Total number of places per year (approximately)
Area possibilities

Placements available in : - Community Pharmacy ; - Laboratory (Biology); - Industry ; - Wholesale distributors and Hospital Pharmacy

Length of training periods

From 2 weeks to 6 weeks.

Available months and cities

July , August , September, January, February and March in Cotonou

Type accommodation

The association(AESPHAB) will not propose free accommodation. The student will pay for the accommodation, but accommodation in Benin is very affordable and comfortable (about 10USD per day). The SEO would help you find the safest and most affordable place to stay.

Board, pocket money or other financial benefits/remuneration

There will be currently no board, pocket money or remuneration provided by AESPHAB. However, some employers may provide remuneration to their trainees.

Language requirements

French fluently or English

Other requirements

License 3 at least.

A lab coat would be needed, any other reference book or drug information handbook may be required.

Information on Work Permits and Visa

The need of visa depends on your origin country. Students do not need a working visa. All they need is a visiting visa. The SEO will send students an invitation letter and any other documents necessary for visa acquisition. Check the Benin embassy in your country or this page: or

Selection Procedures

Choice of exchange student is by the SEO.

This page was Updated on the 9th of January 2021

The information on this page was last updated on: October 7, 2023 18:37