Erasmus Exchanges

The Medical School has an Erasmus exchange agreement with: La Salpetriere, Paris, France

The agreement allows one student from La Salpetriere per academic session to join either Year 4 or Year 5 of the MBBS degree programme.

*At present the arrangement is not reciprocal as the MBBS regulations preclude UCL students from studying abroad other than during the elective period. UCL students who are interested in spending their elective at La Salpetriere are encouraged to take advantage of the link and to contact the administrator at La Salpetriere, anne-sophie.deltell@upmc.fr, for further information.

  • Applicants may follow either Year 4 or Year 5 as followed by UCL students.  No other combination of attachments is possible.
Year 4 - Integrated Clinical Care:
4 week Introduction and Orientation Module  
3 x core teaching weeks  
3 x 12 week integrated modules:
  • ICC A – Respiratory, Community Oriented, Acute Medicine and Liaison Psychiatry
  • ICC B – Movement and Principles of Surgery, Digestive Health and Principles of Surgery
  • ICC C – Metabolic, Renal, Neurosciences, Haematology with Surgery
Vertical Modules:
  • Anatomy and Imaging
  • Clinical skills and practical procedures
  • Pathological Sciences
  • Use of Evidence
  • Use of Medicine
  • Cancer Medicine
Patient Pathway:
  • Cancer Medicine
Year 5 - Life Cycle:
3 x core teaching weeks  
3 x 12 week modules
  • LC A - Child and Family Health
  • LC B - Women’s Health and Men’s Health
  • LC C - Care of the Older Person and Specialist Practice (Cancer Medicine, Palliative Care, ENT and Ophthalmology

    Applicants must have completed 1 year of clinical training to be eligible for a place

  • Applicants must provide evidence of competence in English language at IELTS level 7 or equivalent.
  • All blood tests required for health clearance must be taken in a CPA accredited laboratory in the UK and identity validated. 
  • Application forms can be downloaded from: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/medicalschool/undergraduate/electives/erasmus
  • Applications will only be considered if all required information and documents are submitted with the application form at least 6 weeks before the proposed start date
  • Acceptance of an elective attachment requires an undertaking to abide by all regulations currently in place at University College London. 
  • Complete applications with all accompanying documentation and 2 passport-sized photographs should be sent to:

Erasmus Applications,
Medical Student Administration,
UCL, Gower Street,
London WC1E 6 BT. 

We regret that the School is unable to accept Erasmus exchange students from any other institutions

Contact for Erasmus Exchanges: visitelectives@ucl.ac.uk