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American and Canadian medical schools American board exams USMLE Medical studies in the USA.


Language Center Humboldt-Universität (Medical English language courses can be found listed under both intermediate and advanced level courses)

'Language and Culture Exchange (SKB) Technischen Universität Berlin

Language Center Freien Universität

MedineLingua - Medical language and materials

TOEFL: Test of English as a Foreign Language

British Council: Learn English and sit the  IELTS exam.

International Tandem Network Ruhr-Universität Bochum: Learning languages with an ‘eTandem’ language learning partner

English dictionaries:  BEOLINGUS, LEO, Merriam-Webster (Thesaurus) Dictionaries and translation aids in many languages 


Medizinisches Wörterbuch in nine different languages


Doctoral and other scholarships awarded by Charité:  Funding opportunities for students and young researchers

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

ERASMUS+ Traineeship - Funding for independently organized clerkships (including final year (PJ) rotations) in Europe:
Humboldt-Universität | Freie Universität

Scholarship database

Scholarships for clerkships/placements abroad

Also of interest Information relating to the study and profession in Germany and aboard, dissertations and schoalrships. Landesprüfungsamt für Gesundheitsberufe Berlin - Rules relating to the clincal traineeshipp and practical year abroad. BVMD - Bundesvertretung der Medizinstudierenden in Deutschland (the German medical students‘ association) Student initiatives