Study in Slovakia

Study Medicine in Slovakia

Being part of the European Union, Slovakia is home to many foreigners who fell in love with the Slovak spirit and enjoy living in Central Europe - only a bus ride from most capital cities in Europe! Yes, if you choose to live in Slovakia, you will undoubtedly want to stay longer - the high quality of education, the international atmosphere, but also the interesting Slovak culture makes living in the country one in a lifetime experience. Furthermore, the medical universities in Slovakia are included in the lists of top universities in Europe and offer various Bachelor's, Master's and PhD programs in English language. Below, we have mentioned some of the main advantages if you choose to study abroad in Slovakia - we are sure you will agree with us! In addition, we have included information about the admission in prestigious Slovak medical schools in case you consider studying Medicine abroad and you want to apply as soon as possible. 

Reasons to study in Slovakia

Each year many students around the world choose to study Medicine or another medicine-related study program in Slovakia and it is easy to see why. 

Slovak universities offer many medical study programs in English language allowing candidates from all around the world to apply and to take advantage of the diversity in the country! Yes, you can apply for Medicine, Dentistry or Pharmacy in English, but of course, there are also many other study programs available in English language - including Marketing, Communication Science, Politics, etc. The great variety of Bachelor and Master programs and the exciting Slovak culture are definitely two of the main aspects that make the country welcoming to people from all over the world. 

Furthermore, the country is part of the European Union, so the diplomas issued by universities in Slovakia are recognized abroad. Slovak universities are accredited and work with the ECTS system, so studying in Slovakia is definitely a good option if you want the name of a prestigious university to be included in your Curriculum Vitae. 

Of course, it is also worth mentioning that the country is located in Central Europe, so there are numerous travel opportunities for local and international students. The airports in Slovakia but also other big airports nearby (e.g. in Vienna, Krakow and Budapest) offer many direct flights to big capital cities even outside Europe and also low-cost flights to tourist destinations you may consider visiting!

Last, but not least, the living costs in Slovakia and the university tuition fees are cheaper in comparison to many other European countries, which makes the country one of the top destinations for studying abroad in Europe.

Medical Universities in Slovakia

We are happy to provide excellent application and relocation services for some of the most prestigious universities in Slovakia - Comenius University in Bratislava, Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin as well as Pavol Jozef Safarik University in Kosice. They offer Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy in English language, so you will meet many other international students. All universities are accredited so you should consider them if you to work abroad after graduation!

Comenius University in Bratislava is one of the best medical universities in Europe. It is located in the capital city of Slovakia - Bratislava, so there are many things to do. The admission is very competitive due to the high number of applicants. The university offers three study programs in English language: Medicine (yearly tuition fees of 9 500 EUR), Dental Medicine (yearly tuition fees of 11 000 EUR) and Pharmacy (yearly tuition fees of 7 500 EUR). 

Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin is a faculty of Comenius University outside Bratislava - in the small town of Martin. There are around 50 000 people living in this town, so it is perfect for people who wish to study in a place where everything is within walking distance. The university focuses on a personal approach, so only a small number of applicants manage to get in. The only available program in English is Medicine. Students pay 9 900 EUR tuition fees per academic year. 

Pavol Jozef Safarik University in Kosice is also one of the best options if you see yourself studying abroad. The city of Kosice in Slovakia combines the benefits of living in a big city but also the pros of a budget-friendly daily life. There are many sightseeing places and also an international airport! Pavol Josef Safarik University in Kosice offers Medicine and Dentistry in English language. Both study programs are Master's degree and the tuition fees amount to 10 500 EUR for Medicine in English and 11 000 EUR for Dentistry in English.

Student loans are not available, but scholarships may be provided by some universities in Slovakia. Our team will also help you find a part-time job during your studies, in case you are interested! 

Below you will find more information about the application process for the medical universities in Slovakia. Our team offers full application and relocation support, so do not hesitate to contact our team at [email protected] for a free consultation! 

Admission in medical universities in Slovakia

Entry requirements for admission in medical universities in Slovakia may vary according to the study program and the university you are interested in. This is why, if you wish to apply to study abroad in Slovakia, we provide a free consultation. The first step is to contact our team at [email protected] with more information about your educational background. We will review your case for free and let you know if you are eligible to apply for admission in Slovakia.

Keep in mind that one of the most important steps of applying to study in Slovakia is to collect your application documents. The team of Inter HECS provides full application support - this way you will not spend money on issuing unnecessary documents or worry about missing the university deadlines. In addition, we will assist you with legalization and translation the documents in order to make sure that the university takes your application set into consideration.

Last but not least, students who want to study Medicine or Dentistry in Slovakia are required to pass an entrance exam in Biology and Chemistry which may be difficult for students. The sample tests and study materials we provide will change how you feel about the entrance exam, though - our goal is to make sure you score 100% in the entrance exam, so every year we provide all necessary materials and even additional courses if you want your exam results to stand out!

Apply now to study abroad in Slovakia!