1. Who Can Attend
Young Internists (YIs) who have not previously attended ESIM from EFIM Member Countries. The applicants should be towards the end of their training in Internal Medicine, under the age of 36 years, and with a good understanding of English. The course will be in English. In order to promote interaction among Young Internists from various European countries, no families or other accompanying persons are allowed during the course!
2. How to Apply
Contact the President or Secretary of your National Society of Internal Medicine to express your interest in ESIM and include your up-to-date CV. They will advise you further on the application procedure in your country and the level of sponsorship they can provide.
Go to this page to find the National Society representatives in your Country: http://www.efim.org/en/member-countries-928
Please, be aware that we are unable to process any applications if a member country has failed to pay the annual membership fee.
National Society Sponsorship levels vary, but usually include the Registration Fee of 995 Euros and economy rate travel expenses. The registration fee covers accommodation and meals for a 6 night stay, attendance at the 1 week ESIM course with all educational material and organized social program, as well as transfer from/to Kittilä airport.
Upon receipt of your completed registration form, ESIM will make your hotel reservation.
A limited number of bursaries are available for Young Internists from low-income EFIM member countries. This funding, provided by the Foundation for the Development of Internal Medicine in Europe (FDIME), will cover the Registration Fees. Travel expenses are not automatically included in the bursary award. FDIME may award a separate travel bursary if the YI’s National Society cannot support travel costs. Applicants from low-income countries must first be approved by their National Society, providing a Letter of Support with their Bursary Application Form and CV submitted to ESIM.The Letter of Support must state whether or not the National Society is able to pay Travel expenses for the candidate. All bursary applications will by assessed by the FDIME-ESIM Bursary Selection Committee who will award the sponsorship. Successful candidates will receive a Letter of Acceptance from the FDIME President. Click Here for further information
For any additional information about bursaries, please contact:
Samia Jeanbart, ESIM-FDIME Bursary Administrator, email apply (at) fdime.org