IFMSA-Azerbaijan (AzerMDS) welcomes you in the Land of Fire!

Many students from all around the world have already visited Azerbaijan and experienced the Exchange Programs of AzerMDS. You could either go on a professional exchange or on a research Exchange in Baku, capital city of Azerbaijan.

Are you interested in going on exchange to Azerbaijan? We are happy to welcome you in the Land of Fire. You can contact to your national organization. They will check if there is an exchange contract with AzerMDS. Otherwise, your national organization can contact to us and we can evaluate the possibility of exchange.

AzerMDS organize Research Exchanges within IFMSA Exchange Programs. The IFMSA Research Exchange (SCORE) is a research project that provides medical students with the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in the specific area of their research interest. This program is officially recognized and supported by the medical school/university and is guided by a mentor who introduces exchange students to the basic principles of research, including literature search, data collection, scientific writing, laboratory work, statistics, and ethics. Upon completion of the program, students may be required to prepare a written scientific report or an oral presentation.

SCORE was founded in 1991 with the objective of giving students an opportunity of improving their skills in research in other learning settings. Presently, SCORE involves more than 65 active NMOs, offering over 3000 research projects to provide over 2400 medical students worldwide the opportunity to participate in IFMSA research exchange program and learn the basic principles of medical research such as literature studies, collecting data, scientific writing, lab work, statistics and ethical aspects related to the medicine. It is important to mention that all exchanges are initiated and coordinated entirely by medical student volunteers.

Types of research projects:

  • Basic laboratory research project.
  • A clinical research project with lab work
  • A clinical research project without lab work
  • Global Action Project (GAP)

For more information about the exchange conditions of AzerMDS: