Palacky Medical University

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Palacky Medical University; the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry has been running a study programme in General Medicine in the English language for twenty years. Recently, Dentistry is another programme taught in English and throughout these years, graduates have successfully become members of healthcare teams in numerous countries from USA, Canada, UK, and Norway, all the way to Malaysia and Japan.

In addition, the Medical School is situated at the same campus as the University hospital. All teaching happens in one place, with most clinics within a few minutes’ walk from the lecture halls. This helps avoid complications in commuting.

The hospital premises provide all the necessary facilities: library, cafeteria, and staff canteen. Students studying on the English Programme have fitness and training centres available to them. The University has its own large sports hall; available for use by all students. Students may also use municipal sports facilities. This includes a fifty-metre swimming pool and two ice skating rinks.

£500 Medical Books for FREE as part of our Package!

Key information

Course Duration:

  • Medicine: 6 Years
  • Dentistry: 5 Years
  • Term Start: September

Fees:

  • Medicine: 10,000 Euro / year
  • Dentistry: 11,800 Euro / year
  • Student Loan: No

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Country: Czech Republic City: Olomouc The Czech Republic is a central European country, bordered by Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Poland. The population is over 10 million and the currency used is the Czech Koruna. Prague is the largest city and the capital of the Czech Republic. It has been a political, cultural, and economic centre of central Europe and is home to numerous cultural attractions, boasting numerous museums, galleries and castles. Olomouc is a city in Moravia, in the east of the Czech Republic. Olomouc contains several large squares, the chief of which is adorned with the Holy Trinity Column, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Further cultural sites include Olomouc castle, the town hall, Olomouc fortress and the bounty of churches and chapels! Palacký University, the oldest in Moravia and second oldest in the Czech Republic, was founded in 1573 as part of effort to reestablish Roman Catholicism in the country. The university plays a very important role in the life of the town: With over 25,200 students, Olomouc has the highest density of university students in Central Europe. Closest Airport: Bruno Airport
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CLEARING HOTLINE: 0203 617 1785 or 0208 004 7489

Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine in its present form has been presenting instruction since 1947. There are about 540 teachers, 1750 pregraduate students, 400 postgraduate students, and 200 students are taught pregraduate programme in the English language. The first four semesters of the General Medicine study programme mainly cover theoretical subjects (Anatomy, Biology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Histology, Physiology). Preclinical subjects (Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology) are taught in semesters 5-7. Clinical subjects are introduced in the following semesters (Internal Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Neurology) together with subjects associated with public health care (Social Medicine, Medical Law). The whole sixth year is devoted to bedside training in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Gynaecology and Obstetrics. The programme concludes in the 11th and 12th semesters with final state examinations in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and Preventive Medicine. The graduates of General Medicine are awarded the degree MUDr. “Medicinae Universae Doctor” (M.D., Doctor of General Medicine). Possession of this degree enables the holder to practice medicine in the Czech Republic and in Europe without restriction. This degree also enables the holder to practice medicine in other countries where our Faculty is recognized and to apply for locally required licensing examinations.

Dentistry

The five-year Dentistry course has been offered to applicants since the academic year 2010/2011. During the first three years of both programmes, students have compulsory classes in the Czech language. A good grasp of Czech is required for communication with patients and with colleagues in the wards, such as nurses, who may speak only Czech. The study of Dentistry is divided into theoretical subjects (Anatomy, Physiology, Histology and Embryology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biophysics), and preclinical and clinical subjects (Microbiology, Pharmacology, Pathological Physiology, Surgery, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry). The main emphasis is on specialized subjects such as Preventive Dentistry and Cariology, Preclinical Dentistry, Prosthetic Technology, Dental Radiology, Orthodontics, Endodontics, Periodontics, Preservative Dentistry and Oral Surgery. A crucial part of the programme is devoted to practical training. The study plan also includes courses on management, ethics, legislation and social aspects of dentistry. The Dentistry study programme is concluded with final state examinations in Preservative Dentistry, Orthodontics and Prosthetics, and Oral Surgery. At the graduation ceremony, the graduates in General Medicine and Dentistry are awarded the degree Doctor of General Medicine (Medicinae Universae Doctor, abbreviated as MUDr., equivalent to M.D.) and Doctor of Dentistry (Medicinae Dentium Doctor, abbreviation MDDr.), respectively. Graduates who are EU citizens may then practise medicine or dentistry within all countries of the European Economic Area. Graduates who are not EU citizens practise world-wide in countries where our Faculty is recognized.

Key information

Course Duration:
  • Medicine: 5 Years
  • Dentistry: 5 Years
Fees:
  • Medicine: 10,000 Euro / year
  • Dentistry: 11,800 Euro / year
  • Student Loan: No
CLEARING HOTLINE: 0203 617 1785 or 0208 004 7489
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How can you travel around Olomouc?

Public Transport and Taxis

How is the weather in Olomouc?

Palacky experiences a fairly European climate, with dry warm summers and fairly cold winters. The coldest months are January and February where the temperature falls below 0 degrees Celsius and snowfall is common. In the summer months, the temperatures are fairly high, reaching upto 40 degrees.