This Month Allowed Me to Grow As a Person

Rosário Calado, a five-year student of General Medicine, spent he summer internship in Campina Grande, Brazil. She writes an essay and sends photographs.

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.

Get Familiar with the Student Organisations

At the Second Faculty of Medicine, four large student organisations give another varied dimension to faculty life and study. What exactly do they do and how to become a member?


From Monday 23 October, full-scale teaching will begin in the newly renovated lecture halls in the hospital complex. The Faculty management once again apologizes for the inconvenience.

Read about the preparation and planned course of this year's election for the Dean of the Faculty.

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).

Publications section

prof. MUDr. Josef Veselka, CSc.

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

doc. MUDr. Jan Zuna, Ph.D.

Zuna J, Moericke A, Arens M, Koehler R, Panzer-Grümayer R, Bartram CR, Fischer S, Fronkova E, Zaliova M, Schrauder A, Stanulla M, Zimmermann M, Trka J, Stary J, Attarbaschi A, Mann G, Schrappe M, Cario G. British Journal of Haematology. 2016 Jun. IF: 5.67