Applications & Deadlines

Exchange programmes

Deadlines for applicants from abroad vary depending on the international programme. Most often, however, it is May or June for the winter semester and October or November for the summer semester. It is necessary to consult the university website or the site of the faculty or the specific international programme.

Note: Please remember that the application deadlines may differ at your home university and Palacký University.

Online application

Degree programmes

Applicants for bachelor’s and master’s study programmes conducted in English and other languages must fill in an online application. Deadlines depend on a particular study programme. Those interested in the degree programmes need to follow up for updates and instructions. For more information on programmes in foreign languages, please visit the Degree Programmes Catalogue.

Medicine & Dentistry degree programmes in English

An important note for students coming to study at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry:

If you are interested in a Master’s programme in English, please apply online directly at the faculty’s website. Students entering the first year of the Master’s programme are obliged to have hepatitis B vaccination (at least two vaccination doses must be applied no later than by the end of the first term). Students need to submit evidence of vaccination to the study department when registering for the programme. In addition to the evidence of hepatitis B vaccination, students coming for short-term study stays/fellowships must also submit a HIV test, proof of health insurance and a list of courses completed at their home university prior to their arrival.

Recognition of education earned abroad

1) Recognition of education earned abroad for admission to study

  • This assessment of secondary and higher education earned abroad in the context of the admission procedure at Palacký University Olomouc is intended only for applicants for study at UP.
  • It serves only for compliance with the condition of admission to Palacký University Olomouc –i.e. only for the admission procedure at UP.

Detailed information


2) Recognition of higher education and qualifications earned abroad pursuant to Section 89 et seq. of the Higher Education Act (“Nostrification”)

  • This is the process of recognising higher education and qualifications earned abroad as equivalent to higher education obtained in the Czech Republic.
  • It is intended for graduates of foreign universities who need validation of their higher education earned abroad for purposes other than further study at UP (e.g. study at another university in the Czech Republic, employment in the Czech Republic, etc.).
  • As an official administrative procedure, this is usually a more time-consuming process.

Detailed information

Verification of documents

Specification of legalization of documents  - the verification procedure follows the following patterns based on the country of origin and valid international agreements. 



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