There are several student Societies you may join during your medical student years:

SSMI (Medical Students’ Society Iasi)

SSMI offers a lot of pleasant extra-curricular activities such as: acting, singing, volunteering, physical education, movie times etc.; plus you feel part of a big team, with a similar purpose: becoming a doctor.

You can visit their weekly meetings every Tuesday from 19:30 and find out more about their work.


IMJS (International Medical Journal Society)

IMJS was made by students for students. Its main goal is to help students engage in activites such as national and internationsl congresses and conferences and offer them support in writing and presenting their own medical papers.

The meetings are hold in English and at the beginning of each semester there is an open-house event where you are able to speak with the board members and learn more about the benefits of participating in such activities.


SSCR (Surgery Students’ Society)

The Surgical Society of our faculty. Through its famous workshops students can learn and practice doing sutures from scratch, experience the equipment used during surgery and how to prepare for the operating room. Their workshops are held in Romanian, French and English and will give you a first taste of what it means to be a surgeon.

More information on their website:


For facebook addicts (you will have to be one any way, since in UMF we use it a lot) search the following groups:

International Medical Students Society Iasi

Everything about international students, where you will find useful information regarding deadlines, relevant questions from other students, updates from the Dean’s office etc.

Iasi student market

Created by students. A market for books, electrical devices and anything else you can imagine.

Eclesia International (Iași, Romania)

An English-speaking Church in Iasi, where you can pray with other students, meet great people and join them on their Friday Fun Nights.