Student Exchange

Student Exchange Programme - India and Europe


  • To gather experience in medicine and the health system in European hospitals
  • Education in public health organisation and management
  • Experience in a foreign country, intergration with life in Europe
  • Practice medicine in an area with limited resources
  • Awareness of problems related to joint development
  • Getting familiar with the concept of Primary Health Care
  • Tolerance and openness for each other’s cultures

Indian Students to Switzerland

The number of Indian students sent to Basel is approximately 20. Most of them had completed their clinical training of three months. Till date two doctors have been selected for the course Health Care & Management in Tropical Countries and successfully achieved the degree. It is a diploma Course conducted by the Swiss Tropical Institute. They had also done the advanced course on District Health Management. All expenses of these exchange students are covered by the societies.

European Students to Kolkata

There is a regular flow of European students that visit Kolkata. A monitor is responsible to look after them. These students come to gain knowledge and experience of Tropical diseases so they observe these kind of cases in hospitals. For this purpose the hospitals who have extended their cooperation to our student exchange program are:

Ramakrishna Mission Sava Pratisthan
Abinash Dutta Maternity Home
Jain Hospital, Howrah
Chittaranjan Seva Pratisthan
Assembly of God Hospital & Research Centre
Behala Balananda Brahmachari Hospital & Research Centre
Matrimangal Seva Pratisthan