Interprofessional and problem-based learning, individually planned clinical/practical modules, and carrying out supervised research projects are some of the study opportunities offered to exchange students at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.
Partner universities are kindly asked to confirm their nominated students. This can be done either in an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or in a letter which the student uploads in the web-application. The complete applications should be submitted before or on 15 April for the autumn semester and 17 October for the spring semester.
The deadline for the spring semester 2018 is 17 October 2017, 23.59 o'clock (UTC +2h).The academic year consists of two semesters. Autumn semester runs from mid-August to mid-January, spring semester from mid-January to the beginning of June. Students doing clinical rotations usually have a study period of three months (according to agreements).
Please note - Exchange students must be present at the start of the semester, and take part in the Orientation Week.
To be accepted as an exchange student at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, your home university must have an agreement with us on student exchange within the relevant subject.
Before you fill out the application form, read the information pertaining to your programme (see links below), which will give you a clearer picture of what you can apply to do whilst with us.
Your complete on-line application should contain the following documents which need to be uploaded, in pdf-format only. Nominating emails should be sent to email@example.com, before 15 April for the autumn semester or the academic year (Medical biosciences only) and before 17 October for the spring semester. No application will be processed unless you include a nominating letter in your application or we receive a nominating email. The application process is completely web-based. Mozilla/Firefox or Chrome work best. Some users experience problems with Internet Explorer.
A complete application must contain:
1. Application form
2. A Letter in support of your application
A letter or email issued by the coordinator at your home university nominating you to studies at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
3. Transcript of records from your home university
A copy of your passport, the page with your personal details
5. Previous studies and skills
This is only required for students of nursing, occupational therapy or physiotherapy
6. Clinical experience
This is only required for students of medicine.
1. Peer Student
All incoming students will have a peer student, who studies at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Your peer student will contact you before arrival. You will be given the name and contact details of your peer student in your Welcome package, which will be sent to you via email.
2. Orientation Week.
Please note that the orientation week is mandatory for students of medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy or speech and language pathology, i.e. students doing clinical placements. Read more about the orientation week below.
3. Study Start
Study start for the autumn semester 2017 will be Friday 18 August. The majority of our exchange places is within Erasmus+, for three months and will finish on Friday 17 November.
Study start for the spring semester 2018 will be Friday 12 January. The majority of our students come within Erasmus+ for a three-month period and will finish on Friday 13 April.
4. Learning Agreement
Learning Agreements issued by your home university must be written in English. Please do not send us any Learning Agreements for signature until you have received your Letter of Admission from us.