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Outgoing University of Sydney Elective students to Dresden

Number of places: In addition to the Speciality Block placement, up to two University of Sydney students in their fixed elective term students will be nominated to represent the Faculty under this scheme.

Institution: For further information, visit the Dresden Medical School website.

Interested students should read the Impressions section of this site to learn about the experiences of previous students.

Language: German language proficiency is helpful but not essential as these placements will probably be in anaesthetic and surgical specialty areas.

Duration: This placement is 4-8 weeks in duration.

Other: Students are responsible for their own travel, accommodation and living expenses. Tuition fees are waived under this agreement.

Applying: Please consult these pages for details on applying for a placement and scholarship support.

Resources: Our resources pages provide some valuable material on your health and safety and on some of the medical conditions and environments you may come across while on placement.

General enquiries for University of Sydney students:

For further enquiries contact us.

Incoming Dresden students to University of Sydney

In 2011 we hosted Claudia Schwatze, Marie-Luise Busch, Tobias Karwath, Yacin Keller and Ronny Braunert.

Students from Dresden considering applying to Sydney in the future might find it useful to browse the following websites. Dresden students will usually be placed at the general adult hospital at Westmead or the nearby Children’s Hospital depending on preferences and availability.

Students looking at placements in the future might find it useful to browse the following websites:


Information about Australia’s Health can be found at www.aihw.gov.au

We also have some Impressions from students of their experiences in Sydney.

Please consult the visitor’s guide on the Office for Global Health web pages for useful information about living in Sydney.

Dresden students who wish to apply for an elective placement at the University of Sydney should contact:
Professor Peter Dieter
Dean of Medical Education at TU Dresden
Email: