Thursday, January 13, 2011

3 Student Medical Conferences Not to Miss

Have you always dreamed about combining your medical studies with a holiday? Or meeting Nobel Prize winners? Then student medical conferences are exactly what you are looking for. Taking place each year around the globe they provide an excellent chance for students to present their research to scientific community as well as enrich knowledge by meeting notable researchers and scholars. They also give you an opportunity to find a job or internship, win cash prizes, start your own research or just travel and enjoy vising new places. Read this article to discover student medical events you shouldn't miss in the upcoming year.

1. Ain Shams International Students' Congress, Egypt

Taking place in Egypt, this student event is perfect for those who wish to combine their studies with travelling and fun. At the congress you get the chance to present your research to international audience, win cash prizes and get involved in a multicultural social experience. A congress fee of ?175 covers participation, accommodation in 5 stars Resort with meals included, transportation during congress, tour to the Pyramids and Sphinx, oriental dance show and the gala dinner. If you feel that the trip is too short, for the additional fee you also can attend post congress tour to Hurghada to enjoy sightseeing and relax at the beach.

2. International Student's Congress of Medical Sciences, Netherlands

Organized by University? Medical? Center? Groningen? (UMCG), this congress is one of the most well known medical events held worldwide. Previous speakers included scientists, whose research often led to a breakthrough in medicine, including several Nobel Prize winners. In addition to exciting lectures, a congress also offers you a chance to take part in diverse workshops as well as present your own research. Several best students are selected to stay in Groningen for two weeks to take part in UMCG research.

3. Leiden International Medical Student Conference, Netherlands

This student event offers attending students 3 days filled with workshops, prominent speakers lectures and extensive social program. What differentiates it from other conferences is Career and Internship Fair where students can explore biomedical related internships and jobs opportunities. Furthermore, they also can discover medical Master programs or find sponsorship for the future research.

This list is far from being complete as many other international student medical events are held around the globe, in countries such as Turkey, Portugal, India, Taiwan, Bulgaria, Iran and others. If you want to search for other student conferences or just find an interesting Students Challenge, go to to explore the new opportunities coming up.

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