For biomedical and life sciences bachelors the Utrecht SUMMA is a challenging master education towards medical doctor ánd clinical investigator. General skills essential for conducting scientific research you will acquire during the line ‘Research education’. Furthermore, in the SUMMA programme several medical disciplines are being taught, including heart and vessels. The blood circulation and the most common circulation disturbances, for instance, are being discussed during the first year courses ‘General pathology’, ‘Anatomy’, ‘Cardiovascular system’ and ‘Nephrology’. In addition, you will gain clinical experience with cardiovascular patients during several different medical internships, which are mentored by specialists. If you are interested in cardiovascular research then during SUMMA education there are opportunities via clinical internships and a research project to expand your knowledge within the Center for Circulatory Health.