Exchange Conditions of PMSA Palestine

Working Conditions
Not Required
Languages Remarks
Good Arabic to communicate with the patients better.
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
Clinical studies.
Graduated students allowed

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, 8 hours a day, 5 days per week
Dress code
What to Bring
Academic Quality
Incomings are kindly requested to bring their handbooks with them.

Incomings are expected to work like local students and they will be fully involved with the clinician’s team.

Incomings are very welcomed to participate I any workshops or activities organized for local students.
Special Remarks
Though not compulsory, it is highly recommended to be fluent in the Arabic Language if you wish to apply to the psychiatry and emergency department.

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Cities Remarks
Calendar Remarks
All months are available for incomings.

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Disciplines Remarks
1. Genaral surgery

2. Cardiac surgery

3. Oncology

4. Pediatrics

5. Anesthesia

6. Opthalmology

7. Orthopedics

8. Family medicine
Pocket money
400 ILS
- Hospital
- Host family
- Pocket Money
- Host family
- Student flat
Social Program

Our national social program highlight is during the summer months, but on the other months it's optional for each local committee to organize trips.
For the local social program, each LC will have different program. Nablus LC social program:
1. Old city of Nablus.
2. The Turkish bath/hammam.
3. Sabastia.
4. Gerzim mountain.

PMSA's social prgram will be once in a lifetime experience.

Student with disabilities
Link to ExPlore Page
Special Remarks
For all our students who will be lodged in Students hostels / flats, you’ll be asked to pay a small deposit which will be refunded if no material damage has been noted.

The local social programs are unpaid, and you need to confirm your participation in advnce.
Application Form
Unilateral fee
450 EUR
Payment details for unilateral fee

Upon Arrival by cash. 

Visa requirements
Almost all countries need visa to Jordan if the student is coming through Jordan.
Link to the Jordanian embassy if you want to come through Jordan:

Or you can come through Ben Gurion airport in Israel, you need Israeli Visa for this route.
Link to Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ website (or any other website that provides official information on visa)
Special Remarks
Card Of Documents
Standard documents
- Health Insurance(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
- Card of Document
- Proof of Enrollment(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
- Card of Document
- Recommendation Letter(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
- Card of Document
- SCOPE Terms and Conditions(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
- Card of Document
Special documents
- Motivation Letter for Department 1(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
- Card of Document
- Passport copy(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
- Card of Document
- Photo
- Card of Document
- Vaccination Card(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
- Card of Document
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.”
Immunization requirements
  • Flu

  • Td/Tdap

  • MMR

  • Chickenpox

  • Meningococcal

  • HBV

  • BBD or C- X-ray

  • HCV test

  • Anti HBs

  • HBsAg

  • HIV antibody

Health insurance : is required and It covers expenses linked to health issues (if you have to see a doctor and buy drugs on prescription) .
Valid health insurance must be sent within the CC, or it will be considered as ineffective.

4 Weeks

Special remarks

Card of Acceptance
Special remarks
We only provide lodging for the mentioned period in the CA. If the student wishes to arrive before or after this period, it will be at his/her own expenses.

Pocket money: Depending of the period and the local committee. If the meals will not be provided, you will get the equivalent of pocket money to cover the expenses of 1 meal a day for each working day. (Week-Ends are not included).

We are always trying to place incoming students according to their preferences, but it’s not always possible to fulfill all of them, be sure that whenever you’ll be placed, your stay among us will be a life-change experience. Once you’ll receive your acceptance card , you cannot change your hosting LC , if you have any special request regarding your placement , please contact YOUR exchange officers.

Deaadline for the Card of Acceptance: 8 weeks
Card of Confirmation
Special remarks
The Card of confirmation is required by our hospitals to finalize the placement process and MUST be sent 4 weeks in advance , otherwise your clerkship will automatically be cancelled.
4 Weeks
Special remarks
Every cancellation has to be notified to the NEO.
1 Weeks
Special remarks

Up to 1 week prior to exchange upon NEOs agreement “stated in SCOPE regulations”.

We prefer substitutions to cancellations.

Subtitutes are preferred in the same period.

Additional Information
Update Date
07/14/2020 12:12
Validation Date
07/14/2020 00:00
Special remarks