Third Faculty of Medicine Charles University in Prague
Annually, English 6 year M.D. program of Third Faculty of Medicine Charles University in Prague attracts international students desiring to study medicine abroad and to become medical professionals. In order to be considered for a place on their Medical Degree Program, students must be successful in the entrance examination and subsequent interview and have a good commend of English.
The Third Faculty of Medicine Entrance Examination is held annually at the university and at some of representative agency’s offices abroad..
The Third Faculty of Medicine, established in 1953, offers a Medical Degree study program in General Medicine in English and Czech. The duration of study is six years and the Medical Degree qualifications received are internationally renowned and universally accredited. Students are also offered the opportunity to further their studies after receiving their medical qualifications; the Third Faculty of Medicine offers many master and doctoral courses. Since 1991, the Third Faculty has organised medical degree study programs in the English language for students from all over the world.
In the academic year 1996/97, the Third Faculty of Medicine established a new curriculum drawing on comparable experience from a number of Western European and North American medical schools. The Third Faculty implemented the curriculum based on the principles of integrated problem oriented instruction and early contacts with patients.
Medical Preparatory course in English
Third Faculty of Medicine CharIes University in Prague offers a Medical Preparatory course for students including Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and English. This course includes all entrance examination topics and interview.
The Third Faculty of Medicine conducts annual entrance examinations and interviews at Third Faculty of Medicine in July. The Faculty seeks students with appropriate academic qualifications, a good command of English and high motivation to study Medicine. Unlike other Universities, entry is not based on Leaving Certificate performance or a CAO point system.
The entrance examination consists of a multiple-choice test in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology with 30 questions for each subject. If successful in the written exam, the applicant will then proceed to the interview stage. This involves interpretation of an unfamiliar section of a scientific article and conversation focused on motivation and general knowledge of the student
Medical Preparatory course in English at 3rd Faculty of Medicine
Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague offers the 5 month preparatory course in English for international applicants.
The intensive premedical course have aim to give students chance to be maximally prepared for successful entrance examinations to study General Medicine in English Curriculum. The course is devoted to biology, chemistry and physics – the subjects that are tested in the entrance examinations for medical studies. In addition there are to other classes taught: Basics of Communication in the Czech Language and medical English.
The course is on the academic level of university education and is held in the Third Faculty of Medicine building in Prague. The heads of the departments of the Third Faculty of Medicine supervises all lectures.
Requirements for admission procedure
The Third Faculty of Medicine seeks students with appropriate academic qualification, good command of English and high motivation to study medicine. There is an obligatory 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.
Application documents to Second Faculty of Medicine Charles University
The applicant will not be admitted to the entrance examination without the presented requirements from the list above:
- Application Form for Admission to study in English;
- 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;
- 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);
- Two passport-size photographs;
The application deadline is in general by the end of May. Applicants may also contact the co-operating agencies abroad to arrange for entance exam.
Tuition fees to Second Faculty of Medicine
6 year M.D. program in English: 290000 CZK (approximately 10600 €)
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