Students at Canberra to study in Hungary
- By: Ioana Vlad
Graduates in medical science from the University of Canberra, Australia, will soon be able to complete their medical degree at Semmelweis University in Hungary. The two universities signed a partnership agreement, which allows 18 top graduates in medical science from Canberra to gain a medical degree in three years from the European country.
The programme, open to Australian or international students, came about because of a shortage of places in Canberra. “We believe Australian students with a European family background who are unable to study medicine in Australia due to limited places will be interested in studying at Semmelweis,” said the University of Canberra's vice chancellor, Roger Dean.
On graduation, the future doctors will be able to sit the Australian Medical Council examination and to practise in Australia. By the time the students finish their degree, Hungary will be in the European Union, so they will have a European Union