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    General Medicine (0912tA350006)

    Faculty: First Faculty of Medicine
    Study programme: General Medicine (M0912A350006)
    Form of study: full-time
    Type of study: Master's
    Language of instruction: English
    Expected minimum number of accepted students Expected number of accepted students: 150
    Standard length of study: 6 years
    Application type: Online

    Rate of admitted and total applicants in the past academic year

    260 / 1103

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      Application submission date: 30.04.2023
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      6 year curriculum leading to the Master degree MUDr. - "Medicinae Universae Doctor" = Doctor of General Medicine

      To the effect of the second sentence of Article 3 Subsection 1 of the
      Code of Admissions Procedure for applicants for studies at Charles
      University, this is a study programme without specialization.
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      Applicants are admitted by their scores in the entrance procedure, which is completely performed in English language. The application is valid only after payment of the fee. You pay the application fee by credit card, payment information will be generated for you after sending the application.

      The entrance examination consists of two rounds.

      The first round of the entrance examination:
      • knowledge testing with multiple choice questions.

      The entrance examination takes place either in Prague at the First Faculty of Medicine of Charles University on the set date of entrance examination, or between 1st January 2023 and 30th June 2023 at the co-operating agencies abroad. Information about the co-operating agencies can be found at the Faculty website:

      The knowledge testing will be done in person (or eventually on-line). Applicants will be informed at least 30 days before the exam date in the event of a change of form of the exam. Each applicant can sit the knowledge tests only once.

      Evaluation of the knowledge tests with multiple choice questions: The applicant will receive one point for each correct answer. The knowledge testing is composed of 3 parts – tests of secondary school Biology, Chemistry and Physics (25 answers and maximum score 25 points for each test), so the maximum total 75 points for all three tests.

      For questions in the written test, there is only one correct answer (single-best answer) and only a completely correctly answered question is evaluated with one point. Questions not answered or answered other than completely correctly are not evaluated. Calculators or other "smart devices" are not allowed.

      The minimum total score in the paper knowledge tests that is required to advance to the 2nd round is set at 50 points. An applicant who achieved less than the minimum of 50 points does not advance to the 2nd round and his/her entrance examination is ended.

      The 2nd round of the entrance examination:
      • Interview = 4 stands for mini-interviews: At each stand, the maximum of 10 points can be gained (so the maximum total score is 40 points). 1. The mini-interviews (MMI) may include Role-playing (e.g. breaking bad news); Motivation and interest in medicine; Medical ethics; View of health care; Communication skills; Teamwork; Interpretation and calculation of data; Personal qualities; other …
      • Motivation letter (max. score 10 points) – an obligatory attachment to the application – the applicants describe their motivation to study in the field of General Medicine at the First Faculty of Medicine of Charles University, their successes, knowledge and experience in medical environment.

      Applicants that advance to the 2nd round have to collect at least 35 points out of the maximum of 50 points in the 2nd round (maximum score 40 points for the interviews plus 10 point for the motivation letter). Only the points obtained in the 2nd round decide who is admitted to the study, i.e. points collected in the 1st and 2nd round are not added up.

      The 2nd round of entrance examination will be on-line (or eventually in person). Candidates will be informed at least 30 days before the exam date in the event of a change of form of the exam.

      In addition to passing the entrance examination, a proof of finished secondary education that entitles the applicant to study at a university in the chosen field of study in the country where he/she completed the secondary school is required for admission to the study. If the Faculty is to assess the applicants education, the applicant must pay the fee for assessment of his/her education and submit the legalized documents proving the finished secondary education to the Faculty not later than on 31st August 2023. For detailed information, see

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      Admission to Master's studies is conditioned by completed secondary education confirmed by a school-leaving certificate. Admission to Post-Bachelor studies (Master's programme) is likewise conditioned by completed education in any type of study programme.

      Verification method: entrance exam
      Confirmation date (of entrance exam) from: 09.06.2023 Until: 09.06.2023
      Alternative date (of entrance exam): 23.06.2023 Until: 23.06.2023
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      The first round of the entrance examination does not need not be undergone by applicants who meet the following conditions:

      (a) completed a Masters study programme of General medicine or Dentistry at a university in the Czech Republic or and equivalent study programme abroad;
      (b) duly submitted the application and paid the application fee;
      (c) by 30th April 2023 at the latest will have submitted the application for the bonus granted for advance to the 2nd round, a legally attested copy of the proof (diploma) of education mentioned above in inset (a) and the list of the passed study obligations with the stamp of the university which the applicant graduated from, unless the list of the passed study obligations is part of the supplement to the diploma, all documents in paper form, to the Foreign Student Affairs Department, Kateřinská 32, 121 08 Praha 2.

      An applicant who meets the conditions (a), (b) and (c) will be granted 50 bonus point and will advance to the 2nd round without passing the knowledge testing. Such an applicant must pass the 2nd round and the same criteria of admission will apply to him/her as to the other applicants.
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      Sample questions and recommended text books for preparation can be found on these links:
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      It is possible to attend preparation courses run by our partners, including:

      Institute for Language and Preparatory Studies of Charles University,

      King Charles College -
      preparation course in US -

      Abbey college in Prague,
      Our global representatives (via their websites).
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      Many of our International Medical Graduates are offered employment whilst in their final year of studies. Our students generally rank extremely highly in the USMLE (>90%). All our Graduates are adequately prepared - both practically and theoretically, for independent work as Doctors. Furthermore, they are well-prepared for commencement of training in post-graduate Medical specialisations and research.
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      Tuition [CZK] / per period: 500000 CZK / year