Masaryk University (Universitas Masarykiana Brunensis) in Brno is one of the most prestigious university not only in Czech Republic, but also in Central Europe union.
It is public university founded in 1919 by former president of Czechoslovakia, Tomáš Garigue Masaryk and comprises of 9 faculties and has seat in Brno. According to number of students in accredited study programs, Masaryk University is the second biggest university in Czech Republic (after Charles University). There are more than 7100 international students enrolled from the total number 38000 students.
Faculty of medicine is part of Masaryk University and was founded on 28 January 1918 and is popular especially among students from UK, Middle East, south-east Asia or Japan.
There are following good reasons why studying at Faculty of Medicine Masaryk University makes perfect sense:
a) Excellent Conditions for Study in the Newly Built Campus – students of medicine and dentistry have most of their lectures and seminars in new campus, which is only 15 minutes by trolley from the centre of city of Brno. Campus is equiped with modern devices and equipment.
b) English teachers with great teaching and English skills
c) A High Level of Science and Prospects for Research and Development – students might either take part in research projects in medicine, biochemical and biology
d) Good reputation of graduates from Masaryk university in Czech Republic and abroad
e) Possibility to study abroad even during studies: students might be involved in various programs such as IFMSA exchange programs, which enable them to study abroad
Degree from Masaryk University is internationally recognised in European union and most countries of the world. There are many students e.g. from United Kingdom, who can provide great references on this Faculty.
Brno is the second biggest city of Czech Republic. It is situated on crossroads between Vienna, Bratislava and Prague. Brno is typical students city, since every year between September and June there are 80 000 students living in the city (in total there are 400 000 inhabitants). Brno was listed among TOP 50 best places for living in 2016.
University provides accommodation to students either close to Campus, where most lectures and seminars are taking place or 15 minutes by bus at Vinarska dormitories. Prices of accommodation are moderate and depends on number of inhabitants in a room.
Plenty of medical students prefer to live with their schoolmates and find a private accommodation in Brno. This option is usually more comfortable, but also more expensive, since demand for flats in Brno is really high.
Following study programs are offered in English language: General Medicine, Dentistry, Physioteraphy and Optometry.
Accommodation in the Students’ Hall/Dormitories in double room costs approximately EUR 150.00 per month. 3 Meals a day in an academic refectory cost around EUR 8.00 per day (after student discount). A 3-month ticket for public transport costs EUR 26.00. In total, minimum living costs are around 400€ per month.