The Francisco Marroquín Medical School offers a maximum of three months of elective rotations to international medical students who are currently enrolled in their fourth or final year M.D. or D.O. program at their medical school. All visiting rotations are scheduled through the Medical School Director´s Office. Clerkships can be scheduled for any date that suits the student best. They require a complete application form, a non-refundable application fee of $150.00 per four-week rotation, and several additional supporting documents. Students are scheduled on a first come, first served basis, based on their file completion date.

USA contact: Alvaro Pineda, email  or

Address: Facultad de Medicina,  6 Avenida 7-55, zona 10, Universidad Francisco Marroquín, Guatemala, Guatemala  01010

Phone: 502-2413-3325    Fax: 502-2334-8329

Objectives:  For students to improve their Spanish, to acquire clinical experience skills, to work as part of a team, to gain experience in rural medicine and to serve the community.