Junior Biologist

Who can enrol

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

  • Courses L2, L13, L32 (DM 270/04), 1, 12, 27 (DM 509/99), Bachelor's degree in Chemical Biological Analisys, Biology, Industrial Biotechnologies, Biotechnology Specialists, Technicians in biotechnology, Environmental development technician, Biomedical laboratory health technician; 
  • All the qualification giving access to the profession of biologist - Section A.

Please Note.:All candidates are admitted to the exam with reserve: the Administration will eventually exclude from the exam candidates which are not in possession of the qualifications required for the admission, and who have inappropriately declared to be in possession of a previous qualification that, as per regulations, entitles the student to the exemption of one or more exams tests. If the candidate has submitted false statements during the enrollment, which are relevant for the admission to the examination or exemption of one or more exams, without prejudice to the penal sanctions referred to in art. 76 of the D.P.R. 445/2000, will automatically expire from the right to participate in the State Exam, and in case the tests have already been completed, the same will be canceled and the fees paid by the interested party will not be refunded. 

Exam Tests

The State Exam is structured into four parts: (art. 33 DPR 328/01):
a) a written text on topics related to the biophysical, biochemical, biomolecular, biomathematical and statistical field; 
b) a second written text on topics related to the biomorphological, environmental, microbiological, commodity field;
c) an oral test consisting of the subjects of the written tests and of legislation and professional ethics; 
d)a practical test consisting in the solution of problems or cases coherent with the different disciplinary fields and in the direct execution or by means of computerized means of experiments related to the disciplinary fields of competence.


To enrol in the State Exam please follow the instructions in the Enrolment Page 

Second session 2019

Location: Department of Biology and Biotechnologies- C. Darwin
first test and second test - 21 November 2019 - reading room - second floor building CU026 (formerly General Physiology) - 08.30 am
oral exam - 27 January 2020 - 08:45 - classroom C second floor building CU026
practical test 28 January 2020 - 09.00 - classroom B second floor building CU026
The practical test will focus on an interview in which the candidate will be asked to describe and discuss an experimental method or protocol he has had experience with.
Prof. ssa Luciana Dini  
Prof. Mauro Giorgi, Dott. ssa Paola Rodinò, Dott. Giuseppe Crescente, Prof. Mattia Toni
Administrative Secretary: Dott.ssa Antonia Grandioso


First session 2020

Location: Department of Biology and Biotechnologies- C. Darwin
first test - June 22, 2020
to be defined
to be defined
Administrative Secretary: Sara Giorgetti




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