Studying Medicine in Slovakia: universities with programs for international students

Some universities in Slovakia offer medical degree courses in English. All Slovakian medical degrees have EU- recognition

The three most important universities for studying Medicine in Slovakia are:
• Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice
• Comenius University
• Jessenius Faculty of Medicine
Studying Medicine at Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice

This university is located in Košice, Slovakia’s second-largest city. In Slovakia, medical programs in English are available to international students since 1995

It takes 6 years to complete a course in General Medicine. Annual tuition fees for medical degree programs in Slovakia are approximately € 8500. A degree course in Dentistry is of 6 years duration. Approximate tuition fees are € 9000 per annum.

The admission requirements are a high school leaving diploma, along with oral and written entrance exams in the subjects of biology, chemistry and physics.
It is recommended that our Pre-Med course is undertaken prior to this degree course in medicine. This Pre-Med course enables students to adequately prepare for the successful completion of a degree in medicine at Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice.

Additional information can be found on the universitys website.

Studying Medicine at Comenius University in Slovakia

Slovakia’s oldest and largest university in is located in the capital Bratislava. It takes 6 years to complete a degree program in General Medicine. Approximate tuition fees for this Medical Degree in Slovakia are € 9,000 per annum. A 6-year course in Dentistry is available too. Annual tuition fees for a degree course in Dentistry are approximately € 10,000.

The admission requirements are a high school leaving diploma, along with oral and written entrance exams in the subjects of biology, chemistry and physics.

It is recommended that our Pre-Med course is undertaken prior to this degree course in medicine. The reason being is to better prepare applicants for the undergraduate degree course in Medicine at Comenius University.

Additional information about medical studies in Slovakia can be found on the university website.
Jessenius Faculty of Medicine

Jessenius Faculty of Medicine is located in the small town of Martin. Each year a small number of local and international students embark on their medical studies at this university, which offers a 6-year course in General Medicine. Approximate tuition fees for this Medical Degree in Slovakia are € 8950.

The admission requirements are a high school leaving diploma, along with oral and written entrance exams in the subjects of biology, chemistry and medical English.

It is advised that a Pre-Med course is undertaken prior to embarking on the degree course in Medicine. The aim is to better prepare applicants for the undergraduate degree course in

Medicine at Jessenius Faculty of Medicine.

For further information visit the university website.

About Slovakia

Slovakia is situated in central Europe, bordering the countries Austria, Czech Republic, Poland, Ukraine and Hungary. Slovakia is a member state of the European Union since 2004.

The monthly cost of living for a student in Slovakia is approximately 700 Euro.