How to apply

Basic information for applicants

The Third Faculty of Medicine offers the following programme in English language:


Type of study: 

Master program – M.D. degree

(MUDr. = Medicinae Universae Doctor)

Study program:

GENERAL MEDICINE

Form of study:

full – time

Standard duration of study:

six years


The entrance examination dates

The entrance examination dates in Prague are set:


  • May 26, 2017 Friday

  • June 26, 2017 Monday


Applicants may also contact the cooperating agencies

  • The entrance examination in Madrid, Spain, will be on April 23, 2017

    Contact: Dónde Estudiar Medicina, Mrs. Ann C. Gómez

    e-mail: info@donde-estudiar-medicina.es

  • The entrance examination in Oslo, Norway, will be on May 21, 2017

    Contact: Sonans Interstudies in Norway, Sweden - Mr. Arne Lundemo

    e-mail: arne.lundemo@sonans.no

  • The entrance examination in Stockholm, Sweden, will be on May 7, 2017

    Contact: Sonans Interstudies in Norway, Sweden - Mr. Arne Lundemo

    e-mail: arne.lundemo@sonans.no

  • The entrance examination in Island, will be on June 11, 2017 (only when there will be more than 10 applicants)

    Contact: Sonans Interstudies in Norway, Sweden - Mr. Arne Lundemo

    e-mail: arne.lundemo@sonans.no

  • The entrance examination in Hannover, Germany, will be on May 28, 2017

    Contact: Dónde Estudiar Medicina, Spain - Mrs. Ann C. Gómez

    e-mail: info@donde-estudiar-medicina.es

  • The entrance examination in Münster, Germany, will be on June 12, 2017

    Contact: College Contact, Mrs. Alexandra Michel

    e-mail: amichel@college-contact.com

  • The entrance examination in Galway, Ireland, will be on June 28, 2017

    Contact: Yeats College, Mr. Terry Fahy, e-mail: yeatscollegegalway@eircom.net

  • The entrance examination in Limassol, Cyprus, will be on June 25, 2017

    Contact: Ms. Areti Gregoriou, e-mail: olympiagym@cytanet.com.cy

  • The entrance examination in Tel Aviv, Israel, will be on May 15, 2017 and June 26, 2017

    Contact: Medstudy Agency, Israel - Mr. Arik Alhalel

    e-mail: medstudyil@gmail.com

  • The entrance examination in Lisbon, Portugal, will be on May 27, 2017

    Contact: Information Planet, Mr. Carlos Xavier

    e-mail: carlos.xavier@informationplanet.pt

  • The entrance examination in London, Great Britain, will be on April 23, 2017

    Contact: Tutelage LTD, e-mail: info@tutelage.org.uk

Deadlines

Deadline for submission of applications for the study is:


  • on March 15, 2017 for the entrance examination in April 2017

  • on March 31, 2017 for the entrance examination in May 2017

  • on April 30, 2017 for the entrance examination in June 2017

  • on May 31, 2017 for the entrance examination in July 2017

Number of admitted applicants

Maximum 60 students will be admitted for the academic year 2017/2018 to study medicine in English language on the basis of entrance examination, maximum 25 students will be admitted without the need to carry out on entrance examination.

Annual tuition fee

CZK 330.000 (Czech crowns)

The tuition fee covers the period from September 2017 to June 2018 and has to be paid to October 31, 2017.

Requirements for admission procedure

The Faculty seeks students with appropriate academic qualification, good command of English and high motivation to study medicine. There is an entrance examination, consisting of two parts. The first one incorporates a multiple-choice test (30 questions for each subject) in Chemistry, Biology and third test you can choose between Physics and Mathematics.


In case of succeeding through the written exam, the applicant will proceed to the second part - the interview.


The second part is composed of an interview with interpretation of an unfamiliar section of a scientific article and conversation focused on motivation and general knowledge of the student. The range of topics for Biology, Chemistry and Physics/Mathematics entrance tests can be found here.

Prerequisites for admission without the need to carry out an entrance examination

1a) A-level examination results – physics or mathematics, chemistry, biology:

Minimum results: A, A, B

The examination must be carried out in the academic year 2015/2016 at the latest


or

1b) Results of International Baccalaureate (IB) in Area 4 (Experimental Sciences) with Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Mathematics, all in Higher Level:

Total – minimum sum of points from the given 3 subjects: 19

The examination must be carried out in the academic year 2015/2016 at the latest


or

1c) Results of a comparable examination (e.g. SAT):

Overall minimum score: 85 percentile

The examination must be carried out in the academic year 2015/2016 at the latest


or

1d) Grade average during studies (applicants attending secondary education in Germany):

Grade average during the whole period of study: better than 1,30

The applicant must graduate from secondary education in the academic year 2016/2017


2) An applicant for study that wishes to be accepted into the first section of study (first year) without an entrance examination is required to submit an application form for the remission of the entrance examination together with an application form for study to the Study Division of the Faculty to the March 15, 2017 (the date of postage is decisive).


3) An order of applicants will be drafted based on the criteria above and study grade averages. A maximum of 25 applicants may be admitted without an entrance examination.


Documents required with the application form

The applicant will not be admitted to the entrance examination without the presented requirements:


  1. Application Form for Admission to study in English - General Medicine can be found

  2. Verified copy of high school leaving certificate certified with an Apostille by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Ministry of Education of the country you studied in and official transcript including all marks/grades and number of hours.

  3. Photocopy of the 1st page of passport (write on the back side that you agree to provide your personal data for the purposes of admission and sign it, please)

  4. One passport-size photo.

  5. Applicants are requested to mail the above documents and certificate of the payment of admission fee of 590,-CZK or equivalent amount in Euro (non-refundable) to the faculty address (see above). The deadlines for sending these fees are the same as the deadlines for sending the application forms (see above).

Admission fee

590,-CZK or equivalent amount in Euro Must be made by bank transfer (no check) to the following account of Third Faculty of Medicine:


Name of the account:

Charles University, Third Faculty of Medicine

Bank name:

Ceskoslovenska obchodni banka, Branch (corporate)

Address:

Na Porici 24, 115 20 Prague 1, Czech Republic

Account number:

0500081433/0300

SWIFT code

CEKOCZPP

IBAN:

CZ 82 0300 0000 0005 0008 1433


Please, print your name and „Admission Fee“ in the comment. The applicant is to cover all bank expenses.

More information

  1. Textbooks, accommodation and meals are not included in the tuition fee. The cost of living is relatively low in Prague. Accommodation costs approximately € 300 per month whereas the cost of meals is approximately €120.

  2. International students admitted to the Faculty should secure a health insurance for themselves (for all forms of medical treatment) - from their home countries for the duration of their stay in the Czech Republic. Students may make a contract with a Czech health insurance company.

  3. Admitted applicants have to apply for a long stay student visa at the respective Czech Embassy in their home country. This visa is absolutely necessary for international students besides EU and Norway.

  4. All admitted students shall attend 10 days intensive Czech language course in September 2017.

  5. Accommodation for the 1st year international students can be arranged at the Charles University dormitories. (approx. € 250 per month). But the places are limited.

  6. The Faculty offers prospective applicants a 5 month (January-May) preparatory course in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Czech and English Languages.

  7. The academic year 2017/2018 begins on October 1, 2017. A winter semester lasts 15 weeks till the middle of January and is followed by a 4-weeks examination period. At Christmas time, students have a holiday (10-14 days). A summer semester lasts 15 weeks from around February 20 till the end of May. The summer examination period ends 4 weeks later. It continues after the summer holiday during the month of September.

How to contact us

Representative of the Faculty for English Curriculum:

Vice-dean for Undergraduate Education and Student Affairs

David Marx, M.D., Ph.D.

Phone: +420 267 102 176

E-mail:

Fax: +420 272 730 776


Study Division

Phone: +420 267 102 206

Fax: +420 272 730 776

Miriam Křížová, e-mail


By post:

Charles University

Third Faculty of Medicine

Study Division

Ruská 87

100 00 Prague 10,

CZECH REPUBLIC



We look forward, to meeting you in autumn 2017.


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Third Faculty of Medicine

Charles University

Ruská 87, 100 00 Prague 10

Czech Republic


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