EXEGYPT Intercontinental Winter School
Welcome to the exciting world of Winter School! The Mega event EXEGYPT Intercontinental Winter School” is not just a place for academic enrichment; it’s a dynamic and vibrant community where students come together to expand their knowledge through our fascinating scientific program as well as make lifelong friendships.
At EXEGYPT Winter School, we believe in the perfect blend of scientific exploration and exciting social activities. Our program is designed to offer a unique learning experience while immersing you in the rich cultural heritage of Egypt.
Date: December 29th 2024 to January 5th 2025
Destinations: Ismailia, Cairo, Giza, Portsaid, Siwa Oasis, and Alexandria
Our Event is divided into Scientific and social Programs
A) Scientific Program:
- Emergency Medicine Program
- Tropical Medicine and Infectious diseases Program
- Dentistry/Maxillofacial Program
- Pharmaceutical Program
- Radiology Program
- Nursing Program
- Physiotherapy Program
N.B : Each scientific program includes Lectures, group discussions, and hands-on clinical experience.
B) Social Program:
Daily Sociocultural outings and parties in our beloved city of Ismailia (Host City) which is famous for mangoes and Suez Canal in additions to the extra ordinary trips to:
- Siwa Oasis
Are you ready for an extraordinary winter adventure filled with knowledge, fun, and unforgettable memories? We are thrilled to invite you to EXEGYPT Winter School, where science meets adventure!
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Winter School Social Programs
Cairo, the vibrant capital of Egypt, is a city that beckons participants from all over the world to explore its rich history and immerse themselves in its captivating culture. As part of the summer school organized by ExEgypt, participants will have the opportunity to witness the awe-inspiring wonders that make Cairo truly unique.No visit to Cairo would be complete without marveling at the iconic Pyramids of Giza. These ancient structures, shrouded in mystery, stand tall as a testament to the ingenuity of the ancient Egyptians.Adjacent to the pyramids lies the enigmatic Sphinx, a colossal statue with the body of a lion and the head of a human, guarding the secrets of the past.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization offers a captivating journey through Egypt’s illustrious heritage. From ancient artifacts to beautifully
preserved mummies, participants will gain insights into the fascinating history and culture of this ancient civilization.
Khan El Khalili, a bustling
marketplace, provides a sensory delight for visitors. Its narrow streets are lined with shops selling exquisite jewelry, intricate textiles, and traditional
Here, participants can immerse themselves in the vibrant atmosphere, bargaining with local merchants and savoring the aromas of traditional Egyptian cuisine.
Salah El Din Citadel, a medieval fortress perched on a hilltop, offers panoramic views of Cairo’s sprawling cityscape. Within its walls, participants can explore ancient mosques, museums, and ornate palaces, experiencing the city’s rich architectural heritage.
To top off their Cairo experience, participants will embark on a memorable Nile cruise by night. Sailing along the majestic river, they will witness the city’s illuminated skyline, adorned with glittering lights, while enjoying traditional music and entertainment.
Cairo, with its ancient wonders, bustling markets, and enchanting cultural experiences, promises to be an unforgettable destination for participants of the summer school in Egypt
Alexandria, a captivating city on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt, is a destination that participants from all corners of the globe will have the pleasure of exploring during the summer school organized by ExEgypt.
Known for its rich history, cultural landmarks, and enchanting atmosphere, Alexandria offers a unique blend of ancient wonders and vibrant modernity.
One of the highlights of the visit to Alexandria is the exploration of the Qaitbay Citadel. This impressive fortress, built in the 15th century, stands proudly on the Mediterranean shoreline and offers panoramic views of the city and the sea. Participants will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the city’s history as they explore the citadel’s architectural marvels and learn about its significance.
Another must-visit destination in Alexandria is the Alexandria Bibliotheca, a modern tribute to the ancient Library of Alexandria.
Participants will have the chance to delve into the world of knowledge and culture as they explore the library’s vast collection of books, manuscripts, and exhibitions. It serves as a beacon of intellectual enlightenment and a symbol of Alexandria’s scholarly heritage.
For those with an appreciation for art and history, the Jewelry Museum in Alexandria is a fascinating attraction to visit. Housed in a former palace, the museum showcases a stunning collection of jewelry, including exquisite pieces from ancient Egypt and other civilizations. Participants can marvel at the intricate craftsmanship and learn about the cultural significance of these precious adornments.
As the night falls, participants will have the opportunity to experience the charm of Alexandria by night. The city comes alive with a vibrant energy as its streets, cafes, and promenades light up. Participants can stroll along the Corniche, enjoy the sea breeze, and indulge in the city’s lively nightlife, immersing themselves in the enchanting ambiance of Alexandria after sunset.
Alexandria, with its historical landmarks, cultural treasures, and vibrant atmosphere, promises to provide participants with an unforgettable experience during their summer school in Egypt. The city’s blend of ancient wonders and modern delights will captivate their senses and leave them with cherished memories of this remarkable coastal gem.
Port Said Trip
Port Said, a vibrant coastal city in Egypt, is an exciting destination that participants from around the world will have the pleasure of visiting during the summer school organized by ExEgypt. Situated at the northern entrance of the Suez Canal, Port Said offers a unique blend of history, culture, and stunning seaside vistas.
Participants will have the opportunity to savor the delicious flavors of Egypt by enjoying a koshary lunch in Port Said. This traditional Egyptian dish, consisting of a delightful mix of rice, lentils, macaroni, chickpeas, and a flavorful tomato sauce, is a culinary delight that showcases the local cuisine.
A remarkable experience awaits participants as they have the chance to cross from Africa to Asia on a ferry boat. Port Said is strategically located on the Mediterranean coast, making it an ideal starting point for exploring the Suez Canal.
Crossing the canal by ferry boat provides an extraordinary opportunity to witness the impressive engineering feat that connects two continents.
As the sun sets, participants will be treated to a captivating Semsemeya show by the sea. The enchanting melodies of the Semsemeya, a traditional Egyptian musical instrument, will fill the air, creating a magical ambiance. Participants can relax and immerse themselves in the mesmerizing music while enjoying the serene beauty of the sea.
Port Said, with its culinary delights, cross-continental adventure, and enchanting evening entertainment, promises to be a memorable destination for participants of the summer school in Egypt.
Siwa, a captivating oasis city in Egypt, is a destination that participants from around the world will have the pleasure of visiting during the winter school organized by ExEgypt. Situated in the heart of the Western Desert, Siwa offers a unique and enchanting experience with its serene landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and warm hospitality.
One of the highlights of the visit to Siwa is exploring the ancient ruins of the Temple of the Oracle. This archaeological site, dating back to the 6th century BC, was an important religious and cultural center in ancient times. Participants will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in history as they wander through the remnants of this sacred place and learn about its mystical past.
Siwa is also renowned for its natural beauty, including its mesmerizing salt lakes and breathtaking sand dunes. Participants will have the chance to venture into the desert and witness the stunning vistas that surround the oasis. They can embark on exhilarating desert safaris, ride on camelback through the golden dunes, and witness the awe-inspiring sunset over the vast Sahara.
The warm and welcoming community of Siwa will provide participants with a true taste of Egyptian hospitality. They will have the opportunity to engage with the locals, learn about their traditions, and savor the authentic flavors of Siwan cuisine. From enjoying traditional dishes like “fatta” and “bessara” to sipping refreshing “sobia” drinks, participants will discover the culinary delights of this unique oasis.
Siwa, with its ancient ruins, awe-inspiring desert landscapes, and warm hospitality, promises to offer participants an unforgettable experience during their winter school in Egypt. The city’s serene ambiance and cultural richness will provide a peaceful and enlightening retreat from the bustling world, allowing participants to immerse themselves in the beauty of this hidden gem in the Western Desert.
Emergency Medicine Program:
1- In this course, you will attend lectures discussing the latest and most relevant topics in Emergency Medicine including ABCDE approach, acute coronary syndromes, chest trauma, abdominal trauma, acute abdomen and burn injuries.
2- You will also be given pretalks on how to do general, abdominal, cardiac and chest examinations, as well as Chest X-ray and ECG interpretations.
3- You will then have the chance to attend hands-on clinical rounds in the emergency department including the observation, trauma and resuscitation rooms. In these rounds you will have the opportunity to apply what you have learnt such as history taking, perform hands-on examinations and interpret X-ray films, and ECG traces.
4- For those interested in attending surgeries, you will have the chance to attend surgeries in different specialties as well.
Tropical Medicine and Infectious diseases Program:
1- Participants will attend lectures and learn about important topics in tropical medicine and infectious disease relevant in Egypt including jaundice, hepatitis, liver cell failure, schistosomiasis and typhoid fever.
2- Students will also have the chance to take history from patients and perform hands-on examinations like general and abdominal examinations.
3- You will also be able to visit the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit and other units in the departments.
4- For those interested in attending surgeries, you will have the chance to attend surgeries in different specialties as well.
1- Participants will attend lectures and learn about important topics in Dentistry and Maxillofacial including maxillofacial fractures, periodontal disease, endodontics, orthodontics, orthognathic surgery and congenital and craniofacial deformities.
2- You will attend clinical rounds at our plastic surgery department and see cases with maxillofacial trauma and fractures.
3- You will have the chance to attend a dental clinic and observe all types of procedures done.
4- For those interested in attending surgeries, you will have the chance to attend surgeries in plastic and reconstructive surgery, dental surgeries and in different specialties as well.
1- Participants will attend lectures on important topics in Clinical Pharmacy including hepatitis and its treatment, antidiabetics and insulin, anticoagulants and schistosomiasis and arthropods.
2- You will attend sessions at our Parasitology lab to learn about the most common parasites in Egypt, and have the chance to the parasites and their eggs on slides under a microscope
3- You will pay a visit to our local pharmacies, and learn about the system our local pharmacies follow including drug organization, ordering etc..
1- Participants will attend lectures on important topics in diagnostic radiology including interpreting X-rays, plain radiography, CT (computed tomography) scans, MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scans, Ultrasound examinations and Nuclear medicine imaging techniques.
2- You will be able to attend at the radiology department to apply what you have learnt in the lectures regarding the interpretation of the difficult imaging techniques.
3- You will have the chance to learn how to perform The Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST) Ultrasound.
1- Participants will attend lectures on important topics in nursing including critical care, operation theater techniques, obstetric nursing and principles of nursing services, administration, and supervision
2- Attend clinical rounds and learn about different types of injection (SC, IM, IV), to cannulation, blood sampling like ABG, VBG, as well as ECG electrode placement
3- Attend operation theaters, ICU, and inpatient wards and observe our professional nursing teams
1- Participants will attend lectures on important topics in physiotherapy including foundations of anatomy and clinical practice, injury and rehabilitation, motor control and decline and musculoskeletal practice.
2- Attend clinical practices and learn about manual therapy, massage, stretching, posture correction and individualized exercise.
3- Learn about Cardiorespiratory physiotherapy used in patients with problems in their heart, lungs and circulatory system such as those who suffer from COPD, asthma and heart attacks.
N.B. Optional workshops: You can register for our exceptional workshops given by our certified doctors, and these include basic life support, advanced life support and stitching workshops.
Option 1: High Quality Hotel Rooms
Our high-quality hotel rooms offer a luxurious and comfortable stay for your summer or winter school accommodation needs. Each room is designed to provide a pleasant and inviting environment for studying, relaxing, and unwinding after a long day of classes and social activities. The rooms are equipped with modern amenities and are meticulously maintained to ensure a pleasant stay.
Air Conditioning: Our hotel rooms are equipped with air conditioning systems, allowing you to adjust the temperature to your preference.
Separate Bathroom: Each room has a private bathroom, ensuring privacy and convenience during your stay.
Refrigerator: You’ll have access to a refrigerator in your room, allowing you to store snacks, beverages, and any perishable items you may have.
High-Quality Furnishings: The rooms are furnished with comfortable beds, stylish furniture, and tasteful decor, creating a welcoming atmosphere.
Housekeeping: dedicated housekeeping staff ensures that your room is cleaned regularly, maintaining a fresh and hygienic environment.
Option 2: ExEgypt Apartments
If you prefer a more independent and home-like environment, our ExEgypt Apartments are an excellent choice. These apartments offer above-average quality and are fully equipped and furnished to meet your needs during your summer or winter school program. They provide a comfortable and convenient living space that allows you to focus on your studies while enjoying the comforts of home.
Air Conditioning: Each apartment is air-conditioned, ensuring a comfortable living environment regardless of the weather outside.
Fully Equipped: The apartments come with all the necessary amenities and equipment, including a kitchen with appliances (stove, refrigerator, microwave, etc.), allowing you to prepare your own meals.
Fully Furnished: The apartments are tastefully furnished, providing a cozy and inviting atmosphere for relaxation and study.
Independence: With your own apartment, you’ll have the freedom to create your own schedule and have privacy whenever you need it.
Maintenance: Our dedicated maintenance team ensures that the apartments are well-maintained, addressing any issues promptly.
Whether you choose the high-quality hotel rooms or the ExEgypt Apartments, we strive to provide comfortable and convenient accommodations that enhance your summer or winter school experience.
At our summer or winter school, we prioritize the comfort and convenience of our students, which is why we provide top-quality VIP private buses for transportation throughout the duration of the program. Our VIP buses are designed to offer a luxurious and enjoyable travel experience and to ensure that you make the most of our summer or winter school program.
VIP Private Buses: Our private buses are exclusively reserved for our summer or winter school participants, guaranteeing a comfortable and private transportation experience.
Spacious and Comfortable: The buses are spacious, allowing ample legroom and providing comfortable seating. You’ll have enough space to relax, work on assignments, or socialize with fellow students during the journey.
Air Conditioning: Our buses are equipped with advanced air conditioning systems, ensuring a pleasant and cool environment even during hot summer months.
Onboard Amenities: To make your journey more enjoyable, our VIP buses are equipped with amenities such as reclining seats, entertainment systems, including TV screens, and audio systems. This allows you to unwind, watch videos, or listen to music during the trip.
Professional Drivers: Our buses are operated by experienced and professional drivers who prioritize safety and provide a smooth and reliable transportation experience. They are knowledgeable about the routes and ensure timely arrival at destinations.
Accompaniment: Our VIP private buses are dedicated solely to the summer school program, ensuring that you have transportation available whenever needed. The buses accompany the students throughout the program, providing convenient transportation to and from classes, field trips, and other program activities.
Luxury and Style: Our VIP private buses are designed with a touch of luxury and style. They boast elegant interiors and exteriors, creating a sophisticated and comfortable ambiance during your travels.
We understand the importance of efficient and comfortable transportation for a successful summer or winter school experience. With our top-quality VIP private buses, we aim to provide a seamless and enjoyable journey, allowing you to focus on learning, networking, and making the most of your summer school program.
Ensuring the safety and security of our students is of utmost importance to us. To provide a secure environment during the summer or winter school, we collaborate closely with various government entities, including the Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Interior, and General Intelligence Department. Their combined efforts and expertise allow us to implement comprehensive security measures for the protection and well-being of all participants.
Professional Security Personnel: Our summer school program is supported by a team of highly trained and experienced security personnel. They are well-versed in security protocols, emergency response procedures, and crowd management techniques to ensure a safe environment for all participants.
Vigilant Surveillance: The security team, in collaboration with the relevant government departments, maintains a constant and vigilant surveillance system throughout the program. This includes the use of advanced security technologies, such as CCTV cameras, to monitor the premises and swiftly respond to any potential security concerns.
Access Control: Strict access control measures are implemented to regulate entry and exit points to the summer school premises. Only authorized individuals, including participants, staff, and approved visitors, are granted access, ensuring a controlled and secure environment.
Emergency Preparedness: The security team works in close coordination with emergency response units to develop and implement comprehensive emergency preparedness plans. These plans include procedures for evacuations, medical emergencies, and other unforeseen incidents to ensure the safety and well-being of all participants.
Regular Risk Assessments: The Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Interior, and General Intelligence Department conduct regular risk assessments to identify potential security risks and vulnerabilities. This allows for proactive measures to be taken to mitigate risks and strengthen the overall security framework.
Confidentiality and Privacy: The security personnel and government entities involved in ensuring the security of the summer school program adhere to strict confidentiality and privacy protocols. They respect the privacy of participants and maintain the confidentiality of any personal or sensitive information shared during the program.
Collaborative Approach: The collaborative efforts between the Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Interior, General Intelligence Department, and our summer school team enable a cohesive and effective security approach. Regular communication and information sharing ensure the implementation of the most up-to-date security measures. By partnering with these esteemed government entities, we are committed to providing a secure and safe environment during the summer or winter school program. The combined efforts of the Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Interior, and General Intelligence Department contribute to an atmosphere where participants can focus on their studies, personal growth, and enjoy a positive and secure learning experience
Medical students & fresh graduates
Dentistry students & fresh graduates
Pharmaceutical Students & fresh graduates
Nursing Students & fresh graduates
Physiotherapy Students & fresh graduates
Architecture Students & fresh graduates
All non-medical student as well (Community service & History programs)
We can’t wait to welcome you to ExEgypt Winter School, where education meets adventure, and lifelong memories are made.
See you in Ismailia!