Our Study Program


University Targu Mures Medical Campus Hamburg, UMCH, is the German branch of the George Emil Palade University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Sciences, and Technology of Targu Mures, UMFST, in Hamburg-Bahrenfeld. Here, prospective students can start their medical studies every year in the winter semester.


How to apply

  • Register via this platform
  • Upload all relevant documents (CV, Certificates, Letter of Motivation, etc.)
  • Participate in our online admission procedure (motivation-based interview + brief evaluation)

After successful admission, you will receive your study place – provided that there are still sufficient study capacities available for the academic year.

The intake for autumn 2024 is now open.


Next Exam Date

April 17, 2024 (registration possible until April 15, 2024)
April 24, 2024 (registration possible until April 22, 2024)

NEW! Admission dates on Saturdays

*May 18, 2024 (registration possible until May 16, 2024)


Germany – Top Destination for your Career

  • First MBBS in Germany: UMCH offers the first English-speaking medical degree program (MBBS) in Germany.
  • No pre-med necessary: No pre-med, foundation year or Studienkolleg are required for admission.
  • Internationally recognized degree: The Degree is automatically recognized in the EU and many other countries (Switzerland, Norway, UK (GMC), Dubai, India) and also enables eligibility in the USA (USMLE) and Canada.
  • No prior German needed: No prior knowledge of German is required for admission to the degree program at UMCH.
  • Free German lessons: For fluent language skills upon graduation the curriculum includes free German lessons with teachers on-site.
  • Timely job offers: Due to the shortage of doctors in Germany, students often receive a job offer while still studying.
  • Automatic license: After graduation, a license to practice medicine is automatically granted, meaning that no licensing examination is required.
  • Immediate work permit: The work permit is issued directly after graduation.
  • Free choice of specialty: After graduation, students are free to choose their specialty, eliminating the need to compete or pass an exam.
  • Excellent salary: In Germany, physicians receive excellent salaries during their specialist training.

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Our Admission Procedure – Next Exam Dates
15 Dec 2023

1. Create an online profile.
2. Upload all necessary application documents into your profile (as PDF files).
3. Process the payment of the application fee (either online via Mollie, PayPal or bank transfer) and upload a copy of the proof of payment.
4. Submit your application so that the UMCH Admission Team can verify whether you are eligible to participate in the admission procedure.*

Apply Now for 2024/25 [Video]
22 Nov 2023

You can already apply now for a study place in the 2024/25 academic year. Watch our short video to find out what you need to know.

5 Tips for Your Entrance Exam [Video]
1 Jun 2023

Watch as our students Marina and Luisa tell you how easy it is to get your own study place at UMFST-UMCH.

Early Admission – Apply now for the 2024/25 Academic Year
1 May 2023

As of now, prospective medical students can apply via early admission for the winter semester 2024/25 at UMCH. This gives potential students the opportunity to start their studies of human medicine at the campus in Hamburg-Bahrenfeld with maximum planning reliability.

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1 May 2023

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