Programme structure

The training course includes full time apprenticeships in recognised services and teaching centres. It lasts for at least six years, full-time, including two years of foundation studies in general surgery and four years of higher specialised training in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology of the locomotor mechanism. The apprenticeship project established by the university promoter must be approved by the ministerial validation committee for the speciality. These periods of practical training include being on call.