Charles University, 3rd Faculty of Medicine, is one of three faculties in Prague (Praha) that offers an education in medicine given in English.
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Prague (Praha), with it’s 1,9 million inhabitants, is the capital city of the Czech Republic. The well- preserved and maintained older quarters of the city make Prague one Europe’s most popular tourist destinations. A cosmopolitan city with a lot of character, and were life can be enjoyed at a leisurely pace.
The University will assist initially in finding accommodation through student housing.
There are approximately 1100 medical students at the medical faculty.
Course of Studies
The completed course qualifies for the title Doctor of Medicine (MU doctorate). The course integrates practice, so one is a fully licensed doctor after six years.
Fee per year
At the present time, the yearly fee amounts to 330 000 Czech Koruna (around € 11.000).
The courses will be taught in English. Learning the Czech language is part of the first year curriculum in order the ease communication between students and patients.
Entry to the course is conditional upon having achieved a qualified upper secondary level education, i.e. a certificate (GCSE) of general admission. A high level of competence in the general sciences is required, and all must pass an entrance examination in Biology, Chemistry and Physics (alternately Mathematics). Good English is also emphasized.
Place and time for the entrance examination: 11 a.m, Sunday 11 t of June, 2017 in Reykjavik provided there are minimum 8 applicants. Place will come later.
This examination lasts for 2 hours and 45 minutes. The written part consists of approx. 90 multiple choice questions, about 30 from each of the major scientific disciplines. Those that pass this test with a score of 55 (or more) correct answers, will be called in to a short interview based upon an unknown text. Finally, you will be informed on your standing in relation to entrance.
All applications in before 30. April 2017, please.
NB! Application period : 1. February – 30. April.
Click „Apply for study“ here. Fill in your e-mail address. Then you will come to „user name“ where you fill in your name and create your own password.
Then you have come to the application form. Fill in the obligatory boxes marked with a blue *. Don´t forget to fill in the box named „Agency“ with Sonans Interstudies so you can be sure to sit for the exam in Reykjavik.
Finally you have to send the following by ordinary post to:
- Copy of certificate signifying achievement of qualification of secondary level education . Copies should be provided in English. The copy must be stamped with an apostille. ( This is only for those who already has a certificate).
- One Passport photograph.
- Copy of Passport. On the back page you write the following: „Personal data can be used for the purpose of admission“ and then your signature.
- Receipt from paid admission fee € 22 which should be paid to:
Name of the account:
Charles University, Third Faculty of Medicine
Ceskoslovenska obchodni banka, Branch (corporate)
Na Porici 24, 115 20 Prague 1, Czech Republic
CZ 82 0300 0000 0005 0008 1433
More information will be given after passing the exam.
Deadline for Acceptance of place
You must provide an affirmative answer before the first of August. A deposit of 10 000 CZK must be made to reserve a place in the course.
A two week introductory course to the Czech language starts mid-September. The medical course starts at the end of the month.
Residencey Permit, etc.
A valid Passport is all that is required to enter The Czech Republic. After entering, you must register at the local police station/immigration authority in order to be issued with a residency permit. The University will assist you.
In addition, it may be advisable to have personal insurance that covers theft, etc.