Study program General medicine (GM) General_medicine_slovakiais one of the most popular study programs for international students in Slovakia. It lasts for 6 years and is organized into 12 semesters. Absolvents are awarded the degree of “Doctor of General Medicine” (MUDr.) that is recognized not only in the European Union but almost all over the world. A graduate has an adequate theoretical knowledge of pre-clinical subjects and clinical disciplines. Practical training aims at mastering basic preventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic procedures. All Slovak programs have ECTS accreditations, which means students can go for study exchanges in Europe and they can work in the European Union after graduation.

The study is comprehensive and reputable thanks to complex education focused on therapy, prevention of diseases, diagnosis and differential diagnostics. Students form groups of 8-15 people (depending on university), within which they attend seminars or practicals. Education is offered in English language and there are tuition fees of 9.500-10.500€ related to studying.

Study program General medicine is offered by three universities in Slovakia:

General medicine programs offered in Slovakia

  • University: Pavol Jozef Šafárik University
  • Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
  • Study program: General Medicine
  • Length of program: 6 years
  • Fee for the program: 10,5000€
  • Language of program: English
  • About the program: Study program General Medicine is a joint program from the first and second level of studies. Students obtain theoretical knowledge, preclinical and clinical subjects. Therapeutics and clinics methods also plays important role within this program. Furthermore, students gain preconditions (after compulsory practice, postgraduate studies and exams) for specialisation in the respective branches or in medical research. Graduates are awarded with degree MUDr. (Doctor of General medicine), which entitle them to work within European Union and in most countries of world.
  • University: Comenius University
  • Faculty: The Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin
  • Study program: General Medicine
  • Length of program: 6 years
  • Fee for program: 10,900 €
  • Language of program: English
  • About the program: Study program General Medicine at the Jessenius Faculty of Medicine has been rated as the best medical program offered by Slovak universities in recent years. It is a joint program from the first and second levels of studies. Students obtain theoretical knowledge, preclinical and clinical subjects. Therapeutics and clinic methods also plays an important role in this program. Furthermore, students gain preconditions (after compulsory practice, postgraduate studies and exams) for specialization in the respective branches or in medical research. Graduates are awarded with degree MUDr. (Doctor of General medicine), which entitle them to work within the European Union and in most countries of world.

 

  • University: Comenius University
  • Faculty: The Faculty of Medicine in Bratislava
  • Study program: General Medicine
  • Length of program: 6 years
  • Fee for the program: 9,500 €
  • Language of program: English
  • About the program: The standard course of study lasts six years (12 semesters). Each academic year starts in September and lasts till the end of August of the following year. The academic year is divided into two semesters, winter semester (spread over September till February) and summer semester (spread over February till August). After passing the state examination the graduate is conferred the degree MUDr. – Medicinae Universae Doctor (Doctor of Medicine).
    Since the academic year 2001/2002, the credit system has been introduced that is compatible with the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). Courses during the first to third year provide theoretical and pre-clinical lectures, labs and practical classes, the remainder of the fourth to sixth year include diverse clinical experiences. Courses of General Medicine and Dentistry are held in more than 50 theoretical and clinical institutes and departments. (check booklet of Faculty of medicine CU here)
  • University: Slovak Medical University (SZU)
  • Faculty: The Faculty of Medicine of SZU
  • Study program: General Medicine
  • Length of program: 6 years
  • Fee for the program: 9,000 €
  • Language of program: English
  • About the program: The curriculum is divided into compulsory, compulsory optional, and optional (voluntary selection) courses. A week may include a maximum of 38 hours of contact learning (direct teaching): lectures, practical lectures, clinical training, mandatory practice, diploma thesis, and state examination. The individual study includes a private study, consultations, essay writing, case studies, etc.Mandatory Practice includes:
    • Clinical training during the curriculum of the semester, as required in the study program.
    • Continuous clinical practice, as defined by the study program.

    All forms of professional practice take place under the direction of a university instructor.
    The maximum number of students per instructor during professional practice is 5.