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Traineeships

Incoming students are allowed to perfom one or more traineeships at the Coimbra Hospital and University Centre (CHUC).

If the student is coming under the ERASMUS Programme, he/she has to accomplish a minimum period of 2 months, according to the ERASMUS rules.

If the student is coming under an existing bilateral agreement, we recommend a minimum period of 1 month (4 weeks).

If applying under the Free Mover Programm, the student must be enrolled in one of the following disciplines:

  • Clinical Traineeship for Foreign Students I (8 ECTS)- corresponds to a mobility duration up to 3 months
  • Clinical Traineeship for Foreign Students II (16 ECTS)- corresponds to a mobility duration between 3 and 6 months
  • Clinical Traineeship for Foreign Students III (32 ECTS)- corresponds to a mobility duration between 6 and 12 months

Free Mover students are required to pay fees to the University of Coimbra, which at the Faculty of Medicine is of 80 euros per credit. You will also have to pay for school insurance and tax registration (amount approved yearly and published in Official Journal)

Information sheet for traineeships