General Medicine

General Medicine is an undergraduate program providing a general science education that is grounded in the humanities and ethics. The content of teaching is the theoretical foundations of the anatomical structure of the organism and its physiological functions. On this basis is built further teaching of the basic principles of aetiology and pathogenesis of disease states and methods of treatment. The study is rounded off with comprehensive teaching focused on diagnosis, differential diagnosis, therapy and prevention of diseases. Within the framework of undergraduate education, a student of the Faculty of Medicine of Comenius University acquires solid theoretical and practical knowledge of a general nature, which enables him to think scientifically in medicine and to further deepen his education in any field of specialization.



Prospects of graduates

Graduates can be employed in all facilities of the Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic, in state and non-state health care facilities, in other functions, e.g. as a professional advisor within insurance companies, as a review doctor, in management and organizational functions in the field of health care and pharmaceutical facilities, as well as in the field of pedagogy.

General Medicine graduates meet the requirements of the European Directive 2005/36/EC, which allows citizens of the European Union to practise medicine in all EU Member States.



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Conditions of admission

Obtaining an overall score on the entrance examination and a bonus score, which will place the applicant among the maximum number of applicants to be admitted.

The total score is the sum of the following points:
- general aptitude test
- science test
- bonus (for secondary school Olympiads/competitions, English proficiency level C1/C2)



Additional information

The Faculty of Medicine offers applicants to the Admission Examination Papers in biology and chemistry. The materials can be purchased while stocks last at the Books and Scripts Shop of the Faculty of Medicine, Sasinkova 4, 811 08 Bratislava, contact: 02/90119 445, e-mail: predajna@fmed.uniba.sk

A candidate with specific needs sends an application for adaptation of the entrance examination with the relevant professional medical documentation as well as the consent of the person concerned for the processing of personal data together with the application form. After the specific needs have been evaluated, the admission examination will be determined in accordance with the Internal Regulation No. 23/2014 - Directive of the Rector of the University of Economics in Bratislava. The coordinator for students with specific needs is prof. MUDr. Ján Pečeňák, CSc., tel. 02/57290737.



Conditions for international students

The acceptance to the studies at Comenius University Faculty of Medicine is conditioned by successful passing of the Entrance Examinations



Coordinator for students with specific needs

Assoc. prof. Ján Pečeňák, MD, PhD., tel.: 00421-2-57290385



General information on the admission exam

Application:
- register your application electronically by 29.2.2024
- obtaining full secondary education or full secondary vocational education
- confirmation of medical fitness to study certified by a medical practitioner as an attachment to the electronic application for studies
A candidate can apply for each study programme both for studies in Slovak and for studies in English. Changes of study programmes in the registered applications for studies are not allowed after 29.02.2024.

The faculty does not require the indication of the grades from studies at secondary school.

Attachments:
- proof of identity (ID or passport)
- proof of payment of the fee
- doctor's certificate of medical fitness for studies
- officially certified copy of the school leaving certificate (verification of the front and back side by a notary public is required, respectively)
- notarized copy of the school leaving certificate (notarized copy of the school leaving certificate is required).
- Applicants who will graduate from secondary school in the current school year 2023/2024 are required to upload a scan of their high school diploma as soon as it is obtained.
- Applicants who have completed their secondary education at a foreign secondary school shall submit a "Decision on Recognition of Education Document" (called Nostrification) issued by the Regional Office of School Administration in the Slovak Republic
- Applicants with specific needs shall upload an application for adaptation of the entrance examination with the relevant professional medical documentation

- Applicants with specific needs shall upload an application for adaptation of the entrance examination with the relevant professional medical documentation.

Without the required documents, the application for studies is invalid.

Special date of the entrance examination may be granted by the dean to an applicant who requests it in writing and documents the reason for absence from the regular date. The reason may be a sudden illness, studying abroad if it is a preparation for study at the LFUC or participation of the applicant in an entrance examination at another faculty of the Charles University in Bratislava or at another university in the Slovak Republic. A documented request for an alternative date shall be sent by the applicant to the address of the faculty only after the receipt of the invitation to the entrance examination.

The faculty will refund the remaining part of the fee in the amount of EUR 80.00 to the applicant only in the case of a written cancellation of the application by 29 February 2024 at the latest. If the applicant is unable to attend the entrance examination, the faculty will not refund the fee.



Form of entrance exam

Online and online, in the form of a test in cooperation with the contractual partner SCIO, s.r.o. www.scio.cz

  • general aptitude test, focusing on the basic skills needed for successful study at university

The fee of 27€/test is paid by the applicant (the test can also be used for entrance exams to other universities). Scio will be sent a database of applicants by LF UK. The test can be repeated. Scio Ltd. will send the best result to LF UK.

  • test of natural sciences within the scope of the secondary school curriculum in the subjects of biology and chemistry

The entrance examination is held separately for each study programme. The result of the entrance examination for one study programme cannot be accepted for the other study programme.



Tests
  • general aptitude test, focused on the basic skills necessary for successful study at university:
    - verbal part - 35 minutes, 33 tasks
    - analytical part - 50 minutes, 33 tasks
  • science test within the scope of the secondary school curriculum in the following subjects:
    - biology (100 questions)
    - chemistry (100 questions)

In the face-to-face form of the entrance examination, the test takes 3 hours, in the online form, the test takes 2.5 hours.



  • Apply the application for study

    01.12.2023 - 29.02.2024

  • Performance of the entrance exam

    15.06.2024 - 15.06.2024

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted
340


Additions
  • leaving certificate (electronic form)
  • ID/passport scan (electronic form)
  • Proof of admission fee payment (electronic form)
  • Medical Fitness (electronic form)
  • diploma, certificate (electronic form)
  • Special needs (if needed) (electronic form)


Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: cost free
Study longer than the standard length of study program, parallel studies: 2000 €


The fee for admission procedure
application form: 95 €
E-application form: 95 €

Billing information

Name of the bank: Štátna pokladnica
Account number: SK65 8180 0000 0070 0013 5249
Constant symbol:
0308
Variable symbol:
20242
BIC swift code when paying from abroad:
SPSRSKBA

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Detail of the study program

 
 
The first three years of your studies could be funded by a scholarship of up to €9,000. More information

Detail of the study program

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