Masaryk Medical Summer School 2023
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 2023, 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.
From the 21st August to the 26th August 2023, 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.
Summer school programme:
Day 1: Monday 21st August
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.
Day 2: Tuesday 22nd August
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!
Day 3: Wednesday 23rd August
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!
Day 4: Thursday 24th August
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.
Day 5: Friday 25th August
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!
Day 6: Saturday 26th August
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 and show you the beautiful Špilberk castle, the Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul and other beautiful parts of the city centre!
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 20th August to Sunday 27th August
- 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 until?
- The deadline for applying to Summer School is 31st July 2023.
How do I get to Brno?
- Information about transport, accommodation and much more can be found on THIS WEBSITE.