Malaysians can now study medicine in the Czech Republic with three medical courses offered there recognized by the Malaysian government, local newspaper reported Monday.
The Malaysian Medical Council (MMC), responsible for the recognition of medical programs locally and abroad, has recognized three undergraduate courses taught in English in the Czech Republic, reported English-language newspaper The Star.
These are programs in the First Faculty of Medicine at Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Medicine at Charles University in Hradec Kralove and the Faculty of Medicine, Palacky University, Olomouc.
The first two faculties mentioned above are part of Charles University in Prague, which has five medical faculties, three located within the capital city itself, and one each in Hradec Kralove and Plsen.
The total cost for the six-year medical program inclusive of living expenses is approximately 450,000 ringgit (121,621 U.S. dollars) in Prague while the cost in the two smaller cities of Hradec Karalove and Olomouc is around 350,000 ringgit (94,594 U.S. dollars), said the report.