Dental Medicine at Pavol Jozef Šafárik University

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Dental Medicine at Pavol Jozef Šafárik University


  • Tuition Fee 11,000 €
  • Course Duration 6 years
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Requirements Entrance exams and adequate English proficiency
  • Dentistry

Pavol Jozef Šafárik University is the second oldest university in Slovakia and is highly esteemed both on national, and European scale

About Dental Medicine at Pavol Jozef Šafárik University

Pavol Jozef Šafárik University is the second oldest university in Slovakia and is highly esteemed on national, and European scale. The medical faculty at Šafárik university is one of the most modern faculties in Slovakia. Careful emphasis is placed on practical clinical experience of their students, so the graduates are well-prepared for their medical career since day 1. This is one of the reasons why their Dental Medicine programme continues to attract growing numbers of foreign students.

Košice, being the second largest city in Slovakia, is a vibrant city with an appreciable community of international students. Their time in Košice is all the more pleasant, as the relaxed atmosphere and vast possibilities of nightlife make for a balanced stay.


Dental Medicine at Pavol Jozef Šafárik University

Pavol Jozef Šafárik University, Šrobárova, Košice, Slovakia

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are the living costs in Košice ?

    Košice is a budget-friendly city, with the costs for accommodation ranging from 75 to 200 €. Other expenses such as food or party-life usually amount to 200 € per month.

  • How is the student life?

    Košice is rightly proud of their relaxed atmosphere eye-catching historical aesthetics. It is the ideal place for the life of a student – the peacefulness is balanced with abundant party venues and exciting cultural scene. Moreover, Košice is the home of many Slovakia’s successful sport clubs. This provides excellent opportunities for pursuing your favourite sport as a meaningful hobby.

  • What are my opportunities after I graduate?

    The degrees awarded to the students are recognized in all countries of the European Union and in most of the federal states of USA, which means that you are free to return to your home country and work there. The university also offers a career services, helping students to become employed in the field of their study.

  • What are the university fees?

    The annual university fee for studying General Medicine is 11,000 €.

  • English requirements?

    No declaration of language proficiency is required by this faculty; however, adequate English language skills are largely beneficial for the course.

  • What are the admission requirements?

    Applicants must pass an entrance examination in Chemistry and Biology in written form (multiple choice tests). The language of examination is English, and the acceptance pass mark in General Medicine and in Dental Medicine is 75%. Sample questions and the specific syllabus can be found here

  • Are there any additional costs?

    Do not worry: all additional costs are taken care of by us.

  • Is there any financial aid provided?

    Yes, excellent students are eligible for scholarships. This depends on their grades point average. For more information, see:

  • Who can apply ?

    All applicants need to hold a degree of completed secondary (high school) education. Both national and international degrees (such as IB or A-levels) are acceptable. Students need to be at least 17 years of age.

  • Visa requirements?

    EU citizens are not required to have a Visa to commence studies in the EEA exclusive area. In times of Brexit and uncertainty in the political landscape, we will take care of your VISA application.

    For all other countries, the clients will be assisted with the intricacies of the VISA application. We are certain we can make your journey to becoming a doctor as smooth as possible.

  • Why Košice?
    • Students from over 50 countries
    • Slovak language courses for foreign students

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