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How to Apply to Medical Universities in Czech Republic: Admission & Entry Requirements

Nov 11, 2021

The Czech Republic is a renowned nation to study medicine across the globe. It is recognized as one of the most advanced healthcare systems in the world and has various medical schools that offer world-class medical knowledge in ED (English division). Not only does Czechia’s rich history and culture make it stand out from other nations but also high-quality teaching is one of the common reasons to study medicine in the Czech Republic.

However, many students find it difficult to apply for admission to a medical school of their choice because of the complexities that the whole process entails. Gyanberry has already helped more than 1000 students get admitted to their dream medical university in the Czech Republic. While gaining entry to Czech medical schools is fairly selective, the acceptance rate for most medicine and health science programs ranges between 10-30%. Admissions are primarily granted on the basis of high school grades and entrance tests. But there are some other factors that need to be kept in mind to study medicine in the Czech Republic.

Medical Programs offered in Czech Republic

Programs  Expected years of study
Physiotherapy 5 years
Nursing 3-4 years
Pharmacy 5-6 years
Dentistry 5 years
Veterinary Medicine 6 years
General Medicine 6 years

Documents requirements for international students

The application for admission can be made via Gyanberry Application Services after choosing the university or directly through the university website. Below are the general documents required to get admission to the medical programs in Czech Universities.

Academic transcripts Copy of passport
Previous education proofs 2 passport size photographs
English language Certificate (may be required) Hepatitis B vaccination (may be required)
Proof of application fee receipt (may be required) No criminal activity proof (may be required)

Eligibility criteria to study Medicine in the Czech Republic  

  • High grades in high school, especially in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics 
  • English proficiency test (maybe demonstrated by Skype)
  • Most universities take their own entrance examinations
  • Respective national level test score of the native country of the applicant
University Name Entrance examination  English proficiency test 
Charles University

(all Faculties of Medicine)

Required for Biology, Chemistry, and Physics IELTS- 6.6

TOEFL – 75-80

Masaryk University Up to 65% in three separate tests of Chemistry, Biology, and Physics or Mathematics IELTS- 5.5-6.0

TOEFL IBT- 65-78

The Palacký University of Olomouc Up to 50% in three separate tests of Chemistry, Biology, and Physics or Mathematics CEFR- B2


University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno Required for Biology and Chemistry IELTS- 6.0

TOEFL – 70-75

The University of Ostrava Entrance exam in related subjects of the chosen study field IELTS- 5.5 onwards

TOEFL – 75-78

**Note – English proficiency test can be waived off by submitting the relevant documents. Get in touch with Gyanberry to know how to apply to Czech Republic medical universities without an English proficiency exam.

Application deadlines for Medical universities in Czech Republic

The application deadline for medical universities in the Czech Republic may vary from university to university. 

University name  Deadlines 
Charles University (All faculties of Medicine) February to June
Masaryk University July to August
The Palacký University of Olomouc May or June (summer)/October or November (winter)
University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno June
The University of Ostrava November to February

International students that want to pursue a medical program at one of the famous universities in the Czech Republic need to start their application process at least six months before the start of their chosen program.

At Gyanberry, we provide application services, Czech study Visa assistance, and entrance exam preparation material to aspiring students. Get in touch to know more.

Frequently Asked Questions

A candidate must have completed high school with a minimum of recommended 50% in Biology, Chemistry, Physics/Mathematics, and English as mandatory subjects. The cut-off for English proficiency may vary, but the minimum score expected is 6.0 in IELTS or 75 in TOEFL iBT. Some Universities may also conduct their interview apart from the requirements mentioned above.

The average acceptance rate is 10-30% for medicine programs. Getting into top-ranked universities is slightly more competitive.

Candidates who want to study medicine at a top-ranked university are advised to start their application process at least 6 months before the start of their program.

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