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Welcome International Medical Visiting Students

Thank you for your interest in the Visiting Student Program at the University of Louisville, School of Medicine. The School of Medicine receives many requests and inquires for clinical rotations. We strive to maintain a rich diverse international visiting student program and hold multiple affiliations with institutions globally. Although we cannot guarantee placement, please know that we will do all we can to support your clinical request should we be able to approve your application and match your dates with an open elective.

You will need the following documents to apply:
  • TOEFL score sheet (100 score or higher)
  • Nomination letter by your Dean or Faculty of Medicine
  • Letter of Recommendation from your Dean
  • Letter of Recommendation from prior Elective or Clinical
  • Personal Statement
  • Transcripts 
  • CV
  • German students:  Abitur and Pyhsikum
We are currently accepting students from the following institutions:
  • Ain Shams University
  • Aga Khan University
  • Alfaisal University
  • Dow Medical College
  • Dresden University
  • Jordan University of Science and Technology
  • NTNU Norway
  • Rawalipindi Medical College
  • RCSI
  • Saarland University
  • University of Gaza
  • University of Ghana
  • University of Jordan
Clinical Elective Catalog
Students may apply during the following clinical block dates:
Block One - applications accepted January 1-15 for July - August - September rotation dates
Block Two - applications accepted April 1-15 for October - November - December rotation dates
Block Three - applications accepted July 1-15 for January - February - March rotation dates
Block Four - applications accepted October 1-15 for April - May - June rotation dates

There are four stages in the application process:

1. Check eligibility
2. Upload personal application information
3. List requested electives and dates
4. Upload required documents

Once your application is reviewed at each stage, we will determine whether or not we can move forward with your request and will update your online application status. Students approved for rotations are only approved for those indicated and additional rotations once here will not be supported.  Thank you.

Office of Medical Student Affairs / Visiting Students
Health Science Center - "A" Tower
500 S. Preston Street, Suite 210
Louisville Kentucky 40202