European Nursing Foundation Program


Program Description

European Nursing Foundation Program

European Nursing Foundation Program is an intensive program geared towards educating internationally trained/qualified nurses to specifically meet the standards and expectations of NMC (Nursing and Midwifery Council – UK).

Upon completion of this course, qualified nurses can apply to register at NMC-UK and apply for related jobs with UK employers. After having gained work experience in the UK (usually 2 years), graduate nurses can apply to work in the USA and Canada.

Upon successful completion of this program, nurses may also consider applying for registration in other European countries.

This course includes general training in general English, academic English and OET (nursing). Nurses will also receive training for the subject elements of CBT exam. OSCE practice is also part of the program.

To apply to the Foundation Program, you will be taken through the following steps:

  1. Submit the completed Application Form for one of AIC Foundation Programs
  2. Admission Letter
  3. Prepare the application and registration documents
  4. Transfer the tuition fee and insurance fee to AIC
  5. AIC Email and Communication System
  6. Hungarian Schengen Visa
  7. Travel Arrangement

Future Opportunities for AIC Students:

Upon graduation from AIC, the majority of our students join the best European, UK and American universities to complete their studies. Many universities are now actively looking for admitting AIC students thanks to the high quality of education at AIC.

Other graduates of AIC who have completed the foundation programs in Nursing, IT, Tourism and Hotel Management or other fields are happy to find a job and get well-paid in the European market.

Your Future University:

Many European, UK and North American universities admit our graduate students. For medical studies, our graduates rank among the best in universities like Semmelweis University (Hungary), Szeged University (Hungary), Charles University (Czech Republic), Comenius University (Slovakia), several other universities in Italy, Spain, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey, and other countries.

Those students who complete the NCUK foundation program can continue their International Year One at AIC and then move to a UK partner university to complete their BA/BS or MS degrees.


The following UK universities GUARANTEE and admission to our students who are strong in English and sciences:

  • Aston University
  • University of Birmingham
  • University of Bradford
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Huddersfield
  • University of Kent
  • Kingston University London
  • University of Leeds
  • Leeds Becket University
  • Liverpool John Moores University
  • Manchester University
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Queen Mary University of London
  • University of Salford, Manchester
  • The University of Sheffield
  • Sheffield Hallam University
Last updated October 2019

About the School

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