Exchange Conditions of IFMSA CZ

Working Conditions
Languages
English
(Excellent)
Required
Languages Remarks
Student must be able to communicate fluently in English, otherwise his/her clerkship might be cancelled.

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
The student is required to have passed 3rd year (in 6 year study programme). In case the study programme in your country is longer/shorter contact us through your NEO in order to agree on this specific situation.
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
- Stethoscope
Academic Quality
IFMSA CZ has implemented Academic Quality requirements

These actions are required to obtain the SCOPE Certificate:
- an attendance of at least 80% of workdays
- filling out the hanbook according to the department the student is placed
- case report (in summer - presentation with other incomings, other months - filled in our prepared form)

Contact your Contact person or LEO at specific LC in order to get more information about academic quality activities in each LC.

We only accept students who finished their 3rd year of study!
Nightshifts
No
Special Remarks
Working days are Monday to Friday, usually 4 - 6 hours per day (depends on the department). In days of national holiday you are usualy not obligated to go to the hospital (depends on your tutor).

The student has to bring his/her own white coat (not shorter than knee lenght), stethoscope and professional INDOOR shoes (white). Some departments might require a white T-shirt and pants, inform yourself with your LC after receiving the CA.
Towns
Calendar

Click here to see the calendar

Cities Remarks
Calendar Remarks
Please note we accept students for a calendar month only (that means 1. - 30./31./28.) ! We do not accept students in December.
Disciplines
Disciplines

Click here to see all Disciplines

Disciplines Remarks
Please follow the Explore pages of each LC where you can find departments according to the LC where they can be provided.

If you are applying for a Public Health Exchange, please check the Public Health Exchange Internship Database with our internship proposals: CLICK HERE.
General
Pocket money
approx. 2000 CZK
Boarding
- Pocket Money
Lodging
- Student flat
- Dormitory
Social Program
Social program is guaranteed especially for July and August. We offer local and national social program on weekends. During the rest of the year activities are offered by Local Officers and students on a personal basis. Limited social program is in January, February and June due to exams.
Student with disabilities
No
Couples
No
Link to ExPlore Page
Special Remarks

If accomodated in a student flat, cash advance in amount of 1000CZK (or aproximate amount in euros) may be required uppon arrival. If not used for any accident coverage (lost keys, property damage...) this deposit will be fully returned by the end of a clerkship.

Please note we can NOT provide or search accommodation for any
friends/partners/relatives.

Most of our Local Commitees can offer a possibility of
boarding in a hospital or student canteen for student prices.

The amount of pocket money can be different at each LC.

Application Form
Deadline
3Months
Unilateral fee
360 EUR
Payment details for unilateral fee
The unilateral fee will be charged just right after the arrival of the student. Please prepare the exact amount of 360 EUR.
Visa requirements

Student is responsible for getting his/her own visa. First of all you have to arrange an appointment at the Czech embassy in your country. This appointment should be at least 1,5 month before the exchange, in some contries earlier. For a visa application we can provide an official signed and stamped Invitation Letter from our organization or we will try to provide you with any additional documents required for reaching your visa. Make sure to contact us through your NEO early enough before your embassy appointment !

For furhter information about visa regulations please contact czech embassy in your country or in nearest country. Please keep in mind, we can´t tell you so much specific details as embassy itself

You may find more information on their website: http://www.mzv.cz/jnp/en/information_for_aliens/short_stay_visa/index.html

Apply for Schengen Visa (up to 90 days)! TYPE: Study and Scientific Research

 

Link to Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ website (or any other website that provides official information on visa)
Special Remarks

Application Form deadline for period July - September is 4 months !!! 

Please note our capacity for January and June could be limited.

Student must select three different cities, otherwise the AF will be rejected and sent back automatically. Please note Prague is considered as one city regardless of the faculty.


Graduated students are accepted.  They will be discussed in SCOPE Team of IFMSA CZ and therfore we can´t assure them LCs of their choice.

Card Of Documents
Standard documents
- Motivation Letter for Department 1(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Photo(*) 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
- Proof of Enrollment(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- HepB Antibodies count
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(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter for Department 3(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter for Department 4(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Tuberculosis test
Format
- Card of Document
- SCOPE Terms and Conditions(*) 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
- Passport copy(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
Special documents
- Liability Insurance
Format
- Card of Document
- Vaccination Card
Format
- Card of Document
Upon Arrival documents
- Health Insurance
Format
- Card of Document
- Health Insurance
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
Hepatitis B - you can't attend an exchange without the Hep B immunisation (note that you have to be at least 4 week after the last shot of the vaccine so the vaccination is effective).

Insurance

We are buying a professional malpractice & liability insurances for all incomings. Consequently you are not obligated any more to organize these insurances by yourself. The health insurance is still on your own responsibility.


Deadline
4 Weeks

Special remarks
Card of Documents must be completed and sent with AF (mandarory documents). Other standart documents are required at least 4 weeks before exchange. Ask your contact person to get information about the special documents.

All of the documents must be in English ! If you don't have a possibility to get the vaccination card or HepB Ab count in English ask your contact person or LEO of the specific LC to get our forms to just fill in by your doctor.

We ask to upload ALL application documents in PDF or JPEG format.

Some departments can require specific additional documents ! Follow instructions from your LEO after recieving your CA.

Please note your photo (2x) as upon arrival document has to be in a passport size (4,5 - 3,5 cm) !

Student must have a full health insurance (in amount required by specific department) for the period of the clerkship.


Card of Acceptance
Deadline
8 Weeks
Special remarks
Card of Confirmation
Deadline
4 Weeks
Special remarks
Cancellations
Deadline
Weeks
Special remarks
In case of cancellation no money will be refunded.
Substitutions
Deadline
4 Weeks
Special remarks
Substitutions must be reported to the NEO at least 4 weeks before the start of the clerkship !!! Subtitutes must be for the same period, department and at the same LC. Substitute must provide all required documents before arrival.
Additional Information
Update Date
10/16/2018 22:08
Validation Date
07/15/2018 00:00
Special remarks