Practical Information

Tutors

Academic year 2021/2022

"Students’ Representative": Mr. Vojtěch Látal, studentskyzastupce@upol.cz

You can appeal to this person anytime during your studies with your problems, comments or suggestions concerning your studies at individual departments as well as your studies generally.

If you need help you can also address your tutors:

General Medicine:

Tutor for the 1st year students:
PhDr. Zlata Pražanová, MBA
- Department of Public Health (Theoretical Institutes – old building, 3rd floor)
Contacts: zlata.prazanova@upol.cz
Land line (office): +420 585 632 719, +420 585 632 711

Tutor for the 2nd - 6th year students:
Běla Erdösová, MD, PhD -
Department of Histology and Embryology (Theoretical Institutes, new building, 3rd floor)
Contacts: bela.erdosova@seznam.czbela.erdosova@upol.cz
Cell phone: +420 739 905  557
Land line (office): +420 585 632 254

Dentistry:

Tutor for the 1st - 5th year students:
MDDr. Iva Voborná, PhD - 
Institute of Dentistry and Oral Sciences (Palackého 12, Prosthodontic Department, Surgery No. 3, 1st floor)
Contactsiva.voborna@upol.czi.voborna@seznam.cz 
Cell phone: +420 737 801 191
Land line (office): +420 585 859 210

Health & Safety

In case of medical emergencies, call:

  • 155 (life emergency)
  • 112 (SOS Emergency call)
  • 585 228 811 (DELTA – private ambulance service)

If you need to see the General Practitioner, please contact one of your tutors who can arrange an appointment for you.

Preventive dental check-ups
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry and the Department of Dentistry (Palackého 12, Olomouc) has decided to offer the students of General Medicine and Dentistry study programme the opportunity for preventitive dental check-upsr. The fees should follow the Health Insurance for Foreigners regulations. All appointments may be obtained via e-mail (yulia.morozova@upol.cz).
See the information booklet if you need any other form of dental treatment.

Students are able to utilise the services of psychologists, who cooperate with our Faculty:

Support Centre for Students with Special Needs

Students who need assistance because of a physical disability can contact the Support Centre for Students with Special Needs. The centre is located the Faculty of Education main building. Assistance and counselling is available on personal request. If need be, the counselling can take place outside the Centre’s premises.

Adress:
Support Centre for Students with Special Needs
Žižkovo náměstí 5
779 00 Olomouc
tel.: (+420) 585 635 323
mobile: (+420) 775 124 696, 739 245 678
e-mail: lucia.pastierikova@upol.cz
web: www.cps.upol.cz

Payments and Identification Cards

Fees for Studies in a Foreign Language

Appendix No. 7 to the Constitution of Palacký University Olomouc (in Czech)
In accordance with section 58 paragraph 4 of Act No. 111/1998 Coll. on Higher Education Institutions the study fee for programmes carried out in a foreign language at Palacký University in Olomouc is determined as follows:

Name of study prorammeType of study programmeStudy fee per academic year (EUR)
General MedicineMaster's10500
Dentistry Master's11800
"All"Doctoral3000

The annual fee for study in the programme carried out in a foreign language should be transferred directly into the account of the Faculty.

The fee covers the cost of studies (including tuition, lectures, practical classes, attendance in clinical practice, consultations and examinations) only. It does not cover accommodation, subsistence, the purchase of textbooks or any other matter, nor the costs of any studies in countries outside the Czech Republic.

Payment for the first academic year of studies must be made before the day of the Student's registration for that academic year, and for the second and subsequent years of study, no later than one month after the start of that academic year.

By prior arrangement, payment of fees may be accepted in two instalments. The first instalment will be due no later than one month after the start of that academic year, and is equal to half the full annual fee. The second instalment will due before the start of the summer semester, and is equal to half the full annual fee plus a supplement of €200.

More details concerning the payment of the annual fees can be found in the Financial Memorandum which is an integral part of the Contract between the Student and the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Palacký University Olomouc.

Information About the Waste Collection Fee

Information for foreign students

NEW! IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 26 AND STAYING AT THE HALLS OF RESIDENCE, YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PAY THE BELOW MENTIONED FEE!!

It is based on the Decree no. 12/202 on the local fee for the system of collection, transport, sorting, utilisation and disposal of municipal waste in Olomouc (text of the decree only available in Czech language) that the fee payers are required to announce their obligation or end of obligation to pay the fee within 15 days of such obligation or end of obligation occurring.

If you have any concerns, feel free to contact the Municipality of Olomouc, Department of Municipal Fees (Palackého 14, Olomouc, NAMIRO building, third floor), tel. 588 488 617-621, 588 488 611-612. The department are requesting you to bring a Czech speaker with you to ease communication, if your Czech is not fluent enough.

Information for New Students

You are required to announce your obligation to pay the fee by sending a filled out Announcement of Municipal Fee form to the Olomouc Municipality (it can be sent signed and scanned via email to podatelna@olomouc.eu) and at the same time cover the fee within a deadline stipulated by the decree, which is 31.05. of the given year. If an obligation to pay the fee occurred within the course of the year, a proportionate amount needs to be paid (CZK 68/month, e.g. if a student arrives in Olomouc in September, CZK 272 needs to be covered for 2020; the annual fee was CZK 816 in 2020). In 2021 the annual fee is CZK 804 per person and should be paid to the account no. 19-1801731369/0800, payment identifier 1337, for specific symbol your birth number/code should be stated. If you are making your payment from an account outside the Czech Republic, the bank details are as follows: IBAN=CZ1908000000191801731369, BIC= GIBACZPX. State your birth number/code in the payment reference. Without the reference your payment cannot be identified. The Municipality of Olomouc should be notified about any such payments made from abroad via email to podatelna@olomouc.eu. State “Pro oddeleni mistnich poplatku” (for the Department of Municipal Fees) in the subject of your email. The payment can also be made at the Municipality of Olomouc cash desk (Palackého 14, Olomouc) on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 17.00, and on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 15.30.

Information for Students in Higher Years of Study

You are required to pay the fee by 31.05. of the given year. In 2021 the annual fee is CZK 804 per person and should be paid to the account no. 19-1801731369/0800, payment identifier 1337, for specific symbol your birth number/code should be stated. If you are making your payment from an account outside the Czech Republic, the bank details are as follows: IBAN=CZ1908000000191801731369, BIC= GIBACZPX. State your birth number/code in the payment reference. Without the reference your payment cannot be identified. The Municipality of Olomouc should be notified about any such payments made from abroad via email to podatelna@olomouc.eu. State “Pro oddeleni mistnich poplatku” (for the Department of Municipal Fees) in the subject of your email. The payment can also be made at the Municipality of Olomouc cash desk (Palackého 14, Olomouc) on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 17.00, and on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 15.30.

Information for Students Who Have Completed or Terminated Their Studies

You are required to announce the termination of your obligation to pay the fee to the Municipality of Olomouc within 15 days by sending a filled out Announcement of Municipal Fee form to the Municipality of Olomouc (it can be sent signed and scanned via email to podatelna@olomouc.eu) and at the same time cover the fee. If your obligation to pay ended within the course of the year, a proportionate amount needs to be paid (CZK 67/month, If you leave before the end of the month, you are not required to pay for that given month). It should be paid to the account no. 19-1801731369/0800, payment identifier 1337, for specific symbol your birth number/code should be stated. If you are making your payment from an account outside the Czech Republic, the bank details are as follows: IBAN=CZ1908000000191801731369, BIC= GIBACZPX. State your birth number/code in the payment reference. Without the reference your payment cannot be identified. The Municipality of Olomouc should be notified about any such payments made from abroad via email to podatelna@olomouc.eu. State “Pro oddeleni mistnich poplatku” (for the Department of Municipal Fees) in the subject of your email. The payment can also be made at the Municipality of Olomouc cash desk (Palackého 14, Olomouc) on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 17.00, and on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 15.30.
Please note: If you are a citizen of a country outside the EU, you should also announce the end of your stay at the Department for Asylum and Migration Policy, otherwise your obligation for payment of the fees cannot be terminated.

Course Evaluation

From the academic year 2018/2019 the evaluation of individual courses (i.e. course evaluation) is done electronically through Portal/STAG. (The results of the evaluation are available after login.)

Schedule of evaluation for the winter semester of the academic year 2021/2022

  • electronic course evaluation for students (i.e. filling out the questionnaires): from  September 20, 2021 to February 13, 2022
  • time for the lecturers to comment on students' remarks: from February 14, 2022 to February 28, 2022
  • publishing the reports by the Heads of the departments: from March 1, 2022 to March 15, 2022

Schedule of evaluation for the summer semester of the academic year 2021/2022

  • electronic course evaluation for students (i.e. filling out the questionnaires): from  February 12, 2022 to September 05, 2022
  • time for the lecturers to comment on students' remarks: from September 06, 2022 to September 29, 2022
  • publishing the reports by the Heads of the departments: from September 30, 2022 to October 14, 2022

Instructions on how to take part in the electronic evaluation

Student Research Projects

Student researchers participate in research activities at departments of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Palacký University Olomouc.

For more information see the Student Reserch Projects website

Undergraduate Teaching Assistants

An undergraduate teaching assistant participates in the teaching process at a department. A candidate for the undergraduate teaching assistant is proposed by the head of the department based on an application form submitted by a student to that particular department (see the Dean's Directive on Student Research Projects and Undergraduate Teaching Assistants). Students working as undergraduate teaching assistants are awarded up to CZK 2000 per semester.

Undergraduate teaching assistants for the academic year 2020-2021

In accordance with the directive of the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Palacký University Olomouc on student research projects and undergraduate teaching assistants, one position of an undergraduate teaching assistant will be available at each of the following departments: 

  • Department of Biology
  • Department of Pharmacology
  • Department of Physiology
  • Department of Histology and Embryology
  • Department of Immunology
  • Department of Clinical and Molecular Pathology
  • Department of Medical Biophysics
  • Department of Medical Genetics
  • Department of Medical Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Department of Microbiology
  • Department of Anatomy
  • Department of Pathological Physiology
  • Department of Public Health
  • Department of Forensic Medicine and Medical Law
  • Department of Surgery I
  • Department of Surgery II - Vascular and Transplantation Surgery
  • Department of Internal Medicine I - Cardiology
  • Department of Internal Medicine II - Gastroenterology and Geriatrics
  • Department of Internal Medicine III - Nephrology, Rheumatology and Endocrinology
  • Department of Pediatrics
  • Department of Hemato-Oncology
  • Department of Cardiac Surgery
  • Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Department of Dermatology and Venereology
  • Department of Nuclear Medicine
  • Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
  • Department of of Respiratory Medicine
  • Department of Occupational Medicine
  • Department of Psychiatry
  • Department of Exercise Medicine and Cardiovascular Rehabilitation
  • Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Institute of Dentistry and Oral Sciences
  • Department of Neurosurgery
  • Department of Neurology
  • Department of Ophthalmology
  • Department of Oncology
  • Department of Orthopedics
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Department of Radiology
  • Department of Traumatology
  • Department of Urology
  • Center for Telemedicine, Simulation and Clinical Skills

Students interested in becoming undergraduate teaching assistants may submit an application form directly to the particular department no later than 10th September 2020. Each departments selects a teaching assistant based on the applications submitted. Undergraduate teaching assistants are appointed by the Dean.

Dining

Meals at the University Hospital Olomouc Canteen

Due to the preventive protection of patients, medical staff, and students, the management of the University Hospital Olomouc agreed with the UP management to close the canteen of the University Hospital Olomouc for all students from 14 September 2020 onwards. This step is necessary to maintain clinical education of all students and to reduce the impact of potential transmission in the hospital and at UP. After the improvement or stabilization of the epidemiological situation, the possibility of catering for students in the canteen of the University Hospital Olomouc will be restored in the usual mode. At the moment, students can use the Canteen at the Theoretical Institutes, or other UP catering facilities. 

Notice to students:
Students may register for meals in the canteen and top up their ID cards from 7 a.m. to 9.30 a.m. on weekdays.

Students who complete their studies and will no longer have their meals in the University Hospital Olomouc canteen need to notify the canteen office (Ms Martina Hynštová, phone 588 444 343, e-mail martina.hynstova@fnol.cz) and collect the balance.

Based on the information provided by the director of the University Hospital Olomouc, in the 2021/2022 academic year only sixth year students are allowed to use the University Hospital canteen for now.

Meals at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry Canteen

Only for students from the first and the second year. The canteen services can be utilised during working days between 11 a.m. and 2.30 p.m. 

 

SNACK 4D

Snack bar in the premises of the new building of Theoretical Institutes.

Meals at other Palacký University Canteens

A wide range of hot meals featuring Czech and foreign cuisine is available in the university canteens. Pizza is baked to order to guarantee freshness. Apart from standard meals, there are always vegetarian or vegan and gluten-free meals as well. It is possible to choose between soups, various salads and desserts. The meal can also wrapped for take away.

Dining services are intended for students, university workers as well as the general public. There is something for everyone. You can also order meals in advance.

There are several Canteens available: 17. listopadu, Neředín, Šmeralova, Křížkovského, Holice.

Housing

University halls of residence

University students including overseas students can stay in one of the seven halls of residence. Housing is guaranteed for all international students throughout their entire period of studies at the faculty. No university housing is available for students with families.

Although residence halls vary in size, all rooms are equipped at least with a desk, a bed and a closet space for each student. Normally, two students share a room and two or more rooms share a bathroom. All resident buildings contain recreation areas, cooking facilities, internet, study rooms, and TV.

In Olomouc it is also quite easy to rent a flat (two rooms and a kitchen) for about 300–350 EUR/month.

Memorabilia

Fancy a Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry souvenir? You can find and buy them at the Faculty Library anytime during their opening hours, i.e. Monday - Friday 8.00 am till 3.30 pm.