First foreign students study medicine at the Faculty of Medicine in Ostrava
The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Ostrava has started to teach foreign students in English study program of General Medicine since this academic year. After passing an entrance exam successfully, 14 foreign students have been enrolled in the study. Students´ nationalities are various, but most of them come from the UK, Cyprus, and Greece. While being enrolled, some students were accompanied by their parents, who highly appreciated the approach and helpfulness of the Faculty and also the location of the city of Ostrava. The General Medicine program taught in Czech is identical to the study program of General Medicine taught in English, where the Czech language is taught as a compulsory foreign language.