3rd FACULTY OF MEDICINE, CHARLES UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE
The Academic Senate of the 3rd Faculty of Medicine,
in accordance with article 27, section 1, letter b) and article 33, sec. 2, letter b) of Law no. 111/1998 Coll. on Universities and on the Amendment and Augmentation of Other Laws (the Law on Universities), has approved the following Study and Examination Regulations of the 3rd Faculty of Medicine as official internal regulations for the faculty.
Part I Basic Provisions
Article 1Introductory Provisions
The rules of study at the university including the rights and obligations of students and the rules of procedure in the first instance and of review procedure in decision–making on the rights and obligations of students, are stipulated in the Law on Universities, the Statutes of Charles University in Prague (hereinafter simply "Higher Education Act ", and the Study and Examination Regulations of Charles University in Prague (hereinafter simply "University Study and Examination Regulations"). Further details relating to study at the faculty are stipulated in these Study and Examination Regulations of the 3rd Faculty of Medicine (hereinafter simply "Faculty Study and Examination Regulations")
Article 2University Education
University education is obtained by studies carried out in the framework of accredited programs and in a prescribed form in accordance with an approved study plan. Teaching is provided by the professors, docents (associate professors), lecturers, and scientific staff of the faculty and by appropriate external experts from science and research institutions and professional practice. A guarantor, board of guarantors or subject board established in accordance with Article 23 of the Higher Education Act is responsible for standards of training and assessment.
The faculty organizes Bachelor, Master's and Doctoral study programs.
The Bachelor Program: The standard period of studies is four years. The program takes the form of regular full–time and combined studies, and may involve shorter studies depending on
the form of studies. Study is properly completed by a state final examination, part of which is defence of a Bachelor dissertation. Graduates are granted the academic title "Bachelor" (abbreviated to "Bc" in front of the name).
The Master's Program:
The Master's Program in medicine requires regular full–time studies. The standard period of study is six years. Study is properly completed by a state examination, taken in several parts. Graduates are granted the academic title "Doctor of Medicine" (abbreviated to "MUDr" in front of the name).
Other accredited Master's Programs may follow from previous Bachelor Programs or they may be independent. A standard period of study in follow–on programs is three years, and in independent programs five years. The program is conducted in the form of regular full–time study and also combined studies, and may involve a shorter period of study depending on the form of studies. Studies are concluded completed by a state final examination, part of which is defence of a degree dissertation. Graduates are granted the academic title "Magister" (abbreviated to "Mgr" in front of the name).
The Doctoral Program takes the form of either regular full–time studies or combined studies. The standard and at the same time the longest permissible period of regular full–time studies is three years, and the maximum period of studies is 8 years. Studies are properly completed by a state doctoral examination and the defence of a doctoral dissertation. Graduates are awarded the academic title "Doctor"