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|
|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|
(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.
|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.