First Faculty
of Medicine, Charles University

Charles University is the oldest and largest university in the Czech Republic. Founded in 1348, it was the first university in Central Europe. It is one of the oldest universities in Europe in continuous operation, and among the leading universities in Europe, ranking among the upper 1.5 percent of the world’s best universities.

The First Faculty consists of around 80 institutions and departments and a teaching hospital with more than 3,000 beds. The teaching staff consists of over 500 people, including over 50 professors, over 120 associate professors and more than 400 assistant professors and instructors.

Key Facts

  • Prague’s historic city centre is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Prague is a home away from home for UK students, with Tesco and Marks & Spencer stores within a few minutes’ walk of the university.
  • Prague, for a while, was capital of the Holy Roman Empire.
  • Prague is frequently referred to as the ‘Paris of Eastern Europe’.

Prague is the capital city of the Czech Republic and is a modern European metropolis full of energy, music and art. Its stunning architecture and rich cultural and historical heritage draws millions of tourists every year. It has a highly developed infrastructure and a large variety of attractions to cater to their needs. In addition to Prague’s picturesque sights, visitors will feel quite at home as it is easy to get around with an affordable and efficient public transport system. It has a large student population because of the many educational institutions located in Prague.

First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University

Societies and Associations are available, such as UAEM – Universities Allied for Essential Medicines. This is a multidisciplinary international student organisation that works to improve access to essential medicines and ensures research into diseases affecting people in developing countries.

Course Information

Course Fees:

Dentistry (MDDr)- 5 years – 450,000 Czk
Medicine  (MUDr)  – 6 years – 450,000 Czk


Additional Fees:

820 Czk application fee

Entrance Exam:

Medicine/Dentistry There are three separate papers in the entrance exam; Chemistry, Biology and either Physics or Maths. The pass mark is an overall mark of 80%.

Entrance examination in Prague 3.6.2022.

Deadline for applications 30.4.2022

Exam Dates

29th May (Prague)
28th June (Malvern)

Preparation Course

We run various preparation courses throughout the year, please see our application pack for further details.

Application Procedure

Complete our EMUCAS Application Pack and return with supporting documents listed on the front page of the application.

Entrance Requirements

Students are accepted upon successfully completing an entrance exam and interview. To be able to sit the entrance examination students should have completed 3 A Levels (or equivalent) and should have or be predicted minimum 3 grade C’s or above. Two of these A Levels must be Chemistry and Biology. Candidates should also have AS Level Maths or Physics. For those who do not meet this criteria the Medical Foundation year is available. If unsure that you meet the requirement please contact us to check.

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