Morocco (IFMSA Morocco) - Oujda
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
494252
4000
All departements on the exchange conditions
All the year, Except Exam period: January and May
50 SCOPE STUDENTS
10 SCORE STUDENTS
Pocket money Or Host Family
Host Family or Student Residency
While we accept exchange students in all departments, Psychiatry  department is better suited for students who speak Arabic and/or French.
Mandatory french in Cardiology, Internal Medecine and dermatology.
http://www.ucemo.org/
LEOs
Hamza BELHOUSSINE DRISSI
OVERVIEW

Oujda is a city located in North-East of Morocco with an estimated population of 450,000.

It is located about 15 kilometres (9 miles) west of Algeria. Oujda is about 55 km (34 miles) south of the Mediterranean Sea. It is the capital of the Oriental Region of Morocco.

Welcome kit : http://issuu.com/atoubi.myriam/docs/oujda

UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS

Mohamed the First University 'MFU' (Oujda, Morocco) was founded in 1978 in Oujda. In a study published in 2010 in the order of the universities, it was ranked as the thirty-fifth grade in Arab world and third nationally.

Mohammed the First University consists of the following institutions:

  • Faculty of Letters and Humanities
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Sciences
  • Polydiscipline Faculty of Nador
  • High School of Technology
  • National School of Applied Sciences of Oujda
  • National School of Applied Sciences of Al Hoceima
  • National School of Commerce and Management
  • Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Technical Sciences of Al Hoceima

Hospitals :

Hôpital al Farabi

Built and active since 1954, this hospital offers medical departements (225 beds), surgical departements (204 lits), it also includes an ICU and emergency unit, and and Pediatrics departement.

This hospital, oversees the medical care of over 2 million people.

Centre hospitalier universitaire Mohammed VI

A new hospital active since 23/07/2014 and has the most modern equipement.

The city presents other private hospitals such as Polyclinique

BOARDING

If you are placed in a host family, meals will be provided by the family. Otherwise, we willgive you pocket money to cover the expenses of at least one main meal per working day.

LODGING
Lodging will be in the interns flats in the hospital or with a host family.
TRANSPORTATION

The city is served by Angads Airport, which has connecting flights to Amsterdam, Brussels, Madrid, Marseille and Paris.

The city is the endpoint of the main railroad from Casablanca via Fes and Taourirt before the border with Algeria. There are several day and night trains to and from the city, linking it to the western part of the country.

Apart from this rail link and many bus/coach services, the city also has Angads Airport offering both national and international destinations.

SOCIAL PROGRAM
A social program is available all year long for students who are interested.
At least one of the 3 trips on summer are free along with the welcome party and/or goodbye party.
MUST SEE

The main characteristic of the city is having the old city in the centre. The old city maintains traditional features of the Moroccan architecture with its narrow and twisted alleys which leads to the houses and different markets such as jewelry market and the leather market.

The main attractions of the city are the nearby Desert, Oasis and Beachs.

 
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Town twinning

Since 2009, the city has been twinned with Trowbridge in England due to the huge number[7] of diasporans, most of whom originate from villages close to Oujda. Trowbridge has the largest Moroccan community in the UK outside London.[citation needed]