Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Kosice - Faculty of Medicine

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PhD Programme at Faculty

PhD programme
at UPJŠ Faculty of Medicine is realized in the following branches, the UPJŠ Faculty of Medicine has been accredited, i.e.:

7.1.2   Anatomy, Histology and Embryology
7.1.3   Normal and Pathological Physiology
7.1.4   Internal Diseases
7.1.5   Epidemiology
7.1.7   Surgery
7.1.9   Gynaecology and Obstetrics
7.1.11 Neurology
7.1.25 Clinical Biochemistry
7.3.2   Pharmacology


PhD study is open only for applicants with:

university diploma  (title: Mgr., or Dr.)
and after
successful entrance examination

Annual fee for the PhD study is 10.000 €.

PhD applicant is required to be fluent in English language (except of the applicants from Czech Republic). PhD applicant should submit a certificate of language examination (e. g.TOEFL test).

The duration of scientific training is 4 years in internal form and 5 years in external form.
It is possible to follow in the training of special branches of medicine.

Application deadline: May 31st

Entrance examination: June

Registration: September 1st (of current academic year)


prof. MUDr. Viliam Donič, CSc.
Vice Dean for Scientific and Research Activities
Last update: 20.02.2016