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Institute for Language and Preparatory Studies

Charles University

Become a student of one of the most famous and highly ranked universities worldwide. Medicine, social sciences, history and much more.
Why to study in the Institute for Language and Preparatory Studies of Charles University?
Charles University is one of the oldest universities of the world that was founded in 1348. The university combines tradition and knowledge of 7 centuries history as well as modern technologies and innovative approaches. Charles University is ranked within top 1-2% of the best world universities.
ILPS is one of the divisions of Charles University, which aims to prepare the students for future bachelor or master studies in order to increase their chances of success within admission process.
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What to study in Charles University after the preparatory course in ILPS?
Charles University offers a wide range of study programmes taught in English, German, French, or Russian.The University has over 7,000 students from other countries and is glad to offer various options for the international students.
  • Catholic Theological Faculty
    It was the first faculty in the world, which established the Department of Fundamental Theology and the third in the world incorporating the Department of Liturgics into its structure.
  • Protestant Theological Faculty
    The faculty offers various subjects and practical training for applicants that are interested in theology or want to bring a theologically informed approach to their professional work.
  • Hussite Theological Faculty
    The Faculty prepares students for academic work, ministerial service and various professions in education, culture, social services, state administration, politics or services abroad.
  • Faculty of Law
    Faculty of Law is the largest accredited law faculty in the Czech Republic.Many of its alumni hold prominent positions in the central and regional administration, in public service, advocacy.
  • First Faculty of Medicine
    More than 800 students from 50 countries study in courses offered in English at the First Medical Faculty. Faculty has the highest number of points in evaluation of research and development.
  • Second Faculty of Medicine
    The clinical base of the Second Faculty of Medicine is one of the largest and most developed hospitals in Central Europe - Motol University Hospital with more than 750 000 patients treated annually.
  • Third Faculty of Medicine

    The Faculty implemented the new curriculum of Medicine in accordance with changing demands of modern medicine on doctors. The teaching basis of the 3FM CU includes more than 8 hospitals.
  • Faculty of Medicine in Plzen

    Students of this faculty are educated for medical theory and practice; they are also introduced to the basics of research and are led to their independent research work.
  • Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Kralove
    The first university faculty in East Bohemia.Specialized in teaching, scientific and research .The clinical instruction takes place in the University Hospital.
  • Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Kralove
    The faculty is focused on the research, production, control, supply, and dispensing of medicines and drugs. It also deals with information about drugs and pharmaceutical functions.
  • Faculty of Arts

    Currently one of the largest and most important research and educational institutions in the arts and humanities in Central Europe with almost 1,000 international students from all over the world.
  • Faculty of Science

    The faculty of Science currently has 29 departments, 3 museums and a large Botanical Garden.It is divided into four sections: biological, geographical, geological and chemical.
  • Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
    CU is consistently ranked as the best Computer Science school in Czechia. Also, Mathematics program included in the Excellence group of top European universities (CHE Excellence Ranking).
  • Faculty of Education
    The faculty primary goal is to train teachers and other pedagogical personnel for all types of schools and school systems, at various levels of study (Bachelors and Masters) and forms.
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
    The faculty has become a regional centre of teaching and research in economics, sociology, political science, international relations, area studies, media studies and journalism.
  • Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
    The faculty educates and trains professionals in sport and physical education (for children, adults and seniors), military physical education, civil protection, sport management, physiotherapy.
  • Faculty of Humanities

    The main strength is a research and academic focus within Humanities, and Social and Cultural Anthropology. The faculty was among the first at Charles University to adopt the Bologna Accords.
Admission Requirements
The admission process for the preparatory course in Charles University is simple. Except the application form provided by ILPS, you need to prepare this documents :
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Passport / ID

Proper documentation and identification is required for entry into foreign universities. Should be valid for 1 year more from the moment of application and should exceed the duration of study visa for 3 months.
Certificate of Graduation from a Previous level of Studies
A completed secondary education, Bachelor's degree or Master's degree. The document should be translated into English language and sealed by the local authority. In some countries Apostille is required.
Transcript of Records

Should consist of the course unit code, the title of the courses you have attended, the duration of the course, the local grade.
Transcript Addendum issued by local institution.
Motivation Letter
The ML is a way for you to explain why you would be a good fit for the program you are applying for. Describe in a personal way your motivation to apply and the experience you have that led you to this decision.
Study Medicine in Charles University
One of the most popular programs of the Institute for Language and Preparatory studies is their pre-medical foundation in Czech and English language which will lead you to study General Medicine or Dentistry.
General Medicine
The long-cycle Master's degree programme lasting six years (General Medicine). After completion graduates obtain a status of Doctor of General Medicine and are able to practice in local or international hospitals. Graduates may also continue on to a Ph.D. programme or enrol in a specialisation training programme.
The long-cycle Master's degree programme lasting five years (Dentistry) after which graduates obtain status of Doctor of Dental Medicine. The degrees are fully recognized in the EU and most countries worldwide, which enables graduates to find the employment and start practice after the graduation.
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