Exchange Conditions Score of Catalonia - Spain (AECS)

Exchange Information
Type of exchanges
4-weeks
8-weeks
Type of students accepted
Medical students
Biomedical students
Non-medical students
Academic requirements for the students
It is recommended to have completed project-related subjects (such as cardiology, neurology, etc. depending on the project).
Languages
English
(Excellent)
Required
Spanish
(Good)
Not Required
Catalan
(Good)
Not Required
Calendar
Cities/Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Augt Sep Oct Nov Dec
Catalonia (AECS) - University of Barcelona (UB) - Hospital Clinic, Barcelona yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Catalonia (AECS) - Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) - Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Catalonia (AECS) - University Pompeu Fabra (UPF) - Campus Universitari Mar, Barcelona yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Catalonia (AECS) - University Rovira i Virgili (URV), Tarragona yes
Catalonia (AECS) - University of Lleida (UdL), Lleida yes
Catalonia (AECS) - University of Barcelona (UB) - Sciences Faculty, Barcelona yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Catalonia (AECS) - University of Barcelona (UB)- Hospital de Bellvitge, Barcelona yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Catalonia (AECS) - University of Girona (UdG), Girona yes
Catalonia (AECS) - Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) - Medical Faculty, Barcelona yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Catalonia (AECS) - Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) - Sciences Faculty, Barcelona yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Catalonia (AECS) - Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) - Hospital Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Catalonia (AECS) - Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) - Hospital Can Ruti, Barcelona yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Catalonia (AECS) - Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) - Hospital Parc Tauli, Barcelona yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Catalonia (AECS) - Catalan International University (UIC), Barcelona yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Calendar Remarks
  • Students must apply for calendar months (projects and accommodation will only provided from the 1st  to the 31st of the month).
  • Throught the year (except for July and August) students must apply for projects from 3 different universities within Barcelona (UPF, UAB, UB and UIC).
  • During the month of July, students must apply for projects from 3 different cities (being 4 options in total: a) Barcelona: UPF, UAB, UB and UIC, b) Girona: UdG, c) Tarragona: URV, d) Lleida: UdL)
  • We cannot accept incoming students during the month of August.
Number of incomings
60
Projects available
Cities
- Catalonia (AECS) - University of Barcelona (UB) - Hospital Clinic, Barcelona
- Catalonia (AECS) - Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) - Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona
- Catalonia (AECS) - University Pompeu Fabra (UPF) - Campus Universitari Mar, Barcelona
- Catalonia (AECS) - University Rovira i Virgili (URV), Tarragona
- Catalonia (AECS) - University of Lleida (UdL), Lleida
- Catalonia (AECS) - University of Barcelona (UB) - Sciences Faculty, Barcelona
- Catalonia (AECS) - University of Barcelona (UB)- Hospital de Bellvitge, Barcelona
- Catalonia (AECS) - University of Girona (UdG), Girona
- Catalonia (AECS) - Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) - Medical Faculty, Barcelona
- Catalonia (AECS) - Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) - Sciences Faculty, Barcelona
- Catalonia (AECS) - Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) - Hospital Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona
- Catalonia (AECS) - Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) - Hospital Can Ruti, Barcelona
- Catalonia (AECS) - Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) - Hospital Parc Tauli, Barcelona
- Catalonia (AECS) - Catalan International University (UIC), Barcelona
General Information
Hours per Day
8 Hours
Days per week
5 Days
Dress code
Casual
What to Bring
White coat
Unilateral fee
400EUR
Unilateral fee (special remarks)
Unilateral fee must be transfered to AECS Catalonia BEFORE sending the CA (Card of Acceptance), therefore, at least 8 weeks before the start of the exchange. Without the payment of the fee no CA will be sent.
Lodging (housing)
- Student hostel
- Student apartment
- Host family
Boarding (meal)
- Student hostel
- Student flat
- Host family
Times per day
1
Pocket money
70EUR
Social Program
Students will be informed about the Social Program by e-mail before their arrival. A Facebook and Whatsapp group will be created for all month incomings.
Special Remarks
Application Form
Deadline
16 WEEKS
Special Remarks
Application Form (AF) must be sent 4 months in advance. AFs that are not on time or that lack some of the required documents won't be accepted.

Please note that some projects are only available for 8 weeks long exchanges. Do not apply for them in case you have a spot for a regular 4 weeks long exchange.

Card Of Documents
Standard documents
- Photo (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Passport Copy (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Vaccination Card (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Proof of Enrollment (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Curriculum Vitae (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Recommendation Letter (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Health Insurance (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Students' Record (Subjects passed) (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Language Certificate (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Rules Form (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Other 1 (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter for Project 2 (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter for Project 3 (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
Special documents
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.”
Special remarks
Card of Acceptance
Deadline
8 weeks
Special remarks
Card of Confirmation
Deadline
4 Weeks
Special remarks
Card of Confirmation (CC) must be sent 4 weeks before the expected start of the exchange, if not it can be cancelled by our NMO.
Visa
Visa
- Tourist Visa
- Student Visa
NMO can provide additional documents if needed
Yes
NMO must be notified 16 weeks before exchange start if additional documents are needed
Special remarks
Here you have the link of our Ministry of Foreign Affairs, you need to go to " Citizen Services" and then to " Information for Foreigners". you can find there more information about visa requirements. (at the top of the page you can change the language to english)
http://www.exteriores.gob.es/Portal/en/ServiciosAlCiudadano/InformacionParaExtranjeros/Paginas/Inicio.aspx
Insurance
Insurance
- Health Insurance
- Liability Insurance

Special remarks
Liability insurance: any travel insurance covering for material damages the student may occasionate during his stay can be considered a liability insurance. In case of any doubts regarding this, please ask  the LORE/NORE from your country, and if they cannot help you, your NORE will contact us. IMPORTANT! Please attach the liability insurance in the "other 1" space in your CoD.
Health Documents
Documents
- Vaccination Card

Special remarks
Substitutions
Substitutions
- Substitutions depend on the LC
Deadline for substitutions (weeks)
Special remarks
Explore Link
Link to ExPlore Page
Special Remarks
Pocket Money works as a deposit for the lodging, therefore it will be given the last day of the month to compensate for part of the food expenses, only after checking that the resident's room has been left clean and in perfect conditions.

The following tasks are required in order to get the official IFMSA certificate:
  • Complete a minimum 80& assistance. In case you would like to take a free day for justifiable reasons, your tutor approval is always required.
  • Complete the SCORE Academic Quality Logbook and present it to your LORE.
  • Complete the Evaluation Form on www.ifmsa.org database (available during the last week of the exchange).
Validation Date
16/07/17
Date Last Update
19/07/18