Šafárik University

About the university

This university is not represented by “Medical Doctor”.

Šafárik University was founded in 1959 in the city of Košice, located in eastern Slovakia and includes one of the best medical schools in Slovkia.  Košice is the second largest city in Slovakia and is considered to be the capital of the eastern region of the country.

About the place

Šafárik University is named after Pavel Jozef Šafárik, a 19th century Slovak philologist, poet, and historian.

The university has been operating an English program since 1995.

International program offers

  • General Medicine: 6-year program with a degree as MUDr. – “Medicinae Universae Doctor” (M.D.) – Doctor of General Medicine
  • Dentistry: 6-year program with a degree as MDDr. – “Medicinae Dentalis Doctor” – Doctor of Dental 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 10,500 Euro per year
  • Dentistry: From 11,000 Euro  per year

*The tuition fee can be modified by the university from time to time.
Exact tuition fees can be found in the university website.

Living expenses

  • Approximately 500 € per month (The university offers housing options) Visit the official website

*Living costs may differ from student to student and the numbers shown are for reference only


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