The First Medical World Cup for Students

where you can test yourself through different medical challenges is having its next edition in Brussels, Capital of Europe. Meet us in Brussels on the 1st and 2nd March 2024!









Discover MedCup!

Discover why you should participate in the 2024 edition of MedCup! This is a unique opportunity for you to HAVE FUN while practicing medicine, learning more about your career possibilities and networking with your future colleagues and employers.


Day 1
Day 2

Day 1 schedule

7:00AM - 8:30AM

Check-in, breakfast & networking session

8:30AM - 9:45 AM

Introduction speech and event informations

10:00AM - 7:00PM

Challenges, Talks & Workshops

12:00PM - 2:00PM

Lunch & networking session

8:00PM - 9:00PM

Evening Activity

9:00PM - 11:00PM



Do you want to challenge yourself and test your skills? You want to combine theory and practice? You’ve come to the right place! By participating in the event, you’ll have the opportunity to solve several challenges both practical and theoretical. Let’s have a look!

Quizz Challenge

Scan the QR code of the pictures and dive into complex clinical cases! Answer the questions quickly and shine with your knowledge.

Pharmhackathon Challenge

Come and brainstorm on a health issue in a playful way with another group. Present your thoughts, debate and defend your ideas. Will you be the next saviours of humanity?

Canon Imaging Analysis Challenge

Team up with another pair and tackle a clinical case to observe the organs involved in turn. Take measurements and recognize anatomical structures to win this intense challenge.

Suturing Challenge

Dress up as if you were going to the Operating Room, different organs to suture are waiting for you! Equip yourself with sewing equipment and close the gaps using various stitching techniques. You will be evaluated on technique and numbers of stitches.

Plastering Challenge

Your partner has had a terrible fall and needs to be plastered over his fracture! Don't panic, another group will help you in this endeavour to secure your colleague's upper limb.

Belgian Defence Challenge

Take on the role of a Military Medic and attend to several wounded people in a war zone. Bring them to the stretcher and make sure they will survive the crisis by applying a Military Protocol.

Clinical Case Challenge

You have finally opened your practice and are faced with a real patient who has come in with symptoms. Diagnose and treat the disease by asking the right questions and making the right connections.

Ophthalmology Challenge

Your passion for the human eye will be satisfied with this challenge! Solve a clinical case and use all the necessary equipment to make the right diagnosis.

Intubation Challenge

A patient needs emergency intubation. Prepare everything you need and proceed with the intubation. A high voltage challenge!

The Final Game

The TOP4 teams are going to participate in the Final Game. These four groups will be invited to take the stage at the ''Closing Ceremony'' and will answer theoretical quizzes as if they were on a TV show. The winning group will be declared the overall winner of MedCup and will receive the Golden Prize. The other three groups will receive other amazing Prizes.



We are a global biopharma company with a purpose to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together. We aim to positively impact the health of 2.5 billion people over the next 10 years. GSK is one of the world’s leading vaccine manufacturers. Millions of vaccines are distributed every day to >160 countries. In Belgium, GSK is the largest pharmaceutical company with its 9000 employees.

Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson

The Janssen Campus in Belgium is a major innovation hub and is part of the pharmaceutical companies of Johnson & Johnson. It brings together a unique mix of expertise, skills and partnerships in research and development (R&D), manufacturing and the launch of new drugs. They are working together to create a future where disease is a thing of the past.

Hôpitaux Universitaires de Bruxelles (HUB)

The H.U.B brings together the Erasmus Hospital, the Jules Bordet Institute and the Queen Fabiola University Children's Hospital (HUDERF), on the initiative of the City of Brussels and the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). This project makes it possible to create a major university hospital centre that guarantees high-quality health care accessible to all, as well as excellence in training and research. The H.U.B. has 1,420 hospital beds and more than 6,000 staff members

Canon Medical

Technologies that improve the quality of lives around the world. From Digital Radiography (DR), which offers image sensor technology and software for integration into X-ray systems to Canon Medical System which offers a wide range of diagnostic medical imaging solutions including CT, X-Ray, Eye Care, Ultrasound and MRI.

Belgian Defence

Specialised military healthcare, in charge of the physical and mental health of their Defence’s staff in Belgium but also overseas. A wide range of career opportunities in the organisation, a good way to develop skills continuously and experience unique situations.

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The MedCup is the first practical competition for medical students. On 1st and 2nd March 2024!, in Brussels, you will have the unique opportunity to put your theoretical knowledge into practice and, above all, to compare yourself with your peers!

"The event of our life!"

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