Exchange Conditions of AzerMDS

Working Conditions
Languages
English
(Excellent)
Required
Azerbaijani
(Good)
Not Required
Turkish
(Good)
Not Required
Russian
(Good)
Not Required
Languages Remarks
-
Clerkship Type
- Clinical Clerkship
A clinical clerkship is defined as the rotation of a student in a clinical department of a hospital or clinic, such as Dermatology and Pediatrics.
Required level of studies
For Clinical Clerkships, the student must have at least completed the 3rd year.
Graduated students allowed
yes

Even if accepted by the hosting country, students must be still enrolled in university by the time the Application Form is sent.
Clerkship Duration
4 weeks, 6 hours a day, 5 days per week
Dress code
Casual
What to Bring
- White Coat
- Scrubs
Academic Quality
In order to receive the Certificate, 80 % attendance is compulsory. Student's handbook is required and has to be filled and signed at the end of the clerkship.
Nightshifts
No
Special Remarks
Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 3:00pm.

Dress Code: Smart Casual.

When in hospital,please bring a pair of changing shoes that you must wear only there.
Towns
Calendar

Click here to see the calendar

Cities Remarks
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Calendar Remarks
The exchange starts from the first Monday of July. If preferred otherwise, please contact the NEO.
Disciplines
Disciplines

Click here to see all Disciplines

Disciplines Remarks
When we have to place the student in a specific department, we usually try to keep a balance between the student's preferences and the educational quality of the department, in order to provide our incomings with the best experience possible in their fields of interest.
General
Pocket money
None AZN
Boarding
- Hospital
Lodging
- Host family
- Student flat
- Dormitory
Social Program

Our Social Program includes activities such as welcome dinner, NFDP, city sightseeing tour and all kinds of outdoor activities. On the weekends we organize tours to other regions such as Shusha, Shaki, Shamakhi, Qabala etc. You can enjoy the hot summer on the shore of Caspian Sea with its fascinating beaches and the picturesque mountain views in the regions of Azerbaijan. We would be very happy to meet you in Azerbaijan - the place where the East meets West!

Student with disabilities
No
Couples
yes
Link to ExPlore Page
Special Remarks
You may be lodged in a mixed room with male and female students from your same exchange. If because of cultural, religious or any other reason this is not an option for you, please communicate it to your Local Exchange Officers back home stating the reason why and ask them to contact us so we can place you in a dormitory. In case, you chose to stay in the dormitory, you will be asked for a 100 Euro deposit.

If you are a couple or friends and want to stay or sleep together (same room/bed) please write it down explicitly in additional remarks. Even though we cannot guarantee it, we will try our best to fulfill your wishes.

Students arriving in our NMO with friends, family or hosting them at their lodging address without informing us first and getting approval for this, will be sent back immediately.
We do not accept pets.
Application Form
Deadline
3Months
Unilateral fee
350 EUR
Payment details for unilateral fee

Unilateral fee payment is upon arrival and must be the first day of the clerkship in euros, same as the Social Program fees. But if the sending NMO wishes, we can provide the bank information so you can make the payment through transaction.

Visa requirements

Should apply for a tourist visa in advance! 

Countries with a visa-free regime: https://mfa.gov.az/en/category/visa/visa-free-countries

Most countries are eligible for Electronic Visa (ASAN Visa). For the latest list click here: https://evisa.gov.az/en/countries 

To apply for Electronic Visa click here: https://evisa.gov.az/en/ 

You can find all necessary information about visa process from here: https://mfa.gov.az/en/category/visa

Please make sure that visa covers the whole exchange period. A period of the stay in the country covered by the tourist visa is 30 days. 

Link to Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ website (or any other website that provides official information on visa)
Special Remarks
Attention! Foreigners or stateless persons temporarily residing in the Republic of Azerbaijan more than 15 days must be registered at the place of residence. Failure to register is subject to fine of 300-400 AZN. For more information click here: https://migration.gov.az/en/oyq
Card Of Documents
Standard documents
- Health Insurance(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter for Department 1(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Passport copy(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Proof of Enrollment(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Curriculum Vitae(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Language certificate(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter for Department 2
Format
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter for Department 3
Format
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter for Department 4
Format
- Card of Document
- Recommendation Letter(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Student record (Subjects passed)(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- SCOPE Terms and Conditions(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
Special documents
None
Upon Arrival documents
- Health Insurance
Format
- Paper
- Other
Format
- Paper
The standard documents are the basic documents that the students are asking for and the special documents are less important, as only some Local Committees ask for them. So it's mandatory to upload the standard documents, but not the special ones. (Students do it when asked for by the LEO/NEO.)
The upon arrival documents are hard copies documents that the students are requested to take with them in the host country.”
Immunization requirements
No, but advisable to have vaccines for Tetanus and Diphtheria, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Rabies, Typhoid, Hepatitis A, and Hepatitis B.

Insurance
AS NMO we require Health insurance and it should be arranged in your country. It needs to be brought upon arrival of the student in paper format. Health Insurance should be valid for the whole exchange period, and has to be arranged by the exchange student.
 
Malpractice insurance should be arranged in your home country if wanted, we don't have this type of insurance in our country.

Deadline
12 Weeks

Special remarks
Please send the AF as soon as possible, even if the CoD is not completed (CoD will always be available to update) The deadline to send the AF and upload all mandatory documents in the CoD is 12 weeks before the start of the exchange. Failure to do so will result in the return of the AF.

Card of Acceptance
Deadline
8 Weeks
Special remarks
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Card of Confirmation
Deadline
4 Weeks
Special remarks
Your exchange might be cancelled if you do not send in your Card of Confirmation (CC) before the deadline, which is 4 weeks prior to the start of your internship. If you are having trouble with the database then please let us know via your local/national exchange officer.
Cancellations
Deadline
4 Weeks
Special remarks

Cancellation after the CA is sent, will be considered as a used contract, unless otherwise agreed upon by NEOs. Mostly depending on already made costs and arrangements.

Substitutions
Deadline
8 Weeks
Special remarks
We prefer substitutions to cancellations, so always contact the NEO, even if the substitution deadline has passed. However, if the deadline has passed and there is not enough time to arrange for a substitution - at sending or hosting NMO - the contract will be considered used.
Additional Information
Update Date
10/01/2021 10:46
Validation Date
09/01/2023 00:00
Special remarks
AzerMDS reserves the right to cancel any clerkship if the board receives any complaints of misconduct or unethical practice either in the hospital or in the lodging place.