Exchange Conditions Score of Peru (IFMSA Peru)

Exchange Information
Type of exchanges
4-weeks
GAP (Global Action Project)
Type of students accepted
Medical students
Academic requirements for the students
Academic requirements depends of each project.
Languages
Spanish
(Fair)
Not Required
English
(Good)
Required
Calendar
Cities/Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Augt Sep Oct Nov Dec
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Catolica de Santa Maria yes yes yes
Universidad Nacional de Trujillo yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad San Martin de Porres yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Cientifica del Sur yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Nacional de San Agustin de Arequipa yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Nacional Federico Villareal yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Nacional de Piura yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos Facultad de Medicina San Fern yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Privada Antenor Orrego yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Ricardo Palma (URP) yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Privada San Pedro (USP) yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Nacional San Luis Gonzaga yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Nacional Pedro Ruiz Gallo yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Nacional Hermilio Valdizan yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Nacional del Santa yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Privada San Juan Bautista yes yes yes yes yes yes
Universidad Andina Nestor Caceres Velasquez yes yes yes yes yes yes
Calendar Remarks
Available months are specified in each project.
Number of incomings
50
Projects available
Cities
- Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
- Universidad Catolica de Santa Maria
- Universidad Nacional de Trujillo
- Universidad San Martin de Porres
- Universidad Cientifica del Sur
- Universidad Nacional de San Agustin de Arequipa
- Universidad Nacional Federico Villareal
- Universidad Nacional de Piura
- Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos Facultad de Medicina San Fern
- Universidad Privada Antenor Orrego
- Universidad Ricardo Palma (URP)
- Universidad Privada San Pedro (USP)
- Universidad Nacional San Luis Gonzaga
- Universidad Nacional Pedro Ruiz Gallo
- Universidad Nacional Hermilio Valdizan
- Universidad Nacional San Antonio Abad del Cuzco
- Universidad Nacional del Santa
- Universidad Privada San Juan Bautista
- Universidad Andina Nestor Caceres Velasquez
General Information
Hours per Day
6 Hours
Days per week
5 Days
Dress code
Casual.It depends of the hospital's rules. If is not specified on the project description, you must ask the first day of the exchange.
What to Bring
-White coat
-Sthethoscope, if the project is clinical
-Logbook.
Unilateral fee
300EUR
Unilateral fee (special remarks)
Send your request 4 months in advance at least.
Lodging (housing)
- Host family
Boarding (meal)
- Student flat
- Host family
Times per day
2
Pocket money
NoPEN
Social Program
We have Social Program available for all months at local level. Adicionally we organize Social Program at national level on January, February, July August and December. Both, local and national Social Program, is organized with SCOPE.<br /><br />Information will be given by our LOREs, it will vary from one Lc to another and the month you are coming for your exchange.
Special Remarks
Couples:
-
We usually respect your choices, but it’s not always possible
- If you are a couple and want to sleep together (same room/bed), It is mandatory to WRITE IT DOWN in additional remarks.
Application Form
Deadline
12 WEEKS
Special Remarks
We can receive student every month. But, we highly recommend January, February, July and August.

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
- Proof of Enrollment (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Curriculum Vitae (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Recommendation Letter (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Language Certificate (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Students' Record (Subjects passed)
Format
- Card of Document
Special documents
- Vaccination Card (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Health Insurance (* Mandatory)
Format
- Card of Document
- Other 1 (* Mandatory)
Format
- 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.”
Special remarks
Card of Acceptance
Deadline
8 weeks
Special remarks
Card of Confirmation
Deadline
4 Weeks
Special remarks
The student must send the CC in order to confirm the exchange otherwise it will be cancelled.
Visa
Visa
- Tourist Visa
NMO can provide additional documents if needed
Yes
NMO must be notified 8 weeks before exchange start if additional documents are needed
Special remarks
If you need a Visa, please contact our embassy. Here is the link where you can get all the informaton: Peruvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
-PLEASE APPLY FOR TOURIST VISA. If you apply for any other kind of visa, we do not take any responsibility and we won't be able to solve any problem with the embassy.
-We can provide Invitation letters and other documents if required.
Insurance
Insurance
- Health Insurance

Special remarks
Health Documents
Documents
- Vaccination Card
- Tuberculosis Test

Special remarks
We need to you attach the Tuberculosis Test (X-Ray), it must be attached in the Card of Documents, in the section "Other 1". 

About the Vaccination Card, we only need the vaccination against Hepatitis B. If you travel to Huanuco, is highly recomend to attach the vaccination against Yellow Fever.
Substitutions
Substitutions
- We prefer substitutions to cancellations
Deadline for substitutions (weeks)
Special remarks
Please, susbstitutions must be send 4 weeks in advance at least.
Explore Link
Link to ExPlore Page
Special Remarks
If the student wants to arrive or leave a couple of days before/after your exchange he/she must ask directly to the host family.

Friends, couples and relatives might not be placed in the same host family.

Change of host family is not allowed.
Validation Date
15/07/18
Date Last Update
15/07/18