General Medicine

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Foreign:$ 15.7 k / Year(s) Deadline: May 8, 2024
401–500 place StudyQA ranking:2440 Duration:6 years

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6 year curriculum leading to the Master degree MUDr. - "Medicinae Universae Doctor" = Doctor of General Medicine

The First Faculty of Medicine has been a part of Charles University since its foundation in 1348 and is the oldest medical faculty in Central Europe. The basic purpose of the faculty is to train medical doctors in such a way as to provide them with a broad general medical education, and a thorough theoretical basis, so that they are able to think and communicate scientifically and medically, and offer basic medical care.

The curriculum is finished with the degree MUDr. – “Medicinae Universae Doctor” (M.D.) = Doctor of General Medicine or MDDr. = Doctor of Dental Medicine. The degrees are fully recognized in EU and in most of the other countries. Both medical programmes are based on regular full-time studies and have a structure of traditional courses, which means that teaching includes both theoretical and practical/clinical trainings. Graduates of the General Medicine programme are ready to pursue career in various fields of medicine as well as the Dental Medicine graduates are ready to work in dental medicine and associated fields.

1st year

Compulsory Subject


Anatomy 1, 2


Anatomy Dissections 1, 2




Biology and Genetics 1


Histology and General Embryology 1,2


First Aid, Meeting with the Clinicians


Physical Education 1, 2


Basic Medical Terminology 1, 2


Medical Informatics


Czech for English Parallel 1,2


2nd year

Compulsory Subject:


Biology and Genetics 2


Physiology 1,2


Medical Chemistry and Biochemistry 1,2


Microbiology 1


Basic Immunology


Patient Care


Summer Clerkship - Patient Care


Physical Education 3,4


Czech for English Parallel 3,4


Intensive Czech Course


3rd year

Compulsory Subject:


Pharmacology 1


Integrated Block: Microbiology/Pathology


Propaedeutics in Internal Medicine


Propaedeutics in Surgery


Bioethics 1


Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy 1,2


Microbiology 2


Pathophysiology 1,2


Pathology 1,2


Czech for English Parallel 5,6


Compulsory Eligible subjects



Pathobiochemistry 1 - Inherited Metabolic Disorders


Pathobiochemistry 2 – Molecular Oncology


Pathobiochemistry 3 - Biochemical Disorders


4th year

Compulsory Subject:




Surgery – Clinic

Orthopaedic Surgery

Nuclear Medicine


Forensic Medicine

Medical Immunology

Clinical Genetics

Primary Care 1

Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

Pharmacology 2


Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy 3

Bioethics 2

Clinical topographic anatomy

Infectious Diseases

Hygiene and Epidemiology

– Clerkship before SE

Hygiene and Epidemiology - SE

Occupational Diseases and Toxicology

Summer Clerkship - Surgery

5th year

Compulsory Subject:

Gynaecology and Obstetrics 






Internal Medicine - Cardiology

Internal Medicine - Nephrology

Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

Internal Medicine - Endocrinology and Metabolism

Internal Medicine - Tuberculosis and Pulmonary Diseases

Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

Internal Medicine - Haematology

Internal Medicine - Exam

Summer Clerkship: Internal Medicine

Summer Clerkship: Gynaecology and Obstetrics 

6th year


Compulsory Subject:

Anaesteziology and Emergency Medicine


Clinical Biochemistry

Primary Care 2

Minimum of Practical Skills

Gynaecology and Obstetrics – Clerkship before SE

Gynaecology and Obstetrics - SE

Surgery – Clerkship before SE

Surgery - SE

Internal Medicine - Clerkship before SE

Internal Medicine - SE

Paediatrics – Clerkship before SE

Paediatrics - SE

Public Health Services and Medical Law - Clerkship before SE

Public Health Services and Medical Law - SE

Diploma requirements

  • US education system

Student must have college degree to be allowed to apply.

  • A-level system

First Faculty of Medicine requires for admission completion of at least three Advanced (A) Level subjects in the same academic year. Students have to have Advanced (A) Level subjects Biology and Chemistry + any other (A) level subject. Biology and Chemistry Advanced (A) Level subjects must have grade C or better. Two AS subjects are not deemed to be equivalent to one 'Advanced Level' subject. AS level subjects - one of them should be Math or Physics, the other one is not set (could be any).)

  • IB system

There are no special requirements

  • Abitur

There are no special requirements

  • 高考

There are no special requirements


Students are selected on the basis of an entrance examination. ENTRANCE EXAM IS COMPULSORY FOR EVERYONE. It is necessary to:

  • Fill in electronic application form or contact one of our representatives to help you with electronic application form on time and send PDF application for entrance exam in Prague by e-mail to (or to the representatives e-mail if you don't do the entrance exam in Prague) and pay 590 CZK for application registration. Without payment the applicant won't be allowed to attend the entrance exam.
  • Successfully pass the entrance exam.
  • Provide an evidence of completed secondary education legalized and translated to the Czech language (according Article 48 subsection (4) inset (d) of the Act # 111/1998 coll., The higher education act), pay your tuition fee, confirm your attendance on enrollment in Faculty database
  • Come to the 1st year enrollment and sign the contract about studies with the Faculty
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