Non-degree Programs

Observership programs

Observership programs for international visitors to Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University (MDCU) and King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital (KCMH), the Thai Red Cross Society as teaching hospital can be categorized into 2 groups as following:

  1. Observership for Undergraduate students (4 weeks), fee is required based on each subspecialty*
  2. Observership for Postgraduate visitors (Less than 8 weeks), fee is required based on each subspecialty*
  • *Applicants from the institutions that have MOU with MDCU may receive discount or waiver for the fee which will be decided by the training department and the faculty board.
  • Your application will be reviewed by both the International Affairs and your desired department or training program. MDCU’s representatives will reach out to you once the review of your applications has been completed (generally takes 4-6 weeks).
  • If your observership is approved, you will received a letter of acceptance with instructions on onboarding requirements. You will need to obtain a relevant visa and are responsible for your travel, immigration process, accommodation, living cost, and health insurance.

Application Checklist

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Intention to Study
  3. Letter of Recommendation from the Dean/Vice Dean/Supervisor
  4. Main page of passport
  5. Applicant’s Details
  6. Confirmation sheet
  7. Immunization record


Ms. Sawanee Khawlachan, International Affairs Officer, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Rama IV road, Bangkok 10330, Thailand. Tel: (662) 2564000 ext.3404, Email:


Fellowship programs / Training courses

A range of training courses are offered with professional certificates.  Each course has different nature and is designed for target trainees of specified qualification. Certain flexibility is allowed to best match the objectives and desired outcomes. Certification will be issued upon completing the full course and satisfactorily demonstrating the required skill and competency. A fee is charged to cover registration and tuition fee, and other operating costs.  Applicant from economically developing country may request for scholarship with partial or full support.  

Application should be submitted at least 2 months ahead of the course starting date to the School of Global Health (SGH) at the Faculty of Medicine via email: A supporting letter reflecting the need to attend the course is required from the affiliated institution.  The final candidate selection is based on his/her resume and interview performance.  For successful candidate from abroad, a health certificate and adequate proof of health insurance coverage are required before enrollment.

Successful applicants may choose to stay on campus for convenience. Fully furnished and equipped rooms are available at MDCU dormitory and also at the main campus of Chulalongkorn University at special rates through the arrangement of SGH.  

Please explore the course of your choice and contact SGH for more details.