The Election of the Candidate for Dean: Results

Prof. Vladimír Komárek Gains the Academic Senate's Confidence for the Second Time.

I Witnessed One of the Wonders of Science

Syed Taha Naeem, a fourth-year student of General Medicine, spent a summer internship in Antalya, Turkey. He sends an essay and pictures.

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.


In October, Czech Society for Analytical Cytometry welcomed more than 40 local speakers and 10 international speakers from all over the world with doc. Tomáš Kalina as a conference president.


On 16 November 2017, the Dean passed the annual Adams Prizes. The Ervín Adam Prize was given to Dr. Petra Laššuthová and the Vlasta Adamová Prize to Dr. Michaela Nováková. See photographs.


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.


In the winter, we noted a joyous occasion, in which Florian Merkle and Svatava Srutkova, a student of the English branch of General Medicine and a student of the Czech program, became a married couple. Read bellow an interview, in which we asked both how it all came to be. Both in Czech and English.


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).

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Publications section

doc. MUDr. Miroslav Durila, Ph.D.

Lukas P, Durila M, Jonas J, Vymazal T. Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis. 2017 Jan. IF: 2.096

prof. MUDr. Josef Veselka, CSc.

Cooper RM, Raphael CE, Liebregts M, Anavekar NS, Veselka J. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 2017 Oct. IF: 4.403