Mixing Studies with Pleasure

Carolina Gomes and Leonor Raposo spent their internship at the University of Lisabon. We are starting again a series of essays and pictures from student internships.

Prestigious Award for Jitka Palich Fucikova

For her research, she won the Award For Women in Science, awarded under the L'Oréal-UNESCO project, on 4 June.

The Second Faculty of Medicine Again on the Top

The Second Faculty of Medicine has again placed highly in a review of quality in higher education. It gained top marks for its international openness, value of study and teachers, and for the interests and quality of its candidates.

What Do You Like About the Second Faculty?

See what our international students have to say about studying in Prague.


A matriculation for first-year students will take place on Wednesday, 17 October 2018, at 9:00 a.m. The meeting is at 8.30 a.m.


Entrance exams for our international students are timed slightly different than those for our Czech students. In the last few years, the exams have ended up being held on two dates in Prague and several international dates.


The Dean, the Language Department and students of the Second Faculty cordially invite you to attend an orientation week for first-year students...


In nineteen disciplines, Charles University is ranked among the world’s top universities by QS World Rankings by Subject 2018, and the medical disciplines rank the university among the world's top two hundreds.


According to the U.S. News Best Global Universities Ranking 2018, Charles University has been ranked the best university in the Czech Republic, placed 196 out of 1250 evaluated universities, 85 in Europe.


Many exchange students visit the Second Faculty and Motol University Hospital every year under the IFMSA, Erasmus and other schemes. We appreciate they chose just this faculty and asked some of them what they like about the place and Prague and what they would recommend to other incoming students.

Devin Kielur, a student of Physiotherapy at Slippery Rock University, spent in the spring an internship at the Second Faculty of Medicine. He writes an essay about his experiences, we publish it together with photographs from a sporting event for multiple sclerosis patients, MaRS 2017.


A graduate of the Second Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Sugitha Sureshkumar, writes an essay about her experiences from Prague and many renowned hospitals in the United Kingdom and the world – with genuine gratitude to the Second Faculty, she adds.

The English General Medicine programme, guaranteed by the Second Faculty of Medicine, has obtained an accreditation from the prestigious Medical Board of California. The programme's recognition makes it easier for the Second Faculty's international students to apply for jobs in the United States of America.


A graduate of the Second Faculty of Medicine Dr. Majed Koleilat runs a private paediatric practice in the U.S.A., worked at a University Hospital in Pennsylvania. He writes an essay about his experience.


They began with their doctoral studies at the Second Faculty this academic year. Why have they decided to do their PhD here and what do they expect from it? Are they planning to focus exclusively on research or also on clinical medicine? Read the stories of four fresh PhD students.

Our adopted pelican is far from being the only reason why you should choose the Second Faculty of Medicine as your medical school. Watch the video about our Dean & pelican flying around the world (of media).

Publications section

MUDr. Cyril Štěchovský

Štěchovský C, Hájek P, Horváth M, Veselka J. EuroIntervention. 2018 Jun 26. IF: 4.417

Mgr. Jan Stuchlý

Lund-Johansen F, de la Rosa Carrillo D, Mehta A, Sikorski K, Inngjerdingen M, Kalina T, Røysland K, de Souza GA, Bradbury AR, Lecrevisse Q, Stuchly J. Nature Methods. 2016 Oct. IF: 25.062