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Table 1 Short-term medical elective destinations of German-speaking medical students between 2016 and 2020: An overview.

From: German-speaking medical students on international electives: an analysis of popular elective destinations and disciplines

Destination 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 Total
Australia 0 2 2 0 0 4
Barbados 0 0 1 0 0 1
Belgium 1 1 3 2 1 8
Bolivia 0 1 0 0 0 1
Brazil 0 0 0 1 0 1
Cameroon 0 0 0 2 0 2
Canada 0 0 1 1 0 2
Chile 0 0 0 1 0 1
China 0 3 2 1 1 7
Colombia 1 0 0 0 1 2
Cyprus 0 0 1 0 0 1
Czech Republic 0 0 0 1 0 1
Denmark 0 3 1 1 0 5
Ecuador 0 0 0 2 0 2
El Salvador 0 0 0 0 1 1
Estonia 0 1 0 0 0 1
Finland 0 0 0 1 0 1
France 0 2 5 1 3 11
Gambia 0 1 1 0 0 2
Ghana 0 1 0 0 0 1
Greece 0 1 0 0 0 1
Guadeloupe 0 0 0 1 1 2
Hungary 0 0 0 2 0 2
India 1 0 2 1 3 7
Indonesia 0 0 1 0 0 1
Iraq 0 0 0 0 1 1
Ireland 0 4 1 1 1 7
Israel 0 0 0 0 4 4
Italy 13 7 6 8 9 43
Ivory Coast 0 1 0 0 0 1
Japan 1 2 1 3 4 11
Jersey 0 1 0 0 0 1
Luxembourg 1 1 0 0 1 3
Malta 0 2 0 0 0 2
Martinique 0 0 0 1 0 1
Mexico 2 2 0 0 0 4
Morocco 0 1 0 0 0 1
Namibia 0 2 0 0 0 2
Nepal 1 1 2 1 0 5
Netherlands 0 0 1 0 0 1
Nicaragua 0 0 0 1 0 1
Norway 0 0 0 0 1 1
Oman 1 0 0 0 1 2
Philippines 0 0 1 0 1 2
Portugal 1 0 0 0 0 1
Réunion 1 0 0 1 0 2
Russian Federation 0 0 0 0 1 1
Samoa 0 1 0 0 0 1
South Africa 1 2 2 0 3 8
South Korea 0 0 1 0 0 1
Spain 0 2 0 7 2 11
Sweden 0 2 2 1 4 9
Taiwan 0 1 0 0 0 1
Tanzania 0 3 2 3 2 10
Thailand 0 0 1 0 1 2
Trinidad and Tobago 0 0 0 1 0 1
Tunisia 0 0 0 1 0 1
Uganda 0 1 1 0 0 2
United Kingdom 0 2 7 9 7 25
United States of America 0 0 1 1 0 2
Vietnam 0 2 1 1 3 7
Total 25 56 50 58 57 246