Affiliated Sites

Students are encouraged to plan their global health experience at one of GMER's partner sites. If you are interested in a non-affiliated site, Course Director approval is required. 

University of Minnesota Medical School Affiliation Agreements and Memorandums of Understanding with Foreign Medical Schools and Institutions.

Student essays and photos of their experiences are available for some locations.

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Arusha, Tanzania - Selian Lutheran Hospital (8 week minimum stay required)

Kampala, Uganda - Mulago Hospital, Makerere University


Bangalore, India - St. John's Medical College

Manipal, India - Kasturba Medical College 

Tiberias, Israel - Poriya Hospital

Tokyo, Japan - Juntendo University

Tokyo, Japan - Keio University

Seoul, Korea - Seoul National University (SNU) College of Medicine

Chiang Mai, Thailand – Chiang Mai University

Thailand - Mahidol University





Galway, Ireland - The National University of Ireland

  • Experiences are available in the summer only.

Stockholm, Sweden - Karolinska Institute

Latin America

San José, Costa Rica - Universidad de Ciencias Medicas (UCIMED)

Santiago, Chile - Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Mexico City, Mexico - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)