Masaryk Medical Summer School 2024

Medicine is one of the most important professions in the world. Do you agree? Is your ambition to become a doctor and help save lives? The first step is to be admitted to university! 

We offer a unique experience to high school students who want to see what it is like to study Medicine in the beautiful student city of Brno in the Czech Republic. If you are interested in studying Medicine and would love to do so in Europe, Brno is the perfect place for you! By attending the Masaryk Medical Summer School 2024, you will not only see all the perks you can gain when you apply to our university, but you will also gain the experience of student life and get to live a week in a vibrant student city.

We will show you our modern university campus inside out, and give you access to the most modern Simulation Centre in Central Europe, where you can try out how our students are taught and get to experience what being a doctor feels like. Moreover, you will get access to our university hospital, where students have practical classes from their third year, and you will get to meet some of the experts in their field, who are also teachers of our General Medicine programme.

Dates:

First term: 17th June to the 22nd June 2024

Second term: 19th August to the 24th August 2024

 

Summer school programme:

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Day 1: Monday 

Get to know the University Campus where the Faculty of Medicine is located and where your future studies could take place.

Discover the wonders of the human body at the Department of Anatomy and get to work with real specimens!

What happens when the human body doesn't develop as it should? We will visit the Museum of Anatomy at the Department.

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Day 2: Tuesday 

Visit the Department of Physiology, see the laboratories and try out some experiments! How is blood cell count found out? How resistant are red blood cells and how do we determine illnesses from blood? Find out with us!

Get to know the University Campus inside out! Where is the library and where can you sit down with your friends for a cup of coffee? We will show you everything!

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Day 3: Wednesday 

Basics of emergency: Will you be able to save someone if they need it? Let us help you find out the proper way to resuscitate and save a life!

The heart, a vital organ that pumps blood into your body. But what if there is a problem? How do we find out? One of our teachers and a great cardiologist will show you the ECG machine, heart sonography and will explain how they work.

All of this will take place in our new Simulation Centre, which will be a part of your curriculum if you decide to choose us in your journey to become a doctor!

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Day 4: Thursday 

Visit the most modern Simulation Centre in Central Europe (SIMU) and see what lies ahead of you if you choose to study at Masaryk University.

Try out how it feels like to be a real doctor! A professional lecturer and a great surgeon will show you the proper way to suture a patient after surgery and you will get to try it yourself!

Did they tell you to break a leg? You will learn how to make a plaster cast in case that actually happens!

Where do the students meet patients? Visit the University Hospital and see where will your practical classes take place.

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Day 5: Friday 

Brno - the place where Gregor Johann Mendel, the father of genetics, laid a foundation for Genetics and a place he called home. On this day we will visit the Mendelianum, the museum dedicated to this scientist.

In the interactive exposition, you will get to know the life of Gregor Johann Mendel, his discoveries and you will even get to try out some of them for yourself! DNA sampling, extraction and isolation? By the end of the day, you will be an expert!

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Day 6: Saturday 

After the whole week filled with new experiences, you might need to just relax and enjoy the surroundings!

For that reason, we will take you out to the city of Prague and show you the beautiful Prague Castle, the Astronomical clock, the Charles Bridge and much more!

The contents of Saturday's programme are subject to change depending on the weather and other variables.

 

 

 

What is the price?

  • The week costs 25 000 CZK per person

What is included in the package?

  • accommodation in the university's dormitories from Sunday to Sunday 
  • entry tickets to Mendelianium
  • your own medical coat
  • entry to the University Campus and Simulation centre
  • practical lectures taught by professionals
  • the experience of a week in a university student's life!

When can I apply?

  • You can apply to the Summer School from March 2024.

What is the age limit?

  • Masaryk Medical Summer School is for secondary school students aged 16+ years old.

How do I get to Brno?

  • Information about transport, accommodation and much more can be found on THIS WEBSITE.

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