Visiting or Exchange Students

Thank you for your interest in Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar. We only offer electives at Hamad General Hospital in Doha, Qatar, for students enrolled in a medical college as per the guidelines below:

Students from LCME-accredited schools: 
Medical students from LCME-accredited institutions are welcome to participate in the elective courses offered at Hamad General Hospital. LCME accreditation is awarded to a limited number of schools in the US and Canada. Applicants must ensure their personal health coverage and malpractice insurance covers them at the institution they plan to visit. Interested applicants must submit the application form no later than three months prior to the start of the elective. Please follow the links below for an application form for visiting students and for details of electives offered in Qatar:

Application form for a visiting student from LCME medical school  

Electives offered in Qatar   

Students from non-LCME-accredited schools:
Medical students from non-LCME-accredited colleges are welcome to participate in electives at Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar via the online portals Global Education in Medicine Exchange (GEMx) or Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS®). Please click the following links for further details: or