Clinical- and Research Exchanges

SCOPE/SCORE – Clinical- and Research Exchanges

IFMSA provides both clinic- and research exchanges held entirely on a voluntary basis by medical students in each country's membership organization. As outgoing offers you a one-month internship in a clinic or in a research lab, at least one meal a day, as well as accommodation in dorm room or at the home of a local student. During the traineeship organized a social programme where you together with other Exchange students from all over the world will see what the host country has to offer!

With the help of IFMSAs large networks offered the exchange for over 60 countries around the world such as Canada, Russia, Ghana, and Brazil, among many others! Read more under the tabs below regarding which countries offered, as well as conditions for application.



What is offered?

Now the application to exchange with IFMSA open! Do as 10.000 other medical students around the world and go on Exchange! Deadline for applications is 31 October.

In the face of 2018-2019 have IFMSA-Sweden over 140 Exchange sites to about 60 different countries, and at the same time, we receive the same number of students to our own University cities during next summer. The application remains open between 1 – 31 October! Will there be any remaining vacancies then they will be announced via email with short deadlines. During Clinical Exchanges each Research Exchanges see which countries you can search this year, as well as the more specific Exchange conditions applying to each country. Hard to choose? Read about past students ' experiences among our many Travel Stories.

On This link you will find information about the different countries. Note that we do not have contracts with all countries on the ExPlore pages.

IMPORTANT AND NEW FOR THIS YEAR: You MUST be present at a ”Pre-Depature Training” before you go out on its Exchange. This workshop/training is 2 hours long and will be arranged on each national weekend and 1-2 times at the local town during the spring semester. Attending not, you lose their Exchange place. For more info or questions contact

How do I search?

On Member Portal, you will find application forms.

During Application Process that explains how you go to search Exchange.


Clinic exchanges
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Research Exchanges
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