Experience European Healthcare—Intern in Public Hospitals

Shadow doctors, explore different medical specialties, and see the European healthcare system from the inside with the Atlantis Project! Atlantis Fellows spend roughly 25 hours per week shadowing European doctors and also have the opportunity to improve language skills, contribute to the local community by teaching English, and discover the beauty and culture of Europe!

Check out the student reviews from former Atlantis Project participants and read more about the program!

Who Can Apply?
Pre-health or pre-med undergraduates, and anyone interested in exploring health related professions. 

When & Where?
Programs run May-September, December-January, and March in Spain or Portugal.

Health Sciences Internships Abroad | Atlantis Project
Gain an international perspective, discern if a health career is right for you, fine-tune your career interests, and explore beautiful locations!
Having the opportunity to shadow doctors of different specialities has really opened my eyes to all the possibilities of medicine,….


— Jessica Eker, NYU, Atlantis Fellow 2014

Shadowing physicians, teaching English, and getting to explore the beauty of the Azores Islands made this one of the most impactful, enjoyable, and unforgettable experiences I have ever had.
— Manuel Coutinho, UGA, Atlantis Fellow 2013

It’s almost difficult to put my summer into words, all I can say is: it was the best summer of my life. I made lifelong friends and memories I will keep with me forever.

— Rene Gupta, UNC, Atlantis Fellow 2012

University Administrators: Interested in developing group programs?
See how we’ve worked together with the University of Delaware!

We want to ensure that all pre-health, pre-med, nursing, and other students in health related fields have the best hospital shadowing internship possible. If you have any questions, please contact us. Before applying be sure you have reviewed our website carefully to understand the scope of our programs, and looked over our our FAQ page.

Apply now to our hospital shadowing program!