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The EFPT Exchange Programme is a short-term observership program for psychiatric trainees in Europe established in 2011 offering placements in different fields of psychiatry across Europe.

In the 2020 Virtual-Romanian Forum, the Exchange Working Group has announced the ‘Exchanges beyond Europe’ initiative. Through this programme bilateral exchange programs are now possible with non-European Countries.

Application periods occur every May and November for exchanges occurring between September – February and March – August respectively. In view of the current COVID-19 crisis the exchange programme was suspended from May 2020 to June 2021. The next Application period will take place from November 2021 – 7th December 2021.

Exchange programs last between 2 – 6 weeks and can be tailored to the individual wishes of the applicant. Host countries provide various opportunities within clinical work, research and teaching.

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