Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin
Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin is a public (State-owned) university with full-time, intramural system of study. The level of qualification held: master’s degree program; diploma of higher education; long cycle programme.
There are two faculties at the University which offer studies in English:
1. Faculty of Medicine
2. Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin offers studies in English language since 1996 on the Faculty of Medicine and on the Faculty of Dentistry since 2006. At present, Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin has over 600 students of English Program at both Medicine and Dentistry Faculties. Over 250 students has already successfully graduated from the Faculty of Medicine. Each year the University offers 100 seats at the Faculty of Medicine and 30 seats at the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.
INFORMATION IDENTIFYING THE EDUCATION LEVEL
Poland as a member of European Union shall remain in full force and effect of the Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 September 2005 on the recognition of professional qualifications. Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin offers curriculum compatible with EU directives including ECTS system.
Graduation from Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin both from Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry empowers to:
1. access to further study: possibility to apply for the postgraduate studies and doctoral studies;
2. start the procedure of Medical Final Exam [ Lekarski Egzamin Końcowy ];
3. apply for the permit to practice the profession.
Main Library of the University has permanent (free for students) access to the Internet databases such as: MEDLINE, SCOPUS, Science Direct, Wiley on-line Library, UpToDate; ERIC, Science Direct; Cochrane Collection; ProQuest Science and Technology; ProQuest Medical Library; EndNote Web; EBSCO; McGraw-Hill; MedTube; etc.
The University cooperates with many other medical schools, hospitals and clinics in Europe. Student having high grades may enter the ERASMUS program. PMU has signed the agreement with the Universities in Germany, France, Italy and Spain. This results in possibilities of practical training and scientific exchange for the teaching staff as well as for the students.
The students find that Szczecin is a lively city with the wide range of social, cultural and recreational facilities available in the region. By studying in Szczecin one gets the additional benefit of learning about a new culture. Naturally, medical studies take up much of the students’ everyday life, but Szczecin can provide a broad spectrum of activities to do in your spare time. Activities range from golf, football and sport gyms to bowling, pool and pub crawling. The city has a wide cultural life with its own philharmonic orchestra, opera, art galleries, clubs etc. From time to time the weather can be grim and one can get nostalgic or a bit sad and it is only natural to want to hide under the blanket with a good book or movie students of PUM get into the habit of searching for a superior place to meet friends, relax or just sip of cup of hot coffee. Szczecin has plenty of such places. Given the fact that English Program students are from various corners of the world, studies at PMU offer not only an excellent training for future doctors or dentists, but also a fantastic opportunity to live and work in a diverse environment where one can learn new language, understand another culture or even observe different scientific approaches and techniques.
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