Would you like to apply for a first-degree medical program (Human 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 of our partner universities and for students who are applying for a traineeship in the framework of our final year practical training.

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 the Universität Hamburg.

Further degree programs

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

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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