Incoming Erasmus students for clinical practice

Erasmus+ medical students who wish to undertake a traineeship in Ferrara's hospitals should submit an application in the following periods at least 2 months before the start ot the activity (i.e. within November to start in January).

It is obligatory for the candidates to have knowledge of italian language (at least level B1), certifications accepted: CELI, CILS, PLIDA or, in alternative the assessment test OLS); or english language (at least level B2), certifications accepted: Cambridge, IELTS, TOEFL or alternatively the assessment test OLS. It is required to attach to the application a certificate of italian/english language not older than 2 years than the submission of the application.

Online application (temporarily disabled)

Departmental Erasmus+ coordinators for study and internship in Medical area

Every year will be possible to applicate EXCLUSIVELY for one or more departments specified below (every department can host a maximum of 2 trainees during a period of 1 month)

Gynaecology and Obstetrics Radiology Rehabilitation Plastic Surgery
Paediatrics Dentistry Emergency Surgery Ophthalmology
Surgery Anaesthesiology Emergency Medicine(E.R.) Rheumatology
Endocrinology Respiratory Tract Diseases Sports Medicine Medical Genetics
Neurology Occupational Medicine Otolaryngology Oncology
Legal Medicine

Every last Tuesday of the month the University of Ferrara will process the applications received during the current month. If the candidate’s application is selected, he or she must:

  • accept the placement within 15 days after the comunication
  • send necessarily the following documentation to the Occupational Medicine registar's (, at least a month before the start of the internship: 
    • health records of the vaccinations (anti hepatitis B, chickenpox, rubella). The documentation must be translated in italian or english.
    • health records