Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno (General Medicine)


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.

Masaryk University has high reputability and prestige in Central Europe. There is new Campus constructed in Bohunice especially for medical, dental students. University is involved in numerous internantional cooperations and programs, such as Central European Studies Programme (CESP), TESOL Teacher Education Programme, SOCRATES/ERASMUS (250 universities), bilateral and multilateral agreements with approximately 90 universities in Europe, North and South America, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, membership in two university networks (UTRECHT and CGU).


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

Recognition in EU and rest of countries :

Degrees from Masaryk University are fully recognised in the EU, the USA and in most other countries and is in accordance with Directive 2005/36/EC on the recognition of professional qualifications. Faculty of Medicine is listed in the IMED – FAIMER International Medical Education Directory and in the AVICENNA Directory for medicine.


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.

Scholarships offered:

Masaryk University is eligible to certify loan applications for the Federal Direct Student Loan Program.Direct Loans are low-interest loans for students and parents to help pay for the cost of a student’s education after high school.

Accomodation for students:

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.

Study programmes
General medicine:

The curriculum for General Medicine leads to a diploma degree in “Medicinae Universae Doctor” (abbreviated to MUDr., placed in front of the holder’s name). MUDr. is equivalent to M.D., i.e. Doctor of Medicine.

Tuition fee for program of General medicine is 249 000 Kč per year (around 9250€).

Study programmes:

Following study programs are offered in English language: General Medicine, Dentistry, Physioteraphy and Optometry.

Tuition fees:

Tuition fee for program of General medicine is 249 000 Kč per year (around 9250€).

Living costs:

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.

This equals to 4000€ per academic year.

Total costs of stay for one studying year:

Total cost for studying medicine at Masaryk University per one academic year is 13250€.

Admission criterias
Admission criterias:

Applicant who wishes to study at Faculty of medicine must successfully complete secondary education (i.e. secondary school, high school, college, etc.) resulting in a school-leaving examination, rewarded with a school-leaving certificate.

Applicants’ secondary school results and a school-leaving certificate are required for further recognition of their secondary education in the Czech Republic in order to be enrolled. In addition to that, passing an entrance examination is required for every applicant.

In addition, students from USA and Canada can be accepted on the basis of their MCAT or DAT test results.

Entrance examination

For program of General medicine, applicants are accepted on the basis of a written entrance examination consisting of three separate tests in the following subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Mathematics. Test comprises of 40 multiple choice questions with five possible answers out of which only one answer is correct.

Each test takes 60 minutes. No periodic tables or other reference materials are necessary, apart from a simple calculator. Students who score more than 65% for general medicine are accepted.

Transfers of students

Every student, who wishes to transfer to Faculty of Medicine Masaryk University must sit and pass the entrance exam. No exceptions are granted.
If successful in the entrance examination, applicants are required to submit an official transcript of records and detailed syllabi of courses (in English). Based on these documents, some courses, years of study (of up to a maximum of 2 years’ duration) might be recognised, i.e. students might be accepted and enrolled in the 3rd year (but no higher) of a course of study.

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