How to apply

After making sure you are eligible for applying and decided to which department you want to apply to, make sure you have all the following forms to upload:

1.Immunization form+results (please make sure to follow ALL the instructions on the form)


2. Letter of good standing


3. Curriculum Vitae (CV)


4. Copy of passport 

Please make sure to upload all documents clear and as PDF or WORD files.

Make sure the payment has been sent


​Applications will be reviewed only after a payment has been approved.


Incomplete application material including uploads will not be handled or processed.


  • You need a Polio and Tdap vaccine from when you were 18 or older.

  • You need 2 doses of MMR or titers for Measles, Mumps and Rubella.

  • You need 3 doses and a titer of Hepatitis B.

  • You need 2 PPD tests or IGRA (QuantiFERON) or CXR. It has to be from minimum 24 months prior to your required time of arrival.

  • HCV antibodies from 12 months prior to your required time of arrival.


Make sure your General Physician has reviewed and signed the following document:

Immunization Form

And attach the scanned file and necessary results. 


Only completed documents will be accepted!


Letter of good standing

A letter written in English, from your medical school, stating your status as a medical student in your clinical years.


Only clinical students can apply.


  • CV

  • Copy of passport

  • Student's visa is not required. Tourists visa is suitable.

Step 1 - Payment

Press the button here, proceed to your paypal acount and note to change the quantity according to the number of weeks you wish to apply to.

1=1 week of elective(at least 4 days work)

**Students who are on exchange program through university agreements are exempt from this fee

Step 2 - Application Timetable

  1. All applications should be submitted at least 3 months before arrival day! 

  2. Applications should not be submitted more than 10 months in advance.

  3. Applications are reviewed within 2 weeks after payment has been approved and application submitted.

  4. An acceptance letter will be sent upon approval from the departments, this should take up to two months.

  5. The work week in Israel is Sunday- Thursday, please apply accordingly.

  6. Please refrain from applying on the following dates:


During 2020-

April 5-18 (Passover)

September 20- October 10 (New year celebrations)

Other dates that will not be available to be in the departments:

April 29 (Israeli Independence day)

May 28 (Holiday of Shavuot)

During 2021-

March 21-April 3 (Passover)

Other dates that will not be available to be in the departments:

April 15 (Israeli Independence day)

May 16-17 (Holiday of Shavuot)

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