A medical elective in Sri Lanka will give you the opportunity to work in a number of departments like oncology, ICU, OBG, general medicine and general surgery, the low resource environment making for an excellent learning opportunity. There are also plenty of chances for adventure during your time off. Discover UNESCO World Heritage sites, go on elephant safaris through the jungles, and visit ancient temples - one of which is said to hold the Buddha's tooth! Read what our students think below.



Iris Tournoy

Gent University 2024

Medical, Sri Lanka Kandy

"I undertook ward rounds with the consultant and assisted with examining patients. I spent time in the scanning room with one of the registrars, who explained a lot to me".

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