Application deadline for ERASMUS Incoming students 2013/2014 winter- and summerterm is June 1st, 2013!
If you are a student at one of the ERASMUS partner universities of the Medical Faculty Hamburg and you are interested in doing part of your studies at Hamburg University, then please apply directly at your home university. Your Erasmus coordinator at your home university has to nominate you at our faculty.
The teaching language at the Medical Faculty of the University of Hamburg is German. Therefore good German language skills (level B1) are necessary for successful studying. Our partner universities are situated in following cities:
|Country/ Coordinator||Town/ University|
|Croatia (Soulou)||Zagreb - University of Zagreb|
|Czech Republic (Soulou)||Prague - Charles University in Prague|
|France (Schmidt)||Bordeaux - Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2|
|Brest - Université de Bretagne Occidentale|
|Marseille - Université de la Mediterranée Aix-Marseille II|
|Paris - Uniersité Pierre et Marie Curie|
|Italy (Schmidt)||Bologna - Università die Bologna|
|Palermo - Università degli Studi di Palermo|
|Norway (Schmidt)||Trondheim - Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)|
|Poland (Schmidt)||Warschau - Warszawski Uniwersytet Medyczny|
|Portugal (Soulou)||Lissabon - Universidade nova de Lisboa|
|Switzerland (Schmidt)||Basel - University of Basel|
|Zürich - University of Zürich|
|Spain (Soulou)||Elche - Universidad Miguel Hernandez|
|Madrid - Universidad Autónoma de Madrid|
|Salamanca - Universidad de Salamanca|
|Sevilla - Universidad de Sevilla|
|Teneriffa - University of La Laguna|
|Turkey (Schmidt)||Istanbul - Istanbul University|
Erasmus Coordinator: Schmidt: be.schmidt<at>uke.de
Erasmus Coordinator: Soulou: g.soulou<at>uke.de
Contact data: Beate Schmidt and Giana Soulou (please scroll down on the linked page)
After your nomination please fill out and send following documents:
Winterterm: From June 1st, until July 15th, 2013 you have to register at the University of Hamburg: click here to enroll
Summerterm: From December 1st, 2013 until January 15th, 2014 you have to register at the University of Hamburg
1. Create an account
2. You will receive your log-in data per mail
3. Online enrollment: Please select "Programmstudierende/ERASMUS" and fill out the application form
4. Please print out all documents and send them together with a copy of your health insurance card to our address mentioned above.
A medical check-up: Please consult your doctor at home and let the specific blood tests done indicated in the "Medical Certification" form. The blood tests must not be older than three months at the beginning of the courses at the University of Hamburg. Please email the filled form until September, 1st to the ERASMUS coordinators. If you are starting your Erasmus period in the summerterm, please send the medical certification until March 1st, to our office. You will either receive an ok or a medical check-up on your first days in Hamburg is necessary. Without a successful medical check-up you are not allowed to start the courses!
Medizin I: Preclinical part (Year 1 and 2) (not electable for Erasmus students)
Medizin II: Clinical part (Year 3,4 and 5): The clinical part consists of 6 modules and one elective subject. Each module takes 12 weeks, the last two weeks are exam weeks. You can choose only one module by the time. For ERASMUS students, it is possible to combine single subjects from two modules but this is an exemption. After having received your learning agreement, we will organize your course schedule. A short description in English of the Clinical Curriculum is available at the Deans Office for Student Affairs. Please contact us. Contact data see above.
Since all courses are in German we recommand students with poor German language skill to focus on your language skills during the first trimester and not to take too many courses. You can participate in the intensive language course at the beginning of the semester if you choose subjects of the blocks 1 and 2.
PJ: Final year (Year 6) (not electable for Erasmus students)
30.09.2013 - 13.12.2013 Classes
16.12.2013 - 20.12.2013 Exams
06.01.2014 - 10.01.2014 Exams (repetition)
13.01.2014 - 28.03.2014 Classes
31.03.2014 - 04.04.2014 Exams
07.04.2014 - 11.04.2014 Exams (repetition)
14.04.2014 - 04.07.2014 Classes
07.07.2014 - 11.07.2014 Exams
14.07.2014 - 18.07.2014 Exams (repetition)
There will be a Welcome day at the UKE on which you will receive all information for your stay in hamburg. The date is not yet scheduled. You'll get notice as soon as possible. On this event you'll receive your certificate of enrollment and the ticket to use the public transport system in Hamburg (HVV). Both documents are valid for one month. After having transferred your "Semesterbeitrag" (administration fee) you will receive the documents valid for the whole semester. ERASMUS students are waived from student fees, however the "Semesterbeitrag" has to be paid as it is mainly meant for the transport ticket.
During your first days in Hamburg you must do the following:
First steps (Erste Schritte, University of Hamburg): Information on your enrollment at the University of Hamburg, create a bank account, registration in Hamburg.
In case you need support with your registration in Hamburg, you may contact the Hamburg Welcome Center. The Wecome Center does not
support you with the enrollment at the University of Hamburg.
PIASTA - Intercultural living and studying at the University of Hamburg
The University of Hamburg is one of the largest universities in Germany. It consists of 6 faculties, one of these is the Medical Faculty. The Medical Faculty is located on the campus of the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) which is approximately 3 km from the main campus of the University of Hamburg. Many events are organized by the University of Hamburg and therefore take place on the main campus.
Website University of Hamburg: http://www.uni-hamburg.de/
- WG-gesucht: website for free http://www.wg-gesucht.de
- Wohnbörse: rooms, flats http://www.studierendenwerk-hamburg.de/wohnboerse
- Mitwohnen: website for free, http://www.mitwohnen.org/
- Mitwohnzentralen: fee required! http://www.mwzhamburg.de/
- Youth hostels: rooms on a shortterm basis, membership fee http://www.jugendherberge.de/
- "Auf dem Stintfang", Alfred-Wegner-Weg 5, 20459 Hamburg, Phone: 040 - 313488
- "Horner Rennbahn und Gästehaus", Rennbahnstr. 100, 22111 Hamburg, Phone: 040 - 6511671
- "Geesthacht", Berliner Str. 177, 21502 Geesthacht, Phone: 041 - 522356
- Bed & Breakfast: The Tourist Information office located at the central station can also help you to find rooms, office hours from 7 am to 10.30 pm: http://www.hamburg-tourism.de/
There are also language courses during winter and summer semester. A language test has to be taken in advance. For a language course please apply directly at the University of Hamburg. Deadline will be announced.
Further information on the language courses can be found here
This program organized by the University of Hamburg helps students to get in touch with international students to improve your language skills. Further information can be found here.
Public authorities finder (registration offices, consulates etc.) http://www.hamburg.de/behoerdenfinder/
Hamburg Service: phone (7 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Monday to Friday): ++49 (0)40 / 428 28-0
Health insurance companies in Germany: http://www.krankenkassen.de/
monetos: Information on how to find appartments, finances, insurance etc. in different European countries: http://www.monetos.de/
Welcome Center Hamburg: http://welcome.hamburg.de/
Welcome Service and Dual Career Center, University of Hamburg: http://www.welcome.uni-hamburg.de/index.html