University of Rijeka

University of Rijeka Fast Facts

  • Situated in

    Rijeka

  • Medicine

    €10,000 per year

  • Fees

    Payable in three instalments

  • Exam exemptions

    For gradaute and BMAT candidates

  • Prime location

    Visit Slovenia and Italy from Rijeka

  • Student city

    2020 European Capital of Culture

Medical Doorway are here to help you secure a place at The University of Rijeka in beautiful Croatia. The Faculty of Medicine at The University of Rijeka has been educating medical professionals since 1955. Over the past seventy years it has grown to be one of the most innovative centres of medical education in Croatia.

Study Medicine in Croatia with Medical Doorway

Rijeka is a small university city with a population of just over one hundred and twenty thousand people. Rijeka is conveniently located in North West Croatia and serviced by its own airport. It is also home to the largest sea port in Croatia and within easy reach of the port city of Pula. From Pula you can catch a ferry to the Italian city of Venice.

The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Rijeka is proud of its innovative approach to education. This innovation is also evident in the application and selection of students. Whilst many students will be able to sit the entrance exam, graduates and those with a good BMAT score can gain direct admission without entrance examination.

The medicine programme is one of the most affordable options for aspiring medical students. The fees are €9000 per year. These fees can be paid in full or in three instalments of €3000. This along with the low living costs make the University if Rijeka an affordable option for students who aspire to study medicine in Europe but are not willing to compromise on quality. Graduates from Rijeka are eligible to apply for full registration with the GMC in the UK.

How to apply and gain admission

There are three ways to gain admission to the medical programme at Rijeka.

  1. An entrance exam is held in the UK even July and students who pass this exam can enrol in September.
  2. Applicants who hold a 2:1 degree or above can gain direct admission without entrance examination.
  3. Students who have taken the BMAT with a 4 or above in each section can apply for direct admission.

So we can determine your eligibility apply now using our direct application form. Alternatively make an enquiry using the form on this page and we will be more than happy to answer any questions you have.

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