International Office

Educational Courses in
Paediatric Medicine

General information

The Medical University of Graz offers placements for incoming exchange students interested in Paediatric Medicine only within the framework of short courses held in February and July. The aim of the short courses is to introduce practitioners to various fields of paediatric medicine.

During the 4 week programme, a mixture of bedside teaching and lectures are organized.

Aside from the above-mentioned time-frames, no placements are possible in paediatric medicine.

Structure and Content

Courses extend over 4 weeks and include:

  • clinical rotations
  • lectures
  • interactive case presentations or research talks

Target Group

In order to promote discussion and interaction between younger and more experienced colleagues, incoming exchange students at different stages of their career may participate.

Application Procedure

Please apply for a place within the short courses in paediatric medicine through the coordinator of your respective mobility programme.

Please note that applicants must present an up-to-date immunization record (the latest upon arrival).

The deadline for applications is announced on the website of the respective programme.


Exchange students enroled at Med Uni Graz may receive up to 5 ECTS-Credits for successful completion of the programme. Please contact the coordinator of your respective exchange programme for further details.


The educational courses are held in English, but in the ward doctors speak in German to the patients and the staff. Supervisors will translate important information into English. Please be advised that not everything in the clinical routine can be translated and that the well-being and comfort of our patients is our priority.

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