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Diplôme d'Etudes Spécialisées en Médecine Générale

The Diplôme d'Etudes Spécialisées en Médecine Générale (DES-MG) at the University of Luxembourg is a specialised professional qualification aimed at authorising the practice of general medicine. It is delivered on a full-time basis and with a duration of at least four years; at least three years of clinical training and two semesters dedicated to a service specialising in biomedical or clinical research or in primary care research.

 

 

 

 

 

PRESENTATION

  • Title of diploma : Diplôme d’Etudes Spécialisées en Médecine Générale
  • Duration: 4 years 
  • Languages of instruction: French (50%), German (50%)

Diplôme d'Etudes Spécialisées en Médecine Générale 

The Master's degree in General Medicine ("Master en Médecine Générale", M-MG) as defined by law, includes three years of clinical training according to the same modalities as the Diploma of Specialised Studies, but without the research year.

STRENGTHS

  • More than 100 general practitioners and hospital interns throughout Luxembourg
  • Experienced teachers practising general medicine
  • Multilingual environment

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Diploma: the applicant must have a basic medical qualification obtained in a Member State of the European Union or the European Economic Area or the Swiss Confederation referred to in Annex 5.1.1. of Directive 2005/36/EC or a basic medical qualification obtained in a third country recognised in accordance with the provisions of the Act of 28 October 2016 on the recognition of professional qualifications, meeting, in particular, the criteria laid down in Article 24 of this Act
  • Nationality: the candidate must be a national of a Member State of the European Union or of the European Economic Area or of the Swiss Confederation or a national of a third country holding a valid residence permit issued by the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs
  • Language skills: B2 in French and German

REGISTRATION (25 places maximum)

All eligible applicants are subject to a ranking review which includes:

• A written test on knowledge of French and German level B2 minimum

• A written test on general knowledge in medicine 

• An oral interview on communication and transversal skills

An introduction and information day will be organised in September 2022 at the Limpertsberg campus of the University. The presence of all-new admitted candidates after the selections is required.

 

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Programme at a glance:

  • Duration: 4 years full time (DES-MG) and 3 years full time (M-MG)
  • Inscription fees: 200€/semester
  • Languages: FR, DE
  • Campus: Limpertsberg
  • Inscription periods:
    • UE students: february - june
    • non UE students: february- april 
  • Contact: m-des-mg@uni.lu