This letter concerns your stay in the Czech Republic as a student. I would like to inform you of the following requirements. Please read this letter carefully to avoid some future troubles or misunderstanding.
Students admitted to our Faculty through cooperating agency should consult with their agency all the points mentioned bellow.
LEGALIZATION OF YOUR HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
In accordance to the letter received after the passing of the entrance examination and to the information on our websites http://www.lfp.cuni.cz/clanek/252-when-admitted.html, verified and legalized High School documents must be submitted together with a confirmation of the assessment fee payment of 870,- CZK (only in case if the assessment fee is required) - at the latest on 31st August 2022.
CONFIRMATION OF THE START OF YOUR STUDY
Confirm your decision to start of your study at the Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen. Please using the email address firstname.lastname@example.org at the earliest possible term.
Students who submit their legalized High School documents together with an assessment fee payment receipt – if the fee required - till 31st August 2022 are considered as students confirming their enrolment and a start of study at our Faculty.
The annual tuition fee for the academic year 2022/2023 is 350.000,- CZK for both courses (General Medicine Course and Dentistry Course). The tuition fee payment is tax-free.
The University requires from each student that the tuition fee should be paid by the bank transfer and any charges required by the bank for this transfer should be covered from the student´s side (payers), so that the University will receive the mentioned amount in netto. Student will not be enroled without the on-time payment of the full amount of the tuition fee.
The tuition fee should be paid to the Faculty Bank account at the latest one day before the enrolment date using our CZK Faculty bank account
Receiver: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Lékařská fakulta v Plzni
Ovocný trh 5
116 36 Praha
Bank address: Komerční banka a.s.
301 00 Plzeň
Account number: 61633311/0100
IBAN: CZ15 0100 0000 0000 6163 3311
Please check all bank details and the transferred amount carefully before you process the bank transfer. Do not forget to identify the tuition fee payment (name of student, year of study, date of birth…). Sending the money to the incorrect bank account or using another currency may cause a payment delay and a tuition fee debit because of an additional bank transfer fees.
The Enrolment day for all 1st year students will be at the end of September 2022 at the Faculty of Medicine.
The term and time of the enrolment is obligatory for you.
Students who do not appear at the enrolment on the time and date officially set by the Faculty will not be enroled for the study. Changing or postponing the enrolment term upon student´s request is not possible.
Faculty can also reject the enrolment of student who did not fulfil all enrolment conditions.
Applicants from non-Schengen countries can be enroled only with the valid one-year visa obtained before the beginning of the Academic year. They apply for their visa based on the Admission letter and this Information letter. Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen does not issue any other official supporting letter for the purpose of obtaining a visa before the student is enrolled as a regular student of the Faculty.
At the enrolment day you are required to submit:
- your ID card or passport
- a hard copy of tuition fee payment confirmation (bank receipt)
- 1 passport photograph
The university provides accommodation in the student’s hostels located near to the Faculty campus. Students are to arrange and book their accommodation personally.
Hostel Bolevecká 34, Pilsen – for more information and booking please contact Ms. Lenka Stulíková at email@example.com . If you want to be accommodated at the Hostel Bolevecká, it is necessary to confirm this fact to this contact email at the latest till 6th August 2022, otherwise the vacant accommodation place can not be guaranteed.
Hostel Karlovarská 99, Pilsen – for more information and booking please contact MUDr. Omid Moztarzadeh at firstname.lastname@example.org
Students can arrange personally their accommodation in private flats too. Please contact agency Foreigners Pilsen at email@example.com.
HEALTH MEDICAL INSURANCE
The Czech Republic normally recognise all health insurance valid within EU. Nevertheless, you should check with your insurance office whether this is the case of your particular health insurance or not.
All students are obliged to have a valid health insurance during their stay in the Czech Republic.
Students from EU countries holding a „Blue European Insurance Card“ should register their health insurance cards at the VZP Insurance Company:
Sady 5.května 59, Pilsen
Tel: 952 222 222
This registration is for free. It is necessary and obligatory in order to get a medical care in the Czech Republic.
Please bear in mind, that your European health card insurance (or with the E111 form and Provisional certificate) don’t cover non-urgent treatment, or medically assisted transport home following serious illness or injury entitles and for these eventualities we recommend you take out extra medical or commercial travel insurance with an insurance provider in your home country.
Students from non-EU countries do not register their insurance cards and they solve the payment for medical services directly with their insurance company according their insurance conditions. (These students must have a valid international medical insurance plan, or they must expect to pay cash for all medical care.)
Students are informed by their teachers about books and any other things needed and required for each subject usually during the first lesson/practical of the appropriate subject. We fully recommend students to be present there.
Our Faculty does not provide the students with study books. The students should find and buy the recommended study books themselves.
We recommend the Oxford Bookshop in Pilsen, Dřevěná street 8, 301 00 Pilsen, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, phone +420 371 651 029.
During October there is also a book-fair usually held at the Faculty.
How to get to the Faculty for Enrolment
The best way how to get to Pilsen is to use a bus from the Václav Havel Airport (use the Airport´s bus or the city transport bus Nr. 100). Go to the station Zličín and there find the yellow bus Regiojet of green bus Flixbus. You can buy the ticket to Pilsen online or in their office at the bus station in Praha-Zličín. The price is about 100,- CZK. There are also another buses going to Pilsen provided by the ČSAD company. They are leaving from the bus station Nr.8. It is possible to buy a ticket directly by the driver.
From Pilsen Bus station take a tram No.2, go the station “Sady pětatřicátníků” (2nd station) there change for tram No.4 and go to station “Zoologická zahrada” (2nd station). When you get off the tram you will see just in front of you the street Lidická and buildings of the Faculty of Medicine - a red-brick building “Pavlovův ústav” and a light-yellow building “Procháskův ústav” where the Entrance exam took place.
Tram and bus tickets are available at newsstands or it is possible to buy a ticket via mobile phone sending a text PMDP35M to the number 90206. Within a short time you will receive a text-ticket valid for 35 minutes.
Department for Medical Studies in English
Husova 3, 301 00 Pilsen
Phone: +420 377 593 458, +420 377 593 461
We are looking forward to seeing you among the students community of our Faculty!
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