The Jessenius Faculty of Medicine

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The Jessenius Faculty of Medicine


  • Tuition Fee 9,900 €
  • Course Duration 6 years
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Requirements Entrance exams and adequate English proficiency
  • Medicine

The Comenius University is the largest and most renowned university in Slovakia

About The Jessenius Faculty of Medicine

The Jessenius University is the largest and most renowned university in Slovakia. Founded in 1919, both tradition and innovation are integral to its medical programmes. In international rankings, it ranks the highest among all Slovak universities. Being the leading research facility in Slovakia, it is ready to offer wide possibilities of internships and research projects for students.

The Jessenius faculty in Martin has been consistently ranked as the best medical programme in Slovakia, according to the Slovak University Rankings. This flattering rating is achieved thanks to a very individual approach of world-class professors with high research output. The Jessenius faculty benefits from funding of the programme by the EU, as more than a million € are invested annually.


The Jessenius Faculty of Medicine

Jessenius Faculty of Medicine, L. Novomeského, Martin-Záturčie-Záturčie, Slovakia

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are the living costs in Martin?

    Martin is the single most affordable location we offer you. The accommodation is set within the range of 50 – 110 € monthly. The price of monthly meals is estimated to approximately 130 – 200 €, depending on the living standards.

  • How is the student life?

    In recent years, Martin has been known for its growing community of international students. Students from Norway, Germany, England or even USA come here due to the undeniable quality of the course. Martin attract many foreign students by its picturesque nature. Set in the Fatra Mountains and surrounded by many national parks, Martin offers a peaceful place for daily studying. Sportsmen and nature-lovers often unwind by going hiking or simply relaxing in the beautiful scenery.  

  • Opportunities after I graduate, work placement coming home?

    Studying at the acclaimed Jessenius faculty ensures great employability of the graduates. The medical degree is recognised throughout the European Union and USA.

  • What are the university fees?

    The annual tuition fee is 9,900 €.

  • 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?

    An entrance exam needs to be sat, testing the knowledge of Biology and Chemistry. The language of examination is English. The format of the exam is multiple questions, and you will be provided with adequate studying materials. There is no interview prior to admission.

  • Are there any additional costs?

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

  • Is there any financial aid provided?

    There is a small financial aid provided to excellent students. The amount depends on students’ grade point average.

  • 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 Martin?
    • Medicine faculty acknowledged by the ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, USA) for the USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Examination)
    • medical club: SCOPH – Standing Committee on Public Health

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