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Hippokrates Exchange

Hippokrates Template

Hippokrates Exchange Programme Template (can be dowloaded as .doc or .pdf file)

Learning Objectives

Learning objectives should be guided by the Visitor's own learning needs, their national vocational training curriculum, EURACT's Definition of General Practice, and need to be realistically achievable within the Educational Programme the Host can offer.

The Host is also invited to complete his/her own learning objectives, however is not required to do so.


Deadline extended - Carosino & Hippokrates Awards

Dear Colleagues and Friends,


The Carosino & Hippokrates Awards deadline for submission of applications has been extended to 15 February 2015.


Hippokrates and Claudio Carosino Prizes

VdGM is delighted to announce that the Exchange Prize Competition is now open to all Hippokrates Exchange visitors who have completed the exchange and have been issued a Certificate of Completion. The restriction on having granted funds to undertake the exchange is no longer active.

Winners of the 2012 Hippokrates Exchange and Carosino Prizes

The VdGM is happy to announce the winners of this year Carosino and Hippokrates Exchange Prizes, which award respectively the best exchange in a rural and any setting which took place in 2011 or 2012.



The Vasco da Gama Movement offers three types of Exchanges. Please select one of the following for further information.

Members (National Exchange Coordinators)

This is the list of the National Exchange Co-ordinators for participating VdGM countries; this makes up the VdGM Exchange Theme Group Team.

A Video Journey

Have you finished a Hippokrates Exchange? Have you told friends about how exciting it was? How about telling everyone about it?

Be the face of VdGM's Hippokrates Exchange Programme!

Hippokrates Instructions


Following the Visitor sending the Host the completed 'Visitor Contact Template' the following steps should be undertaken.


Step 1: Completion of the Learning Objectives by Visitor

The Learning Objectives should be completed by the Visitor. The Visitor should e-mail the Learning Objectives to the Host for review.

This should happen 16 weeks before the exchange.

Hippokrates Report: Dr Xavier Figueras Almoril (Spain) visits Dr Malcolm McLean (UK)

Dr Xavier Figueras Almoril (Spain) visits Dr Malcolm McLean (UK)
10th - 21st May 2010


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