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Higher Medical Specialization

Licensed physicians may obtain a title in a medical specialty.

Objective

The training in higher medical specialization aims at acquiring skills in order to obtain a title in a medical specialty.

The training courses last one to two years.

Access to training courses

The training courses are open to holders of a degree of medical doctor, acquired in France or abroad.

See information about the admission procedures, knowledge assessment, internships, pedagogical managers:

  • Allergology

    Admission requirements

    Probationary examination:

    • written examinations
    • interview

    Knwoledge assessement

    • year 1: local written exam
    • year 2: national written exam

    Pedagogical manager

    Prof. Pascal CHANEZ
    Tel : 04 91 32 45 16
    Email: pascal.chanez@univ-amu.fr

  • Angiology

    Admission requirements

    Probationary examination:

    • written examination
    • interview

    Knwoledge assessement

    • year 1: oral exam
    • year 2: written and oral exam and thesis defence

    Clinical internships :

    • year 1: 3 days a week
    • year 2: full time

    Pedagogical manager

    Pr MAGNAN - Dr SARLON
    Tel : 04 91 38 57 62
    Email: ingrid.montaclair@ap-hm.fr

  • Pain assessment and treatment

    Knwoledge assessement

    Probationary examination:

    • year 1: written exam
    • year 2: written and oral exams, validation of internship

    Clinical internships

    30 days, during the 2 years of teaching (internship sites approved by the pedagogical commission).

    Pedagogical manager

    Pr REGIS - Dr DONNET
    Tel: 04 91 38 68 98
    Email: mylene.cruz@ap-hm.fr

  • Gerontology

    Admission requirements

    Probationary examination:

    In 2020-2021, the training is only available in second year.

    Knwoledge assessement

    • year 2: written exam, dissertation

    Pedagogical manager

    Prof. BONIN-GUILLAUME
    Tel : 04 91 74 46 12
    Email: diplomes.geriatrie@ap-hm.fr

  • Sports medicine and biology

    Admission requirements

    Probationary examination:

    • written examination
    • interview

    Knwoledge assessement

    • year 1: written exam
    • year 2: practical, oral or memory test

    Pedagogical manager

    Tel : 04 91 74 50 40 / 50 63
    Email: jean-marie.coudreuse@ap-hm.fr

  • Disaster medicine

    Admission requirements

    Probationary examination:

    • written examination
    • interview

    Knwoledge assessement

    • written examination
    • practical test

    Pedagogical manager

    Prof. MICHELET
    Tel : 04 91 38 45 15
    Email: secretariat-urgences-adultes.timone@ap-hm.fr

  • Tropical medicine

    Admission requirements

    Probationary examination:

    • written examination
    • interview

    Knwoledge assessement

    • year 1: written exam
    • year 2: internship and dissertation

    Pedagogical manager

    Prof. PAROLA
    Tel : 04 91 38 72 35
    Email: philippe.parola@univ-amu.fr

  • Transfusion technology

    Admission requirements

    Probationary examination:

    • written examination
    • interview

    Exemption from written test

    • doctors with 3 years of professional activity (on production of supporting documents)
    • diploma holders: DES Biology, DESC Hemobioldogy-Transfusion, CES Hematology, CES Immunology

    Knwoledge assessement

    • year 1: written exam

Registrations

Applicants with continuing education or resumption of studies profiles, have to apply through the Joint Health Continuing Education Unit (UMFCS), in order to draw up a professional training contract or agreement.

You can register to several training courses (it is up to you to check the compatibility between the courses).

  • First registration

    List of supporting documents

    • initial training: certificate of payment or exemption from the CVEC
    • continuing education or resumption of studies: certificate of support completed by the employer or funding organisation
    • registration form
    • copy of the provisional certificate or diploma of doctor of medicine, and of the diploma of specialized studies or qualification (general medicine or specialty) - original documents may be required
    • copy of the last completed degree
    • resumé
    • if the written test of the probationary examination is waived, provide the supporting documents
    • passport photo (on the back indicate: surname, first name, diploma)
    • copy of both sides of a valid national identity card or a birth certificate less than 3 months old
    • 3 envelopes addressed to you and stamped at the current rate
    • form of transfer of image rights
    • up-to-date vaccination certificate (compulsory vaccinations)

    Foreign doctors must also provide :

    • an official certificate of authorization to practice medicine - written in French, with original stamp from the administration of the country of origin or from the embassy of the country of origin in France
    • the translation of all documents into a foreign language - by a translator sworn to the French embassy abroad or to the French courts
    • the copies of the translated documents must be certified true copies - by the competent authorities in France

    Registration dates

    • Allergology: 1st September to 13 November 2020
    • Angiology: 20 July to 28 August 2020 (by mail only)
    • Pain assessment and treatment: 1st September to 23 October 2020
    • Disaster Medicine: 1st to 18 September 2020
    • Sports Medicine and Biology: 1st September to 23 October 2020
    • Tropical Medicine: 1st to 18 September 2020
    • Transfusion Technology: 1st September to 23 October 2020
  • Re-enrolment: 1st or 2nd year

    List of supporting documents

    • initial training: certificate of payment or exemption from the CVEC
    • continuing education or resumption of studies: certificate of support completed by the employer or funding organisation
    • registration form
    • form of transfer of image rights
    • 3 envelopes addressed to you and stamped at the current rate
    • resumé
    • copy of the last completed degree

    Registration date: 1st September to 13 November 2020

Tuition costs

In case of admission to the training course, the fees per year of study are :

  • probationary examination: 251 €
  • initial training: 502 € (probationary examination included)

The training is available in continuing education: €1,067.25

Payment by cheque or credit card to the order of: AMU Accounting Officer