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International Experience: Opportunities

Given the wide ranging interests of the Hopkins faculty and our connection with the Bloomberg School of Public Health, there are many opportunities for students to work with Hopkins faculty members in the international arena. Some information can be found on the “Summer Research Opportunities” website. Conversation with faculty lecturers, preceptors, or mentors can also provide information about such experiences. 

The Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center for Global Health has a web site listing international opportunities at


O.C. Hubert Student Fellowship in International Health
Established in 1999, the O.C. Hubert Student Fellowshi in International Health provides opportunities for third- and fourth-year medical students to gain public health experience in an international setting. Hubert Fellows spend four to twelve weeks in a developing country working on a priority health problem alongside field teams from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Through these experiences, students establish relationships with, and receive training from, recognized experts from CDC and other national and international health agencies. Each year, a limited number of fellows are selected to participate and receive a stipend to cover travel costs. This fellowship is made possible by an endowment established by the O.C. Hubert Charitable Trust. Interested applicants should visit to read more about the fellowship and download an application.

The School of Medicine also maintains formal exchange programs with a number of medical schools around the world. A list of such programs can be found here.

The website below provides information collected by the American Medical Student Association. Johns Hopkins does not have formal arrangements with such programs and the inclusion of this link does not constitute endorsement of specific opportunity. For more information, please visit -