Clinical placements for Exchange students
Faculty of Medicine offers short-term clinical placements to exchange students. Admitted students are placed at the hospital sites in Lund, Malmö, Helsingborg, Ystad and Kristianstad.
Main area: Medicine
Course code: VMFN23 (week 1 - 4) and VMFN24 (week 5 - 8)
Credits: 6 (4 weeks)
- VMFN23 Clinical Placement 1 (PDF 102 kB, new window)
- VMFN24 Clinical placement 2 (PDF 136 kB, new window)
Study period: The clinical placement starts the first Monday of the month and continues through the following 4 weeks. Please note that the student must arrive one week before the placement to repeat the MRSA test.
Prerequisites: Final year medical students or medical students who have completed their clinical module in the subject area they apply to.
Instruction and Examination: Instruction is comprised of clinical rounds and case discussions. Theoretical studies equivalent to 2 hours per day; reading list to be discussed with supervisor. The course does not include lectures. Students are evaluated in their clinical milieu as well as through oral exams on logbook notes.
Language: The official medium at the university hospitals is Swedish. While contact with patients might be conducted in Swedish, help will be provided to facilitate communication. Communication with department staff and supervisors will be conducted in English.
Disciplines / sub-specialties: Placements are available in varied clinical areas and are subject to change: