Règlement - rules


Note that students will be accepted at ULB as Erasmus student only if :

  • an agreement does exist between their faculty and our Faculty of Medicine of ULB ;

  • they have been announced to erasmus.medecine@ulb.ac.be by their University. All the registration information will be send to the student after the announcement ;

  • after they have been announced by their University. The department will contact you by email at the end of May for the Online registration. After this sending you will have two weeks to fill the Online registration

For lessons with or without clinical clerkships -> Learning Agreement for studies. We do not accept Learning Agreement for Traineeship anymore!

The deadline to apply for the whole academic year 2019-2020 is May 31st. We won't accept others applications besides those deadlines !

Academic year / lessons

  • French : your level must be at least B1 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages to follow courses in Medicine - Note that in Dentistry, your French level must be at least B2 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languagesa as you will start rapidly the traineeships.
  • Courses : to follow courses you have to come one academic year (September 15 to June 30) ; theoretical lessons will start on September 20. Exams can last until June 30. Students must arrive in Brussels at the latest on October 20, after this date, we will refuse them.
  • Lessons : courses are available in medicine from the 3rd year to the 6th year - in dentistery from 3rd year to 5th year - in biomedical sciences from 2nd year to 5th year. To get credits students must take the exams - Modifications of learning agreement can be done only during the 1st month after your arrival - As you can chose courses in differents years it is possible that courses will be taught at the same time - To know your timetable you can check the website Gehol
  • Credits : an academic year (courses / clinical rotations) is normally in total 60 credits. We consider that 45 credits for lessons is a good average (3 clerkships of 6 credits each will be able to add).
  • Internships: The internships will only be possible in : Cardiology - Anesthesiology - Plastic Surgery - Ophthalmology - Emergency - Anatomopathology - Heart surgery - Digestive surgery - Orthopedic surgery - Neurosurgery - Endocrinology - Gastroenterology - Haematology - Nephrology - Urology - Neurology - ENT - Pneumology - Psychiatry - Intensive care - Medical imaging.
  • Credits : an internship of 4 weeks = 6 credits. Number of clerkships in medicine : 3 internships of 4 weeks period (in December, March and April) - 1 clerkship = 1 topic ; The choice of the internships is done by computer choice, so it is not possible to organize practical clinical work in each topic wanted by the student !
  • Internship hours : clinical work lasts 8 hours/day, 40 hours/week full time (it means during the morning and the afternoon), minimum 5 days a week plus duty periods.
  • Holidays : please check the academic calendarpdf
  • Administrative registration : as exchange student at University is compulsory at arrival. The Erasmus Office will contact you by email some weeks before your arrival to inform you of the welcoming appointment.

Internships

  • Occupational health : in order to perform an internship in hospital, it is compulsory to provide this certificateword completed by the medical service of your university or another doctor. The certificate has to be sent by mail to the occupational health department of ULB : medtrav@erasme.ulb.ac.be.
  • Clerkships in dentistry : choice will be made with the Academic Coordinator - clerkships of 2 months.
  • Clerkships in medicine : clinical rotations will be assigned to students in December-January, according to a computerized choice and availabilities at our different hospitals. It isn't an obligation to follow clerckships. The internships will only be possible in : Endocrinology - Gastroenterology - Haematology - Nephrology - Urology - Neurology - ENT - Pneumology - Psychiatry - Intensive care - Cardiology - Ophthalmology - Emergency - Anatomopathology - Heart surgery - Digestive surgery - Orthopedic surgery - Plastic Surgery - Neurosurgery.
  • Number of clerkships in medicine : 3 internships of 4 weeks (in December, March and April) - 1 clerkship = 1 topic ; It is not possible to organize practical clinical work in each topic wanted by the student.
  • Credits : an internship of 4 weeks = 6 credits. Number of clerkships in medicine : 3 internships of 4 weeks period (in December, March and April) - 1 clerkship = 1 topic ; The choice of the internships is done by computer choice, so it is not possible to organize practical clinical work in each topic wanted by the student !
  • Internship hours : clinical work lasts 8 hours/day, 40 hours/week full time (it means during the morning and the afternoon), minimum 5 days a week plus duty periods.
  • Insurance : you will be cover by the ULB insurance with your registration to our University (12 €).
  • Holidays : no days off during the clerkships.
Mis à jour le 6 juin 2019