Orthoptic and ophtalmologic assistance

It is a training course designed to prepare health professionals in the rehabilitation area who treat motor and sensory disorders of vision, carry out non-invasive instrumental ophthalmic semeiology techniques, participate in clinical and experimental scientific research activities and are involved in the rehabilitation of visually impaired patients. 

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Bachelor's Degree

Type of programme

Bachelor's Degree

Restricted access - Healthcare professions area

Type of admission

Restricted access - Healthcare professions area





University site


Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences and Public Health


Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences and Public Health

L/SNT2 Healthcare Rehabilitation Professions

Degree identification category

L/SNT2 Healthcare Rehabilitation Professions

Study Plan

The Course of Studies in Orthoptic and ophtalmologic assistance aims to provide graduates with skills in the areas of visual sciences, anatomy and physiology of the eye, principles of optics, ocular pathologies, instrumental methodologies for investigating ocular pathophysiology, techniques for assessing binocular visual function, ophthalmological medical and surgical therapies and related ethical and legal aspects. Students participate in theoretical lectures, practical workshops, clinical placements and self-study activities.

Duration: 3 years, 180 CFU


The call for Erasmus+ mobility for study for the academic year 2024-25 has been published.

It will be possible to apply from 12.00pm on January the 15th, 2024, to 11.59pm on January the 31st, 2024.

Student Advisory Service

Student representatives

These figures participate in Course Councils to report any problems concerning teaching activities and evaluate proposals according to quality assurance principles.

Degree programme committees


The Teaching Regulation specifies the organizational aspects of the Course of Study according to the corresponding system, respecting the freedom of teaching and the rights-duties of the teaching staff and students.


For information on educational activities:
Servizi didattici (Educational Services)
Viale Europa 11, 25123 Brescia

For information on enrollments, fees, transfers, certificates and career:
UOCC Segreterie studenti (Student Administration)
Via San Faustino 74/b, 25121 Brescia

Call Center 800 66 34 23

Contact the Student Administration offices

Last updated on: 06/17/2024