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Medical University of Graz

Learning Agreements

Planning your studies at the Medical University of Graz

General Information

All courses and exams are exclusively offered in German! Therefore you need a profound knowledge of the German language (minimum: B1), before you come to Graz.

In the last two weeks before the official start of the term we offer a
German intensive course for exchange students (3ECTS) free of charge. If you want to participate in this course, please include it in your learning agreement.

Your learning agreement has to be accepted by the Erasmus coordinator at the Medical University of Graz and signed afterwards by your home university.
Please find below an example for a correct learning agreement.

Human Medicine

Modules

1 semester stays:

  • You can do 2 modules (PM) and 1 special study module (SSM) or one clinical elective. However, please include at least 4 modules and 2 special study modules in your learning agreement and mark them with 1st and 2nd priority.

2 semester stays:

  • You can do 4 modules (PM) and 2 special study module (SSM) or two clinical electives. However, please include at least 6 modules and 3 special study modules in your learning agreement and mark them with 1st and 2nd priority.

Modules consist of lectures, seminars and practial classes. In seminars and practical classes attendance is compulsory.

Exams take place after each module. Seminars and practical classes need to be completed before taking an exam!   

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Modules in MEDonline

A description of each module is available in the curriculua  (--> link on the left) and in MEDonline

MEDonline:

  • Open MEDonline in your browser
  • on the left you can find the various study programs, please choose the program you are interested in

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Special Study modules (SSMs)

Instead of doing modules, you can also do SSMs (special study modules). They are usually worth 6 ECTS credits. Please click here for further information.

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Clinical Electives

A clinical elective is possible in all clinical departments of the Medical University of Graz. Depending on the departments, electives of 2 or 4 weeks are possible.

Please include the elective in your learning agreement

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Example of a Learning Agreement

 (Please find below an example for a correct learning agreement in German, for two semesters)

  • PM XVIII - Diseases of the Nervous System (1st priority)
  • PM XIX - Gynaecology and Early Phase of Life (1st priority)
  • PM XX - Medicine in Childhood & Adolescence (1st priority)
  • PM XXI - Anesthesiology (1st priority)
  • PM XXII - Human Psyche (1st priority)
  • SSM XY or clinical elective (1st priority)
  • PM XXIII - Sensory Organs I (2nd priority)
  • PM XIV -  Sensory Organs II (2nd priority)
  • SSM XY or clinical elective (2nd priority)

Attention: you can also choose a clinical elective or an SSM instead of a module!

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Nursing Science

Please contact the Erasmus-coordinator (contact), for further details.

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Dentistry

Please note that it is not possible to do only practical courses.

The Department of Dentistry recommends a stay of two semesters to do the 4th year of dentistry at the Medical University of Graz.

Please contact the Erasmus coordinator for further details.

 

 

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