We look forward to your interest in studying GENERAL MEDICINE at our Third Faculty of Medicine.
Study programme: General Medicine: M.D. degree (Doctor of Medicine, MUDr.)
Form of study: full-time
Length of study: 6 years
Tuition fee: 460 000 CZK
Study plan: Study plan
The Third Faculty of Medicine started teaching this study programme in English for foreign applicants in the academic year 1991/92. The study is parallel to the education in Czech language. Graduates from the Faculty achieve a complete medical education with extended knowledge in the area of preventive health care. After a successful completion of their studies, they are awarded the degree M.D. (Doctor of Medicine, MD).
They may practice in all medical disciplines. Foreign students are required to be able to use the Czech language by the end of the 2nd year of studies so that they can communicate with patients and hospital staff during their clinical training.
The Third Faculty of Medicine is accredited by the U.S. Department of Education for the study of U.S. students.
Students choose our faculty primarily for its unique complex methodology of study and practice from the first year. The clinical base of the 3rd Faculty of Medicine consists mainly of the University Hospital of Královské Vinohrady in Prague 10.
Our curriculum of medicine has undergone a radical reform as the only one at medical schools in Central and Eastern Europe, drawing on comparable experience from a number of Western European and North American medical schools. The Third Faculty implemented the curriculum based on principles of integrated.
The medical studies are divided into three basic cycles:
Cycle 1 (1st and 2nd year) – Basic Biomedical Sciences - integrates theoretical subjects into the following modules: Structures and Function of Human Body; Cell Biology and Genetics; Biophysics and Informatics; Methodology; Needs of Patients. Besides, there are several free-standing courses (e.g. Medical Terminology - Latin).
Cycle 2 (3rd and 4th year) - Principles of Clinical Medicine - consists of these modules: Theoretical Foundations of Clinical Medicine, Clinical Propedeutics, Basic Clinical Problems, and Compulsory Optional courses.
Cycle 3 – (5th and 6th year) Clinical Preparation - consists of these modules – Internal Medicine; Surgery; Gynaecology and Obstetrics; Paediatrics and Preventive Medicine.
Students also use Logbook, whitch was conceived by the common European initiative EUROSKILLS, which our Faculty also took part in. The logbook thus ensures compatibility of the studies at our Faculty with those in other European countries.
Charles University was founded in 1348 during the rule of King of Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV. Our Faculty refers to the tradition of medical studies at Charles University as it formed one of the four basic subjects upon its foundation.
The teaching basis of the 3FM CU includes the University Hospital Královské Vinohrady, Psychiatric Centre Praha, Hospital Na Bulovce, Thomayer Hospital, Institute for Mother and Child Care, Hospital Na Homolce, Central Military Hospital and The National Institute of Public Health. Prominent experts of the Czech Academy of Sciences and Institute of Clinical and Experimental Medicine also participate in the teaching.
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Tuition fees are set in accordance with the Higher Education Act No. 111/1998 Coll. in the valid version.
Student is obliged to pay the fee related to the study in foreign language in the master’s study program General Medicine taken in English, in the amount
of CZK 460 000 per one academic year.
The deadline to pay the tuition fee is due to 30th October, by bank transfer to university bank account (the faculty does not accept cash):
The university looks at students with special needs not only during their studies but also in the entrance exams. Here you will find what is needed for Special Needs when applying.