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 High School graduates 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.
For first year students school starts in the beginning of September with Orientation Day followed by obligatory one month Summer Course in Biology (40 hrs), Chemistry (20 hrs), Polish (40 hrs) and Introduction to Histology (8 hrs).
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
The application is to include the following documents:
Upon acceptance for admission an applicant is obliged to submit the following documents:
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