Exchange Conditions Score of Turkey (TurkMSIC)

Exchange Information
Type of exchanges
GAP (Global Action Project)
Type of students accepted
Medical students
Graduated medical students (less than 6 months prior to the exchange)
Pre-medical students
Biomedical students
Non-medical students
Academic requirements for the students
No specific academic requirement is needed, however TurkMSIC takes academic quality very seriously and our tutors will expect students to be at least curious, if not completely knowledgeable, about the concepts involved in their work.
Not Required
Cities/Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Augt Sep Oct Nov Dec
Calendar Remarks

Please bear in mind that Turkey is in very high demand in July and August and arrange for your documents to be sent as early as possbile if you are interested in summer exchanges. 

Number of incomings
Projects available
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Hacettepe University, Ankara
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Cukurova University, Adana
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Osmangazi University, Eskisehir
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Gazi University, Ankara
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Ege University, Izmir
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Erciyes University, Kayseri
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Istanbul University Capa Medical Faculty, Istanbul
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) -Ankara University, Ankara
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Akdeniz University, Antalya
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Marmara University, Istanbul
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Baskent University, Ankara
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Celal Bayar University, Manisa
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Trakya University, Edirne
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Cumhuriyet University, Sivas
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Mugla Sitki Kocman University, Mugla
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Uludag University, Bursa
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Kocaeli University, Kocaeli
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Firat University, Elazig
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Pamukkale University, Denizli
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Yeditepe University, Istanbul
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Mersin University, Mersin
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Afyon Kocatepe University, Afyon
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Adnan Menderes University, Aydin
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Acibadem University, Istanbul
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Gaziantep University, Gaziantep
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Kirikkale University, Kirikkale
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Selcuk University, Konya
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - On Dokuz Mayis University, Samsun
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Gaziosmanpasa University, Tokat
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Bezmialem University, Istanbul
- Abant Izzet Baysal University
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Yildirim Beyazit University, Ankara
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Dumlupinar University, Kutahya
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Istanbul Bilim University, Istanbul
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Izmir Katip Celebi University, Izmir
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Namik Kemal University, Tekirdag
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Ufuk University, Ankara
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Sakarya University, Sakarya
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Istanbul Medipol University , Istanbul
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University , Canakkale
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Balikesir University , Balikesir
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Zirve University , Gaziantep
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Ataturk University , Erzurum
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Koc University , Istanbul
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Bahcesehir University, Istanbul
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Giresun University, Giresun
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Maltepe University, Istanbul
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Mustafa Kemal University, Antakya-Hatay
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Meram University, Konya
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Ordu University, Ordu
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Okan University LC, Istanbul
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Biruni University LC, Istanbul
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) – İnönü University LC, Malatya
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) – Karatay University LC, Konya
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) –Sütçü İmam University LC, Kahramanmaraş
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) – SANKO University LC, Gaziantep
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Istanbul Medeniyet University LC, Istanbul
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Yuksek Ihtisas University, Ankara
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Istanbul Aydin University, Istanbul
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Istinye University, Istanbul
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Rize University, Rize
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Bulent Ecevit University, Zonguldak
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Düzce University, Düzce
- Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Nigde University, Nigde
General Information
Hours per Day
Days per week
5 Days
Dress code

Casual; but be sure to avoid wearing open toed sandals, shorts etc. clothing that leave out exposed skin as it will be in violation with laboratory safety protocols. 

What to Bring
Please bring your white coat and obtain your SCORE Logbook before coming to Turkey.
Unilateral fee
Unilateral fee (special remarks)
Unilateral fees are to be transferred to the account of TurkMSIC. The deadlines, detailed instructions and account numbers for financial proceedings will be provided by mail via [email protected] prior to your exchange.

Students who do not deposit the unilateral fee at least 1 month before the exchange will have their exchanges cancelled immediately. We do not take unilateral fees upon arrival. 
Lodging (housing)
- Student hostel
- Student apartment
- Host family
Boarding (meal)
- Student hostel
- Student flat
- Host family
Times per day
Pocket money
May be given in lieu of boarding, equivalent to 30 meals (1 meal per day) as per IFMSA SCORE BylawsTRY
Social Program
TurkMSIC has a National Tours program with 3 July and 3 August weekend trips organized annually. These trips are usullay to Cappadocia, Pamukkale and Olimpos unless otherwise specified. Details of the National Tours program can be obtained from your CP, be sure to ask for the link to the TurkMSIC National Tours Facebook Group! National Tours can be organized in winter as well if there is demand. LC's have their own social programs in weeknights as well, be sure to ask about them to your CP's.
Special Remarks
Application Form
Special Remarks

AF's have to be sent at a maximum of 12 weeks prior to the exchange period. AF's sent after this deadline will be placed entirely based on availability. 

You have to choose cities from 3 different groups, with each AF containing no more than 1 per each group (X from group 1, Y from 2 and Z from 3). AF’s sent without regard to this requirement will be treated as if the choices were blank and will be placed entirely based on availability.


  • İstanbul
  • İzmir
  • Ankara
  • Antalya
  • Adana
  • Bursa


  • Muğla
  • Eskişehir
  • Gaziantep
  • Isparta
  • Aydin
  • Denizli
  • Manisa
  • Edirne
  • Trakya
  • Tekirdağ
  • Trabzon
  • Konya
  • Mersin
  • Kahramanmaraş
  • Rize
  • Balıkesir
  • Çanakkale
  • Kocaeli


  • Kayseri
  • Sivas
  • Samsun
  • Erzurum
  • Hatay
  • Afyon
  • Kırıkkale
  • Kütahya
  • Bolu
  • Giresun
  • Malatya
  • Niğde
  • Zonguldak
  • Düzce
  • Ordu
  • Sakarya
  • Elazığ
  • Tokat

-Some LCs ask for hardcopy documents of your insurances. Please contact your Contact Person before your arrival.

-Bear in mind that, combined with SCOPE, TurkMSIC hosts nearly 600 incomings every year and as such especially the summer months will be very crowded. We will try to place each and every incoming to their preferences, but we can give no guarantee on the placement being completely in line with the choices of each and every incoming. Thank you for your understanding.

-''Other 1'' in the Card of Documents refers to an additional motivation letter in case you get placed outside your first 3 preferences.
Card Of Documents
Standard documents
- Photo (* Mandatory)
- Card of Document
- Passport Copy (* Mandatory)
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter (* Mandatory)
- Card of Document
- Curriculum Vitae (* Mandatory)
- Card of Document
- Recommendation Letter (* Mandatory)
- Card of Document
- Health Insurance
- Card of Document
- Students' Record (Subjects passed) (* Mandatory)
- Card of Document
- Language Certificate (* Mandatory)
- Card of Document
- Proof of Enrollment (* Mandatory)
- Card of Document
- SCORE Terms & Conditions (* Mandatory)
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter for Project 2 (* Mandatory)
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter for Project 3 (* Mandatory)
- Card of Document
- Vaccination Card (* Mandatory)
- Card of Document
- Other 1 (* Mandatory)
- Card of Document
Special documents
Upon Arrival documents
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.”
Special remarks
Card of Acceptance
8 weeks
Special remarks
Has to be sent at a maximum of 8 weeks prior to the exchange period.

Card of Confirmation
4 Weeks
Special remarks
Has to be sent at a maximum of 4 weeks prior to the exchange period.

- Tourist Visa
NMO can provide additional documents if needed
Special remarks
TurkMSIC does not provide any sort of official letter or document except for the standart IFMSA issued Invitation Letter. As such, we take no responsibility for those who apply for anything other than a tourist visa and we will not provide you with any extra material requested from any embassy or other governmental organization, regardless of the type of visa applied.
- Health Insurance
- Travel Insurance

Special remarks
TurkMSIC requires health insurance or travel insurance that covers health insurace as per IFMSA SCOER Bylaws Insurance must either be sent alongside the Card of Confirmation or be presented upon arrival.

TurkMSIC reserves the right to immediately cancel the exchanges of any incomings who fail to meet insurance requirements, as per IFMSA SCORE Bylaws 7.7.3. 

Firat and Selçuk LC's require additional Malpractice Insurance. 
Trakya and Selçuk LC's require additional Travel Insurance. 

TurkMSIC does not require minimum coverage in any form of insurance. 

Health Documents
- Vaccination Card

Special remarks
We recommend that you use the WHO ''Carte Jaune'' for a more standardized and easier approach towards vaccination cards.
- Substitutions depend on the LC
Deadline for substitutions (weeks)
Special remarks

The deadline for requesting a substitution is 2 weeks, substitution requests made after this deadline will be denied regardless of LC and availability. 

Substitution requests made within the deadline depend entirely on the LC's availability and the tutors' request. 

Explore Link
Link to ExPlore Page
Special Remarks
Validation Date
Date Last Update