IFMSA - Chile

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IFMSA is a Non-Governmental Organization that represents medical students’ associations worlwide. 

14.000 students participates every year in the different mobility programs that IFMSA has, such as research exchanges or clinical exchanges.

Application Period

If you want to go abroad between April 2021 & March 2022: 

  • Application begins in October 2020.

More information in the IFMSA-Chile Application Portal.

Research Exchanges (SCORE)


Clinical Exchanges (SCOPE)


  • Be enrolled as a Fulltime student in your School of Medicine.
  • Have approved Semiology & a clinical/practical subject (Ex.: Semiology+Internal Medicine).
  • Comply with requirements from international destination.

Costs & Benefits

There are 2 types of costs:

  1. Application Fee: $12.000 CLP (valid to apply for 1 application).
  2. Exchange Fee: 
    1. Unilateral Exchange: $128.000 CLP
    2. Bilateral Exchange: $228.000 CLP

The Exchange includes the following coverages:

  1. Housing: you may be lodged in a hostel with other international students or with a host-family.
  2. Meals: you will have one warm food per working day. 
  3. Research or Clinical Exchange: 4-weeks stay in a clinical or research site. 

Documents & Information

All the information is available in IFMSA-Chile website.

In case of any further doubt, contact the UC’ IFMSA representatives to the email: