Exchange Conditions of IFMSA-Serbia

Working Conditions
Languages
English
(Good)
Required
Serbian
(Good)
Not Required
Languages Remarks
Students will be accepted on every department but if you apply for psychiatry knowing Serbian will be advantage.
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.
- Preclinical Clerkship
A preclinical clerkship is defined as the rotation of a student in a preclinical department at a Medical Faculty/School or Hospital, such as Biology and Chemistry
Required level of studies
We accept preclinical and clinical students.
Graduated students allowed
No

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
- Surgical Scrubs
Academic Quality
Students are required to bring and fulfill Handbook and get sigatures of mentors in order to receive their certificate.
Students are required to fill out Evaluation form! That's mandatory to recieve certificate!
When choosing a department please pick a subject that you have at least studied if possible. It will greatly improve your quality of exchange. 
Nightshifts
yes
Special Remarks

Duration of exchange is 4 weeks (28 nights starting from date of arrival. If you wish to stay longer please inform LEO/Contact person upon recieving Card of Acceptance)

You are obligated to attend minimum 80% of clerkship in order to receive a certificate.
If placed in surgical and obstetrics departments it is necessary to bring your own surgical scrubs.
If you are placed in Gynecology and Obstetrics it is necessary to bring a proof of sterile nasopharingeal swab and coproculture test which aren't older than 1 month (it would be nice if you bring a tests proof which is taken right before the trip). Without this you will not be able to attend the practice.

Towns
Calendar

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Cities Remarks
IN JANUARY WE ACCEPT STUDENTS FROM 15.01- 13.02 
ALL OTHER MONTHS ARE FROM 1.-28. IN THE MONTH 
Calendar Remarks
NOTE : We accept students only for CALENDAR MONTHS (1-28. in the month) except JANUARY. 
If you dont fill it properly we could send back the AF.
Disciplines
Disciplines

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Disciplines Remarks
Please if possible select disciplines that you have at least studied (it isn't necessary to have passed exam but it will help you have better exchange)
General
Pocket money
0 RSD
Boarding
- Student hostel
Lodging
- Student hostel
- Host family
- Student flat
- Dormitory
Social Program
Social program is organized in all LC's and between LC's.

When there are few students (<5) we make it according to students wishes, and during summer months when there are more students it is pre planned but we are always flexible and organize it according to your wishes and interests.

 National social program is underway as well where all students from all LC's get to visit some of famous parts of Serbia.
Student with disabilities
No
Couples
yes
Link to ExPlore Page
Special Remarks
No general remarks.
Application Form
Deadline
3Months
Unilateral fee
300 EUR
Payment details for unilateral fee
Students will be timely informed about paying unilateral fee by e-mail.
Visa requirements

Please check following link to make sure do you need visa in order to enter Serbia and for necessary documents.
http://www.mfa.gov.rs/en/consular-affairs/entry-serbia/visa-requirements

When filling out visa application form under visa mark following:

  • question 19Student
  • question 22Short stay C
  • question 23Individual
  • question 24Multiple entries
  • question 29: Other - IFMSA student exchange program
  • question 34
    • Name: IFMSA-Serbia,
    • Adress: Dr Subotica 8, 11000 Belgrade,
    • Phone number: +38166436391,
    • email: neo.in@ifmsa-serbia.org  or neoin.ifmsaserbia@gmail.com

We will provide you with official invitation letters and facillitate your visa process ONLY UPON REQUEST.
As soon as you are selected for Serbia please get in contact with your LEO/NEO in order to request Invitation letters.
NOTE - If you are refused for visa issues, we can not do anything to help you. Official Invitation letter is the only paper that we can send to you, but anyways we inform our Ministry about exchanges so if they refuse you, it is not up to us.

Link to Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ website (or any other website that provides official information on visa)
Special Remarks
It is necessary to fill out both AF and Card of Documents before sending the AF
Card Of Documents
Standard documents
- 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
- Photo(*) 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
- 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
- Vaccination Card(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
Special documents
- HepB Antibodies count
Format
- Card of Document
Upon Arrival documents
- 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
HepB ( if you didn't get 3 doses before the exchange start, HepB Antibodies count is necessary to provide)

Insurance
- Health Insurance is mandatory
- It is necessary to bring Proof of Enrollment or Student ID card (Euro26/ISIC) for dormitory in order to be hosted in Dormitory.


Deadline
2 Weeks

Special remarks

We accept graduated students as long as they applied for exchange while they were still students.

As NMO we only require mandatory health insurance. 
Liability and malpractice insurances are not required neither by IFMSA-Serbia nor our hospitals.


Card of Acceptance
Deadline
8 Weeks
Special remarks
Deadline for receiving Card of Accepatance is until 8 weeks before exchange, But we will try to send it earlier.
Card of Confirmation
Deadline
4 Weeks
Special remarks
NOTE - You need to send card of confirmation up to 4 weeks before exchange start. Otherwise, you could lose a spot due to booking reservations.
Cancellations
Deadline
1 Weeks
Special remarks
We accept cancellations up to month in advance.
Substitutions
Deadline
4 Weeks
Special remarks
We accept substitution. Please infrom us as soon as possible about substitution.
Additional Information
Update Date
07/16/2018 21:49
Validation Date
04/01/2020 00:00
Special remarks
Welcome to Serbia! You will enjoy it.