Jessenius Faculty of Medicine

About the university

This university is not represented by “Medical Doctor”.

The University of Martin was officially established In 1969  in the city of Martin, a city in northern Slovakia.

The Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin has a tradition of maintaining a low number of students (no more than 200 students in a year) which enables the university to provide an individual approach to the students within small study groups making it one of the leading medical schools in Slovakia.

About the place

In 1991 the medical faculty was renamed  “Jessenius Faculty of Medicine” in honor of Jan Jessenius, a medieval physician and humanist whose ancestors had their roots in the city of Martin.

In the same year, the faculty opened up the enrollment to international students.

International program offers

  • General Medicine: 6-year program with a degree as “MUDr” – “Medicinae Universae Doctor” (M.D.) – Doctor of General Medicine

Admission requirements

  • Complete secondary school education (a high-school diploma)
  • Entrance Exams: Written & Oral exams in the subjects of Biology & Chemistry

Tuition fees

  • General Medicine: From 9,900 Euro per year

*Prices are subject to change and it is advisable to double-check tuition fees and costs with the university at hand.

Living expenses

  • Approximately 500 € per month

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