Peru (IFMSA Peru) - Lima (SOCEMURP)
Gynaecology/Obstetric, Paediatrics, Dermatology., Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine - General, Surgery - Cardiovascular Surgery, Surgery - Thoracic Surgery, Surgery - Plastic Surgery
January, February, July, August, December
Host family
Host family

HepB antibodies

Only clinical students after basic rotation (for SCOPE only)

All specialties necessarily require that the incoming speaks Spanish at least at a basic or intermidiate level
Jackeline Roxana Nicolas Gomez

The Scientific Society of Medical Students of the Ricardo Palma University (SOCEMURP) was founded on July 6, 2005 at the headquarters of the Faculty of Human Medicine of the Universidad Ricardo Palma (FAMURP) in the City of Lima.

SOCEMURP is made up of 6 permanent committees that encourage the medical student of our school to be able to develop in an integral way through the acquisition of tools, skills and resources of the scientific field, academic and in the social projection; As well as promoting interculturality through its exchange programs in various cities around the world.

SOCEMURP is currently a member of the Peruvian Student Scientific Medical Society (SOCIMEP) and the International Federation of Medical Student Associations - Peru (IFMSA Peru), which has allowed us to broaden the scope and opportunities of our faculty.

Ricardo Palma University.

Three times per day. Host family.


lodgings in the house of the student of medicine

Public transport  is handled by buses, micros, taxicabs, and the so-called mototaxis. Micros are the most common means of public transportation in Limaand many other cities in Peru. There are also more than 100 km of cycle paths in the city.

The word micro is used in common-day Peruvian Spanish as an abbreviation for microbus (minibus). While the bigger vehicles are known as micros, the smaller ones are known as either combis or micros. These privately owned vehicles are not only known for being very cheap and convenient but also for being rather risky.
Micros race from one street corner to another along all the major arterial city roads. Stickers saying, for example, "Todo Angamos" or "Todo Benavides" can be seen on their windscreens, which indicates that the micro runs the whole length of Avenida Angamos or Avenida Benavides. These microbuses dash dangerously fast, frequently crashing and speeding off before their passengers have got both feet into the vehicle. There being few bus stops, micros and combis pick and drop passengers anywhere along their route (although it is not allowed). Tickets became compulsory in the late-80s. No transfer tickets are issued, so double fares are often used by people when a micro passing through downtown does not go to the destination needed, although with the lack of control of routes nowadays there are many routes that go just about everywhere within the city limits. The only places where micros are no longer allowed to circulate is in the crosstown streets withindowntown Lima: if you need to go from the West Side to the East Side you must walk or take a taxi (see below), and micros go north-south only through either the West or East sides' main arteries, Tacna Ave. and Abancay Ave. respectively.

All the months, there is a social program designated to the cultural development of the incomings.

Welcome dinner, International Dinner and Lima´s social program.


Plaza de Armas de Lima


The Plaza Mayor or Plaza de Armas of Lima, is the birthplace of the city of Lima, as well as the core of the city. Located in the Historic Centre of Lima, it is surrounded by the Government Palace, Cathedral of Lima, Archbishop's Palace of Lima, the Municipal Palace, and the Palace of the Union.

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Circuito Mágico de Aguas (Magic Water Tour)


he Magic Water Tour is currently the world record holder for the largest fountain complex in the world, consisting of 13 distinct fountains, many of which are interactive. All of the fountains are lighted at night, many with continuously changing color schemes.

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Barranco Distric

This is one of the most bohemian and beauitful districts of Lima, there is a walkway to the sea that runs through Barranco, called the Bajada de los Baños. Crossing over this walkway is the Puente de los Suspiros.


¨Friendship Park¨

This park is located in Surco district, you can walk through the park and see an artificial lake and if you want you can take a walk into a boat. Also you can take a train ride through the park.


Costa Verde

This is a beach circuit, It crosses the south central part of the littoral coastline joining the districts of San Miguel, Magdalena, San Isidro, Miraflores, Barranco, Chorrillos.

You can go to Miraflores´s beach and practise surf, there you find teachers and all the implements.