Croatia (CroMSIC) - Rijeka
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
128384
16843
Surgery, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Hematology, Nephrology, Rheumatology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophtalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Radiology, Traumatology, Urology, Anestesiology, Neurosurgery, Infectology, Vascular medicine, Thoracic surgery, Plastic surgery, General surgery, Gastrointestinal surgery, Cardiac surgery, Paediatric surgery, Gynaecology, Pulmonology
July, August
66 SCOPE STUDENTS
10 SCORE STUDENTS
Hospital
Student dorm
We do not offer General Internal Medicine.

There must be one no surgical department on your list of choice.
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LEOs
Domagoj Mičetić
OVERVIEW

Rijeka is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia (after Zagreb and Split). It is located on Kvarner Bay, an inlet of the Adriatic Sea and has a population of 128,624 inhabitants (2011). The conurbation, which includes adjacent towns and municipalities of Opatija, Lovran, Moš

UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS

University of Rijeka was officialy founded in 1973 but has roots that stretch far into history. There were forms of higher education even in 1627 when the Jesuits founded a school which had enjoyed equal status with the academies in the largest cities of the Habsburg Monarchy. School of Medicine in Rijeka predates it's University as it was founded in 1955 and it was the first Faculty in Croatia outside it's capital, Zagreb. Today the School of Medicine is the most influental institution in the University of Rijeka leading in scientific and academic fields.  

In Rijeka there are 3 University hospitals: KBC Rijeka, KBC Sušak and KBC Kantrida. KBC Rijeka and KBC Sušak are for the adults and each hosts half of the departments. The children's hospital is located in KBC Kantrida. Interestingly the main building of KBC Rijeka used to be Imperial Admirality School during the time of Austro-Hungarian Empire.

RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS

Currently, exchange students can choose between 5 research projects held at departments of anaesthesiology, pathology, gastroenterology, nephrology and endocrinology. We are always working hard to establish new and high academic quality projects.

http://ifmsa.org/exchange/score/explore/projects/view/1190

http://ifmsa.org/exchange/score/explore/projects/view/4781

http://ifmsa.org/exchange/score/explore/projects/view/4780

http://ifmsa.org/exchange/score/explore/projects/view/4779

http://ifmsa.org/exchange/score/explore/projects/view/4788

BOARDING
You will be provided with 1 meal/day at the Hospital restaurant.
LODGING
All exchange students are placed in the student dorm Ivan Goran Kovacic, located in walking distance from KBC Rijeka and with bus-lines connecting it with the other hospitals.
Accommodation is insured from the 1st - 30/31 st of the calendar month. 
TRANSPORTATION

There are four airports around Rijeka, in Zagreb, Trieste, Pula and the airport of Rijeka on island Krk. Rijeka is well connected with buses with all other cities and you can also use train to get here. 

 

SOCIAL PROGRAM
An amazing social program will be organised for all of you, including Welcome international food and drink party and a Goodbye party. During the weekends there will be field trips to other parts of Croatia and to our beautiful National Park Plitvicka jezera. During your stay here, sightseeing tours of Rijeka and the nearby town of Opatija will be organized. Your can spend your free nights in one of many clubs in Rijeka which offer something for everyone's taste or enjoy a quiet night with your new friends on one of Rijeka's beaches
MUST SEE

Trsat castle (croatian: Trsatska gradina) - Early medieval castle built on top of Trsat hill. It was occupied by various lords and counts including even some Habsburgs untill the end of World War I.

Saint Vitus cathedral (croatian: Katedrala Svetog Vida) - Round shaped cathedral built in the 17th century is also the center church of Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Rijeka

Governor's palace - Built in the end of the 19th century Governor's palace was the seat of a Hungarian governor, a representor of the Hungarian crown in Rijeka. After the fall of Austo-Hungarian Empire it was the seat of the President of Free State of Rijeka (croatian: Slobodna Dr

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION

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Lore.rijeka@cromsic.hr

Leo.rijeka@cromsic.hr