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Why Study Medicine at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece?


Exams in Biology, Chemistry & General Knowledge

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+ Why Choose Aristotle University of Thessaloniki?
  • Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is one of the foremost medical schools ranked in the world’s top 100 universities.
  • The university was founded in 1942 and it continues the historic legacy of modern medicine and is a key contributor to 21st century medical innovations.
  • Nearly eight decades after its establishment, the university has 82 medical departments and a faculty of some of the world’s foremost professors, consultants and medical scientists.
  • The university has seven hospitals students train in: its own university hospital and six city hospitals, four of which are dedicated clinical training facilities.
  • The university’s hospital, University Hospital of Thessaloniki (AHEPA), is based on campus and is a leading clinical centre for Greece.
  • Students benefit from a city campus with 10 auditoriums, a library and information centre, university gym, student health services, and the Kalandra University Summer Camp.
  • Over 30,500 graduates from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki make up the extensive international alumni network.
+ The 6-Year Medicine Programme
  • The 6-Year Undergraduate Medicine Programme at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is open to applicants from all over the world.
  • Aristotle University of Thessaloniki graduates hold a Doctor of Medicine (MD) qualification and complete 83 study modules (76 courses and 7 clinical traineeship courses).
  • The programme begins in October and there are two 15-week semesters per year (Winter and Spring).
  • Students study three cycles of modules: pre-clinical courses for two years, clinical rotations and courses for three years, and clinical training for one year.
  • For the pre-clinical modules, students study with professors and researchers and complete lectures, seminars and laboratories.
  • Clinical modules are completed on-campus at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki hospital and city hospitals with lectures aligned with the clinical rotations.
  • In the final year, students train intensively with clinical professors in hospitals and medical facilities.
  • The undergraduate degree is in accordance with the EU Directive 2005/36/E and graduates have an EU and international medical license.
+ How much does the programme cost?
Programme Programme Starts Annual Fees (*) ($)
Medicine October 12,000
Living Costs Monthly () Annually ()
Rent 340400 40804800
Food 130220 15602640
Utility Bills (Electricity, Gas &Water) 260 3120
Transportation 27 324
Total 750900 900010800
+ Admission to Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Applicants must provide the following information:

  1. An application which includes the following details: bio, education history and course for which you are applying.
  2. A copy of your secondary education results with subjects studied.
  3. Personal statement or results of Cambridge Personal Style Questionnaire (CPSQ)
  4. Interview
  5. Documents from your home country confirming that you are authorised to study in Greece.
  6. Two small photos of 4-5cm.

All documents need to be translated into Greek to satisfy state directives.

Students are also required to:
  • Sit exams in Biology, Chemistry and General Knowledge
+ Life in Thessaloniki
  • Thessaloniki is a major coastal port metropolis in Greece and the ‘second city’ after Athens.
  • Along with the capital of Athens, it is renowned as a university city and a learning hub for Greek and international students.
  • The city has the motto, “Many stories, one heart” and celebrates the diverse citizens that make up its community.
  • Students can enjoy an inspiring, bustling lifestyle rich in traditional and contemporary music of all genres, coffee house and club visits, and proximity to the famed Greek coastline.
  • The architecture of the city is an idyllic fusion of modern and ancient history and it was awarded the ‘Cultural Capital of Europe’ title in 1997.
+ Life in Greece
  • Greece is one of the world’s foremost education regions and students benefit from the centuries of academic excellence and progress.
  • With its sunny weather and Mediterranean climate, its magical landscapes and its rich cultural heritage, Greece is one of the most idyllic study abroad destinations worldwide.
  • Rugged mountains, exotic, pristine beaches with crystal-clear waters, green valleys, quiet lakes and lush forests – Greece has it all.
  • Greek food is not only a delight, but it is also one of the healthiest in the world.
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