Visiting students

Alumnos visitantes

If your university does not have an agreement with the Faculty of Medicine at the Universidad de Navarra, you can apply for admission to the Program for Visiting Students that the Clínica Universidad de Navarra runs in Pamplona and in Madrid. Read the following information to check that:

  • Our program fits in with your interests and with what your Faculty of Medicine requires.

  • You fulfil the requirements. 

NOTICE: Due to the current COVID19 crisis, this program has been cancelled until September 2021.

  • Requirements

    For your application for clinical rotation to be accepted you must fulfil these requirements:

    • You must be a student in your final or penultimate year of medicine.

    • If your native tongue is not Spanish, you must present the official certificate of Spanish language level B2.

    • Send all the required documents in one single email to with the subject: "Visiting Student Summer 2020" before January 31st, 2020. All documents must be submitted at once and not in different emails.

    • Pay the application processing fee of 55.90 EUR (not refundable) by means of the payment checkout.

  • Work experience blocks and departments

    The work experience opportunities on offer are organized into blocks and each student can apply for just one of these. The blocks are:

    Block I: 04.05-29.05.2020

    Block II: 01.07-31.07.2020

    Block III: 03.08-28.08.2020

    It is important that you choose 5 departments in order of preference, because departments usually offer only one place in each block*.

    Available departments in CUN Pamplona:

    • In the area of surgery: general surgery, plastic surgery, orthopaedic & traumatology surgery, urology.

    • Internal (general) medicine: cardiology, gastroenterology, general internal medicine, hepatology, infectious diseases, oncology, nephrology.

    • Other departments: gynaecology & obstetrics,  radiology, otorhinolaryngology, ophthalmology, paediatrics, anaesthesiology, allergology, dermatology, neurology, psychiatry.

    *The departments can change each year.

    Available departments in CUN Madrid:

    • Anesthesia.

    • Cardiology.

    • Surgical path (Urology, COT, Vascular Surgery, Dermatology).

    • Medical path (Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Neurology, Psychiatry).

    • Gynecology and Obstetrics.

    • Internal Medicine.

    • Oncology/Hematology.

    • Pediatrics and Obstetrics (Newborns and emergencies).

    • Radiology and advanced diagnosis methods (RX, TAX, Nuclear Medicine, Endoscopy).

  • Decision of acceptance for work experience

    Date of decision regarding admission to the program: end of February or beginning of March.

    If accepted, a student will receive an offer of work experience and will have one week to accept it.


    • Assignments to departments are carried out on the basis of the number of requests received, the availability of places in the departments requested and the selection criteria employed by each department.

    • Students from universities with which there is an existing exchange agreement will have priority over visiting students.

    • In the event that there are no places in the department applied for, the Faculty can either refuse the application or offer a rotation in another department that is available.

  • Cost of the rotation

    If accepted, a student must pay the fee of 835.90 EUR (which covers costs of matriculation, administrative costs and accident insurance).

    The University will contact students who are accepted (at the latest, one month before the start of the rotation) to explain how to make payment of the fee.

  • Obligatory Documentation to be Presented


    Students must submit all the documents by email to with the subject "Visiting Student Summer 2020" before January 31st, 2020. All documents must be submitted at once and not in different emails. (Incomplete requests won´t be accepted)

    1. Complete application packet.

    2. Recommendation letter from student or member of Faculty.

    3. Certificate showing proficiency in Spanish.

    4. Proof of payment of the application processing fee of 55.90 EUR.


    Students who have been accepted must send a scan of one of the following documents demonstrating that they have health-care cover for the period of their work experience:

    - Document of private medical insurance that covers medical attention in Spain.

    - European health insurance document.

    - Spanish social security document.

  • Other information

    • On arrival at the Universidad de Navarra and before starting the clinical work experience, students must go to the Medical School International Relations Office to sign a confidentiality document, to pick up their identification badge and to be given general guidance.

    • Students who do rotations must ask their clinical tutor for an evaluation report in our format or in that of the university of origin.

    • On the last day of their stay, students must hand in the evaluation report to the Medical School International Relations Office and request a certificate of the study period / stay.


Patricia Sáinz de Robredo Jiménez
Mobility Service Coordinator

General contact:
Mobility Service
School of Medicine
31080 Pamplona

948 425600 x806277