Pavol Jozef Safarik University Kosice, Slovak Republic

Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice is a higher education institution for medical education. It is located in Košice in eastern Slovakia. The university is named after 19th-century philologist Pavel Jozef Šafárik.


University at Glance

Established: Founded in the year 1959

University Type: Public University

Number of International Students: 

Hostel Type: Private Hostel

Climate:  Cold and Temperate

Yearly Tuition Fee: 10.500€ (Tuition Fee) + Not Available (Hostel Fee)

Eligibility: 50 % in PCB with English + Qualified NEET

ECFMG Approval: Approved

Last Date to Apply: Not Available 


University Introduction:


Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice is a coeducational institution. The university is recognized by World Health Organization, Medical Council of India, The European University Association – EUA, Slovak French university institute, The British Chamber of Commerce in the Slovak Republic, The American Chamber of Commerce in Slovakia, and other international bodies. The university is managed by the Jesus’ Community Jesuits. Initially, the university used to deliver the lectures in Latin but now it offers courses in English also.



The Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice has five faculties named Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Arts, and Faculty of Public Administration. Currently, the university has 7500 students and more than 799 highly skilled faculty members. 


Campus Life

The university has a dedicated department for research and medical studies. The university is a world-class library that offers international journals, textbooks, and publications to students through online mode. In addition to this, the university also has Botanical Garden, Center for Information and Communication Technologies, Counselling Center, Life long learning Center and Project Supports, Student Committee, Technology, and Innovation Park, and separate institution for Physical Studies and Sports. The university is also connected with Erasmus programs in which students and staff can take the professional experience in any other countries across the globe. The university also offers scholarship programs such as the National Scholarship Program of the Slovak Republic, The Aktion Österreich – Slowakei program supports, The Central European Exchange program, and The International Visegrad Fund program. 



The Pavol Jozef Šafárik University offers accommodation to international students. The university has 1760 accommodations on campus and it also leases external accommodations for its students. The entire lodging area is divided according to the study programs. Separate accommodation is offered to students with a severe disability. All the rooms are well maintained and have necessary amenities such as a bed, chair, table, cupboard, etc.      


Why Should I Study at the Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice?

  • E-library facility in the campus
  • Study hub of Central Asia
  • Laboratories filled with modern equipment
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