Medical Care in the Czech Republic

One of the Highest Standards of Medical Training in the EU

6 years medical school
6 years specialisation

6 years medical school,
6 years specialization
To become a doctor in the Czech Republic 6 years of medical school is required, followed by an additional 6-year specialization in Obstetrics and Gynaecology while working full time.


EU & USA certification
Graduates of medical schools are certified within the EU and in the USA.

Long tradition of
Medical Education since 1348

Long tradition of Medical Education since 1348
Medicine in the Czech Republic has a long tradition dating back to 1348 when the first Faculty of Medicine was established: Charles University School of Medicine is the 11th oldest in the world and still enjoys a very high global reputation.
High standards of education
attract foreign students

High education standards attract many international students to study medicine in the Czech Republic. Most students come from USA, Canada, UK, Norway, Sweden, Germany and Israel.

Notable Czechs in history of medical sciences and treatment
MUDr. Bohdan Pomahac
MUDr. Bohdan Pomahac

MUDr. Bohdan Pomahac, a Czech plastic surgeon, an Associate Professor at the Harvard Medical School, performed the first full face transplant in the United States and the third in the world.

Antonin Holy
Antonin Holy

Antonin Holy, a pioneering Czech scientist, was a leader in the development of the most effective drug for treatment of AIDS (as of early of 2009).

Gregor Johann Mendel
Gregor Johann Mendel

Gregor Johann Mendel, a Czech naturalist, who laid the foundation of the modern science of genetics and established the basic rules of heredity, now referred to as the laws of Mendelian inheritance.

A Few Facts About The Czech Republic

Strong Medical Outreach, Including for Non-Czech Residents

IVF Treatment

Expertise and History in the Field
  • The first Czech IVF baby

    The first Czech IVF baby

    The first Czech IVF baby was born in the University Hospital Brno in 1982, the same year as the first IVF babies were born in Germany and France, and only 4 years following the first – ever IVF baby, born in the United Kingdom.

  • Regulatory oversight in the IVF field

    Regulatory oversight in the IVF field

    An experienced, rigorous and dedicated regulatory framework is in place in the IVF field (the State Institute for Drug Control, SUKL) that reports to the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic to ensure that best medical standards and practices are applied.

Widely Accepted Procedures in the Czech Republic
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