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· Travel costs (such as flights), visa costs and insurances are paid by the participants themselves.
· There will be no pickup from the airport upon arrival. Please contact your local contact person for further information on how to get to the LC, and let them know your flight number and approximated time of arrival. No public transportation during Shabat! = friday afternoon to saturday evening! Please take this into account.
· FIMS - ISRAEL reserves the right to cancel any exchange period & housing period if it receives any complaints of misconduct or unethical practice both in lab project & at the lodgings. The students responsible for such acts are held liable for any damage occurrence during the exchange.
Please send all insurance policies beforehand in COD (section OTHERS 1). Participants coming to Israel for the IFMSA exchange program are responsible for meeting their own health & accident care costs, including hospitalization. It is therefore IMPERATIVE that all participants be in possession of a PERSONAL Travel, Health, Liability and Accident Insurance. Students who fail to produce copies of their insurance risk having their exchange period automatically canceled without any refund.
The Federation of Israeli Medical Students (“FIMS” ) or any person such as: hosting hospitals, dorms, social program organizers, operators and any other hosts will neither provide nor offer medical care or insurance coverage to participants, and are not responsible in any way for the health and safety of the exchange student.
Make sure your luggage (including valuables/laptop) is covered by your insurance. Hosting labs/dorms/FIMS or any other hosts will not be held responsible for loss/theft of your property.
Vaccination card needs to include the following vaccines in order to participate in clinical research projects: