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MBBS/Medical in Slovakia

Slovakia has been a member state of the European Union since 2004. It is located in the heart of Europe and is a progressive and dynamic country, but also a traditional one, and thus very diverse. The country is having beautiful natural landscapes, medieval castles, mountains, and folk architecture. The Slovak Republic is a vibrant and modern country that welcomes students from all over the world. Students looking for unique study abroad experience, there is no better place than Slovakia. Slovaks are skilful and resourceful people who have managed to succeed with successful and innovative companies and projects which are respected also by a demanding international community. Slovakia is the biggest car producing country (per capita) in the world. Studying in Slovakia is not only about making a professional career but also about getting to know the country, the culture, nature. Slovak universities offer their students a lot of extracurricular activities. Geography

Slovakia is a landlocked Central European country with mountainous regions in the north and flat terrain in the south. The tallest peaks are in the Tatra Mountains. The highest point is Gerlach Peak, rising to 8,743 ft. (2,665m). Slovakia is rich in small natural lakes, as well as reservoirs that were built in order to store water to prevent flooding or to generate electricity. The country's area is 48,845 km2 (18,859 sq. mi). 31% is arable land, 17% pastures, 41% forests, 3% cultivated land. The remaining 8% is mostly covered with human structures and infrastructure, and partly with rocky mountain ridges and another unimproved land. Population

The current population of Slovakia is 5,450,714 as of Sunday, April 7, 2019, based on the latest United Nations estimates. Slovakia population is equivalent to 0.07% of the total world population. Slovakia ranks number 118 in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population. The population density in Slovakia is 113 per Km2 (294 people per mi2).

Capital The Capital city of Slovakia is Bratislava. Bratislava is a small historical city, but largest in Slovakia and a youngest European metropolis. Enjoy the shopping, dining and natural wonders Bratislava has to offer as a remerging sparkler of history, culture, business and recreation. Bratislava was for centuries a small town near the imperial capital of Vienna and thrived best in the peak period of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Climate

The climate of Slovakia can be described as typical European continental influenced climate with warm, dry summers and fairly cold winters. January is the coldest month with daytime temperatures usually around zero. In summer daytime temperatures reach 20-25°C. Religions

Christianity is the predominant religion in Slovakia. The majority (62%) of Slovaks belong to the Latin Church of Catholicism with the addition of a further 4% of Greek (Byzantine) Catholics. All Catholics account for 66%. Members of a Protestant denomination, mainly Lutheran or Reformed account for 9% of the total population. Languages

The official language of Slovakia is Slovak. It is a descendant of the Proto-Slavic language which itself also derived its origins from the Proto-Indo-European. While the majority of the population speak Slovak, other languages are used especially by the ethnic minorities.  Czech, Hungarian& Romani are also widely understood here. Currency

Euro is official currency in Slovakia since 1st of January 2009. The Slovak Republic adopted the Euro after 16 years of using Slovak Koruna. Any Euro coin is valid in any country of the Euro area. The conversion rate was 1 EUR = 30,126 Slovak Crown. Time Zone

Slovakia is in the Central European Time Zone. Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time( GMT+1). Advantage of Studying MBBS in Slovakia Studying abroad in Slovakia is an experience unlike any other! Studying abroad in the Slovak Republic provides a great opportunity to grow academically, personally, and professionally. The education standard in Slovakia is quite high. In Slovakia, there are many higher education institutions offering a wide range of study programmes at all degree levels. If a foreigner wants to study in Slovakia for longer than 90 days in one half-year, he or she needs a temporary residence permit. If it is for shorter than 90 days, a permit is not necessary. The study programs are realized at three levels. The first level is Bachelor - 3 years of study, two more years it is Master Degree and PhD for three or four years.

Following are some of the advantages to study abroad in Slovakia:

  • The education standard in Slovakia is quite high. In Slovakia, there are many Medical education institutions offering a wide range of study programmes at all degree levels.
  • The Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of Slovakia provide many scholarships to international students pursuing MBBS, such as Slovak Government Scholarships, Slovak Ministry of Education Scholarships, National Scholarship Programme & many more.
  • the most significant reason to study medicine in Slovakia, apart from the advantages of the country, is its national education system.
  • The cost of living is quite low and life there is very comfortable since Slovakia is a safe country where you will just feel good.
  • The Slovak universities are among the best so you will have access to high-quality medical studies, with very well equipped medical schools.
  • In addition, you can visit many other countries while you live in Slovakia, like Hungary, the Czech Republic or Poland. If you want to study medicine in Slovakia go for it, it is worthwhile.

Eligibility:

While to be eligible for the 6-year medical program in Slovakia the prospective candidate student must have graduated from high school and have a certificate giving him access to medical university study in his country, 4-year or graduate veterinary program designed for those who have Bachelor degree in Sciences-BSc. programme for bachelors in agricultural, veterinary or biological sciences, both leading to the degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM).

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