Exchange Conditions of Le Souk

Working Conditions
Languages
French
(Good)
Required
Arabic
(Good)
Not Required
Languages Remarks

Communication with patients will be in Arabic.

Please note that we make sure to guarantee that the language will not cause any problem during the clerkship and that students and tutors will be able to communicate fluently! 

Thus, for now, we can guarantee excellent academic quality in FRENCH . if you only have students talking in English ask the NEO if he can find a fluent English speaking tutor before sending the AF he will make his best but can not guarantee that your student can be accepted if he doesn't speak french.

If you don't speak French please choose at least one surgical department

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

Only students that started their clinical years are eligible to apply.

applicant MUST have studied the subject of the department he is applying for.
 
Graduated students allowed
No

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

In order to get the Certificate : 

At least 80% attendance IS REQUIRED;

SCOPE Student's Handbook MUST be filled in at the end of the clerkship;

IFMSA Evaluation Form MUST be filled in by the end of the clerkship.

our tutors take the clerkship seriously, thus to maintain a good relationship with our tutor we ask to have SERIOUS STUDENTS if you will miss a day in the clerkship notice your tutor ONE DAY IN ADVANCE. 

Nightshifts
yes
Special Remarks
-Any failure to attend the clerkship must be justified.

-If the student does not respect the working conditions of the department, the clerkship, including boarding and lodging, will be canceled.

-Some departments in some LCs may ask you to come on nightshifts

-Dress Code: Smart Casual

At the hospital, along with the white coat and stethoscope, students should wear clean clothes and safe footwear (closed shoes).

Towns
Calendar

Click here to see the calendar

Cities Remarks

Be aware that the desired city is only a list of preferences and that we CAN NOT guarantee that you will be placed in one of those desired cities. The same with departments.

We might place couples/friends in the same city. Please approach us prior to uploading your AF. Even though we can´t guarantee it, we will try our best to fulfill your wishes. 

 
Calendar Remarks

Clerkships start on the 1st Sunday of the month and end on the last Thursday of the month

Please note we accept students for a calendar month only (that means 1. - 30./31./28.)

Students are expected to arrive before the start date provided in the CA. For example, if your exchange starts 2/7, you are expected to arrive on 1/7 at the latest.

 



Disciplines
Disciplines

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Disciplines Remarks

Please follow the Explore pages of each LC where you can find departments according to the LC where they can be provided.

General
Pocket money
10 000 DZD
Boarding
- Student flat
- Dormitory
- Host family
- Student hostel
- Pocket Money
Lodging
- Student flat
- Dormitory
- Host family
- Student hostel
Social Program

Social program is guaranteed especially for July and September. We offer a local and national social program on weekends. During the rest of the year activities are offered by Local Officers and students on a personal basis.

Activities include welcome dinner, NFDP, visits to typically non-touristic sites, trips to the countryside, beach days, cinema, picnics day visits to important cities, Educational Activities, Farewell party .. etc.

The national Social program costs approximately 175 Euros (Depending on the month and the LC), You will receive an email before the beginning of the exchange and the CP will contact you to tell you all what you need to know.

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

Depending on the LC, you can receive the Pocket Money or the LC provides you one meal per day 

If you are applying for a Public Health Exchange, please check the Public Health Exchange Internship Database with our internship proposals: CLICK HERE.

 
Application Form
Deadline
5Months
Unilateral fee
400 EUR
Payment details for unilateral fee
unilateral fee payment is upon arrival and must be the first day of the clerkship in euros same as the Social Program fees.
Visa requirements
Students should apply for a study or touristic visa.

Countries that need hard copy invitation letters for their students are requested to inform the NEO at least 4 weeks before the march meeting

You can find how to get visa and  the list of countries exempted from visa in the website:

http://www.mae.gov.dz/Visa.aspx 

The Invitation Letter from the database is NOT valid to obtain an official visa for Algeria, therefore it should NOT be used. All accepted students who require a visa will instead be provided with Invitation Letters issued by the hosting university.
Link to Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ website (or any other website that provides official information on visa)
Special Remarks

The exchangee is responsible for the damage or misuse of materials, rooms or any other item that is lent to him during his/her stay and practice. The exchangee will pay any incurred cost.

Card Of Documents
Standard documents
- Health Insurance
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
- Curriculum Vitae(*) 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
- Motivation Letter for Department 1(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter for Department 2(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter for Department 3(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter for Department 4(*) 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
- Police clearance report(*) 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
Special documents
None
Upon Arrival documents
- Health Insurance
Format
- Paper
- SCOPE Terms and Conditions
Format
- Card of Document
- Vaccination Card
Format
- Card of Document
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



Insurance
As an nmo we require both health and travel insurance however, these insurances cannot be arranged in our country, and should be arranged in your home country.
we do not require malpractice insurance since the clerkships will be observerships

Deadline
12 Weeks

Special remarks
You might be asked to have your motivation letter signed and stamped by an authorized member of your university and follow a specific model of motivation letter this is MANDATORY to attend a clerkship in Algeria.

The document if it is neither in English nor French you must add an official translation

We prefer that the documents are translated into French But Motivation letters Must be in French.

W do NOT accept certificates stamped by the Leo it must be from the university 

Please understand that the COD and its deadline is defined by our university not our NMO and has to be filled before the deadline otherwise your exchange might be canceled.

Card of Acceptance
Deadline
8 Weeks
Special remarks
Be aware that the desired city is only a list of preferences and that we CAN NOT guarantee that you will be placed in one of those desired cities. The same with departments.

We only provide lodging for the mentioned period in the CA

Clerkships start on the 1st Sunday of the month and end on the last Thursday of the month

Students are expected to arrive before the start date provided in the CA. For example, if your exchange starts 2/7, you are expected to arrive on 1/7 at the latest.




Card of Confirmation
Deadline
4 Weeks
Special remarks

CC must be sent at least 4 weeks in advance. Otherwise, we cannot guarantee the clerkship.

Students must have sent their exact date and time of arrival, their flight number and the city where they come from in their CC.

Not sending the CC and without having contact with a CP or LEO for at least 2 weeks before the clerkship will mean a cancellation of the exchange.

Cancellations
Deadline
6 Weeks
Special remarks

If the time is over whenever the first student cancels the clerkship...the contract will be considered as "used", since we have to arrange everything for the student at least a month and a half before his/her arrival.

Substitutions
Deadline
6 Weeks
Special remarks
Unfortunately, we will not accept any substitution as arranging a clerkship requires a certain amount of time, the AF can be however returned to be filled again if its deadline has still not passed.

Additional Information
Update Date
07/11/2020 11:05
Validation Date
07/06/2020 00:00
Special remarks

Students accepted for a clerkship in Algeria are expected to know and respect the exchange conditions.