This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: Univerzita Karlova.
First degree/qualification: Bakalar acute; (Bc) (3-4 years); medical degree (6 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 2.0/5.0
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year first degree.
Documents required: Official list of subjects and examination results; official state examination results and certification of diploma and date received in Czech and English.
Description: Instituted in 1348. A comprehensive school with faculties in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and medicine. New degree structure introduced after 1990. Older scheme was the absolvent (graduate) of four to five years followed in a year by rigorous examinations and the degree of "lower" or "small" doctor. Higher degrees were the kandidát ved, followed by the doktor ved (highest degree). Usual admission requirements are the maturity certificate (after 12 years of education) and an entrance examination.
|2||Velmi dobre /Velmi dobrý||Very good|
|Zapocitané - Credit/pass|
All grades from oral examinations. Recorded in studentbook. Failures not usually noted. Zápocet or credit notes attendance and is not quality indicator.
Language of instruction: Czech.
Magistr (Mgr): Two years following the bakalár. Replaces the "small" or "lower" doctorates in effect until 1990.
Doktor: 3 years after the Magistr or medical degree; by coursework, examination and dissertation.
Last updated: May 09, 2005