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Study Medicine in the Czech Republic

Modern Education in the Old World

In the Czech Republic, there are several universities which offer medical degree courses in English. International students can enrol in degrees in Medicine and Dentistry as part of the Czech medical training program, and Veterinary Medicine is taught at Masaryk University.

Czech degrees in Medicine and Dentistry are recognised across the EU.

These medical universities are among the most respected in the Czech Republic:

  • Faculty of Medicine of Charles University Hradec Králové
  • Masaryk University
  • Palacky University
  • Faculty of Medicine of Charles University in Pilsen
  • Faculties of Medicine of Charles University in Prague
  • University of Ostrava.
If you’re considering studying medicine in Europe on an English-speaking course, let Berlin Medical Academy’s experienced team give you a solid preparation for your entrance exams. Book your space on our pre-med course today.

How can Berlin Medical Academy help?

If you’re ready to start studying Medicine in the Czech Republic, we can help you to secure your university place. 

Berlin Medical Academy are here to assist you with your application and entrance exams for medical universities in the Czech Republic, as well as supporting you as you settle in to life at university.

We are an education provider, rather than a recruitment agency, so our main goal is to promote your academic success. We’re here to advise you on selecting the right university, to prepare you for your entrance exams, and to make the application process as straightforward as possible.

Find out more about how taking one of our pre-med courses could get you there more quickly and easily than you might think.

Our university placement service has been created specifically to help you to secure a place to study at one of the Czech Republic’s medical universities, as well as supporting you as you prepare to study in an exciting new city.

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If you’re ready to study medicine in the Czech Republic, take a look at our calendar of pre-med courses and book your place, or contact our team today to talk things over.

Charles University is the largest medical college in the Czech Republic and one of the oldest universities in Europe. The Faculty of Medicine of Charles University in Hradec Králové was founded in 1945. Medical degree courses in English are available at this Czech Republic medical school since 1992. This Hradec Králové university, which offers English-language study programs to international students, enjoys an excellent international reputation and is one of the most sought-after colleges in the Czech Republic.

The degree programs in Medicine (six years) and Dentistry (five years) are taught in English. In addition to a general university entrance qualification, oral and written aptitude tests in the subjects of Biology, Chemistry and Physics are required for admission. For the latest tuition fee information, please visit the official univeristy website.

With a history dating back to prehistoric times and its own archaeological discoveries, Hradec Králové offers a wealth of culture. The Great Square in the city center is a bustling meeting point for residents, students and tourists. During the summer and autumn, it hosts many open-air festivals.

For more information, visit the university website.


Masaryk University Brno offers a six-year degree course in general medicine for international students to study medicine in English. With nine faculties, covering more than 1,400 fields of study and their combinations, this Brno medical university has developed numerous partnerships with research institutions and private companies, and shares its cutting-edge research facilities with six other partner institutions. Masaryk University courses in English are also part of the Erasmus program, attracting more than 1,000 international students every year. Clinical teaching is carried out primarily at Brno’s two faculty hospitals: Faculty Hospital and Saint Anne’s Faculty Hospital. There are over 150 medical research projects carried out every year at this Brno medical school. Brno, the capital of Moravia, is the second largest city in the Czech Republic. It is a historical town and, with tens of thousands of students studying there, Brno provides a lively atmosphere that even rivals Prague. For more information, visit the university website. Prepare yourself for your medical entrance exam with a pre-med course at Berlin Medical Academy.  

Palacký University is located Olomouc, and offers a six-year degree program in General Medicine and a five-year program in Dentistry. Nearly 2000 students have chosen to study at the Olomouc university due to its excellent record in education and research. About 400 students study in English, with approximately 70-80 new students enrolling in the English program each year, and another 15-20 enrolling in the Dentistry program. This is in addition to nearly 1500 Czech students in the Czech program. Palacký University of Olomouc is a progressive institution, emphasising an individual approach, and has become one of the fastest-growing schools of its kind. The admission requirements are as follows: a general university entrance qualification, as well as oral and written aptitude tests in the subjects of Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Student life in Olomouc is important, as the town has the highest concentration of students to its population. It is a small but energetic town and has a busy street life with plenty of bars, cafes and pubs to keep you entertained. For more information, visit the university website. Dreaming of starting your medical degree? Let us get you there, with a pre-med course at Berlin Medical Academy.  
The Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen, originally part of the Charles University in Prague Medical Faculty, is now an independent faculty offering courses in both General Medicine and Dentistry. The Faculty of Medicine of Charles University in Pilsen offers a six-year program in general medicine as well as a degree course in dentistry, which can be completed in 5 years. This Pilsen medical and dental university has educated nearly 10,000 doctors to date. The Charles University Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen and the Pilsen medical center boast new and modern teaching facilities, including five theoretical Institutes and the new Biomedical Centre. The Pilsen medical school provides an emphasis on research and development across a broad subject area. For admission to medical school in the Czech Republic a general university entrance qualification, as well as oral and written aptitude tests in the subjects of biology, chemistry and physics are required. City life in Pilsen is friendly, with its numerous cafes and bars. Restaurants are renowned for fantastic food, and the city center has a lively nightlife. The spectacular countryside will appeal to nature and sports lovers, and there are many beautiful local villages nearby. For more information visit the university website.  

Charles University Prague (CU) is one of the oldest and most respected universities in the world, and offers three top-class faculties of medicine. Named after King Charles the Fourth and opened in 1348, Charles University ranks highly on several key international university rankings. A modern and dynamic university, Charles University offers diversity and a reputation that allows students from all over the world to gain a first-class education. The First Faculty of Medicine offers a full range of basic sciences and disciplines and several degree programs, including General Medicine, Dental Medicine, and other specialties such as Nursing. Charles University’s Second Faculty of Medicine was initially established as the Faculty of Children’s Medicine, until 1990. Today, this prestigious university for studying medicine in Prague employs more than 3,000 medical staff, including 800 doctors, and specialises in Pediatric history. Charles University Prague’s Third Faculty of Medicine, formerly the Vinohrady healthcare campus, specialises in the fields of hygiene and preventive medicine. Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is nicknamed ‘the City of a Hundred Spires’, due to the numerous baroque spires that pierce its beautiful skyline. In addition to its history and beauty, the city is a haven for international students who want to study medicine in Prague. For more information visit the university website. If you can see yourself studying and living in stunning Prague, book your space on one of our pre-med courses to help you with your university entrance exam.  

The University of Ostrava was founded in 1991, and is located in the northeastern region of the Czech Republic. This Ostrava medical school consists of six faculties. The current Faculty of Medicine opened in 2010, with 106 students initially admitted in the General Medicine program. In addition to General Medicine, the Faculty offers a Physiotherapy degree taught in English. Currently, around 1700 students are in the program, with over 400 graduating each year. The University of Ostrava Faculty’s degree program is a six-year Master’s degree in General Medicine. The Faculty of Medicine conforms to the EU standards for higher education and training of health care and medical professionals. Graduates are fully accredited by the Czech Ministry of Health, with the necessary qualifications to practice professionally. Located at the meeting point of four rivers, Ostrava is the third largest city in the Czech Republic. With a population of just under 300,000, Ostrava allows students to enjoy a more intimate experience as it is a popular destination for students, with over 30,000 attending the University of Ostrava. For more information visit the university website. We recommend you to enrol in our pre-med course, in order to thoroughly prepare yourself for your exams and medical studies in the Czech Republic.  

About the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is located in Central Europe and shares borders with Poland, Austria, Germany and Slovakia. The country has undergone some great changes throughout its history; in 1993 the independence of Slovakia was declared, separating Czechoslovakia into separate countries. The Czech capital Prague is one of Europe’s most popular tourist attractions, and is the economic centre of the country.

The Czech Republic became member of the EU in 2004, and is considered one of the most economically stable countries in comparison to other former socialist countries. 

The cost of living varies between €600 and €1200 per month, depending on the geographical location. The Czech Republic offers a wide variety of cultural and leisure activities for international students.

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