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Fact Sheet:
Class Standing: Professional Student Experience Type: Research, Study/Education, Work/Internship
Program Description:
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M4 International Elective Experience


Each year about 60 fourth-year medical students choose to spend one of their elective months on an international elective.


U-M Ann Arbor M4 Medical students are eligible.


M4 students who are interested in applying for Global REACH funding should also complete the scholarship application, which is also available in M-Compass:

Application Procedures

Additional Info Use the 'Apply Now' button* at the top of this page to begin your application, which consists of the following elements:
  • Complete M4 International Elective proposal
Upon proposal acceptance, the following additional elements are required to be completed in M-Compass:
  • Signed Participation Agreement for International Travel
  • Upload proof of Travel Abroad Health Insurance (HTH)
  • Read Global Engagement Handbook, HIV Post-Exposure (PEP) Handbook
  • Complete 4 quizzes of Handbook material
  • Provide host country contact information
  • Provide passport information
  • Provide travel itinerary details (host country/ies & travel dates)
*Please note: M-Compass will not permit you to apply after the application deadline.

Need to Know

Students must complete OMSE and Global REACH Requirements. For more information, see the following website:

Contact Information

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact us:

(Tel)  734-615-3118
(Fax) 734-615-6300

Global REACH
Victor Vaughan Building, 2nd Floor
1111 East Catherine Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2054

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2017-2018 03/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.