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Medical Education at Semmelweis University

Medical Doctors International Academy
6 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
On campus
Academic year 2018/2019
9,100 USD

Program description

Study Medicine at Semmelweis 

Semmelweis University is located in Budapest, Hungary’s capital. Founded in 1769, the Faculty of Medicine is the oldest of the medical schools in Hungary and the largest faculty in the University. The faculty became an independent medical school in 1951. The Faculties of Dentistry and Pharmacy were founded in 1955.

The University is named after Ignác Semmelweis, who discovered the cause for puerperal fever.

Semmelweis University was the first Hungarian University that offered an English international program. Today there are over 4,000 students studying medicine in Semmelweis. 3,000 students study in the Faculty of Medicine, 630 in the Faculty of Dentistry, and 649 in the Faculty of Pharmacy.

Admission requirements

Applicants are required to be at least 18 in the calendar year of application and preferably under the age of 30.

Semmelweis University seeks students who completed high school/senior secondary school and who possess a good command of English, and a strong motivation to study and practice medicine, dentistry, pharmacy or health care professions.

The following are required as part of the application:

1. Matriculation / School Leaving Certificate from an accredited high school / senior secondary school. Registration number of documents should be indicated. If you are in your final year and have not yet received this certificate, you can still apply and take the entrance examination.

2. Transcripts of high school / senior secondary school courses verifying successful completion of General Biology or Zoology, General or Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry and Physics. Unofficial transcripts may be submitted, but acceptance into the program will be on condition of receipt of all official transcripts or attested copies.

3. Curriculum Vitae (Resume) in English.

4. Motivation letter in English.

5. Medical Certificate. Certification that the applicant is physically and mentally able to complete higher educational studies, and she/he does not suffer from any chronic infectious disease.

6. Copy of passport or ID card with your personal data.

7. A passport size photo.

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Tuition fees

9100 USD per semester 


"Medicinae Universae Doctor" (M.D.) - Doctor of General Medicine

European Union: In those professions where the conditions of education in Hungary are identical with those in other EU member states, and these have already been recognized (medical and dental doctors, pharmacists etc.), the member states of the European Union are obliged to accept the diplomas issued in Hungary, independent of the language of tuition.

USA: Semmelweis medical graduates (as foreign graduates) have the right to pass the United States Medical Licensing Examinations (USMLE), after which they are eligible for residency.

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