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Accomodation, location and other advantages


The Faculty provides accommodation for students in two halls of residence – Bolevecka

Dormitories and Karlovarska Dormitories, both of which are located close to the Medical Faculty. Living units are comprised of 2 double-bed rooms with a shared kitchen, bathroom and toilet.

Admitted students can book the accomodation though the inquiery office of the Dormitories https://kam.cuni.cz/KAMEN-63.html.

Accommodation is not included in the tuition fee. Rent for a single bed in a double-bed room averages approximately € 155 per month.

Students can also find accomodation in private flats.


Meals can be obtained at moderate prices in any of the canteens in the Faculty buildings or in the

Faculty hospital. More information and the meal booking system find under LF PLZEN on the website


Location and entertainment

The city of Pilsen has over 170,000 inhabitants and is situated about 90 km southwest of Prague and 70 km east of the German border. It is surrounded by beautiful countryside and is famous for its Pilsner Urquell brewery, the Skoda factory and the University of West Bohemia. The historic centre of the town offers many places of cultural interest (theatres, concert halls, a modern State Scientific Library, museum, historical underground, and cinemas) as well as numerous sport facilities (swimming pools, gyms, and bowling clubs). Pilsen also frequently hosts scientific congresses and gatherings.

Location in the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is located in the heart of Europe and thus attracts business, students, and tourists from many countries. Easy access to a number of countries is one of many advantages of studying in Central Europe. The Czech Republic is a beautiful country with rolling hills and countryside contrasting with historic cities which contain some of the most interesting examples of architecture in the world. Modern shops and department stores offer a rich assortment of goods both of Czech and foreign origin.

Location close to Prague

Bus and train connections between Prague and Pilsen are frequent with the journey lasting approximately 1.5 hours. The journey by car is approximately 1 hour.

Connections to Prague

There are frequent direct flights from most major airports to the modern Vaclav Havel Airport Prague. There are also excellent coach and train links with other countries in Europe. 


Other advantages:

-          Favorable and safe  environment for study

-          Low fee compared to those required in the English speaking countries

-          Reasonable cost of living

-          Efficient and inexpensive public transport

-           Experienced and devoted faculty staff

-          Well-equipped laboratories and library

-          Modern teaching hospital

-          Short distances between faculty buildings, Faculty hospital and accommodation

Quick links

Important links


official webpage


Information system UK


Student Information System


Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen