Who we are

The International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), founded in 1951, is one of the world’s oldest and largest student-run organisations. It represents, connects and engages every day with an inspiring and engaging network of 1.3 million medical students from 139 national members organizations in 130 countries around the globe.

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IFMSA History

It is now 70 years since IFMSA has been created to bring together medical students from all over the world to engage with global health issues.

Our Structure

You can find more about how IFMSA is organized below:

Our Leadership

You can find more about IFMSA’s leadership below:

Our Regions

You can find more about regions represented inside IFMSA below:

Our Partners

You can find more about IFMSA’s official partners below:

Our Events

You can find more about the events & trainings that IFMSA organizes below: