Semester for medical research Aachen (SEMERA)



+49 241 80-89533



New: English semester for the training of scientific competences and their application in own research projects



1 Semester



ECTS Credit Points:

30 (additional: transcript of records, diploma supplement)

Study period:

Autumn semester

Spring semester

Twice a year

End of September until end of December

Middle of February till middle of May

Semester service fee:

292 EUR (includes full public transport)



15 international medical students

15 students of the Aachen Model degree program of medicine

What we offer

During the morning, you will have lessons including, for instance, project management, writing a paper, dealing with journals but also more practical aspects such as finding and applying for funding. Teaching methods vary from Journal Club and seminars to blended learning and study trips.

During the afternoon, you have the opportunity to work on a research project of your choice, with individual mentors accordingly, either in a clinic, lab or institute of the University Hospital or the Medical Faculty.

Join our Social Program throughout the semester, build international relations, make friends, get to know the country and its people.

Application procedure and requirements

For international students 15 places are available per semester.

Autumn Semester application deadline is 15 May via

Spring Semester application deadline is 15 October via

Advanced undergraduate students are encouraged to apply for SEMERA. Please send us: B1 level English language certificate, CV, transcript of records and letter of motivation, stating your academic interests and your ideas for scientific career prospects (400 words max.).

Collaboration Eliana Lemos