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


Admission process


  1. On – line registration

    Paying admission fee CZK 820 via on-line application (or bank transfer)

    After the application is processed by the faculty, you have to choose the date of your exam (see how). You have to register for the term until April 30th.

  2. Sending verified copy of high-school leaving certificate certified with an Apostille or by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Ministry of Education and Czech Embassy of the country you studied in as well and official transcript including all marks/grades and number of hours (see how).

    And paying the nostrification fee CZK 810 (via on-line application "proof of education")

  3. Photocopy of the 1st page of passport

  4. One passport-size photo.

  5. Applicants are requested to send the hard copies of the above mentioned documents by post to the faculty address. The latest deadline for sending the documents is July 15th, but be aware that the faculty can only issue the offical Letter of Acceptance (required for visa purposes) after receiving the documents. Therefore it is recommended to send it as soon as possible.


The entrance examination dates


Israel - Tel Aviv - January 20th, 2022

Germany - Hannover - April 22nd, 2022

Spain - Madrid - April 24th, 2022

UK - London - April 30th, 2022

Portugal - Lisbon - May 28th, 2022

Portugal - Lisbon - May 29th, 2022

Other dates and places of entrance exams

to the academic year 2022/2023 will be announced soon.


The Faculty also cooperates with student agencies on the admission process.


Agencies may have their own additional requirements or fees set.

In Germany

  • Medizin – in - Europa.de

    •For applying through this agency contact Dr. Nils Bergner,

    e-mail address:

In United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northen Ireland

  • Medical Doorway

    •For applying through this agency contact Mr. Ben Ambrose,

    e-mail address:

  • Tutelage Ltd

    •For applying through this agency contact Ms. Noreen Nawaz,

    e-mail address:

In Cyprus

  • Areti Gregoriou

    •For applying through this agency contact Ms. Areti Gregoriou,

    e-mail address:

In Ireland

  • Yeats College

    •For applying through this agency contact Mr. Terry Fahy,

    e-mail address:

In Israel

  • Medstudy

    •For applying through this agency contact Dr. Arik Alhalel,

    e-mail address:

    • 20th January 2022 - Tel Aviv

In Norway

  • Study in Prague

    •For applying through this agency contact Åsmund Olaf Bratholm or Carl Isac Jerner,

    e–mail addresses: ,

In Portugal

  • Information Planet

    •For applying through this agency contact Ms. Ana Paula,

    e-mail: ,

    or Ms Joao Colaço, e-mail:

  • My Student Adviser

    •For applying through this agency contact Mr. Carlos Xavier,

    e-mail address:

In Spain

  • Dónde estudiar medicina

    •For applying through this agency contact Ms. Sarah Matzenbacher,

    e-mail address:

In India

  • Caxton

    •To apply through this agency contact Mr. Raju J. A.,

    e-mail address: ,

    phone number: +91 484 2390409, +91 484 2397559

In Taiwan

  • Ivy int.

    To apply through this agency contact Mr. Daniel Chung,

    e-mail address: dddccc21@gmail.com

The alternative date of entrance exams

If you are not able to sit the entrance exams on the date you are registered for, especially from serious health reason, you can ask for the alternative date of entrance exams by e-mail in 3 days from the original date. The medical report is required and the Dean will consider whether your reason is relevant or not.


The alternative date of entrance exams for applicants who are taking part in entrance exams from April 2021 and May 2021 is on Tuesday, June 29th 2021.

For entrance exams in June 2021 the alternative date is set for July 1st 2021.

Deadlines

The deadline for submitting the on - line application form, payment of the admission fee and sending the required documents by post for the entrance exams in April and May 2022 is March 31st 2022.


The deadline for sending the on - line application form, payment of the admission fee and sending the required documents by post for the entrance exams in June 2022 is April 30th 2022.


Number of admitted applicants

Maximum 65 students will be admitted for the academic year 2022/2023 to study medicine in English language on the basis of entrance examination,

maximum of 25 students will be admitted without the need to carry out on entrance examination.


Annual tuition fee

CZK 350.000 (Czech crowns)

The tuition fee covers the period from September 2022 to June 2023 and has to be paid by October 31, 2022.


How the entrance exam looks like

The Faculty seeks students with appropriate academic qualification, good command of English and high motivation to study medicine. The entrance examinations have 2 parts:


1. part - writen multiple - choice tests in Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics or Physics

The applicant gets the tests in Mathematics and Physics, he or she chooses, which one he or she will take. After choosing it, the change is impossible. There is 90 questions, 30 questions in each subject. There is only one correct answer out of four.

Minimal and maximal possible number of points is: minimum 0 - maximum 90


The dean will set the minimal number of points to proceed to the second part of the examination based on the results of the first part of the entrance exams.


2. part - an interview, which involves: interpretation of a popular - scientific text, general overview, the ability of an independent judgement, communication skills

Minimal and maximal possible number of points is: minimum 12 - maximum 62


The number of points required for admission is determined by the Dean based on the entrance exams results. The range of topics for Biology, Chemistry and Physics/Mathematics entrance tests can be found here.


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 2020/2021 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 2020/2021 at the latest


or

1c) Results of a comparable examination (e.g. SAT) in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics:

Overall minimum score: 85 percentile

The examination must be carried out in the academic year 2020/2021 at the latest


or

1d) Study average of school leaving exams subjects (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 2021/2022


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 (application form available here in pdf or docx) together with an application form for study to the Study Division of the Faculty to the March 15, 2022 (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.


Applicants with special needs

Instructions how to fill and send the application form:


  1. Please go to the website: https://www.lf3.cuni.cz/3LFEN-12.html and open the application form

  2. In the application form please:

      a. 

    tick "Requirements for special treatment due to health handicap"

      b. 

    fill "Health limitation"

      c. 

    describe your requirements i.e. longer time for tests, wheelchair accessible lecture hall etc.

  3. Close and send the application form

  4. Pay the admission fee 820 CZK

  5. The medical report with your requirements for special treatment or any confirmation of the relevant institution please send to this address:


    Third Faculty of Medicine of Charles Univesity

    Study division

    Ruská 87

    100 00 Prague 10

    Czech republic


    Please do not print the application and do not send it to the Faculty!

  6. Wait for the invitation to entrance exams, usually send one month before the entrance exams to your e-mail address or to the agency, which help you are applying with.

Transfer students

Admission for studies according to Section 49 (3), Act 111/98 Coll. The Higher Education Act, as amended

Admission fee

CZK 820 or equivalent amount in Euro must be made by card (via on–line application – the easiest way) or 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 surname, ID of your application and „Admission Fee“ in the comment. The applicant is to cover all bank expenses, i.e. you should tick this option in your payment order.


Enrollment to study

The enrollment to study General Medicine master programme will take place during the Orientation camp in Dobronice or in Burianova lecture hall (ground floor of the Faculty building). Before registration you have to provide the nostrificated secondary school certificate or apply for nostrification at the Faculty. Please see Assessment of foreign secondary and tertiary education in the admissions procedure of Charles University


In case this registration date does not suit you because of some serious reason, please let us know by sending an e-mail to to arrange an alternative date.


Orientation camp in Dobronice


A traditional and very beneficial event is a four-day orientation camp for future students of the first study year of all study programmes of our faculty, which will take place at the training center of Charles University in Dobronice. The camp is devided to 2 rounds.


First round takes part from September 11th to September 14th 2022

Second round takes part from September 14th to September 17th 2022


We are the only medical faculty, which organizes training camp for both Czech and foreign students of first study year.


You will receive more information soon.


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 5 days intensive Czech language course in September 2022.

  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 2022/2023 begins on October 1st, 2022. 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

Pavla Blaszczykova, 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 2022.


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Ruská 87, 100 00 Prague 10

Czech Republic


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