European Conferences for Medical Students in 2018

There are several reasons why you should consider attending international conferences. Beyond the inevitable professional development, you can also make new friendships, learn more about different cultures, and  most importantly you can find your true passion in medicine. We have prepared a brief summary  of the most attracting international conferences in Europe that are organized specifically for medical students. These dates might be worth saving in your calendar.

1. ICHAMS (International Conference for Healthcare and Medical Students)

Location: Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland
Date: 15-17 February, 2018


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ICHAMS aims to provide the opportunity for international undergraduate healthcare and medical students to present their research to professional audience. Beyond  that, this year you can participate in workshops like Patient-Physician Communication, GP Skills, and Surturing Skills. In other workshops you have the chance to learn more about physiotherapy in high-haliber athletics or how to conduct a good research in medicine. More info:


2. AIMS (Annual International Medical Students Meeting)

Location: Lisboa, Portugal
Date: 16-18 March, 2018

This year, AIMS is organized by the Faculty of Medicine of Lisbon Students’ Local Committee. You can attend lectures in Rare Diseases, Innovation and Technology, and Emergency Medicine and Trauma. In addition, more than 50 high quality workshops can be selected by the participants to attend. If you attend AIMS, you can’t miss the competitions for medical students and Science Speed Dating. More info:


3. EMSA (European Medical Students’ Association) Spring Assembly

Location: Ohrid, Macedonia
Date: 23-28 March, 2018


This year’s spring assembly is focused on the field of Disaster Medicine. As the slogan of the conference says “When seconds count… Training makes the difference!”, several lectures and sessions will be dedicated to broaden participants’ knowledge on this field. More info:

4. ISCOMS (International Student Congress Of (bio)Medical Sciences)

Location: University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), Groningen, Netherlands
Date: June 4-7, 2018

ISCOMS  is one of the world’s leading student congresses in (bio)medical sciences. The 3day congress is a good opportunity  for students to broaden their scientific and social network. Findings of researches can be presented in front of  an international audience. In additition to the professional sessions, you can have fun at dinners and parties of the conferences. More info:

5. ESMO-ESO (European Society for Medical Oncology) Course on Medical Oncology for Medical Students

Location: Valencia, Spain
Date: July  19-24, 2018

The five-day course provides you a deeper insight into the field of oncology. It’s open to 4th and 5th year medical students. It might be a good opportunity if you’re before choosing your specialty and are considering oncology as an option. More info:

We hope we could help you find the events that fit your preferences and 2018 will be a rich year in professional impulses for you.