The Division of Community Engagement

UAlberta European Electives


All students participating in electives through the University of Alberta must work with the Global Health Office to ensure they are adequately prepared for their elective in accordance with the U of A’s electives and travel policies and the policies of the FoMD.  Students attending European electives are exempt from attending the 12 Hour Global Health elective since the countries to which they are traveling are not considered Low or Middle Income Countries according to the World Bank

There are 3 European clinical electives listed in the U of A’s Electives Catalogue  which are available to students who have completed their 2nd academic year.  The faculty contact for these electives is Dr. Tracy Hillier (

  • Information about Graz Electives can be found here.
  • Information about Munich Electives can be found here.
  • Information about Zhejiang Electives can be found here.

The following forms are required:

Please submit these 4 forms to

To register these electives with the UME office follow the process as outlined here.

Note:  the Global Health Office follows Electives Cancellation Policy, section 5 of the
MD Program Electives Policy.