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  • Locations: Paris, France
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: GW applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Program Description:

Mission Interuniversitaire de Cooperation Des Eschanges Franco-Americain (MICEFA)


MICEFA is a non-profit consortium that includes 14 Universities in Paris, France, seven of which are medical schools. It was created in 1985 to promote cultural and scientific cooperation between France and North America. MICEFA's educational exchanges include students, post-doctoral students and faculty. Students may select one of the following clinical or research opportunities:
  • medicine and subspecialties
  • pediatrics and subspecialties
  • family practice
  • anesthesiology
  • emergency medicine
  • clinical neuroscience
  • ophthalmology
  • surgery and subspecialties
  • urology
Research clerkships will be available in the areas of:
  • biochemistry
  • molecular biology
  • genetics
  • immunology
  • pathology
  • physiology
Students will perform standard clinical duties while in Paris and are expected to work with a designated faculty mentor at their chosen institution, who will evaluate the student's progress. Knowledge of French is necessary for this elective.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying to the program, click on the Apply Now button above to get started. Please note you will have to login with your GW Net ID (the first part of your @gwu.edu or @gwmail.gwu.edu. email address) and GW Net ID Password.

What to Do When You Login:

The system will prompt you to select which semester you would like to attend your international clinical elective. You will not choose by elective block, but rather put Fall, Spring, or Summer depending on the month you will be going abroad.

Please do not hesitate to contact  International Medicine Programs (IMP) Office (impinfo@gwu.edu) with questions or problems applying online.

Do not have a Net ID?

Go to http://helpdesk.gwu.edu/, click on the Account Center link in the top left corner and following the prompts and/or directions from there: http://helpdesk.gwu.edu/accounts/.