The English-language medical program at Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz is a popular and good alternative for Scandinavian students who look for a medical education of high quality in a pleasant international student environment.
Collegium Medicum offers a new, well-equipped and centrally located Student House offering students single and double rooms of high quality, each with a private bathroom. Students have free internet access and access to a recreation room and a quiet study room.
Useful information for new students (and applicants) you will find in the
Practical Guide for the Incoming Students
The medical study in Bydgoszcz starts with a four-week preparatory course in biology, chemistry and physics
starting around Sept 1st. This will give new students the chance to strengthen their basic knowledge of the natural sciences and get used to studying in English. The preparatory course includes orientation days, sightseeing and social activities. Medical students at Collegium Medicum organise a buddy-system for all newcomers.
Currently, there are about 200 Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, American, Canadian, Irish, Italian, Saudi and Spanish students at Collegium Medicum. The medical program in English is based on the plan of study for Polish students and all subjects are taught in English. The solid theoretical and practical background as well as academic knowledge gained during lectures and clinical classes allow our students to choose their future specialization according to their skills and abilities.
About 170 Scandinavians study medicine at Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz. Find reports from some of them here:
Swedish students Rayma Acevedo and Severin Sape were interviewed by Studentumguiden 2014. Rayma is chair, and Severin a board member of Medicinstuderandes Förbund (MSF) Bydgoszcz, the local branch of the Swedish Medical Students' Association.
Severin Sape was also interviewed by Studiekanalen while he was still a relatively new student in Bydgoszcz.
Sagar Mehta from Sverige started his studies autumn 2013, and wrote this report March 2014.
Jasmin Thangavel from Danmark has studied at Collegium Medicum since 2011, and was the first Danish student in Bydgoszcz. Jasmin sent us her report February 2014.
Vegard Danielsen from Kristiansand, Norway began his studies 2010. He was interviewed by Studentum during his second year of studies.
Centre for Medical Education in English, Collegium Medicum, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Bydgoszcz
Director of the Centre for Medical Education in English at Collegium Medicum, professor Arkadiusz Jawien, and Office Manager Natalia Gliniecka-Kucyba?a.