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Program Description:
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Graduate Clinical Immersion in Uganda


Nurses in with baby
Nursing in Uganda

UM graduate Midwifery students will complete two to four weeks of clinical immersion in Fort Portal, Uganda, with supervision by a UMSN faculty member.


This program is open to Midwifery students enrolled in Nursing 677 or Nursing 571 Students must have current neonatal Resuscitation Certification prior to departure.


Nursing 677 or Nursing 571


Program Fee TBD, includes

  • lodging (breakfast included)
  • travel med insurance local transportation
  • administrative costs

Not included in Program Fee

  • Airfare (est. $1200 - $1500) Pasport ($135)
  • Ugandan visa ($100)
  • Most meals
  • Immunizations (est. $50)

Application Procedures

Application checklist requirements include

  • Graduate study abroad application questionnaire
  • Resume/CV upload
  • Uploaded copy of unofficial U-M transcript
  • Passport information and upload
Accepted students will receive additional pre-departure requirements to complete on M-Compass checklist page. Additionally, there will be informational sessions prior to departure.

Dates & Deadlines

Actual travel dates TBD. (Sometime in mid-January to February 2019) 

Contact Information

Professor Ruth Zielinski

Office of Global Affairs
University of Michigan, School of Nursing
400 N. Ingalls | Suite 3320 | Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Phone: 734.615.4494 | Email: 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter 2019 10/01/2018 11/01/2018 TBA TBA