Would you like to apply for a first-degree medical program (Medicine, Dentistry or Midwifery) or a study exchange at our Faculty of Medicine? We will support your application or help you to find the correct contact person. Our team is responsible for exchange students from our partner universities and for students who are applying for a clinical elective in the framework of our final year practical training.

Information for Student Refugees
Information for Student Refugees
from Ukraine

Student refugees from Ukraine can apply to transfer to the Universität Hamburg .

Medical students refugees from Ukraine from year 3-5 have also the possibility to apply as freemover guest students through our semester exchange program .

Final-year medical student refugees can apply for a final-year clinical elective or a clinical clerkship .

Information sheet for student refugees from Ukraine

Questions? Please contact Beate Schmidt

Please find further support for refugees from the Universität Hamburg through UHHhilft Ukraine

General information for refugees of the Ukraine can be found on the website of the city of Hamburg Portal der Stadt Hamburg

Applying for a medical degree program

If you would like to apply for a first-degree program in medicine, dentistry or pharmacy, please refer to Universität Hamburg.

Further degree programs

You can also apply for the following programs: Molecular Life Science (B.Sc./M.Sc.) and Bioinformatics (M.Sc.).

Applying for medical electives (incl. Erasmus+)

The UKE welcomes international students for clinical training. There are different application procedures depending on your student status.

Applying for a semester exchange

You can attend our faculty as a visiting student through the ERASMUS program or a bilateral exchange program.

Professional development for medical graduates at UKE

The UKE offers a range of options for international physicians including advanced training and residency opportunities. Please contact the Human Resources Department.


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