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Study Guide to Masters and Bachelors Degree Courses

First Faculty of Medicine
Charles University Prague


Dean Doc.MUDr. Stepan Svacina, CSc.
Address Katerinska 32, Prague 2, 121 08, Czech Republic
Tel No. +420 2 2496 4237
Fax No. +420 2 2491 5413
E-mail address
Departments Science and Research-pedagogical Workplaces of the Faculty
Institute of Anatomy
Institute of Biology and Department of Medical Genetics
Institute of Biophysics
Institute of General Medicine
Institute of Histology and Embryology
Institute for History of Medicine and Foreign Languages
Institute of Humanitarian Studies in Medicine
Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology
1st Institute of Medical Chemistry and Biochemistry
2nd Institute of Medical Chemistry and Biochemistry
Institute of Pathological Physiology
Institute of Pharmacology
Institute of Physical Education
Institute of Physiology
Institute of Social Medicine and Public Health
Institute of Theory and Practice of Nursing
Laboratory for Gene Expression

Science and Research-pedagogical Clinical Workplaces of the Faculty
Department of Anaesthesiology and Resuscitation
Department of Clinical Biochemistry
1st Medical Department - Clinical Department of Haematology and Nephrology
2nd Medical Department - Clinical Department of Cardiology and Angiology
3rd Medical Department - Clinical Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism
4th Medical Department - Clinical Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Department of Dermatology
Department of Geriatrics
Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
Department of Medicine at Strahov
Department of Neurology
Department of Occupational Diseases
Department of Oncology
Department of Ophthalmology
Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Department of Phoniatrics
Department of Psychiatry
Department of Radiodiagnostics
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Department of Stomatology
1st Surgical Department - Clinical Department of Abdominal, Thoracic Surgery and Traumatology
2nd Department - Clinical Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
1st Department of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases
Department of Urology
Institute of Immunology and Microbiology
Institute of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
Institute of Inherited Metabolic Disorders
Institute of Nuclear Medicine
Institute of Pathology
Institute of Sports Medicine
Institute of Sexology
Research Institute of Stomatology

In the Teaching Hospital Motol
3rd Surgical Department
Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
Department of Orthopaedics
In the Central Military Hospital Prague
Department of Neurosurgery
In the Teaching Hospital of the Faculty Na Bulovce
Department of Gynaecology and Obserics
3rd Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
Department of Orthopaedics
Department of Plastic Surgery
Department of Radiodiagnostics
Department of Surgery
Institute of Radiation Oncology

In the Thomayer Teaching Hospital of the Faculty
Department of Paediatrics
Department of Surgery
Department of Pneumology of the First Faculty of Medicine
Department of Rheumatology of the First Faculty of Medicine

Science and Information Workplaces of the Faculty
Institute of Scientific Information
Type of programme Full time
Length of programmes 6-year-programme (medicine, stomatology/ dentistry)
3-year bachelor's programme (nursing, ergotherapy, sanitary technology and health education).
Date of commencement 30 September
Class size 25-30 students
Accommodation Available in the Halls of Residence but not guaranteed by the Faculty.
Fees Free for Czech-taught courses, however entrance examination in Czech required
10 500 USD per year for English-taught courses or
12 000 EUR per year for English-taught courses
Student grants/
Financial assistance
No financial assistance is available by the Faculty itself except of scholarships provided by the government of the Czech Republic and scholarships given by cultural agreement of the Czech government with the governments of other countries.
Admission requirements Admission requirements (Language fluency required etc.)
For the Czech-taught courses fluency in Czech is required. Written entrance examinations in chemistry, physics and biology are run in Czech.
For English-taught courses fluency in English and an interview, High-school diploma or international baccalaureate or British A-levels are required. Written entrance examinations are taken in English from college chemistry, physics and biology.
Ratio of National /
Overseas students
2522 (321undergraduates, 1940 graduates, 261 PhD students ) / 419 (209 graduates studying in Czech, 164 graduates studying in English, 46 PhD students).
Ratio of Men /
959 / 1563 (Czech students)
268 / 151 (foreign students)
Age range The age of admission of Czech students to the undergraduate and graduate courses is 18-19 years. There is no formal limitation as to the age, however students over 30 are admitted only exceptionally.
Contact for application Address: Students Affairs Department
Katerinska 32, 121 08 Praha 2, Czech Republic
Tel: +420 2 9615 1242
Fax: +420 2 2491 5413


About the 1st Faculty of Medicine


Doc.MUDr. Stepan Svacina, CSc.

Contact details

phone: +420 2 961 51 111
Fax: +420 2 249 154 13


Academic Senate
Academic Club
Association of Medical Students


teaching staff: 507 (44 professors, 122 associate professors, 341 assistant professors)
other employees: 492
research workers: 36

Majoring in

general medicine, stomatology, bachelor degrees, PhD programmes

Basic academic disciplines

Our curricula in general medicine or dental medicine last 6 years and are finished with the degree MUDr. - "Medicinae Universae Doctor" (M.D.)/ Doctor of General Medicine. The degree is recognised in most countries for a limited registration, but the student should ask the authorities or professional bodies in his/her country for information about the conditions for a full registration and recognition of the degree required to practice medicine in his/her country.


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