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Student Exchange Program

What is IPSF?

IPSF, the International Pharmaceutical Students´ Federation, was founded in London in 1949, with the statutory aim of “studying and promoting the interests of pharmaceutical students and to encourage international co-operation among them”. IPSF has a solid membership of more than eighty organizations representing a total number of more than three hundred fifty thousand (350,000) pharmacy students worldwide.

What is SEP?

Student Exchange Programme (SEP) is one of the main activities in IPSF. It is a mobility programme that gives students from all over the world the opportunity to get to know pharmacy in a different country.

The programme runs throughout the year, but the majority of the exchanges take place between May and September. The length is usually 1 to 3 months and the possible host sites are including:

– Retail pharmacies
– Hospital pharmacies
– Wholesale companies
– Pharmaceutical industry
– Pharmacy schools
– Government
– Private health agencies

The host may also provide room, board and/or pocket money in addition to the training site in order to help the student.