Entrance examination

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ENTRANCE EXAMS FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR 2020/21

Dear applicants for the study in General Medicine and Dentistry programme provided in the English language at the Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University in Bratislava.

Regarding the current epidemiological situation, the entrance exams planned on 25th and 26th June 2020 will be very probably shifted to August 2020. Therefore, the application forms and all other documents required by the Study Department have to be sent to the Study Department by 17th July 2020. In case of the unfavourable epidemiological situation in Europe due to the virus COVID-19, the deadlines mentioned above might be shifted again. We would like to ensure you that the entrance exams will take place in the earliest possible time to let you enrol for your study in autumn 2020.

Therefore, we kindly ask you to watch the websites of our faculty.

Information about Entrance examination (EE) for academic year 2020/2021

Accredited study programmes

Study programmeStudy modeDegree (MD)Standard length of studiesPP-Programmes taught in English
General Medicinefull-timeMUDr.6 years230
Dentistryfull-timeMDDr.6 years35

 

DATES AND PLACE OF EE

 

EE – AUGUST 2020:

-          registration starts from March 25, 2020
-          deadline for submitting required documents July 17, 2020
-          EE dates August 17, 2020 and August 18, 2020

Place of the EE:
Large Auditory, Sasinkova 4, Faculty of Medicine Comenius University in Bratislava

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR REGISTRATION FOR EE

1. Application form

2. EE administration fee (80 EUR) - statement from the Bank

3. Photocopy of Passport/ID Card

4. General Certificate of Secondary (High) school education Advanced level

5. Birth Certificate

6. Certificate about vaccination against hepatitis B

7.  2 pictures

8. Validation of General Certificate of Secondary (High) school education Advanced level (Apostille)

INSTRUCTION – step by step

1. Application form

- application form has to be filled online in the electronic system AIS, including the exact date of the EE. Application form has to be download, printed, signed and the original has to be send to the study department till deadline.

- any changes after the deadlines are strictly forbidden (study program, dates of EE).

Electronic Application form - manual

Electronic Application form - registration

2. EE administration fee - 80 EUR

- for each study programme separately in the amount of EUR 80 paid to the bank account of the Faculty:

Name of Bank: State Treasury
Name of the bank account: Lekarska fakulta UK v Bratislave
IBAN: SK09 8180 0000 0070 0008 3004
Constant symbol: 0308
Variable symbol: 20204
SWIFT: SPSRSKBA
Please insert a message for recipient for identification of payment:"EE fee - name and surname of applicant"

- 70 EUR fee is refundable in the case the applicant announces in written form his/her decision of application withdrawal till July 17, 2020.

In the case that applicant fails to take part in the EE, all fees associated with the admission procedure are considered non-refundable.

3. Photocopy of passport / ID Card.

4. General Certificate of Secondary (High) school education Advanced level

- copy of the original document (content and scope of study at Secondary school) has to be certified by a Notary/Registrar, after that  it has to be translated to Slovak language by sworn translator.

- we do recommend to have 2 translated documents, the second shall be used for the Validation procedure (see Validation).

5. Birth Certificate

- copy of the original document has to be certified by a Notary/Registrar, after that  it has to be translated to Slovak language by sworn translator.

6. Certificate about vaccination against hepatitis B

– Under Article 38 (2). In accordance with Study rules of the Faculty of  Medicine, Comenius University, Bratislava regarding health safety and health protection, student must undergo obligatory vaccination against B hepatitis.

7.  2 pictures (3,5 x 4,5 photopaper) - please put your surname on the back of photo

IMPORTANT:

- all required documents have to be send by post to Study department to the address:

ŠO-Referát pre zahraničných študentov
Špitálska 24
813 72 Bratislava, Slovakia

All required documents have to be submited till deadline, otherwise the applicant shall not be registrated for EE. 

8. Validation of General Certificate of Secondary (High) school education Advanced level

- admitted applicant is obliged to begin with the Validation Procedure without any delay.

It is necesary to submit the Validation for the Enrolment day.

IMPORTANT: due to more complicated administrative procedure, applicants from third countries are obligated to submit the Validation till the date of EE (except of Japan).

Request necessary for District Office Bratislava
Validation of General Certificate of Secondary (High) school education Advanced level (Procedure of Validation step by step)

 Web link: http://www.minv.sk/?info_OBUBA_skolstvo

EE - FORM AND CONTENT

- the test is in the written form in English language and consists 100 questions from Biology and 100 questions from Chemistry.

- duration of the EE test is 3 hours.

- applicant can acquire maximum of 800 points,

- correct answer „+ 1“ point, incorrect answer „– 1 point“,
- the EE are carried out for each study programme separately; the scores from one EE cannot be accepted in other study programme,

- tests assessment is anonymous, by scanning individual answer sheets on the basis of individually assigned identification codes,

- admission requirements for study according to the number of obtained points from the EE test,

- information about results of applicants will be available at the faculty webpage www.fmed.uniba.sk/en/ at the day of the EE according to individually assigned identification codes and on the notice board of the Faculty of Medicine of Comenius University in Bratislava, Sasinkova 4.

IMPORTANT: one study programme = one application form= one fee= one entrance examination= in one academic year.

BOOKLETS

NEW BOOKLETS for entrance examinations for the academic year 2020/2021 ARE available

- Faculty of Medicine offers to all applicants Materials for the Entrance Examination from Biology and Chemistry in printed form and in PDF format.

The Biology Booklet contains 750 questions from biology. Each question offers 8 possible answers. Similarly, also the Chemistry Booklet contains 750 questions from chemistry. Each question also offers 8 possible answers.
At the end of each booklet there are correct answers available. As in the past, the entrance examination test will contain 100 questions from biology and 100 questions from chemistry (randomly selected) and each question will offer 4 possible answers.

The test will contain ONLY questions presented in booklets in printed form/PDF format booklet published by the Faculty of Medicine Comenius University in Bratislava and sent to you from the Study department of the FMCU in Bratislava.

The FMCU in Bratislava is not responsible for any other version of questions or tests that you will receive from unauthorized sources.

The price of booklets (biology + chemistry together):

Printed Form:

- personally in the Cash Desk at the Faculty of Medicine of Comenius University in Bratislava, Špitálska 24, 813 72 Bratislava  - 15 EUR

- by post to your correspondence address after the payment will be on the statement of the FMCU::
- to EU countries –25 EUR (including the charge for shipping 10 EUR);
- to other countries in the world –32 EUR (including the charge for shipping 17 EUR).

PDF format – electronically by email – 10 EUR.

 

Banking details for the booklet:
Name of Bank: State Treasury
Name of the bank account: Lekarska fakulta UK v Bratislave
IBAN: SK09 8180 0000 0070 0008 3004
Constant symbol: 0308
SWIFT: SPSRSKBA

Please insert a message for the recipient: "Booklet - name and surname of the applicant". As soon as you pay for the booklets, send us please a confirmation on payment (scanned copy) and your correspondence address where to send them to an e-mail address:  jana.spolecnikova@fmed.uniba.sk +4212 90119 862. We will send you the booklets immediately.

 Syllabus for Entrance examination:

- Biology

- Chemistry

 

 Other/ Useful links:

- information about foreign police: process

- guide to administrative duties: navigation

- guide to administrative duties:pdf form

- students can find employment in medical and pharmaceutical organisations as well as in the field of pedagogy

- Faculty of Medicine does not provide accommodation, insurance for students studying in English programmes

 

If you have some specific educational needs because of specific learning disability or other a medical condition, you can contact coordinator for students with special educational need:

prof. MUDr. Ján Pečeňák, PhD.,  tel.: 02/572 9073
e-mail: jan.pecenak@fmed.uniba.sk