Exchange Conditions Score of Mexico (AMMEF)

Exchange Information
Type of exchanges
4-weeks
GAP (Global Action Project)
Type of students accepted
Medical students
Pre-medical students
Biomedical students
Non-medical students
Graduated medical students (less than 6 months prior to the exchange)
Academic requirements for the students
Each project in the database has its own academic requirements. Depending on the local committee we may ask for:

- Basic research skills.
- Previous lecture of provided articles.
- Poster presentation at the end of the exchange.
- Powerpoint presentation at the end of the exchange.
- Scientific report for the end of the exchange
Languages
English
(Excellent)
Required
Spanish
(Fair)
Not Required
Calendar
Cities/Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Augt Sep Oct Nov Dec
Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad de Guadalajara yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Autonoma de Chihuahua yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Autonoma de Coahuila yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Juarez del Estado de Durango yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Autonoma de Coahuila, Unidad Torreon yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Veracruzana Campus Veracruz yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Instituto Politecnico Nacional yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas yes yes yes
Universidad Autonoma de Oaxaca yes yes yes yes
Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolas de Hidalgo yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Autonoma de Chiapas yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Juarez del Estado de Durango, Campus Gomez Palacio yes yes yes
Mexico (IFMSA Mexico) - Universidad de Sonora, Sonora yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad del Noreste, Tamaulipas yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad La Salle, Mexico City yes yes yes yes yes
Calendar Remarks
The available months are subject to tutors' availability. Some tutors do not accept students outside of calendar months. For more information check the Projects database or the Explore Pages from the Local Committee.
Number of incomings
170
Projects available
Cities
- Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon
- Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla
- Universidad de Guadalajara
- Universidad Autonoma de Chihuahua
- Universidad Autonoma de Coahuila
- Universidad Veracruzana Campus Xalapa
- Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara
- Universidad Veracruzana, Campus Minatitlan
- Universidad Juarez del Estado de Durango
- Universidad Autonoma de Coahuila, Unidad Torreon
- Universidad Veracruzana Campus Veracruz
- Universidad Autonoma de Nayarit, Unidad Academica de Medicina
- Instituto Politecnico Nacional
- Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan
- Universidad Autonoma de Sinaloa
- University Veracruzana Campus Ciudad Mendoza
- Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico
- Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas
- Universidad Autonoma de Guanajuato
- Universidad Autonoma de Oaxaca
- Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes
- Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez
- Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolas de Hidalgo
- Universidad Autonoma de Chiapas
- Universidad Juarez del Estado de Durango, Campus Gomez Palacio
- Mexico (IFMSA Mexico) - Universidad de Sonora, Sonora
- Universidad del Noreste, Tamaulipas
- Universidad La Salle, Mexico City
General Information
Hours per Day
6 Hours
Days per week
5 Days
Dress code
Most laboratories and hospitals ask for smart-casual clothes (not too formal nor too casual), some others allow jeans and scrubs, ask your Contact Person about any required dress code. Remeber you should always wear your white lab coat and bring your ID if it is required to. 

Open shoes, shorts or sleeveless shirts are NOT allowed in any of our laboratories and hospitals.
What to Bring
- White labcoat
- Printed AQ logbook
- Semiformal clothes 
- Scrubs (If needed) 
- Your flag 
- Typical souveniers of snacks from your country. 
- Energy and excitment!!
Unilateral fee
450USD
Unilateral fee (special remarks)
The unilateral fee is destined to the student's lodging and boarding.
Lodging (housing)
- Hospital
- Student hostel
- Student apartment
- Host family
- Hotel
Boarding (meal)
- Student hostel
- Student flat
- Host family
- Hospital
Times per day
1
Pocket money
NoMXN
Social Program
Each Local Committee is in charge of organizing a social program. From taking you to the local cultural and touristic places to organizing parties with all the incomings. Depending on the month there may be a regional social program for which your contact person will provide the necessary information before you arrive.
Special Remarks
- If any of the LC, NMO or IFMSA exchange rules and exchange agreement are violated the LC committee is allowed to cancel the exchange. 
- There will be NO change from hosting LC once the CA is sent. Please avoid breaking the communication lines. If you do break them, it will be reported to the sending NORE and the exchange might be cancelled. 
- Remember to bring your logbook printed. Tutors must sign it in order to obtain your certificate. 
- The hosting LC is only obligated to provide lodging and boarding (1 time per working day) for the days agreed on the CA. Please contact your CPs and fill your CC as soon as you receive it. If lodging is needed before the exchange starts, your CPs can help you set something up, make sure to ask them on time. 
- The hosting LC is allowed to cancel your exchange if the CC is not filled 4 weeks prior to the begining exchange. Unless you have contacted your CPs and confirm your assistance to the exchange. 
- We try to allocate our incomings at their first 3 options. However, this is not always possible. Make sure you follow the instructions written on the Application Form section to increase your chance of getting one of your 3 first options. 

Application Form
Deadline
12 WEEKS
Special Remarks
Some projects do not accept graduate students or nonmedical students, make sure you check the project database before filling your AF. 

You must choose 3 different cities. You can only pick one of the following options at the same while filling the AF:

- Universidad de Guadalajara
- Universidad Autonoma de Chiapas
- Universidad La Salle, Mexico City
- Universidad Autonoma de Guanajuato
- Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan
- Universidad Autonoma de Oaxaca
- University Veracruzana Campus Ciudad Mendoza

 If you don't follow these instructions or apply to projects closed on the period you are coming to your AF might be sent back or you could be placed in a different project.

Some information about the Card of Documents:
  • Curriculum Vitae: This must include personal details, education, research experience, certifications, achievements, skills, hobbies, and languages. We also need to be mentioned details of the subjects the student is currently undertaking or has passed in Medical School (proved in the "Student's Record").
  • Copy of Passport: A photocopy of the page which displays the student's personal details is needed. All students need to upload their passport. Students from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela, those students may upload their national identity document instead.
  • Proof of Enrolment: A document to prove the student is enrolled in a Medical School/University is required and must be signed and stamped by the University/Medical School of origin.
  • Student's Record (Subjects passed): A document listing the courses the student has completed is necessary and must be signed and stamped by the University/Medical School of origin. The student must have approved the clerkships he/she is applying for by the time of the exchange.
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
- Curriculum Vitae (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Health Insurance (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Rules Form (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter for Project 2 (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter for Project 3 (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Proof of Enrollment (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Students' Record (Subjects passed) (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Language Certificate (* Mandatory)
Format
- 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
Deadline
8 weeks
Special remarks
An online invitation letter can be requested at any time, this request must be sent by the sending NORE / NORE OUT via email.

If a hard copy of the invitation letter is needed for visa or traveling issues, it must be requested by the sending NORE through the official email at least 3 weeks prior the beggining of the following AM or before the deadline set by the hosting NORE. 

If any hard copy or special document is required and/or requested after these deadlines, it can be sent via private shipping service at the cost of student.
Card of Confirmation
Deadline
4 Weeks
Special remarks
Card of confirmation must be sent 4 weeks before the start of the exchange unless any kind of aggreement is met between the LORE and the exchange student. Regardless of this, CC must be sent with no exceptions as it is necessary for filling your evaluation form.
Visa
Visa
- Tourist Visa
NMO can provide additional documents if needed
Yes
NMO must be notified 12 weeks before exchange start if additional documents are needed
Special remarks
If a hard copy of the invitation letter is needed for visa or traveling issues, it must be requested by the sending NORE through the official email at least 3 weeks prior the beggining of the following AM or before the deadline set by the hosting NORE. 

If any hard copy or special document is required and/or requested after these deadlines, it can be sent via private shipping service at the cost of student.

Always apply for a tourist visa.
Insurance
Insurance
- Health Insurance

Special remarks
International coverage plus repatriation service must be included.
Health Documents
Documents

Special remarks
Substitutions
Substitutions
- We prefer substitutions to cancellations
- Substitutions depend on the LC
-
Deadline for substitutions (weeks)
2
Special remarks
Substitutions must be required at least 3 weeks prior the starting date of the exchange.
Explore Link
Link to ExPlore Page
Special Remarks
Any cancellation must be notified via email to the LORE or CP of the hosting LC by the student or by the NORE at least 3 weeks prior to the starting date of the exchange.
Validation Date
04/07/19
Date Last Update
04/07/19