Czech Republic

First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University

The faculty offers General medicine (360.000CZK – around 13200€) – 6 years program and Dental medicine (360.000CZK) – 5 years program.

Transfers are possible in general – but only exams who have been marked with mark Excellent (A) or Very good (B), will be recognized. Every student has to take an entrance examination and apply for the 1st year of study. After the recognition process, a student may ask for being accepted to 3rd year maximally. The deadline for transfers usually ends at the beginning of May.
There is no guarantee, that a student will be placed in the higher study year.
All compulsory subjects need to be completed (Czech language and Physical education included) if a student wants to be enrolled in the higher study year.
Recognition of completed studies is not possible during the academic year, only in the second half of September.
If a student decides to transfer his/her previous studies, there are the following rules to be followed. According to Dean´s Provision no. 13/2015, only exams with marks Excellent (A) and Very good (B) can be recognized. Application form for recognition on each subject must be submitted together with a transcript of records from previous study and university study report (index) from the previous school. Finally, the applicant must attach the syllabus from the previous study confirmed by the previous school. Vice-dean of the Faculty will decide, which subjects will be recognized.

Second Faculty of Medicine, Charles University 

The second Faculty of medicine in Prague accepts a small number of transfer students for the course General medicine (6 years program with tuition fees of 330.000CZK – around 13.100€). The previous studies must have 6 years in General medicine, no other format is accepted. The study plan in your home university must be identical if possible, maximum of 3 subjects might be different. Students must have everything completed in the study year where they currently study. The average of your marks must be 1,5 or below (which includes also repeated subjects). Knowledge of the Czech language is also necessary, which means you will need to provide a language certificate of the Czech language or pass the Czech exam. For more details, click here

Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University

The faculty accepts transfer students with strict conditions for a program of General medicine (6 years program with tuition fees of 330.000CZK – around 13.100€). All courses and study requirements from the previous university must be completed. The student must pass the entrance exam and submit a secondary school leaving certificates (or nostrification). Transfer students must also pass the Czech language test on one of the dates, that faculty publishes. The Third faculty of medicine accepts only students with an average of 2,50 or better. A maximum number of transfer students is 7 per one program – the only program in English is General medicine. The Third Faculty of Medicine is accredited by the U.S. Department of Education for the study of U.S. students.

Faculty of Medicine, Hradec Kralove

The faculty in Hradec Kralove offers programs – General medicine  (6 years) and Dental medicine (5 years). The Faculty does not publish any information on transfer to medical faculty.

Faculty of medicine, Pilsen

There are 2 programs offered: General medicine and Dental medicine. Faculty does not accept any transfer students due to limited capacity.

Faculty medicine, Masaryk University in Brno

The faculty in Brno offers 6 years program of General medicine (300.000CZK per academic year), 5 years program of Dental medicine (340.000CZK), and 3 years program of Physiotherapy (195.000CZK).

Every student, who wishes to transfer to the Faculty of Medicine Masaryk University must sit and pass the entrance exam. No exceptions are granted. If successful in the entrance examination, applicants are required to submit an official transcript of records and detailed syllabi of courses (in English). Based on these documents, some courses, years of study (of up to a maximum of 2 years’ duration) might be recognised, i.e. students might be accepted and enrolled in the 3rd year (but no higher) of a course of study. The degree from Masaryk University is recognized in USA and students can apply directly for loan from FAFSA (for more details click here)

Faculty of Medicine, Palacky University in Olomouc

The faculty offers programs in the English language: General medicine and Dental medicine (5 years program). The Faculty does not publish any information on transfer students.

Hungary

University of Debrecen

The Faculty of medicine Debrecen University offers program General medicine, the cost is around 17000USD per one academic year. The admission process fee is 350USD and the entrance exam fee is 190USD.

The faculty of dentistry Debrecen University offers Dental medicine with cost of 16000USD with special extra costs 2200USD or 1200USD for dental materials from the second year onwards. The cost of the entrance is again 190USD and the admission process is 350USD.

Transfer students can transfer no more than 60% of the total credits of the particular program and are expected to complete at least 40% of the total credits of the particular program at the University of Debrecen.  International students must pass an entrance exam in biology and (depending on their preference) in physics or chemistry. In some special cases it may be possible for the candidates to apply for
transfer to higher years on the basis of their previous studies and achievements.

Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged

The university offers studies of general medicine (tuition fees around 7500€ per semester – not academic year!) and dental medicine (tuition fees of 17000USD per academic year). In addition to tuition fees and living costs, students must pay 200 USD application fee, 300 USD entrance examination fee, 220 USD registration fee and 500 USD (1st grade) / 1000 USD (2nd to 5th grade) for summer practice completed in Szeged. The state examination fee is 300 USD.

Students who have successfully pursued medical studies in the English language at other accredited universities can apply for admission without being obliged to take an entrance examination. Admission to an upper year might be possible if subjects of previous studies identical or similar (at least 75%) to the curriculum of the University of Szeged are approved. Please note that at least 50 percent (%) of the student’s complete medical studies must be fulfilled at the University of Szeged. Check curriculum from Szeged University here.

Students might also be subject to sit for evaluation examinations. Evaluation exams are held only in Szeged, Hungary. For students who participate in evaluation examinations, the fee of 150 USD must be paid to the University of Szeged’s bank account. Detailed information about exam(s) registration will be sent to the applicant via e-mail after applicants submit their application online. An additional condition of transfer is collecting at least 30 credit points of the compulsory subjects — which are also compulsory at the SZTE ÁOK — in the concluding two semesters. Students whose average of grades of compulsory subjects in the last completed semester does not reach 3.0 or if their student status was terminated due to a disciplinary offence may not transfer to the University. Students who wish to have their formerly completed subjects acknowledged as a part of the transfer process and have had their student status interrupted five years prior to the date of transference may not transfer to the University of Szeged.

University Of Pécs 

The University of Pecs accepts transfer students for program General medicine (tuition fees approximately 17000USD) and dentistry (approximately 17350USD). All documents for transfer must be submitted during the admission process. Students have also the option to take part in summer school where the organization committee with helping them with transfer procedures. The request for transfer is directed toward Credit Transfer Committee. Once all needed documents from previous studies are submitted, the student get preliminary information to which school year he is admitted. Documents must be submitted before the 1st of January or the 1st of August, depends on which semester you wish to enroll. The following documents need to be submitted: transcript of record (=gradebook), official syllabus from registrar office, opinion form filled by the student, payment of process fee, (if your University is not from Hungary) recommended curriculum and application form with list of all completed courses. Documents might be in English, German or Hungarian language.
Pecs curriculum must be at least 75% identical to your home university curriculum.   The application fee is 250USD.

Poland

Second faculty of medicine, University of Warsaw

The Faculty is not accepting transfer students. You can apply to the first year of General medicine only.

Medical University in Gdansk

Transfers are possible only at the beginning of Fall semester (transfer to Spring semester is not possible). Deadline for transfer documents delivery to Gdansk university is mid of August. Following documents need to be submitted: signed application form, official letter to the Dean of Medical Faculty at MUG, a letter with explaination of reasons. admission results with the criteria ( it needs to contain information about points gathered during admission process on base of delivered documents), transcript with all grades after each academic year syllabus of every subject, the content of the course plus number of hours confirmation of summer internship after each year certified copies of secondary school transcripts index/certification with confirmation of student status. Only students with active studies may apply for transfer.

University in Wroclaw

The transfer is possible in the case, when a student completed all subjects and conditions required at his/her home university. Transfer of studies is possible up to 3rd year of studies. The studies cannot be interrupted and there cannot be break in studies. The submission of documents is quite complicated: there are standard documents, such as transcript of records and syllabuses, secondary school leaving certificate, English certificate, passport or ID copy, but also confirmation from Polish embassy /any authorised institution that confirms that a student may continue studies in Poland (basically nostrification paper). Medical confirmation is also required.

University in Lodz

The University accepts transfer students to 2nd and 3rd year in General medicine and in 2nd year of program Dental medicine (5 years program). Students must complete all subjects and courses in their study program. They must have active study status. If there is any difference in curriculum, then the student must complete in given school year.
We do not recommend to try to transfer to this university, as transfers were cancelled in 2019 and its hard to predict the situation in 2020.

University of Bialystok

The University accepts transfer students, but only those with active student status and all completed subjects. Transfer is possible only if there are any places left at the university in desired year.
Here is the list of documents to be provided to apply for transfer: application form, cover letter with the request for a transfer, Official transcripts of grades from the University that the candidate is transferring from (name of the courses, number of teaching hours, ECTS credits, type of completion, marks obtained), The syllabuses containing learning outcomes, Documentation certifying a mark system used by the sending school, High school diploma. Copy of the passport, Certificate on average grade from each year of study, issued by the Dean’s Office. Documents need to be translated to Polish language by Polish sworn translator.

Pomorski Medical University in Szeczecin 

All subjects from your home university must be completed. Transfers are possible to 2nd or 3rd year of studies. Transfer is possible only to Winter semester. Documents needed for transfer: 1. Application for a transfer submitted to the Dean of the respective Faculty 2. Original full transcript of grades (including: form of studies explained, name of all courses attended, number of seminar and practical hrs, form of assessment, i.e. credit/ exam, ECTS points, grades and grading scale, confirmation of a year completed). 3. Photocopy of a secondary school leaving certificate*. 4. Dean’s consent for a transfer of the Faculty you wish to transfer from. 5. Certificate confirming completion of all semesters preceding the transfer. 6. English or Polish sworn translation of the abovementioned documents (if applicable). 7. Courses syllabi

Medical University in Bydgoszcz – Collegium Medicum

It is possible to transfer studies, but only in the case that all requirements were met at your home university. Documents must be produced only once summer semester is over. Documents to be submitted for transfer: application form, passport, school leaving certificate, confirmation of English proficiency, confirmation of student status not older then 30 days, curriculum of studies from your home university, transcript of records, health insurance, health competency confirmation, written request to the dean of university

Medical University of Lublin

There are the following programs offered: General medicine (6 years) and Dental medicine (5 years).

Transfer of studies and credits is possible, the request must be addressed min. 7 days before the start of the semester. There are many successes with transfers even from students from Caribbean countries (mostly US students).  The curriculum must be similar at your home university with Lublin university. Every set of documents is reviewed by the Dean, who will then issue decision in writing.
The following conditions must be met: Matching number of credits;  Corresponding form of the course (lecture/lab/seminar); Course content verification; Credits can only be transferred from an IMED-listed medical school; The courses for which credits are transferred must be completed within the appropriate time frame.
If there is any difference in classes or syllabuses, you will need to retake given subjects in Lublin.