STRUCTURED HEALTHCARE ELECTIVES ALL OVER THE WORLD.

You choose the destination and the departments you’re interested in, and we work with our partner hospitals to build your healthcare placement.

You’ll live in private, catered accommodation, and get total support both before you travel and while you’re overseas. On a healthcare placement abroad, you can travel whenever you want for as long as you like.

ELECTIVES

Supervised healthcare placements in diverse overseas hospital settings. You’ll see unfamiliar cases, inventive practices and techniques, and unique cultural attitudes towards delivering care. You choose where you want to go and which departments you want to get experience in.

Destinations

Trek through lush rainforests, paraglide over snowy mountain peaks, soak up the sun on white-sand beaches, or explore ancient Buddhist temples—whatever’s on your bucket list, you’ll find your dream destination here.

Reviews

READ STORIES FROM STUDENTS WHO HAVE ALREADY TRAVELLED TO OUR PROGRAMMES.

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"I had to take blood using outdated equipment. I work in the military, so this experience was really useful—I may need to use equipment like this in the future."

Anthony Green, University of Warwick 2019 – Medical

"If you’re thinking about doing an overseas placement - do it! It’s the best thing I have ever done."

Abi Follows, University of Nottingham 2019 – Nursing

"There were stark differences when it came to confidentiality, privacy and dignity."

Jennifer Pilling, Manchester Metropolitan University 2019 – Medical

"Doctors put almost every labouring woman on a drug that helps contractions, even if they were already contracting well naturally."

Karla Torrisi, Australian Catholic University 2019 – Midwifery

Who we are

The Elective Experts

Founded in 2005 – thousands of healthcare students travel with us every year.

50+ Hospital Partnerships

Partnerships with institutions all over the world, from university teaching hospitals to rural clinics.

4.8 out of 5

Independently rated 4.8 out of 5 by students worldwide.

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