International Training

Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine

Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine

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All clinical fellowships or training applications are received through this homepage 'Application' menu.

Please click the 'Apply' button at the top of each curriculum page of our sub-specialties, or go to 'International Training → Application' menu.


  • Physicians who have more than 3 years of clinical experience after acquiring a certificate of specialty in orthopedic surgery
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Must provide documentation of current immunizations (see “Required Documents”)

Application Periods

application period
Training PeriodStarting DateApplication Period
6 months
March 1
(Previous Year)
October 1 ~ 31
September 1
April 1 ~ 30

Required Documents

  • All documents must be translated in English and authorized.
    • English CV / Resume
    • Medical Doctor's License (with issue date)
    • Certificate of Specialty (mandatory)
    • Proof of Employment (Past & Present : you must prove that you satisfy the qualifications stated above)
    • Copy of Passport
    • Self-portrait photo (Passport-type)
    • Immunization Form (Download)   See Guideline
    • (over 90 days) VISA Application Form  (Download)

Applicants of Medical Hands-on Practice

In order to participate in medical hands-on practice at our institution,

  • 1) The training department must approve it beforehand.
  • 2) Your training period must be longer than 6 months.
  • 3) You must complete the SIF-PC course before your start your clinical training.
  • 4) After you complete the SIF-PC course, you must participate in the clinical training as an observer for 2 months to apply for medical hands-on practice.

The following documents are mandatory in order to apply for permission of hands on medical practice to the Ministry of Health and Welfare of Korea

  • 1) Copy of Passport : must be valid for more than 6 months from the hands-on practice application date
  • 2) Recommendation Letter Sample Download
    It must include a signature or stamp of a government organization director from your country(Ministry of Health or the government organization that is in charge of issuing your medical license), your name, your medical license number, date of birth, period of clinical experience, and details of your training in Korea.

    The government organization must be in charge of issuing your medical license. ex) Ministry of Health, Medical Council. Hospitals run by a government is NOT applicable.

  • 3) Proof of Employment (3 years or above) : Official documents in English that proves that your clinical experience is longer than 3 years
  • 4) The following documents to provide information of the school where you achieved the primary medical degree from:
  •       1. Copy of primary medical degree certificate
  •       2. Both original version and authorized English translations of:
       -Syllabus of the major courses you took
       -School regulation that includes information on admission, special courses, etc.
       -Guidebook that includes information on the school’s faculty and environment of clinical practice

Approval Process

  1. Application of International Scholars
  2. Review of Application Documents
  3. Interview (Email)
  4. Approval Announcement
  5. VISA Application (if applicable) & Verification of immunization status (mandatory)
  6. Payment of Training fee (2 weeks prior to starting date)
  7. Arrival to Korea & Beginning of Training


[Postal Address]

Yonsei Institute for Global Health, 4th floor of Administrative Building, 11-12, Yeondaedongmun-gil, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 03721