beauchamp and Childress
- Understand the structure of a case discussion oriented to biothetical principles according to Beauchamp and Childress

- Outline the purpose of the philosophy of science
- Defining the concept of science and knowledge
- Outline science as a system of theories
- Knowing the structure of the scientific community and epistemological values
- Outline the regulatory principles of science: argumentation and truth
- Understanding the structure of scientific explanations and prognoses
- Outline the concepts of causality and correlation


Program Practical ethics
Ethics as a science for guidance in acting
Ethical terminology: moral, act, values, norms, responsibility, justice
Ethics questions
The dominant ethical strands and the justification of ethical standards
The specific questions of practical ethics
The ethics of science
Quality criteria for scientific theories
Ethical principles of research
Ethics and bioethics in health care
Bioethical principles
Bioethical principles oriented case discussions

Program Philosophy of science
The philosophy of general and specific science
Scientific explanation and scientific prognosis
Empirical phenomena, empirical theories and empirical awareness
Definition of the concept of science
Science as a system and as a system of theories
The system of the scientific community
The regulatory principles of science: argumentation and truth
What does "knowledge" mean?
The concept of truth in science
The scientific argument
The structure of scientific explanations and prognoses
Cause and correlation, cause and reason, causality versus correlation

Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
Gerhard Schurz Einführung in die Wissenschaftstheorie 2014
Hans-Ulrich Dallmann; Andrea Schiff Ethische Orientierung in der Pflege 2016
Martin W. Schnell; Christine Dunger Forschungsethik - Informieren - reflektieren - anwenden 2018
Giovanni Maio Mittelpunkt Mensch - Lehrbuch der Ethik in der Medizin 2017
Alan F. Chalmers Wege der Wissenschaft - Einführung in die Wissenschaftstheorie 2007
Rolf Brühl Wie Wissenschaft Wissen schafft - Theorie und Ethik 2017

Examination Methods

The modalities of the examination will have to be defined later and will depend on the rules concerning the health emergency.
The written test will be the preferred method. If necessary, the examination can be carried out individually through an oral test, possibly online.

Students with disabilities or specific learning disorders (SLD), who intend to request the adaptation of the exam, must follow the instructions given HERE

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