Europe program

Hospital Shadowing Experience

in Europe

Shadow Medical Doctors in Europe on the front line of a modern hospital.

Shadowing a doctor in Europe

40 hours with a Medical Doctor

You’ll shadow a single clinician to simulate as closely as possible working on the hospital front line yourself.

Pre-med students shadowing in Europe

Your hospital shadowing experience

Clinical experience in a major referral hospital.

Support in Europe

Safe accommodation and our famous hospitality

Our exclusive Global Pre-Meds guesthouse is in the heart of the historic city, easy walking distance from the hospital and staffed 24/7 by our amazing team.

Volunteer in Europe

Volunteer and give back

Spend an afternoon volunteering where you time makes a real difference.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the Europe Program available?

Applications are now open for our full 2022 season.

There will be sessions for high school, college and gap year students available throughout the summer from April to October.

What is included in the program fee?

This is a fully residential two-week program in Croatia. The program fee includes personal mentorship throughout from a Medical Doctor, clinical shadowing in hospitals, your scrubs and full PPE, accommodation at our own exclusive student guest house, all your food cooked in-house by our chef, 24-hour support from our international staff team, unlimited personal assistance with your preparations before the program and a Global Health Experience Certificate.

You’ll also be contributing to local communities and improving access to healthcare as all of the people, hospitals and communities that contribute to your experience are paid directly from your program fee.

The program fee does not include your flights to Pula, your personal travel insurance or your personal spending money.

How much does it cost?

Registration is $450, which covers the admission process and reserves your space on the program. This is refundable if your application is not successful (Terms & Conditions apply).

The program fee is $4,800, which covers the entire residential program package (see what’s included above). This is payable 120 days before your program start date or can be paid in installments.

What is the Europe Program?

The Europe Program is a pure hospital shadowing experience, hosted in a spectacular new hospital that serves a population of 400,000 people.

Students will gain a minimum of 40 hours clinical shadowing, mentored throughout by a Medical Doctor in groups of no more than 4 students.

Our brand new student guesthouse is walking distance from both the hospital and the buzzing historic center of Pula City – home to the best preserved Roman amphitheater in the world!

What about Covid-19?

Our programs have been adapted to run safely with a host of COVID protection measures during the pandemic. We are also allowing unlimited free changes so that you can apply now with confidence that you won’t lose your place on the program if your travel plans are disrupted.

For more information, please see our COVID-19 information page.