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 in Prague is: Friday, May 31st 2019


The Faculty also cooperates with these agencies on organization of entrance exams abroad:

In Germany

  • For the entrance exams in Frankfurt am Main, on Wednesday, June 5th 2019, contact please the agency College Contact, Ms Irmante Ezerskyte, e-mail address:

    The deadline for sending the on - line application form, payment of the admission fee and sending the required documents by post is April 30th 2019.

  • For the entrance exams in Hannover, on Saturday, May 25th 2019, contact please the agency Dónde Estudiar Medicína, Ms Sarah Matzenbacher, e-mail address:

    The deadline for sending the on- line application form, payment of the admission fee and sending the required documents by post is March 31st 2019.

  • For the entrance exams in Munich, on Saturday, June 8th 2019, contact please agency Medizin - in - Europa.de Studienplatzvermittlung GmbH, Dr. Nils Bergner, e-mail address:

    The deadline for sending the on - line application form, payment of the admission fee and sending the required documents by post is April 30th 2019.

In United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northen Ireland

  • For the entrance exams in London, on Saturday, June 29th 2019, please contact the agency Medical Doorway, Mr Ben Ambrose, e-mail address:

    The deadline for sending the on - line application form, payment of the admission fee and sending the required documents by post is April 30th 2019.

  • For the entrance exams in London, on July 5th 2019, please contact the agency Tutelage, Mc Noreen Nawaz, e-mail address:

    The deadline for sending the on - line application form, payment of the admission fee and sending the required documents by post is April 30th 2019.

In Cyprus

  • For the entrance exams in Limassol, on June 30th 2019, contact please the agency Areti Gregoriou, Ms Areti Gregoriou, e-mail address:

    The deadline for sending the on - line application form, payment of the admission fee and sending the required documents by post is April 30th 2019.

In Ireland

  • For the entrance exams in Galway, on July 3rd 2019, contact please agency Yeats College, Mr Terry Fahy, e-mail address:

    The deadline for sending the on - line application form, payment of the admission fee and sending the required documents by post is April 30th 2019.

In Israel

  • For the entrance exams in Tel Aviv, on Thursday, May 30th 2019, contact the agency Medstudy, dr. Arik Alhalel, e-mail address:

    The deadline for sending the on - line application form, payment of the admission fee and sending the required documents by post is March 31st 2019.

    For the entrance exams in Tel Aviv, on Wednesday, July 3rd 2019, contact the agency Medstudy, dr. Arik Alhalel, e-mail address:

    The deadline for sending the on - line application form, payment of the admission fee and sending the required documents by post is April 30th 2019.

In Norway

  • For the entrance exams in Oslo, on Sunday, June 2nd 2019, contact please the agency Sonor, Ms. Margrethe Knudsen, e – mail

    The deadline for sending the on - line application form, payment of the admission fee and sending the required documents by post is April 30th 2019.

In Portugal

  • For the entrance exams in Lisbon, on Saturday, May 25th 2019, contact please the agency Information planet, Ana Paula e-mail: , Joao Colaço e-mail:

    The deadline for sending the on - line application form, payment of the admission fee and sending the required documents by post is March 31st 2019

In Spain

  • For the entrance exams in Madrid, on Sunday, May 26th 2019, contact please the agency agency Dónde Estudiar Medicína, Ms Sarah Matzenbacher, e-mail address:

    The deadline for sending the on - line application form, payment of the admission fee and sending the required documents by post is March 31st 2019.


The alternative date of entrance exams

The alternative date of entrance exams for applicants who are taking part in entrance exams from May 25th 2019 do June 30th 2019 is: on Tuesday, July 2nd 2019.

The alternative date of entrance exams for applicants who are taking part in entrance exams on July 3rd 2019 and July 5th 2019 is: on Tuesday, July 9th 2019.


You cannot register for this date. 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 doctor´s note is required and the Dean will consider whether your reason is relevant or not.


Deadlines


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 May 2019 is March 31st 2019.


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 2019 is April 30th 2019.


Number of admitted applicants

Maximum 65 students will be admitted for the academic year 2019/2020 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 2019 to June 2020 and has to be paid to October 31, 2019.


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 2017/2018 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 2017/2018 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 2017/2018 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 2018/2019


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, 2019 (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 640 CZK

  5. The doctor´s confirmation of 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 are you applying with.


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




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 or by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Ministry of Education and the Czech Embassy 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

  4. One passport-size photo.

  5. Applicants are requested to mail the above documents and certificate of the payment of admission fee of 640 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

640 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 surname, ID of your application and „Admission Fee“ in the comment. The applicant is to cover all bank expenses.


When admitted

According to Rector´s decree No. 15/2018 the Faculty is allowed to issue the official decision on admission only if the applicant provides nostrification of secondary education. More information you can find here.


How to fill the on-line nostrification request.


Enrollment to study

The enrollment to study General Medicine master programme will take place during the Orientation camp in Dobronice (organized in two rounds September 2nd to September 8th 2019) or on September 9th 2019 in Burianova lecture hall (ground floor of the Faculty building) at 7:30 a.m. 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.


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.


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


Conditions of participation in the camp:

registration on: dobronice.lf3.cuni.cz by July 26, 2019 at the latest


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 2019.

  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 2019/2020 begins on October 1, 2019. 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 2019.


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Czech Republic


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