See below frequently asked questions and answers

Do you require clinical experience for candidates applying for the specialist training?

Yes, having a minimum of 2 years clinical experience at the time of application is a pre-requisite for applying for the program. Please read about our requirements here

I have booked a TOEFL test and the result will be available after the application deadline. Is it ok to submit my application without the English proficiency test?

It is of highly importance to submit your application for registration before the application deadline. The English proficiency test result should be sent as soon as available after the deadline for you to be considered in the respective selection period.

Shall I wait for a confirmation after submitting my application?

You will receive a confirmation once your application is registered, latest one week after the application deadline.

Which start points do you have for the different specialist training programs?

We have one startpoint per year for the introduction period. Accepted candidates can join the program during spring term. The program start point is subject to change if deemed necessary by Skåne Care’s selection committee to meet different planning purposes.

My application to the specialist training program got rejected, can I re-apply in the coming rounds?

Re-applications are in general not accepted. However, if the rejection is for instance due to insufficient clinical experience, you are welcome to re-apply once you have fulfilled the pre-requisite of clinical experience. If you are not sure about whether or not to apply, please proceed with submitting your application and we will get back to you as soon as we have done an evaluation of your documents.

Do you accept private applicants to the specialist program?

Skåne Care coordinates specialist training for non-EU doctors holders of sponsorship covering the training fees in addition to personal and accompanying family members expenses (accommodation, travel, medical insurance, school fee and other living expenses).

Do you offer sub-specialization or fellowship programs?

Fellowship programs within a wide range of specialist areas are, at the moment, offered to international candidates after completed specialist training in Sweden.


Read more about our Specialist Training Areas 

Specialist Training Areas