Interim Provisions forthe administration of overseas internship for MBBS student in Wuhan UniversitySchool of Medicine
Article 1 With a view to standardizingthe management of overseas internship for MBBSstudents in Wuhan University School of Medicine (WUSM), ensuring qualityteaching and promoting the sound development of overseas internship forstudents in WUSM, the present provisions are hereby formulated.
Chapter Two Scope of Application
Article2 These provisions shall be applied to MBBS students in WUSM.
Article3 The term “overseas internship” refers to:
(1) Short-termor elective internship which is conducted during summer break or winter breakand performed in a foreign country or overseas region;
(2) Compulsory internship which is conducted during student’ssixth year of study and performed in a foreign country or overseas region.
Chapter Three Approval Procedure andApplication Materials
Article4 Before departing for overseasinternship, students shall fully understand the content of internship program andrequirements set by the internship institutions. In addition, students shallprovide a detailed plan for the overseas internship; the internship plan shall beconsist with WUSM’s teachingplan and internship arrangement.
Article5 Students shall obtain an acceptance letter from theproposed overseas internship institution. The acceptance letter shall be trueand effective; it shall clearly state the date and duration of the internship.
Article 6 Students shall complete andobtain credits for all courses offered in year 1-5 of the prescribed teachingscheme before submitting application for overseas internship.
Article 7 Before submittingapplication for overseas internship, students of 2011-2013 classes shall extendtheir Residence Permit ahead of time and register in advance in Schoolof International Education. 50% tuition fee and a two-year insurancefee shall be paid upon the registration.
Article 8 Students shall submitan application for overseasinternship, provide an official transcript, obtain a proof letter forregistration from School of International Education, provide an acceptanceletter issued by proposed overseas internship institution, and obtain the approvalfrom corresponding school as well as WUSM. WUSM will take disciplinary actionagainst students who leave WUSM without completing approval procedure inaccordance with the <Regulations for the Administration of Student’s EnrollmentStatus in Wuhan University>.
Chapter Four Administration of OverseasInternship
Article9 Students who conductoverseas short-term or elective internship shall complete the internship andstrictly comply with the requirements of internship institutes;students shall also submit to corresponding school the relevant reports andmaterials after completing overseas short-term or elective internship. Nocredit is awarded for overseas short-term or elective internship.
Article10 When undertaking overseas clinical internship,students shall strictly follow the internship plan which shall beapproved by WUSM; after finishing the internship, students shall submit to WUSMtheir internship reports, internship certificates and other relevant documents.All documents that are obtained from or signed by overseas internship institutesshall be notarized by a legal authority. Upon the verificationof all the submitted materials by WUSM, the students can obtain credit. Studentswho do not complete internship or fail to meet internship requirements will notbe awarded credit.
Article 11 For students who have obtained approval foroverseas internship from WUSM, Wuhan University will keep their enrollment statusfor two years. Students shall return to WUSM to take internship evaluation andgraduation exam no later than May of their 7th academic year. Studentswho have not started internship till May of their 7th academic yearshall immediately return to WUSM and registrant for internship in WUSM. Tuitionfee for 8th academic year should be paid upon the registration.
Article12 Each of the responsible schools shall assign an internship supervisor forstudents who undertake overseas internship. The internship supervisors areresponsible for overseeing the progress of studentsand providing consulting service to thestudents.
Article13 Students shall respect local customs and obey the regulations and lawsof the countries or regions where the internship institutes are located. Studentsare responsible for the legal responsibilities and economic consequencescausing by their own illegal behavior.
Article14 Students shall comply with the rules of the internship institute. WUSM hasthe right to punish or expel students if they violate the rules.
Article15Students are responsible for all expenses associated with overseasinternship (including tuition, registration fees, insurance, transportationcosts, lodging charges, health insurance, and so on).
Chapter Five Supplementary Provisions
Article17 The Teaching Administration Office of WUSM reserves the rightsto make final interpretation of these provisions.
Office of teaching administration
Wuhan University School ofMedicine
Amended on 20th May, 2016