General medicine


Study programme General medicine (GM) General_medicine_slovakiais one of the most popular study programmes for international students in Slovakia. It lasts for 6 years and is organized into 12 semesters. Absolvents are awarded the degree of “Doctor of General Medicine” (MUDr.) that is recognized not only in European Union, but almost all over the world. Graduate has adequate theoretical knowledge of pre-clinical subjects and clinical disciplines. Practical training aims at mastering basic preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

The study is comprehensive and reputable thanks to complex education focused on therapy, prevention of diseases, diagnosis and differential diagnostics. Students form groups of 8-15 people (depending on university), within which they attend seminars or practicals. Education is offered in English language and there are tuition fees of 9.000-10.500€ related to studying.

Study programme General medicine is offered by three universities in Slovakia:

General medicine programmes offered in Slovakia

  • University: Pavol Jozef Šafárik University
  • Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
  • Study program: General Medicine
  • Length of program: 6 years
  • Fee for program: 10,5000€
  • Language of program: English
  • About the program: Study program General Medicine is joint program from first and second level of studies. Students obtain theoretical knowledge, preclinical and clinical subjects. Therapeutics and clinics methods also plays important role within this program. Furthermore, students gain preconditions (after compulsory practise, postgraduate studies and exams) for specialisation in the respective branches or in medical research. Graduates are awarded with degree MUDr. (Doctor of General medicine), which entitle them to work within European Union and in most countries of world.
  • University: Commenius University
  • Faculty: The Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin
  • Study program: General Medicine
  • Length of program: 6 years
  • Fee for program: 9,000 €
  • Language of program: English
  • About the program: Study program General Medicine at the Jessenius Faculty of Medicine has been rated as the best medical programme offered by Slovak universities in recent year. It is joint program from first and second level of studies. Students obtain theoretical knowledge, preclinical and clinical subjects. Therapeutics and clinics methods also plays important role within this program. Furthermore, students gain preconditions (after compulsory practise, postgraduate studies and exams) for specialisation in the respective branches or in medical research. Graduates are awarded with degree MUDr. (Doctor of General medicine), which entitle them to work within European Union and in most countries of world.