Manipal International Dental Summer Training Program [MIDST 2019]

  • Start Date:August 01, 2019
  • End Date:August 16, 2019

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Manipal International Dental Summer Training Program [MIDST 2019] When: — Where: MCODS,Manipal Category:

Manipal International Dental Summer Training (MIDST)


Manipal Academy of Higher Education has been imparting world class education for over 60 years and students from over 50 countries study here. University is situated at the rocky yet lush green hinterland of Malabar Coast. It is home to one of the best libraries and also to one of the finest anatomy museums in the world and what more; it has fully equipped campuses, research center of national repute, and above all a perfect harmony with nature. For more details, visit


Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal, formerly known as the College of Dental Surgery, was established in 1965, as the first self-financing institution under private sector in India. Over the last 50 years, it has grown to be one of the finest centers for higher learning, acclaimed internationally for its excellence in dental education as well as health care with students from 35 countries and more than 4500 alumni. The Manipal College of Dental Sciences is an ISO-certified institution (ISO 9001:2008 and 14001:2004) and is considered as one of the premier institutes of Manipal Academy of Higher Education. It has repeatedly been ranked as the best dental school in India by various surveys.


The school successfully hosted three editions of the summer school in 2016 , 2017 and 2018 which was widely appreciated by the participants. To add impetus to the internationalization of dental education, the school shall be hosting the fourth edition of the Manipal International Dental Summer Training (MIDST) in August 2019 from the 1stto 16th. This program is aimed at providing international dental students a glimpse into dentistry as practiced in India.


Participants will be exposed to various facets of the profession including volunteering at outreach camps, interactive lectures in advanced clinical dental procedures and hands on demonstrations. In addition to the educational experience, the participants will also be introduced to the rich cultural heritage of the region through guided programs.

Through this platform, MCODS Manipal aims to reach out to interested dental institutions who would like to send their students for this unique event and build a lasting professional relationship.


Note for the 2019 program

-Fees: 750 USD (includes accommodation for program duration with breakfast, lunch and dinner at the International Hostel, airport transfer, and local cultural tours)

-Travel: Participants are requested to make their own travel arrangements to reach Mangalore International Airport (IXE).Those arriving by train have to disembark at Udupi railway station. The local organizing committee shall take care of all transport from the airport/railway station. More information can be found in the link below.

How to reach Manipal  


Places to visit around Manipal  


Online Registration form


Glimpses of MIDST 2017

Glimpses of MIDST 2018


-Visa: An invitation letter will be provided only to selected candidates which can be used to procure a visa. However they are responsible to arrange for their own visa.

-Registration & Payment: Selected candidates will be notified of their selection within one month of their application submission. Only selected candidates shall be provided with an online payment gateway.

-Last date for accepting the applicationsJune 1st 2019 [Applications submitted after this date will only be considered depending on available slots]


-Who can apply: Students studying dentistry in a college/school outside India in final year/internship and fresh graduates.


Interested students can contact the following persons for further information about the program.


Dean, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal,

Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Karnataka, India 576104


Phone & Fax: +91 820 2571966

Phone: +91 820 2922340; 2922455


Program Coordinator:

Dr. Shashidhar Acharya:

Professor and Head,

Departmentof Public Health Dentistry,MCODS, Manipal

Phone: +919448127031