Comenius University in Bratislava is the oldest and biggest university in the Slovak Republic. Faculty of Medicine in Bratislava is the oldest of the thirteen faculties of Comenius University in Bratislava and was established on the 21st September 1919. Since its beginnings, it has been a recognized and sought after scientific, research and educational institution of particular importance for the development of clinical medicine. As the most complexly built university of the classical type in the Slovak Republic, it holds the position of national university. Faculty of Medicine in Bratislava of Comenius University in Bratislava organizes general medicine and dentistry programs in English and in Slovak, residency and PhD programs in Slovak at affordable tuition fees for international students.
Comenius University has two faculties of medicine: Faculty of Medicine in Bratislava and Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin both with 6 year medical and dental programs in English and post graduate studies (PhD and residency) in Slovak.
Comenius University in Bratislava is an outstanding scientific institution. The university is active in extraordinary research in various areas through the Centers of Excellence. Comenius University also works on hundreds of national and international science projects. The Faculty of Medicine Comenius University in Bratislava enjoys popularity with international students, for whom it provides General Medicine and Dentistry study programs as well as PhD and specialization education in English language.
The Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Dentistry from Comenius University in Bratislava are fully recognized in the EU, the USA and in most other countries. English program's students are also obliged to undertake training and pass examinations in the Czech language at the end of their first, second, third, and fourth years of study. This is necessary in order to be able to communicate with patients in Czech once they enter practical clinical training in hospitals.
The Faculty of Medicine at Comenius University in Bratislava currently offers accredited study programs at all three levels. In the first three years, students obtain knowledge predominantly in theoretical and pre-clinical subjects. Further training takes place mainly at the Faculty of Medicine at Comenius University in Bratislava clinics. Students can choose elective subjects from the interdisciplinary program.