InterimProvisions forthe administration of overseas internship for MBBS student in Wuhan UniversitySchool of Medicine
Chapter One General Provisions
Article 1With a view tostandardizingthe management ofoverseas internshipfor 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 TwoScope of Application
Article2These provisions shall be applied to MBBS students in WUSM.
Article3The term “overseas internship” refers to:
(1) Short-termor elective internship which is conducted during summer break or winter breakand performed in aforeign country or overseas region;
(2) Compulsory internship which is conducted during student’ssixth year of study and performed in aforeign country or overseas region.
Chapter ThreeApproval Procedure andApplication Materials
Article4Before 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 shallbeconsist withWUSM’s teachingplan and internship arrangement.
Article5Students shallobtain 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 6Students shall complete andobtain credits for all courses offered in year 1-5 of the prescribed teachingscheme before submitting application for overseas internship.
Article 7Before submittingapplication for overseas internship, students of 2011-2013 classes shall extendtheir Residence Permit ahead of time and register in advance inSchoolof International Education. 50% tuition fee and a two-year insurancefee shall be paid upon the registration.
Article 8Students shall submitan applicationfor 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 .
Chapter Four Administration of OverseasInternship
Article9Students who conductoverseas short-term or elective internship shall complete the internship andstrictlycomply 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.
Article10When 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 institutesshallbe 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 11For studentswho 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 7thacademic year. Studentswho have not started internship till May of their 7thacademic yearshall immediately return to WUSM and registrant for internship in WUSM. Tuitionfee for 8thacademic year should be paid upon the registration.
Article12Each of the responsible schools shall assign an internship supervisor forstudents who undertake overseas internship. The internship supervisors areresponsible foroverseeing the progress of studentsandprovidingconsulting servicetothestudents.
Article13Students 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.
Article14Students 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 expensesassociated with overseasinternship (including tuition, registration fees, insurance, transportationcosts, lodging charges, health insurance, and so on).
Chapter Five Supplementary Provisions
Article16Theseprovisionsshall take effect immediately.
Article17The Teaching Administration Office ofWUSM reserves the rightsto make final interpretation of theseprovisions.
Office of teaching administration
Wuhan University School ofMedicine
Amended on 20thMay, 2016