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Pavol Jozef Safarik University  (UPJS)

The Faculty of Medicine at Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice started teaching medical students in September 1948, and since then it has educated over 15 thousand of them for their prospective profession. Since 1992, it enables international students to complete their medical studies in the English language – young people from about fifty countries of the world avail themselves of this opportunity at present. The diplomas awarded to the UPJS MF´s graduates are recognized in all countries of the European Union and in most of the federal states of USA.


The Faculty of Medicine consists of approximately 70 units – institutes, departments, scientific research and experimental workplaces, and special-purpose facilities. Its modern high-rise building is located in close proximity to the L. Pasteur University Hospital, where students take the bulk of their practical medical training. Its teaching base represents a several medical institutions that allow students a direct contact with patients and employment of modern treatment methods, so teaching represents a unique link theory with practice.

The Faculty of Medicine at Pavol Jozef Safarik University in Kosice enjoys its unique position in the development of medical science and in education of physicians in the field of human medicine not only for covering the societal demand of Slovakia, but also in many other countries of the world – Europe, Asia, Africa, America, and Australia. It is very successful in fulfilling its basic social mission – educating high-quality physicians and implementing top-quality medical research. Quality teaching at this Faculty provides a very good basis for employment of its graduates in the medical employment market.

  • Programmes in English:

    • Medicine​

    • Dentistry

  • Check latest tuition fees.

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