Medical Care in the Czech Republic
6 years medical school
6 years specialisation
EU & USA
Long tradition of
Medical Education since 1348
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.
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, 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, 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.
Prague among the
richest EU cities
High quality of medical care at affordable prices
High level, world-class quality care: a leader in innovative research and medical treatment in many areas (e.g. advanced proton therapy used to treat various types of cancer with a minimum of side effects).
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
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.
Legal and anonymous
oocyte & sperm donation
Strict medical and
legal checks of donors