International visiting medical students who wish to take a clinical elective at any of the campuses of UAB must complete an online application with the International Medical Education Office. You can participate in this program by obtaining a B-1/B-2 visitor visa to enter the US, or by utilizing the ESTA visa waiver program if you are a citizen of one of the participating countries. Information about eligibility requirements, program objectives, insurance, and housing can be found here.

Our office does NOT administer the content of the international visiting medical student program. We are solely a resource for visa and immigration services. Please direct all program admissions questions to