Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin

Study Medicine at the Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin

Comenius University, one of the highest ranked universities in both Slovakia and Europe, also offers the chance to study Medicine in English at their Faculty of Medicine in city of Martin, Slovakia. This way candidates looking to apply to study Medicine in Europe have the opportunity to choose between the capital city of Slovakia, Bratislava, and a smaller but more artistic and budget-friendly town - Martin. Each year, more than 200 students apply for admission at the Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin, Slovakia. The university focuses on personal approach and practice-oriented university lessons so that the medics of tomorrow are well-prepared for the work environment after university!

The team of Inter HECS had the pleasure to meet university representatives and discuss all partnership opportunities.

Meeting between Inter HECS and university representatives

Life and living costs in Martin, Slovakia

The distance between Martin and the capital Bratislava is 168 km which means you will not be far away from the biggest airport in Slovakia! Martin is a small city with population of around 55 000 people and offers beautiful views and an interesting, colorful and vibrant atmosphere due to the high numbers of international students and tourists. It offers plenty of opportunities for those who prefer more quiet surroundings but also for the ones that will enjoy more adventures such as hiking, skiing, etc. Martin city is more an artistic city than a metropolitan one. You can find different museums (e.g. Museum of a Slovak Village, Slovakian National Museum) and famous galleries like the Turcianska Gallery. The living expenses in Martin are cheaper than in the bigger cities which makes it a great place to live for foreigners who look forward to exploring the Slovak culture and want to take advantage of the budget-friendly daily life. You have the option to live in the University dormitory which will cost you 150 euro per month or in a private apartment. If you choose to live alone outside the university dormitory, you can expect to pay between 400 and 600 EUR per month for rent

Faculty of Medicine in Martin, Slovakia

The Jessenius Faculty of Medicine is the only faculty of Comenius University which is not located in Bratislava. It offers different Bachelor, Master and PhD programs in English which attract locals and foreigners who are eager to study at one of the most prestigious universities in Slovakia. One of the most famous choice among international students is the Master's degree in General Medicine in English at Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin. The program takes six years and all graduates will receive MUDr degree. The diploma is recognized abroad - Slovakia is part of the EU, so obtaining a diploma at Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin will give you the opportunity to work abroad after graduation! The tuition fee per academic year is 9900 EUR.

The campus of the Faculty of Medicine in Martin is in the city area called Mala Hora or Little Hill and has four separate buildings. The Faculty is highly popular mainly thanks to the excellent level of education as well as due to the modern university equipment and research facilities. In 2013, the Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin, Slovakia started an impressive project which cost more than 27 million EUR - the construction of the Center for Biomedical Research. In two years, the project was successfully completed and has attracted not only media coverage in Slovakia and abroad, but also many future medical students! The center offers specialization in the field of Neurosciences, Molecular Medicine and Pulmonology. 

Study program for Medicine in English in Martin, Slovakia

The first two years of the studies include lessons focusing on theory and introduction in the medical studies. In addition, students will also have Slovak language as a subject in the university! Both aspects prepare medical students for later years throughout their education when they will also meet patients and should be able to communicate with them and offer professional medical help and assistance. The Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin also offers many interesting optional courses like Vaccinology, Disaster Medicine, Pediatric Surgery, Algesiology and Paliative, etc. Throughout the final year of the study program in Medicine in English students gain first-hand experience at different departments, incl. Internal Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrics, and Obstetrics and Gynaecology.  

The curriculum offered by the Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin comprises useful and both traditional and modern subjects that prepare students for life after university. Medical students will have the chance to study some of the following subjects:

  • First-year in Medicine in English: Medical Biophysics, Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, etc. 
  • Second-year in Medicine in English: Physiology, Immunology, Microbiology, etc.
  • Third-year in Medicine in English: Surgical Propedeutics, Pathological Anatomy, Medical Ethics, etc. 
  • Fourth-year in Medicine in English: Dental Medicine, Dermatovenerology, Neurology, Surgery, etc.
  • Fifth-year in Medicine in English: Psychiatry, Urgent Medicine, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Occupational Medicine and Toxicology, etc.
  • Sixth-year in Medicine in English: Surgery, Internal Medicine, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Pediatrics, etc.

Apply to study Medicine in English in Martin, Slovakia

In order to be successfully admitted in the Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin, you must follow several important application steps. To start with, you have to collect the application documents as required by the university and submit them within the university deadline. Secondly, candidates in Medicine in English must pass an entrance exam in Biology and Chemistry in order to prove to the university that they already have knowledge in both subjects and are well-prepared for studying Medicine in English. Of course, the final step is when students have to visit the university and successfully enroll in it. The team of Inter HECS Ltd. will be happy to assist you with both application and relocation:

  • Our application services make sure that you prepare and submit the application documents on time!
  • Our entrance exam support makes sure that you are prepared for the entrance test for admission and you ace it!
  • Our relocation services will make you and your family feel happy and safe - we are here to help you move to Slovakia, find an apartment and arrange all utilities, such as home Wi-Fi, SIM card, etc.!

Apply now for admission at Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin - just contact our team at [email protected] for a free consultation and we will be happy to guide you with the next steps for successful admission!