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IFMSA – International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations

IFMSA -The International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA) was founded in 1951. It is the world’s oldest and largest independent organization representing associations of medical students internationally. It currently maintains more than 100 National Member Organizations from more than 100 countries with over 1,2 million students represented worldwide.

IFMSA is recognized as a NGO within the United Nations’ system, the World Health Organization and it works with the World Medical Association. IFMSA was created to impact the world and to empower its members in taking their vision and ideas, and making them a reality. IFMSA has inspired generations of medical students to develop the leadership abilities and skills to take on challenges and to improve the world around them in a crucial period of their career.

Engaging in IFMSA encourages both professional and personal collaborations irrespective of geographical, social, cultural, religious, racial, sexual and political differences. You can contact us by sending an e-mail either to or


  • 0033(450)405937
  • IFMSA General Secretariat, c/o WMA B.P.6301212 Ferney-Voltaire CEDEX-France IFMSA International Office; c/o Academic Medical Center. J0-105. Meibergdreef 15, 1105 AZ Amsterda

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