Elective Courses for International Students

The elective  training courses  has been designed in various pattern from 2 weeks to 8 weeks, flexible seasons during year (from spring to winter), and multi-disciplinary fields with at least 2 weeks in one specialty.  Specialty departments supply training courses including  an   orientation and introduction in the clinical wards, small discussion groups and team works for solving problems in the bed-sides, clinical practices under UMP faculty members’ supervision and self-education.

The elective training course helps foreign students understanding common healthcare problems in the Southern of Vietnam and improving their communication, and clinical skills during their internship. Additionally, foreign students have an opportunity to live in intercultural with Vietnamese medical students and to explore society and culture in Vietnam..

UMP Departments supply the Short-term Elective Program for International students

UMP departments Minimum times UMP departments Minimum times
Tropical Diseases 2 weeks Neurosurgery 2 weeks
Obstetrics & Gynecology 2 weeks Urology 2 weeks
Pediatrics 2 weeks Anesthesiology 2 weeks
Orthopedics 2 weeks Cardiovascular surgery 2 weeks
Dermatology 2 weeks Respiratory 2 weeks
Neurology – stroke unit 2 weeks Gastrointestinal surgery 2 weeks
Emergency 2 weeks Laboratory 2 weeks
Intensive care 2 weeks Nursing 2 weeks
Diagnostic imaging/radiology 2 weeks Thoracic - vascular surgery 2 weeks
Physical Therapy 2 weeks Hepatobiliary & pancreatic surgery 2 weeks
Cardiology 2 weeks Pharmacology 2 weeks
Gastroenterology 2 weeks Proctology 2 weeks
Oncology 2 weeks Ophthalmology 2 weeks
Endocrinology 2 weeks Microbiology 2 weeks

Required Application Documents

International Students have to prepare these following documents and submit directly to the Office of International Relations at least 6 weeks prior to the beginning of the elective training course:

  1. A complete Application Form (as attached);
  2. A recommendation letter from applicant’s academic supervisor in his university/institution;
  3. A brief Curriculum Vitae;
  4. A copy of the applicant’s passport (the page containing personal information and photograph);

Application should be addressed to

1. Assoc. Prof. Dr. TO MAI XUAN HONG

Director of UMP International Relations Office

Email: htqt@ump.edu.vn & tomaixuanhong@ump.edu.vn

2. Mr. Huynh Toan

Email: huynh.toan.1911@gmail.com


  1. ARC EN CIEL HOTEL (near by UMC & Hung Vuong hospital)

            Address: 52 – 56 Tan Da st., District 5

            Tel:        84 28 38 554435    Fax: 84 8 38 552424

            Email:    reservationthienhong@arcencielhotel.com.vn            www.arcencielhotel.com.vn

  1. Sao Mai Hotel (near by UMC & Hung Vuong hospital)

            Address: 896 Nguyen Trai st., Ward 14, District 5

            Tel:        84 28 3855 7364

            Website:    https://www.traveloka.com/vi-vn/hotel/vietnam/sao-mai-hotel-1000000617566 

  1. Thanh Lan hotel (near by UMC & Hung Vuong hospital)

            Address: 51 Tran Xuan Hoa st., Ward 7, District 5

            Tel:        84 28 3950 7850

            Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Hotel-Resort/Kh%C3%A1ch-S%E1%BA%A1n-Thanh-Lan-192109194701874/

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