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


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:


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.


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 sent at least 3 months before arrival day! 

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

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

  4. Please refrain from applying on the following holidays:


National Holidays:

                                                          Year 2019                                Year 2020

Passover                                         April 19-27                               April 5-16 

Independence Day                       May 8-9                                     April 28-29

Shavuot                                           June 8-9                                    May 28-29

Rosh Hashana (New Year)           September 29- October1       September 18-20               

Yom Kippur                                    October 8-9                              September 27-28

Sukkot                                             October 13-21     ​                     October 2-10


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