Charles University Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen
The Faculty of Medicine of Charles Faculty in Pilsen offers 6 year Medical study and 5 year Dentistry study in English especially for international students. Prerequisites to get into medical studies offered by Charles University Faculty of Medicine in Pulsen are high school diploma with good grades in Biology, chemistry and physics, good command of English and successfully pas entrance exam.
The faculty was founded by President Benes in October 1945 as a branch of the Prague Medical Faculty and, in 1953 it became an independent faculty of Charles University. During its existence the Faculty has educated more than7000 doctors who are now practicing their profession both in the Czech Republic and abroad. Its study program uses similar curriculum as most European medical faculties. Students receive training for the medical profession as well as for research in medical sciences.
Studying at the Faculty of Medicine requires high intellectual abilities and good moral qualities. It is not the aim of the Faculty to produce a high number of graduates. Our aim is to provide an education which will prepare future doctors both professionally and morally to devote their energy and effort to helping the achieving advances in the medical sciences.
Charles University Faculty of Medicine courses in Pilsen
The Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen offers courses in General Medicine (six years) and Dentistry (five years) in both Czech and in English languages.
For medical students, the first two years of study are devoted to theoretical disciplines, such as Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, Biophysics, Biochemistry and Physiology. During the third and fourth years, pre-clinical subjects, such as Pathological Anatomy, Pathological Physiology, Microbiology, Immunology and Pharmacology are studied. Bed-side teaching is also introduced in the third year. The last two years of study are fully devoted to clinical subjects. For students of Dentistry, the first two years of study are devoted to theoretical disciplines and pre-clinical Dentistry, the third, fourth and fifth years are devoted to clinical stomatology.
The academic years for theoretical disciplines and pre-clinical subjects are organized into winter and summer semesters. Each semester consists of a teaching period followed by an examination period. The clinical courses are organized in a block system.
Entrance Exam at the Faculty of medicine in Pilsen
The entrance examination for the study program in English is organized as follows:
- In June for students who are able to take part at the Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen.
- During summer vacation in the applicant’s country (if the examination is organized by the appropriate agency).
The entrance examination fee in Czech Republic is 500. The examination consists of a multiple choice test in Chemistry, Biology and Physics. The requirements are similar to the British “A” level examination requirements (High school diploma giving access to the university studies in the issuing country).
Fees for Charles University Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen
The annual tuition fees for Charles University Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry in Pilsen are respectively 9500 € and 10000 €. The Faculty guarantees that the fee will remain unchanged throughout the period of the student's studies. It covers all instruction (lectures, seminars, lab work, clinical training and tutorials); certain necessary texts such as laboratory manuals etc., and entitle students to use all faculty facilities including the library and a modern computer laboratory.
The annual tuition fee also includes the vaccination against hepatitis B arranged by the faculty in the second year of study.
The fee does not cover accommodation and meals. Other expenses not covered by the annual fee include a residence permit, and payments necessary for the translation and official recognition of secondary school certificates.
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