The European Sting is a political newspaper that aims to bring unbiased and trustworthy information to their readers not only about European Affairs, but about almost any political, economical and social topic. Furthermore, the Sting welcomes its readers to take part in this constructive and critical dialogue! As per the IFMSA's partnership with the Sting, any medical student worldwide is able to voice their ideas, concerns, opinions and dreams in a global online magazine. If you are interested in the topic below and would like to share your ideas with us and the world, please familiarize yourself carefully with the requirements and the deadline. During this call, we will be accepting articles on the following topic:

Cultural understanding and cultural shock


Requirements for the submission:

The incoming articles need to adhere to the following specifications:

a)    Clearly defined brief title

b)    Up to 500 words article body text

c)    Profile picture of the writer

d)    100 words brief resume of the writer

e)    email address of the writer

Please send us your article as an attachment to your letter (not as the actual letter), and the part "about the author" with your photo in a separate document. Also bear in mind that articles must be in a format that allows for them to be edited using a word processor. Hand-written and/or scanned articles will not be accepted.

When and where send the article?

Send a full article to ga.europe@ifmsa.org no later than by the 16th of December 23:59 GMT.

You can find past articles following this link: https://europeansting.com/category/ifmsa/

Information on data processing:  

We would like to inform you that we collect some personal data while receiving the articles. All personal data that we collect, such as name of the author, email address, resume is only there to allow us to establish contact with the applicant and provide information about the author of the text to the European Sting magazine, and it is only collected for this purpose. The data will be deleted at the end of the current term (30/09/2019). If you would like to remove your personal data before the aforementioned time, please send a request to rdeurope@ifmsa.org ccing vpprc@ifmsa.org in your response. To know more about IFMSA's management of your data, please find our privacy policy at https://ifmsa.org/privacy.  If your article is accepted, the information provided in the resume, such as your name and country will be made public for recognition of your submission.