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Student Overview

As an eligible student of a GEMxsm Partner Institution, GEMx provides you with the ability to explore international elective exchange opportunities in medicine and the health professions on-line and apply directly for those opportunities that fit your career goals and international interests. Through GEMx, you can access the real-world information you need to make decisions about elective opportunities, including:

  • learning objectives
  • prerequisites
  • fees
  • language of instruction
  • housing information
  • information on student life
  • travel information

By using GEMx, you benefit from both the increased availability of electives offered through GEMx and the convenience of applying for those electives through the GEMx system. And GEMx is affordable—GEMx charges no fees to students. Please keep in mind that schools and other institutions may charge their own application and administrative fees which are payable directly to the school/institution.

To prepare for an elective, check out our Resources for Students.

Stay in Touch with GEMx

If your school or institution is not currently participating in GEMx but is interested in becoming a GEMx Partner, please have an appropriate representative at the institution contact GEMx staff for more information at or 001 (215) 823-2288. Telephone assistance is available between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time in the United States, Monday through Friday.

If you would like us to reach out directly to a representative of the institution, please fill out our convenient Institution Contact Request form.

Last updated: February 4, 2019.