Exchange Conditions Score of Peru (IFMSA Peru)

Exchange Information
Type of exchanges
4-weeks
8-weeks
Type of students accepted
Medical students
Graduated medical students (less than 6 months prior to the exchange)
Academic requirements for the students
Academic requirements depend on each project.
Languages
Spanish
(Good)
Not Required
English
(Good)
Required
Calendar
Cities/Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Augt Sep Oct Nov Dec
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Catolica de Santa Maria yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Nacional de Trujillo yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad San Martin de Porres yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Cientifica del Sur yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Nacional de San Agustin de Arequipa yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Nacional Federico Villareal yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Nacional de Piura yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos Facultad de Medicina San Fern yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Privada Antenor Orrego yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Ricardo Palma (URP) yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Privada San Pedro (USP) yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Nacional San Luis Gonzaga yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Nacional Hermilio Valdizan yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Nacional del Santa yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Privada San Juan Bautista yes yes yes yes
Universidad Andina Nestor Caceres Velasquez yes yes yes yes yes
Peru (IFMSA Peru) - Universidad Cesar Vallejo, Trujillo yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Calendar Remarks
Available months are specified in each project.
Number of incomings
45
Projects available
Cities
- Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
- Universidad Catolica de Santa Maria
- Universidad Nacional de Trujillo
- Universidad San Martin de Porres
- Universidad Cientifica del Sur
- Universidad Nacional de San Agustin de Arequipa
- Universidad Nacional Federico Villareal
- Universidad Nacional de Piura
- Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos Facultad de Medicina San Fern
- Universidad Privada Antenor Orrego
- Universidad Ricardo Palma (URP)
- Universidad Privada San Pedro (USP)
- Universidad Nacional San Luis Gonzaga
- Universidad Nacional Pedro Ruiz Gallo
- Universidad Nacional Hermilio Valdizan
- Universidad Nacional San Antonio Abad del Cuzco
- Universidad Nacional del Santa
- Universidad Privada San Juan Bautista
- Universidad Andina Nestor Caceres Velasquez
- Peru (IFMSA Peru) - Universidad Cesar Vallejo, Trujillo
- Peru (IFMSA-Peru) - Universidad Privada Antenor Orrego Filial Piura, Piura
General Information
Hours per Day
6 Hours
Days per week
5 Days
Dress code
Casual. It depends on the hospital's rules.

If it is not specified in the project description, you must ask the LORE before the exchange.
What to Bring
  • Whitecoat
  • Stethoscope, if the project is clinical
  • Logbook
  • View the specifications of the project.
Unilateral fee
300EUR
Unilateral fee (special remarks)
Send your request 4 months in advance at least.
Lodging (housing)
- Host family
Boarding (meal)
- Host family
Times per day
2
Pocket money
NoPEN
Social Program
We have a Social Program available every month at the local level. Additionally, we&rsquo;ll organize a National Social Program in January, February, July, and December.<br /><br />Information will be given by our LOREs, but <em>it may vary depending on each LC and the exchange month</em>.
Special Remarks


COVID-19 Conditions:

  • The student must have been vaccinated against SARS-Cov-2 with full doses (independent of the lab). The proof of the complete vaccination register must be included in the CoD.
  • The student must present a negative PCR test while entering the country. This test should be taken at least 72 hours before arrival.
  • The student needs to have health insurance that covers COVID-19 illness.
  • The student must carry out a 7-day quarantine in the city, mandatorily, in a place other than the host's home.
  • The student must present a negative Rapid Test, once the quarantine is over, to start the exchange.
  • The student must bring their personal protective equipment (disposable apron, N95, KN95, surgical masks, face shield, gloves). It is mandatory, by law, to wear 2 masks (N95 or KN95 + a Surgical one) for your stay in the hospital and normal transit through the city.
  • The cost of quarantine accommodation, COVID-19 tests, and personal protective equipment must be covered by the student.
Couples:
  • We usually respect your choices, but it’s not always possible.
  • If you are a couple and want to sleep together (same room/bed), it is mandatory to WRITE IT DOWN in additional remarks.


Application Form
Deadline
12 WEEKS
Special Remarks
We can receive students every month. But, we highly recommend January, February, July, and August.

Card Of Documents
Standard documents
- Photo (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Passport Copy (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Vaccination Card
Format
- Card of Document
- Proof of Enrollment (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Curriculum Vitae (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Recommendation Letter (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Health Insurance
Format
- Card of Document
- Language Certificate (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Students' Record (Subjects passed)
Format
- Card of Document
- SCORE Terms & Conditions (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
Special documents
- Other 1
Format
- Card of Document
- Other 2
Format
- Card of Document
- Other 3
Format
- Card of Document
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
Deadline
8 weeks
Special remarks
Usually, LOREs need more particular documents for paperwork at their universities. In this case, you will be contacted by email or by other means.
Card of Confirmation
Deadline
4 Weeks
Special remarks
The student must send the CC in order to confirm the exchange; otherwise, it will be canceled.
Visa
Visa
- Tourist Visa
NMO can provide additional documents if needed
Yes
NMO must be notified 8 weeks before exchange start if additional documents are needed
Special remarks
If you need a Visa, please get in touch with our embassy. Here is the link where you can get all the information: Peruvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs 

PLEASE APPLY FOR A TOURIST VISA. If you apply for any other kind of visa, we do not take any responsibility, and we won't be able to solve any problem with the embassy. 

We can provide Invitation letters and other documents if required.

Insurance
Insurance
- Health Insurance

Special remarks
The student needs to have health insurance that covers COVID-19 illness.
Health Documents
Documents
- Vaccination Card
- Tuberculosis Test
- COVID-19 vaccine

Special remarks
The proof of the complete COVID-19 vaccination must be attached in the Card of Documents, in "Other 1".
The Tuberculosis Test (X-Ray) must be attached in the Card of Documents in "Other 3".

About the Vaccination Card, we only need the vaccination against Hepatitis B. If you travel to Huanuco, it is mandatory to attach the vaccination against Yellow Fever.
Substitutions
Substitutions
- We prefer substitutions to cancellations
Deadline for substitutions (weeks)
4
Special remarks
Before any substitution, please talk to your NORE.
Explore Link
Link to ExPlore Page
Special Remarks
If the student wants to arrive or leave a couple of days before/after your exchange, he/she must ask directly to the host family.

Friends, couples, and relatives might not be placed in the same host family.

Change of host family is not allowed.
Validation Date
04/07/21
Date Last Update
04/07/21