International Medical English Testing System (IMETS)

Supported by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, a project consortium from five European countries are currently developing a framework for standardised computer-based examinations to assess and certify the ability of health professionals who are not English native speakers to communicate in English a professional context.

The International Medical English Testing System (IMETS) is intended to promote, assess and certify the command of professional English among health care professionals worldwide. It will enable medical universities, hospitals and other health institutions where English is the language of communication who plan to employ staff, research fellows or externs with sound information about their English language proficiency in a professional context.

The project has been granted financial support by the European Commission under the Erasmus+ Programme: Cooperation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practice – Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education. Grant Agreement no 2018-1-PL01-KA203-050990.

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