The Second Faculty of Medicine on the Top

The Second Faculty of Medicine has 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.

I Am Looking Forward to Starting FY1

Toju Akomolafe, a 6th-Year Medical Student, spent her internship at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, England. She writes an essay and sends pictures.


Discover the faculty's scientific potential through the short video series with some of our most promising young researchers.

A famous neuropsychologist, Prof. John Harrison (VU Medical Center, Amsterdam and Kings College London), will have a talk at the seminar ‘Alzheimer's Disease’. The event takes place on Thursday 20 April.

Study in Prague announces a competition, see details in the attachment.

This year's Rector's Special Prize was awarded to Florian Merkle, a sixth-year student of General Medicine (English parallel line) at the Second Faculty of Medicine for his remarkable civic responsibility and human selflessness.

Forbes magazine included Emília Petríková and Dr. Radovan Hudák in their 2016 list of the most talented Slovaks under 30.

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.

Dr. Marjolein W. J. Wentink spends her postgraduate internship at the laboratory of Childhood Leukaemia Investigation Prague (CLIP), Second Faculty of Medicine and Motol University Hospital. We asked her what brought her to Motol, what she does and how she likes it here.

Markéta Adamovičová, a third-year student of General Medicine, spent her summer internship in a camp for young people with rare diseases in Frambu, Norway. She writes an essay and sends pictures.

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.

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. Zuzana Libá, Ph.D.

Liba Z, Kayserova J, Elisak M, Marusic P, Nohejlova H, Hanzalova J, Komarek V, Sediva A. Journal of Neuroinflammation. 2016 Mar 3;13(1):55. doi: 10.1186/s12974-016-0507-9. IF:4.667

prof. MUDr. Marek Babjuk, CSc.

Sylvester RJ, Oosterlinck W, Holmang S, Sydes MR, Birtle A, Gudjonsson S, De Nunzio C, Okamura K, Kaasinen E, Solsona E, Ali-El-Dein B, Tatar CA, Inman BA, N'Dow J, Oddens JR, Babjuk M. European Urology. 2016 Feb;69(2):231-44. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2015.05.050. Epub 2015 Jun 16. IF: 14.976