The main priority of the Faculty of Medicine in Bratislava of Comenius University in Bratislava is to educate future physicians who understand their profession as a mission. The Faculty of Medicine in Bratislava is, therefore, committed to not only be a teaching base providing high quality knowledge on today´s levels of medical science, but also an emerging institution shaping the moral and personal profiles of their graduates. In addition, the Faculty of Medicine in Bratislava is a base for research that originates at the school and contributes to the formation of research relationships between students and faculty. The school’s curative-preventive approach represents the application of theoretical and practical knowledge in everyday medical practice that should significantly exceed the national, and in some areas also the European, average.
The role of the Faculty of Medicine in Bratislava of Comenius University in Bratislava is to provide an undergraduate general medical education as well as postgraduate education through courses in specialized studies in the health professions, training courses and doctoral studies. Study programs of general medicine and dentistry are offered either in Slovak and English. Training of new scientists takes the form of doctoral studies, which has two forms: daily and external. Faculty of Medicine in Bratislava is an institution of lifelong medical education.
Throughout its modernization, the Faculty of Medicine in Bratislava of Comenius University in Bratislava will focus on finding its own way with a high degree of responsibility for the quality of education provided to young physicians during its transformation process. The key activities of the Faculty of Medicine in Bratislava includes improving the quality of scientific output and doctoral studies, increasing the number of foreign students, increasing the share of grant funds in the budget, and improving its building spaces.
The main priorities of the Faculty of Medicine in Bratislava and its defined activities focus on the priorities of the government – the formation of an educated society, particularly in the area of investing in people.