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Medical University of Graz

Erasmus+ Student Mobility Traineeship (SMT)


Students and graduates interested in an ERASMUS+ Practical Placement at the Medical University of Graz within the framework of the ERASMUS+ Programme: please send an email to the contact mentioned on the right side of this website to begin the placement process.

The request should be sent by end of June for requests in the winter term and by end of November for requests in the summer term but at least 7 months before the start of the traineeship at the latest and contain the exact placement period(s) (traineeships start on Mondays and end on Fridays) as well as the desired departments, a CV, a letter of motivation and a language certificate for English and/or German.

Special time slots or mandatory German skills for placings

  • Department of Anaesthesiology: German skills are mandatory
  • Department of Dentistry and Maxillofacial Surgery: German skills are mandatory
  • Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics: Places for students are only available during official vacation time (February, July-September). Duration: 4 weeks only!
  • Department of Internal Medicine: minimum duration 4 weeks! German skills are mandatory for all divisions. Please select your preferred specialities and name some alternative.
  • Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine: Places for students are only available within the framework of the Educational Courses in Peadiatric Medicine in February and July - Duration: 4 weeks
  • Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapeutic Medicine: German skills at least level B2 are mandatory
  • Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma: German skills are mandatory
  • Division of Vascular Surgery: German skills are mandatory

A complete list of all departments and divisions is available in the box on the right side.


Clinical rotations at the Medical University of Graz generally comprise the following tasks:

  • integration to staff at the respective clinical department
  • observation and participation in examinations, treatments and clinical rounds
  • analysis and presentation of clinical cases
  • learning about the Austrian health care model

Accident and Liability Insurance

Students will be enrolled at the Medical University of Graz to ensure proper accident and liability insurance and to give you access to our library and other student facilities.
For this enrollment, the fee for the Austrian Students' Union has to be paid (at the moment: 19,20 EUR) on time.

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