Students in their 3rd-6th year of study have the opportunity to attend lectures, courses and seminars at HHU for one or two semesters and, if necessary, to supplement these with short-term clinical internships.
Our exchange programme “Erasmus+ Studies” welcomes students enrolled in our partner universities to spend a period of your studies with us at the Medical Faculty of Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (HHU). With the following information we would like to guide you through the application procedure.
Requirements at a Glance
- There must be a valid Erasmus Agreement between your university and ours.
- You must be nominated by your home university prior to the respective deadline.
- Evidence of competency in German language at B1 level (for clinical rotation: B2) is obligatory: TestDaF, Goethe-Zertifikat, Deutsches Sprachdiplom der Kultusministerkonferenz, Telc or other official language certificates.
- You must provide a complete Immunization Record.
Application and Admission Procedure
Two offices are involved in the admission process: the central International Office of HHU and us, the Office for International Affairs at the Medical Faculty. In order to be admitted you need to apply to both offices. Please see below for details as to which application forms should be sent to the International Office of HHU, and which (further) documents are required by us, the Office for International Affairs at the Medical Faculty:
For the International Office of HHU
Your home university has to inform the International Office of HHU of your nomination prior to the respective deadline. Please turn to your Erasmus coordinator for deadlines and further information.
- Online Application
Once successfully nominated by your home university, you will be asked to fill in an online application form by the International Office of HHU. You will be informed by the International Office of HHU as to which documents should be uploaded.
Click here for the website of the International Office of HHU.
For the Medical Faculty of HHU
Different procedures and documents apply, depending on whether you would like to spend one or two semesters studying at our faculty, or you would like to come to Düsseldorf only for a clinical rotation: