Faculty of Medicine & Health Science currently offer two program in International Elective posting which is:

  1. Community Placement in Rural Sabah
  2. Community Medicine Posting and District Hospital Posting
  3. International Student Clinical Elective Posting
  4. Rural Health Services (Northern Borneo)

Visit our official Elective Posting Website at http://spu.ums.edu.my/eip


The application form must be completed and submitted together with all supporting documents at least 6 months prior to the date of the elective posting. Incomplete application will NOT be processed.

Supporting documents:

  • An official letter of recommendation from your home academic institution.
  • Health declaration by the student.
  • A certified true copy of your passport/identification document.
  • A Passport size photo.

Students are encouraged to have their own medical and travel insurance.

Accommodation will not be provided upon arrival in Kota Kinabalu Sabah. However, transportation will be provided from the airport to the Rural Medical Education Centre (RMEC) Sikuati, Kudat. Upon arrival, you will be transported to RMEC by road. Accommodation is only provided in RMEC.

For Inquiries Please Call or Email:

Secretariat Elective Posting Faculty of Medicine & Health Science, Universiti Malaysia Sabah,UMS Road, 88400 Kota Kinabalu, SABAH, MALAYSIA

Tel:+ 6088-320 000 Ext 611017/611026 Fax: +6088-321 372

Email: umsmedelective@gmail.com