Exchange Conditions of HCCM

Working Conditions
Languages
English
(Excellent)
Required
Russian
(Good)
Not Required
Languages Remarks

If you know Russian your communication with the patients will be much easier!

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

Minimum 3rd year students.

Graduated students allowed
yes

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

1. Minimum 80% of the intenship must be attended.
2. The Student Handbook must be filled in by the student and signed by the tutor.
3. Evaluation Form must be also filled in.
P.S.: If one of the mentioned statements is not completed the student will not recieve the certificate.

Nightshifts
yes
Special Remarks

1. High heells and artifitial nails are not allowed at the hospital.
2. Bring clean second shoes (any colour), that you will wear only at the hospital. 

Towns
Calendar

Click here to see the calendar

Cities Remarks

1. Unfortunately, we CAN NOT accept ALL students in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. Please, mark in the application form 3 different cities from 3 different groups
2. All LCs are divided into 3 groups, so student MUST choose 1 city from EACH group!
    1st group: Moscow, Saint Petersburg (SZGMU), Saint Petersburg (SPMU), Saint Petersburg (SPBGMU);
    2nd group: Nizhniy Novgorod, Arkhangelsk, Chelyabinsk, Ekaterinburg, Kursk, Omsk, Perm, Samara, Ufa, Ryazan;
    3rd group: Izhevsk, Stavropol, Orenburg, Blagoveshchensk, Volgograd, Kirov, Saratov, Tomsk, Novosibirsk, Surgut, Tambov.

 

 
Calendar Remarks

1. ONLY CALENDAR MONTHS EXCEPT JANUARY AND MAY.
2. Due to the National New Year Holidays all the Universities start working after 10th of January. No University will accept you from 1-10th of January, also registration is not possible during this period. 
3. It's better to come after 10th May as during the first days of the month we have two national holidays and no one is working.

Disciplines
Disciplines

Click here to see all Disciplines

Disciplines Remarks

1. Psychiatry is available in Ryazan.
2. If you are applying for a Public Health Exchange, please check the Public Health Exchange Internship Database with our internship proposals: CLICK HERE.

General
Pocket money
1000-5000 RUB will be given only for boarding only in some LCs RUB
Boarding
- Hospital
- Student hostel
- Host family
- Dormitory
- Pocket Money
- Student flat
Lodging
- Student hostel
- Host family
- Student flat
- Dormitory
Social Program

Depends on LC. As Russia is a huge country, every LC orginizes social programm by itself. But some LC are placed close to each other and we orginise Regional Social Programm (for example, Ekaterinburg-Ufa-Chelyabinsk / Ekaterinburg-Tyumen-Perm). Different trips to the mountains, lakes, countryside, tours around the city are organized! You won`t forget this exchange for sure!!!

Student with disabilities
No
Couples
yes
Link to ExPlore Page
Special Remarks

1. Please, state in the Application Form in case you want to be placed together with someone.
2. If AF is specific for one of the cities, please, make sure you have mentioned this information in the remarks.

Application Form
Deadline
4Months
Unilateral fee
350 EUR
Payment details for unilateral fee

You will get the payment details from LEOs.

Visa requirements

1. INVITATION LETTER FROM THE DATABASE IS NOT VALID TO RECEIVE VISA!!!
2. We accept only STUDENT VISA!!!
3. Please, check web-site of Russian embassy in your country to check all the documents required.

Link to Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ website (or any other website that provides official information on visa)
Special Remarks

1. Deadline for the Application Forms is 4 months before beginning of the clekship.
2. All LCs accept students ONLY WITH STUDENT VISA.
If students have a touristic visa, they will NOT be accepted or if they come anyway they will be sent home in 3 days!
3. INVITATION LETTER FROM THE DATABASE IS NOT VALID TO APPLY FOR VISA!!!
4. IT TAKES 6 WEEKS TO PREPARE INVITATION LETTER FROM MIGRATION SERVICE!
5. YOU MUST ARRIVE TO YOUR HOSTING LC IN 3 DAYS AFTER CROSSING THE BORDER, OTHERWISE YOU WON`T BE REGISTERED HERE AND WILL BE SENT HOME WITH FEE!
Registration rules can be found here: http://www.mid.ru/en/useful_information/gos_prazdnik_zs

NB:
Necessary documents for Invitation Letter!!!
1.COPY OF STUDENT`S PASSPORT must be of good quality!!! 
2. Passport must be VALID AT LEAST 18 MONTHS AFTER THE LAST DAY OF THE CLERKSHIP! 
3. ADDITIONAL DATA LIST (ADL)
Please, state in the ADL also cities you want to visit during your trip in Russia, with the periods in each city. (The route)
Link for the ADL-form:https://docs.google.com/document/d/15L630_BDTJCE4UKWPobe-lrC_jFuW-8i89md7Lrygo0/edit
4. If we don`t have the documents 4 months in advance in any LC, we can not provide the clerkship. Or after special agreement with NEO.

ALL OTHER DOCUMENTS JUST ON ARRIVAL.
Mandatory document to bring: vaccination card and X-Ray,  Proof of HBV vaccination, anti-HCV test. Hospital can refuse your exchange if you wont have hard copies of  those document.
Other medical documents - on special request (depends on medical schools, will be reported by LEO).

Card Of Documents
Standard documents
- Health Insurance
Format
- Card of Document
- 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
- ADL(*) 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
- Other
Format
- Card of Document
- SCOPE Terms and Conditions(*) 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
- 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
- MRSA Test
Format
- Card of Document
- Stool Examination
Format
- Card of Document
- Tuberculosis test
Format
- Card of Document
- X-Ray
Format
- Card of Document
- Curriculum Vitae(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
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

Depends on the LC.


Insurance

1. Health Insurance is mandatory!
2. As NMO we do not ask for Malpractice and Liability Insurance,  therefore the exchange student is not required to be insured for those types of insurance.


Deadline
8 Weeks

Special remarks

1. Please, be sure to send Application form with Copy of Passport(international, of good quality) and ADL-form(additional data list)
2. PAY A SPECIAL ATTENTION TO MEDICAL EXAMINATION AND VACCINATION!


Card of Acceptance
Deadline
8 Weeks
Special remarks

Sometimes the department stated in CA might be changed. You will be informed by LEO beforehand in case this happens.

Card of Confirmation
Deadline
4 Weeks
Special remarks

Confirm date of your arrival with LEO!

Cancellations
Deadline
2 Weeks
Special remarks

Please, inform LEO beforehand if you cancell the exchange.

Substitutions
Deadline
4 Weeks
Special remarks

In case of substitution less than 4 months before the exchange, we can not guarantee preparing of the Invitation Letterr on time.

Additional Information
Update Date
07/12/2020 19:14
Validation Date
07/12/2021 00:00
Special remarks

About pocket money: it is given only in case if the lunch is not provided.



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