MD Program for College/University Students, Master

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    12200
    Tuition (Year)
    12200
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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The School of Medicine in English is a part of Medical Faculty at the Jagiellonian University. The school offers students with citizenship other than Polish (presently from 20 countries) a payable MD Program for College/University Students. English is an official teaching language. Classes are run in compliance with Polish, European and American standards.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

The Jagiellonian University is the oldest and also the only Polish University that includes Faculty of Medicine. The University has always been the international education center that attracted young, talented people from the whole Europe.

At the time of famous graduate - Mikolaj Kopernik - over 40% of students were from abroad. Despite the difficult polish history and growing number of universities in Europe at the beginning of XX century, soon after regaining the independence there were more than 20 % of foreign students.

Currently more and more young talented people from all over the world show interest in studying MD Program for College/University Students at the Jagiellonian University. Medical students constitute a large part of that group.
The School of Medicine in English is a part of Medical Faculty at the Jagiellonian University. The school offers students with citizenship other than Polish (presently from 20 countries) a payable medical program. English is an official teaching language. Classes are run in compliance with Polish, European and American standards.

Annually 50-100 students are enrolled for a 4-year and 6-year curriculum. The groups are limited in number to give the students the opportunity to experience full professional care and close personal contact with teaching staff.

Our graduates receive diploma of a physician (Medical Doctor) allowing them to apply for residency in their mother country.

Studying at the School does not mean only hard work. The School of Medicine in English does its best to make students feel at home celebrating together Thanksgiving Day, National Day of Norway and University Day. Those who like sports have an opportunity to win the JU Vice-Rector Cup taking part in annual ski competition in Zakopane. There is also swimming competition - its winners receive the Medical Faculty Dean's Cup.

Programme Structure

For first year students school starts on the first Monday of September with Orientation Day.

First year

  • Human Anatomy
  • Histology I
  • Histology II
  • Embryology
  • Biochemistry
  • Cell Biology
  • Physiology and Biophysics
  • Introduction to Clinical Sciences
  • Introduction to Radiology
  • Lab. Training of Clinical Skills
  • Medical Ethics
  • Medical First Aid
  • Medical Polish
  • Neurosciences
  • Basics of Computer Sciences
  • Clinical Genetics I
  • Physical Education
  • 1st year Summer Clerkship

Second year

  • Behavioural Sciences
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Epidemiology
  • General and Clinical Microbiology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Intro. to Internal Med. and Physical Diagnostics
  • Introduction to Neurology
  • Medical Sociology and History of Medicine
  • Pathomorphology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Medical Polish
  • Introduction to Surgery
  • General Immunology
  • Hygiene and Human Ecology
  • Public Health
  • Propedeutics of Dentistry
  • Nuclear Medicine

Third year

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Anesthesiology and Intensive Care
  • Clinical Radiology
  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Orthopedics and Traumatology
  • Family Medicine
  • Clinical Immunology
  • Clinical Genetics II

Fourth year

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology-electives
  • Internal Medicine-electives
  • Family Medicine-electives
  • Surgery-electives
  • Pediatrics-electives
  • Clinical Elective
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Rehabilitation
  • Evidence Based Medicine
  • Clinical Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Dermatology and Venerology
  • Forensic Medicine

In the final year our students are eligible to complete clinical rotation in approved teaching hospitals.

For first year students school starts on the first Monday of September with Orientation Day.
Please download the file below to view curriculum of the first, second, third and fourth year.
In the final year our students are eligible to complete clinical rotation in approved teaching hospitals.
Students may apply for the elective rotations through the home University:
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY
Below is the current list of the universities that offer elective rotations to students in their final year of study.

  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • University of California, Irvine (UCI), Irvine, CA
  • University of California, San Diego (UCSD), San Diego, CA
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLU), Loma Linda, CA

Please note that applications for elective rotations in the universities listed above must be addressed to the Jagiellonian University Medical College School of Medicine in English, NOT the host institution, as the eligibility depends on agreements signed by these universities and JUMC.

Applicants are granted the approval of the Dean of the Jagiellonian University Medical College subject to the applicant's academic performance at the JUMC School of Medicine in English.

July 27, 2007, the Division of Licensing of the Medical Board of California granted recognition to the English language programs of the Jagiellonian University Medical College (JUMC). As a result of this decision, our graduates are eligible to enter postgraduate residency training, apply for licensure in California, as well as complete clinical rotations in approved teaching hospitals in California.

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Academic Requirements

Persons eligible for admission at the studies are the holders of:

  1. A document confirming knowledge of English language, provided that secondary education was conducted in a language other than English: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – above 6 points; Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) – at least a 510 points test score (for a computer-based test: at least 180 points) and at least 3,5 pkt from TWE or equivalent;
  2. University degree diploma (at least Bachelor’s degree) or equivalent – not applicable to persons studying in Canada within the CEGEP system, whose official transcripts confirm an overall grade point of 70% or higher from prerequisite courses;
  3. Certificate of current MCAT or GAMSAT score, passed not earlier than in 2012 with a minimum score for MCAT – 24 (490 for MCAT in 2015) and GAMSAT – 53;
  4. At least two semesters in each of the following courses, completed during higher education or complimentary education, in accordance with item 2:
    • Biology (at least two semesters),
    • General Chemistry (at least two semesters, including one semester with laboratories),
    • Organic Chemistry (at least two semesters, including one semester with laboratories),
    • Physics (at least two semesters, including one semester with laboratories),
    • a subject from the group of humanities or social sciences (at least two semesters),
    • mathematics (at least two semesters, or one semester of Calculus) and who take part in an interview.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 12200 International
  • EUR 12200 EU/EEA

Funding

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