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Table 2 Long-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
Argentina 0 3 0 3 2 8
Australia 0 9 6 9 13 37
Bahamas 0 0 0 0 2 2
Belgium 2 0 1 1 2 6
Bolivia 0 0 0 0 1 1
Brazil 0 3 3 1 2 9
Canada 1 6 9 13 0 29
Chile 0 1 1 1 2 5
China 0 3 1 1 2 7
Colombia 0 4 3 5 3 15
Cuba 0 2 0 0 0 2
Denmark 0 1 5 0 2 8
Ecuador 0 0 0 2 0 2
Ethiopia 0 0 1 0 0 1
France 2 4 12 10 6 34
Ghana 1 3 1 5 1 11
Greece 0 0 0 2 0 2
Guadeloupe 0 0 1 0 1 2
Hong Kong 0 0 0 2 0 2
Hungary 0 1 0 0 0 1
India 2 2 2 0 0 6
Indonesia 0 1 1 0 0 2
Iran 0 0 2 0 0 2
Ireland 1 6 7 7 4 25
Israel 0 9 2 5 2 18
Italy 6 12 14 9 8 49
Japan 1 2 3 5 1 12
Kenya 1 2 1 4 0 8
Liechtenstein 0 1 0 0 0 1
Luxembourg 1 4 1 2 0 8
Malawi 0 0 0 0 1 1
Malaysia 0 0 0 1 1 2
Malta 1 0 1 0 1 3
Martinique 1 0 1 1 1 4
Mexico 0 4 3 0 0 7
Nepal 2 2 1 1 2 8
Netherlands 0 0 0 3 0 3
New Caledonia 0 0 2 0 0 2
New Zealand 2 4 2 4 0 12
Nicaragua 0 1 1 4 1 7
Norway 0 0 1 1 1 3
Palestinian Territories 0 1 1 0 0 2
Panama 0 0 1 1 0 2
Philippines 0 0 1 0 0 1
Poland 0 1 2 1 0 4
Portugal 0 2 1 1 0 4
Réunion 0 3 0 1 1 5
Rwanda 0 1 0 2 0 3
Samoa 0 1 0 1 0 2
South Africa 3 13 10 12 12 50
South Korea 0 0 1 3 0 4
Spain 0 5 11 6 2 24
Sri Lanka 1 0 6 2 3 12
Sweden 0 0 1 2 1 4
Taiwan 0 2 3 1 0 6
Tanzania 1 5 5 4 2 17
Thailand 0 0 2 0 0 2
Togo 0 1 0 0 0 1
Turkey 0 1 2 0 2 5
Uganda 1 0 0 0 0 1
United Arabian Emirates 0 1 0 0 0 1
United Kingdom 0 18 8 12 15 53
United States of America 1 5 7 2 4 19
Uruguay 0 3 0 3 0 6
Vietnam 0 1 2 2 3 8
Zambia 0 3 0 1 3 7
Total 31 157 153 159 110 610