Affiliated Sites


GMER mapStudents are encouraged to plan their global health experience at one of GMER's partner sites. If you are interested in a non-affiliated site, Course Director approval is required. 

University of Minnesota Medical School Affiliation Agreements and Memorandums of Understanding with Foreign Medical Schools and Institutions.

Student essays and photos of their experiences are available for some locations.


Arusha, Tanzania - Selian Lutheran Hospital (Selian Lutheran Hospital and Ilula/Shoulder to Shoulder program)

Ilula, Tanzania - Ilula/Shoulder to Shoulder program

Kampala, Uganda - Mulago Hospital, Makerere University


Bangalore, India - St. John's Medical College

Tiberias, Israel - Poriya Hospital

Tokyo, Japan - Keio University

Seoul, Korea - Seoul National University (SNU) College of Medicine

Chiang Mai, Thailand – Chiang Mai University


Galway, Ireland - The National University of Ireland

Stockholm, Sweden - Karolinska Institute

Latin America

San José, Costa Rica - Universidad de Ciencias Medicas (UCIMED)

Mexico City, Mexico - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)