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Study Medicine in english at Jozef Safarik University in Kosice (Medical school and dental school in Kosice- Slovakia)

Why Medical study at Faculty of Medicine in Kosice - Slovakia?

  • Admission guarantee,
  • Student transfer possible,
  • Up-to-date infrastructure,
  • Available student accommodation,
  • Safe and multicultural environment,
  • Reasonable tuition and leaving costs,
  • Qualification valid in all EU/EEA countries and recognised worldwide,

Studying Medicine in Kosice

Faculty of Medicine at Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice

The Faculty of Medicine at Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice, the second largest town in Slovakia provides medicine and dentistry program in English and Slovak, and Physiotherapy, Nursing, and public Health only in Slovak. The Slovak Republic is a member of the European Union since 20o4 and qualifications obtained from Slovak universities are valid in all EU/EEA countries and recognised all-over the world.

The Faculty of Medicine was established in 1948 as a branch of the Faculty of Medicine of the Slovak University, later called Comenius University in Bratislava. Then in 1959, the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Philosophy merged, which led to the foundation of a new university in Eastern Slovakia, called Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice.

Košice with its rich history offers many cultural and sport events and activities for multicultural student community.
As all state universities, Pavol Jozef Šafárik University functions under the auspices of the Ministry of Education. It is accredited according to the rules and regulations of the Higher Education Act of the Slovak Republic.

The Faculty of Medicine at Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice closely co-operates with many significant universities and institutions in Prague, Paris, Nantes, Bordeaux, Padova, Essen, Giessen, Düsseldorf, Amsterdam, Utrecht, Zürich, Turku, Oulu, Salamanca, Krakow, etc.
Faculty of Medicine in Kosice is one of 5 faculties (Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Public administration, Faculty of Arts) of Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Slovakia. 

The faculty of medicine in Kosice provides education on Bachelor, Master, Doctor’s and PhD levels in English and Slovak languages. General Medicine and Dental Medicine in English are especial designed for international students who have good command of English and high school certificate giving access to university studies in their country.

Admission into Medicine in English in Kosice in Slovakia

The admission into medical programs (medicine and dentistry) in English at the faculty of Medicine of of Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Slovakia in Kosice is based on entry test of Biology and chemistry high school level.

The entrance examination test consists Multiple chose questions of 100 questions in Biology and 100 questions in Chemistry and takes 2hours and 30 minutes. All well-prepared students pass the entry test. On request, medical study guide can provide learning materials for this purpose.
Medical student transfer based on ECTS is possible.

Tuition fees of Medical studies in English in Kosice

Applicants who choose to study in English can only benefit from tuition fee places, while EU/EEA student who decide to study in Slovak, he get automatically Slovak scholarship.

Tuition fees for medical studies in English in Kosice:

General Medicine: 6-year program leading Doctor of General Medicine (MUDr): 10500€/year; 200 available seats;

Dentistry: 6-year program, leading to Doctor of Dental Medicine (MDDr.): 11000€/year; 30 available seats;

Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Kosice-Slovakia

Pavol Jozef Šafárik University was founded in 1959 as the second classical University in Slovakia based on the legacy of the historic UNIVERSITAS CASSOVIENSIS, having continuously operated in Kosice from 1657until 1921.
The university is named after Pavol Jozef Safarik, a Slovak poet, historian, and university professor, and its establishment meant a significant asset to the development of education and scientific research activities in Kosice.

The current structure of Pavol Jozef Šafárik University includes five faculties (Faculty of Medicine from 1949, Faculty of Natural Science from 1963, Faculty of Law from 1073, Faculty of Public Administration from 1998 and Faculty of Arts from 2007).

The university offers around 200 Bachelors, Masters and Doctors programs. Most of popular programs are general medicine and dentistry available in English and Slovak at the faculty of medicine, Biology and geography at the faculty of Natural Sciences, Psychology, Media studies, and British and American studies at the faculty of Arts available in slovak.


  • General Medicine: 4-(graduate) & 6-year program
  • Veterinary Medicine: 6-year program
  • Dentistry: 5 to 6-year program
  • Pharmacy: 5 to 6-year program
  • Nursing: 3 to 4-year program
  • Physiotherapy: 3 to 4-year program
  • Medical specialisation: 3 to 6-year program
  • Etc.

Leading to qualifications approved by GMC, GDC, RCVS,
HCPC, NMC in UK and recognised in all over the world.


Phone: +40733811711; +40760100128