Faculty of Pharmacy is part of Comenius University, the oldest university in Slovakia. It provides undergraduate Study Programme ‘Pharmacy’ which is fully compatible with the system of preparation of pharmacists within the EU. The program takes 5 years and costs 7500€ per academic year (2 semesters). Graduates obtain degree Master of Pharmacy (PharmDr.) which is fully recognized and compatible in the whole European Union. Faculty runs on the ECTS system (European Credit Transfer System) which makes study transfers or study exchanges possible.
Apart from the educational work, an important part of the Faculty life consists of scientific and research activities which have been oriented mainly on separate aspects of drugs and medicines.
Comenius University is the oldest and the biggest university in Slovakia because it was founded on June 27th, 1919. Comenius University follows the university tradition of the Academia Istropolitana which was established in Bratislava by Matthias Corvinus, the Hungarian King, in 1465. University consists of 13 faculties. There are 27,000 students enrolled in all three-degree study programs, within which are almost 2,400 international students from 70 countries. Comenius University has more than 340 partners: European universities located in 30 countries, all of which have concluded bilateral agreements with Comenius university as part of the Erasmus+ program. The most visited countries by our students as part of the LLP/ERASMUS program include Spain, Germany, and the Czech Republic.
About study program Pharmacy
The program is focused on drug and pharmaceutical issues within the framework of health and drug policy, as well as theoretical and methodological aspects of dispensation activities, and communication with patient/client while implementing pharmaceutical processes. To obligatory courses belong, for example: Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Botany, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Immunology, Microbiology, Radiopharmaceuticals. Students can also choose from a list of compulsory elective courses like Immunodiagnostics, Medicinal Plants, Biotechnology, New Trends in Analytical Chemistry, Xeniobiochemistry. Practice in a Community Pharmacy is an opportunity for each student to get in touch with a real-life pharmaceutical experience. A student is obliged to sign up for not less than 40 credits, maximum of 90 credits, in one academic year. The recommended amount of credits per academic year is 60.
Students must take an entrance examination, which consists of questions from biology and chemistry. A set of questions may be bought from the faculty or from us.
The set of questions and answers for the entrance exam from Biology contains 566 questions with answers. There are multiple answers, which means that none, one, more than once, or all answers can be correct/incorrect. The answer key is at the back of the book.
The set of questions and answers for the entrance exam from Chemistry contains 587 questions with answers.
The cost of an entrance examination is 60€.