Biologist - State Exam

You can enrol in the State Exam for Biologist if you have a degree in:

  • Current Academic System: LM-6, LM-7, LM-8, LM-9, LM-61, LM-75 (DM 270/04), 6/S, 7/S, 8/S, 9/S, 82/S, 69/S (DM 509/99).
  • Previous Academic System: Environmental Sciences, Biological Sciences, Agro-Industrial Biotechnologies, Pharmaceutical Biotechnologies, Plant Agricultural Biotechnologies, Industrial Biotechnologies, Medical Biotechnologies, Veterinary Biotechnologies.

State Exam

The State Exam is structured into four parts: (art. 33 DPR 328/01):

  1.  a written text on topics related to the biophysical, biochemical, biomolecular, biomathematical and statistical field biomorphological, clinical biological, environmental, microbiological;  
  2. a second written text on topics related to hygiene, management and professional legislation, certification and quality management field; 
  3. an oral test consisting of the subjects of the written tests and of legislation and professional ethics; 
  4. a practical test consisting of epidemiological and statistical evaluations, use of tools for quality management and evaluation, evaluation of experimental results and examples of finalization of outcomes.


If you have never been enrolled at Sapienza University of Rome you must register on the Infostud portal, you will receive a matriculation number and password to access the system and register for the exam.
If you have graduated or enrolled in a study course at this university (including admission tests, masters, specialization, doctorate), you are already registered and therefore have a matriculation number and password. 

a) log in to Infostud with your StudentIDnumber and password (SPID for Italian citizens)
b) verify in your PROFILE that they are updated PERSONAL DATA - PHONE NUMBERS - UNIVERSITY TITLES. Make sure your email address is working correctly; it is the only official way to access the online exam.
c) return to home
d) enter in STATE EXAMS
e) Submit Application and follow the steps listed:
    1 PERSONAL DATA - the fields are already filled out
    2 SESSIONS SEARCH - enter the profession for which you want to take the qualifying exam
    3 DECLARATIONS OF TITLES - put the flag on the valid qualification to take the exam in the chosen profession. If you do not find your qualification among the options provided, send an e-mail to the Segreteria esami di Stato which will have the missing title inserted in the Infostud system. You will be able, after a few days, to complete the procedure. If you are a graduating student and the educational qualification is present, put the flag on graduating student;

4 INTERNSHIP DECLARATION - enter the data relating to the internship (for the professions that require it)
     5 DECLARATION OF ENABLEMENTS - enter, if you have one, a previous authorization from those valid for exemption from one or more tests or put the flag on "I do not declare the qualification"
     6 SUMMARY AND PRINTING QUESTION RECEIVED - forwards the application and prints the receipt
We advise you to use a computer and not a mobile device (smartphone, tablet etc.) in order to properly sign up.

After entering your registration in Infostud, please complete the procedure by filling in the online "Google form" application at the following link You must upload the required attachments according to your situation:

Registration on Infostud and the online Google application form must be completed between September 26, 2022 and October 19, 2022.

Applicants must keep the payment receipt and produce it if requested. 

  Please note:

• online registration only without the submission of payments requested by the scheduled dates does not constitute examination registration; therefore it will be the Office's responsibility to proceed with the removal of the non-completed entries;
• payment of the fees only without entering the online application does not constitute examination registration;

NB: All candidates are admitted to the examination with reserve: the Administration will subsequently exclude the candidates who, following verification, are not in possession of the qualifications required for admission or who have improperly declared to be in possession of a previous qualification which, according to the law, gives the right to the exemption of one or more exams. In the event that the candidate, during the course of registration, has entered false and misleading declarations, relevant for the purposes of admission to the examination or exemption of one or more exams, without prejudice to the penal sanctions referred to in the art. 76 of the D.P.R. 445/2000, will automatically expire automatically from the right to participate in the State Examination, and in the event that the tests have already been completed, the same will be canceled and the fees paid by the interested party will not be reimbursed.

Second session 2023

Session starts: 16 November 2023

In the: A Bovet classroom, ed. CU026, Fisiologia e Antropologia


Chairman Professor Laura Ciapponi
Member Professor Stefano Cacchione
Member Dr Anna D'Eramo
Member Dr Maria De Cristofaro
Member Dr Luigi Grillo

Administrative secretary: Dr Sara Giorgetti


Candidates with disabilities and additional time

Candidates with disabilities who need a carer, aid, assistance or extra time during the exam (as per law 104/92), must submit:

Title obtained abroad

Foreign academic titles have no legal value in Italy; therefore, if they are to be used in our country to access the State Exams, it is necessary to ask for their recognition (except for specific agreements between Italy and other States on the recognition of titles/qualifications). Please read the following guidelines and read For further information please mail

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