The Faculty of Medicine will accept maximum 10 applicants for theoretical courses held in English.
Please find the offered courses for academic year 2018-2019 and a preliminary schedule of courses for academic year 2019 -2020 attached.
Successful enrolment in University of Helsinki international medical semester requires preclinical studies (2 years) as well as a basic knowledge of pathology, virology, serology and bacteriology. Taking part in the clinical work is generally not possible for exchange students.
All applicants must fulfill the HUS guidelines vaccination requirement . The attached vaccination record must be filled out, signed and included along with the required application documents.
Research work on some of the research groups at Faculty of Medicine or making student’s own thesis under the guidance of some of our teachers or professors is possible. The ECTS points for Research Project is counted as follows: 1 week of full time work is 1,5 ECTS points; 2 weeks = 3 points, etc.
Working on your Learning Agreement?
Please add the courses for the pertinent semester as offered in our international semester and add applicable Transmed, Doctoral school, optional and /or research options to fulfill the 5 ECTS per each exchange month requirement. Please note every class and the final exam in the international semester schedule is obligatory.
Medical courses in Finnish or Swedish
Medical exchange students can apply to be admitted to the courses held in Finnish or in Swedish. The applicant must be beyond 3rd year of medical studies, fluent in the language the course is held and there must be a vacant place available. As space is extremely limited and each application requires course specific consultation at the end of the enrollment period please draft your learning agreement in mobility online with our international program only.
For further questions about medical studies for international exchange/visiting students, please contact Arja Mielonen-Walker, International Exchange Services. +358 2941 22401, email@example.com.