General Information – Palacký University Olomouc
Degrees: Medicine, dentistry
Place: Olomouc, Czech Republic
Admission Procedure: Admission exam (MSE will provide learning material)
Recognition: In the USA, the EU and and many other countries
Medicine: The medicine degree at the Palacký University Olomouc lasts 6 years (12 semesters). During the first semesters of the degree, the teaching is mainly focused on theoretical principles. Then, the preclinical and the clinical parts will take place. As these parts of the degree are very practice-oriented, you will spend most of your time at the hospital during this period, where you will gather your first practical experiences. The medical degree at the Palacký University Olomouc is completed in the sixth year, with the state exams concerning internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology, as well as preventive medicine. The duration of studies is therefore 6 years.
Dentistry: The dentistry degree in English at the Palacký University Olomouc is offered since 2010. Ever since, the internationalization of the degree has never stopped. Increasingly more foreign students are studying at the Palacký University Olomouc, above all from the USA, Canada, and the European countries. Also in the field of dentistry there is a theoretical and a practical part, although this course of studies lasts only five years. The practical training with patients is considered to be of great importance at the Palacký University Olomouc. There are also state examinations at the end, including the fields preservative dentistry, orthodontics and prosthetics, as well as oral surgery. The duration of the studies is 5 years.
The Palacký University Olomouc is located in the center of Olomouc. International students are usually accommodated at the Neredin Campus, which is about 2,5 miles away.
The school of medicine and dentistry is located in the university hospital. Olomouc, with 100,000 inhabitants, is located in the eastern part of the country, in former Moravia. As the fifth largest city in the Czech Republic, it is an important economic, administrative, and cultural center.
The admission at Palacký University Olomouc takes place through an admission exam and a subsequent interview. The written admission exam includes questions from the fields of biology, chemistry and physics or mathematics. The interview is held in order to find out the student’s motivation and is usually kept very general. MSE will provide learning material, so you can prepare for the admission exam in the best possible way.
The degree is recognized in the USA, Canada, Malaysia, the EU, the European Economic Area and many other countries.