M.D. in Europe

Best M.D.s 2018 in Europe

A Doctor of Medicine is a highly advanced degree that requires about six years of work. Many M.D. programs require a combination of classwork, research papers, and hands-on clinical practice to certify students as medical doctors.

Europe is the sixth largest continent and includes 47 countries and assorted dependencies, islands and territories. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the south, Asia to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the West.

M.D. in Europe

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International Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) Program

Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele
Campus Full time 6 years October 2018 Italy Milan

The International MD Program at Vita-Salute San Raffaele University has been designed to foster a new kind of doctor. This doctor will possess the necessary human, cultural and professional values to provide healthcare and share ideas in today’s globalized world. [+]

The International MD Program at Vita-Salute San Raffaele University has been designed to foster a new kind of doctor. This doctor will possess the necessary human, cultural and professional values to provide healthcare and share ideas in today’s globalized world. The MD program at the Vita-Salute San Raffaele University enjoys recognition from the World Health Organization, the British General Medical Council and by the US Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG®).

Key Features of the Program

The key features that make the International MD Program unique are:

- Thirteen ECTS credits – devoted to the Humanities: philosophy, ethics, human sciences, philosophy of science and language and communication skills are studied for preparing a new doctor that has the cultural and professional background needed in today’s globalized world.... [-]


Doctor of Medicine MD, Medicine and Surgery (6 year)

Humanitas University
Campus Full time 6 years October 2018 Italy Milan

6-year-degree course taught exclusively in English. From the first year, theoretical interdisciplinary modules are integrated with hands-on experience and simulation activities, with clerkships commencing in the 3rd year.

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Doctor of Medicine, MD

Humanitas Medicine and Surgery degree course is a 6-year university programme.

The course is taught entirely in English. However, students are advised that a basic knowledge of Italian will be required during the clinical practice that starts from the third year.

The course is characterized by a multidisciplinary and integrated approach to teaching. According to the latter principle, most individual courses are grouped into modules with a total of 29 examinations, distributed into 12 semesters. Among the teaching methods, particular relevance is given to interactive teaching, which mostly consists of group activities and team-work coordinated by a tutor.... [-]


Doctor of General Medicine

Palacky University
Campus Full time 6 years September 2018 Czech Republic Olomouc

The curricula of the study programme General Medicine is identical to those pursued by Czech medical students, apart from being taught in English. They conform to the European Union standards. [+]

We offer modern, practically oriented, internationally accredited courses in General Medicine. Our graduates are fully competitive physicians, scoring high in USMLE tests and securing jobs all over the world from the USA to Japan.

The curricula of the study programme General Medicine is identical to those pursued by Czech medical students, apart from being taught in English. They conform to the European Union standards.

The six-year General Medicine programme has also been accredited by the USA, Canada and Malaysia, to name only those countries most students come from.

During the first three years of the programme, students have compulsory classes in the Czech language. A good grasp of Czech is required for communication with patients and with colleagues in the wards, such as nurses, who may speak only Czech.... [-]


MD in Medicine

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time 6 years September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia

The University of Nicosia Medical School, the largest in Cyprus, offers a 6-Year MD degree programme designed for high school leavers. [+]

The University of Nicosia Medical School, the largest in Cyprus, offers a 6-Year MD degree programme designed for high school leavers. Innovative curriculum with early clinical exposure Experience in international medical education Brand new, high tech facilities Financial aid opportunities General Objectives

This programme of study provides students with the opportunity to receive high quality education in Medicine. The general program objectives are:

To train students in the practice of scientific evidence-based medicine. To encourage students to practise medicine holistically , encompassing ethical, legal, psychological and social considerations. To produce highly competent and caring physicians. To foster the development of lifelong commitments to scholarship and service toward patients. To promote health and wellness through disease prevention and research. To contribute toward the establishment of Cyprus as a regional centre of excellence in medical education. Learning Outcomes ... [-]

Doctor of Medicine - 6-years MD programme

Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin
Campus Full time 6 years May 2018 Poland Szczecin

The curriculum of the Faculty of Medicine consists of six years of medical course. Upon successful completion of the course, the student is entitled to receive an MD diploma (title of physician “LEKARZ”). [+]

Doctor of Medicine - 6-years MD programmeThe curriculum of the Faculty of Medicine consists of six years of medical course. Upon successful completion of the course, the student is entitled to receive an MD diploma (title of physician “LEKARZ”). The duration of the program is 12 semesters, with a total number of 5710 hours of lectures and practical classes. Each year awards 60 ECTS points. A new system of education, so-called outcome based, has been implemented at PMU. Learning outcomes are statements of what each student is expected to know, understand and/or be able to demonstrate after completion of a process of learning.The outcomes are based on the following essential elements of a competent and reflective practitioner:... [-]


Doctor of Medicine (MD)

Kursk State Medical University
Campus Full time 6 years February 2018 Russia Russia Online

The program is designed to train qualified physicians oriented to the practice of medicine. Standardized patients are used to evaluate medical students and resident’s ability to take patient histories, communicate with patients, and determine diagnosis and treatment. [+]

The program is designed to train qualified physicians oriented to the practice of medicine. Standardized patients are used to evaluate medical students and resident’s ability to take patient histories, communicate with patients, and determine diagnosis and treatment. The curriculum offers a six-year program leading to a Doctor of Medicine (MD)/Physician in General Medicine degree.

Study program

The first four semesters of the General Medicine study program mainly cover theoretical subjects (Anatomy, Biology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Histology, Physiology). Preclinical subjects (Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology) are taught in semesters 5-7. Clinical subjects are introduced in the following semesters (Internal Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Neurology) together with subjects associated with public health care (Social Medicine, Medical Law). The whole sixth year is devoted to bedside training in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics. The program concludes in the 11th and 12th semesters with final state examinations in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Preventive Medicine.... [-]


Medical Doctor

Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University
Campus Full time 6 years October 2018 Poland Kraków

The profession of the medical doctor is highly prestigious and enjoys social trust, however, there are fewer and fewer practitioners in the field. This shortage will soon be a serious problem. In July 2015, Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University obtained the necessary entitlements to offer medical studies and commenced educating future doctors in October 2016. This is the very first non-public university in Poland to do so. [+]

Medical Program

Full-time studies in English: 6 years according to European regulations. The medical program is a full-time program, conducted in English.

Graduates obtain the professional title of medical doctor.

Medical Doctor: A Profession of Public Trust

The profession of the medical doctor is highly prestigious and enjoys social trust, however, there are fewer and fewer practitioners in the field. This shortage will soon be a serious problem. In July 2015, Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University obtained the necessary entitlements to offer medical studies and commenced educating future doctors in October 2016. This is the very first non-public university in Poland to do so.... [-]


MD-6 Doctor of Medicine

University of Nicosia Medical School
Campus Full time 6 years September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia

The first medical school in Cyprus offers a 6-year degree in Medicine for high school leavers: [+]

6-Year Undergraduate Entry

The first medical school in Cyprus offers a 6-year degree in Medicine for high school leavers:

Innovative curriculum with early clinical exposure Experience in international medical education Brand new, high tech facilities Financial aid Programme Profile General objectives

This programme of study provides students with the opportunity to receive high quality education in Medicine. The general program objectives are:

(1) To train students in the practice of scientific evidence-based medicine.

(2) To encourage students to practise medicine holistically , encompassing ethical, legal, psychological and social considerations.

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Medical Doctor - Master of Medicine

Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
Campus Full time 6 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

The studies end in general theoretical test and practical (by the patient's bed) exam and if it is passed the person is awarded the Master of Science in Medicine and qualification of a doctor. [+]

The studies of the program of Medicine are integrated, last for 6 years and consist of 54 subjects of general University education, fundamental and special medicine, which volume is 24 credits (or 360 ECTS credits). Starting with the second year all the subjects in the Faculty of Medicine are studied, according to the new problem-based learning model, when the studies are conducted following the theoretical and clinical models.

During the first half of the study program (3 years) the subjects of general University educations, basic humanitarian-social subjects are studied, which provide general University education, as well as subjects of fundamental and pre-clinical medicine (e.g., Anatomy, Human Histology and Embryology, Cytology and Parasitology, Genetics and Movement, Respiration, Blood Circulation and other models), which provide knowledge about body composition and function of healthy and ill person, necessary for further studies.... [-]


Six-year Program of Medicine

Wroclaw Medical University
Campus Full time 6 years October 2018 Poland Wrocław

The English program of medicine consists of six successive academic years of medical, preclinical and clinical studies and is adapted to the common European program, in keeping with the European admission standards for medical education. [+]

Learning to be a doctor involves the most expensive - and one of the longest- courses of study for any degree, so it is essential that those thinking of medicine as a career are absolutely sure that this is what they want to do with their working lives, before taking the first step and applying to enter a medical school.

The English program of medicine consists of six successive academic years of medical, preclinical and clinical studies and is adapted to the common European program, in keeping with the European admission standards for medical education. Applicants are expected to have excelled in basic science courses in physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics and English. The academic year formally starts on the 1st of October and is divided into two five-month terms (semesters), including examination sessions. The student must successfully complete all of the coursework of one academic year, before being approved for promotion to the next year.... [-]


General Medicine (MD)

University of Szeged
Campus 12 semesters September 2018 Hungary Szeged

The first two years of the General Medicine program serve as the foundation of basic medical knowledge. After the third year training is extended with regular clinical practice, in which students actively participate in the work of clinical departments and teaching hospitals. [+]

Best Medical Studies in Europe 2018. About the program

The first two years of the General Medicine program serve as the foundation of basic medical knowledge. After the third year training is extended with regular clinical practice, in which students actively participate in the work of clinical departments and teaching hospitals. Furthermore, the Faculty’s excellent scientific laboratories offer a wide range of opportunities to students who would like to pursue scientific research of the highest standard. During the last two semesters, students rotate through different medical specialties and treat patients under the supervision of physicians. At the end of this apprenticeship, they are ready to start their careers as physicians.... [-]


Medicine Doctor 6 years (M.D.)

University of Ostrava - Faculty of Medicine
Campus Full time 6 years January 2018 Czech Republic Ostrava

This six-year full-time field of Master studies prepares the graduates for the profession of a doctor. It is completed with the degree of Doctor of General Medicine. [+]

Key learning outcomes

Graduates acquire knowledge of biomedical disciplines, the structure and functions of individual body organs, diagnostic and preventive procedures, ability to set a plan of treatment and carry it out. Graduates must demonstrate profound knowledge of biomedical disciplines, causation of diseases of individual body systems, sepsis and antisepsis, ability to organise and prove the preventive treatment, medical ethics, legal standards in accordance with the medical profession. They demonstrate knowledge of pharmacotherapy, first aid in case of the sudden failure of organs, mainly on an infectious and inflammatory basis, failure of the immune system, diagnosis and treatment of tumours and genetically-determined diseases. Graduates are able to carry out examination, indicate, and interpret results, which are necessary for setting up the correct diagnosis, provide young and adult patients with medical care, communicate with patients and their relatives, and cooperate with other medical specialists, use methods of electronic communication and information technologies in at least one world language, evaluate the date provided to the patients, and carry out the overall examination. Also, graduates use knowledge of modern technologies in medical practice, set the steps of examination leading to diagnosis. They make a use of modern communication tools to acquire new information and apply it into the practice, and present results at medical conferences.... [-]


Higher Professional Study Program in Medicine

University of Latvia
Campus Full time 6 years September 2018 Latvia Riga

During the studies students learn the science and methods of medicine based on human morphology (structure), functions (physiology), psychology, basic clinical practice (anamnesis, overall objective examination, and interpretation of results, manipulation competence), obtains knowledge on health promotion and disease prevention in the context of family and society. [+]

Best Medical Studies in Europe 2018.

During the studies students learn the science and methods of medicine based on human morphology (structure), functions (physiology), psychology, basic clinical practice (anamnesis, overall objective examination, and interpretation of results, manipulation competence), obtains knowledge on health promotion and disease prevention in the context of family and society. After successful completion of the program graduates may enter residency and Ph.D. studies.

The program corresponds to EU standards and professional requirements set for MDs. The obtained degree is in line with European labor market requirements (part of European comparative degree system) and allows free movement within Europe.... [-]


Doctor of Medicine and Surgery

Sapienza University of Rome
Campus Full time 6 years October 2018 Italy Rome

Sapienza offers a 6-year inter-faculty degree course in Medicine and Surgery that is taught entirely in English (Programme F at the “Policlinico” University Hospital) and is open to students from around the world. [+]

Medicine has been taught at Sapienza University since the Studium Urbis was founded in 1303 by Pope Boniface VIII. Over the course of the centuries, the Faculty has amassed knowledge and influence, shaping medicine in both Italy and Europe and improving human health. 


In particular, Sapienza offers a 6-year inter-faculty degree course in Medicine and Surgery that is taught entirely in English (Programme F at the “Policlinico” University Hospital) and is open to students from around the world. 


The aim of this degree is to educate students to the highest standards of medical practice, train specialised clinicians in patient-centred medicine and tackle crucial issues in the mechanisms, prevention and treatment of disease, as well as health care and basic science.
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Doctor of Medicine, MD

European University Cyprus
Campus Full time 6 years September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia

Students are taught and trained in Cyprus. Teaching is conducted in English, with a minimum workload of 360 ECTS of the education and training required to complete the Doctor of Medicine Degree over six years. No ‘premedical’ coursework is required as the program of study provides an all-inclusive, full basic sciences thematic unit. The early exposure of students to clinical experiences emphasizes the importance of the basic sciences to its clinical application and serves to stimulate students’ interests in medicine. Graduates of European University Cyprus School of Medicine can exercise their profession in any country of the European Union and other international healthcare systems.

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Students are taught and trained in Cyprus. Teaching is conducted in English, with a minimum workload of 360 ECTS of the education and training required to complete the Doctor of Medicine Degree over six years. No ‘premedical’ coursework is required as the program of study provides an all-inclusive, full basic sciences thematic unit. The early exposure of students to clinical experiences emphasizes the importance of the basic sciences to its clinical application and serves to stimulate students’ interests in medicine. Graduates of European University Cyprus School of Medicine can exercise their profession in any country of the European Union and other international healthcare systems.... [-]