Welcome to Faculty of Dental medicine, University of Rijeka

About the Faculty of Dental medicine

  • The faculty of Dental Medicine offers a six-year Dentistry program, taught in English
  • The Dentistry program offers a modern curriculum based on the highest European dental education standards and experts
  • The primary role of our Dental Faculty is the training of dental students to become qualified dentists with key skills and clinical competencies. The oral care provided by our dental students is overseen by highly experienced dentists, dental specialists, and university professors. In this way, our patients receive high-quality treatment while our students gain essential experience in an ideal learning environment
  • A diverse student body and faculty ensure a collaborative learning environment and a global perspective in the field of dental health
  • Dental medicine in English is arranged along the lines of theoretical, preclinical, and clinical studies in preclinical departments, clinical departments, and institutes. The clinical part takes place in the Clinical Hospital Center Rijeka  – a complex of  33 clinics and clinical departments with 1069 beds and a staff of 3252 doctors and nurses, complemented by Health Center Rijeka, state and private institutions

Careers in Dentistry

Most graduates can work in their private clinics or private or public hospitals and community clinics. Graduates can specialize in various disciplines such as oral surgery, restorative dentistry, pediatric dentistry, or orthodontics.

Student Activities

Our dentistry program attracts international students from all over the world including Germany, Italy, France. Our small intake means that you will work closely with our academic staff, you will be taught in small groups and you will get a sense of belonging to a powerful team of classmates and practitioners offering you continuous support for personal and academic development. Students may either be members of the organization CroADS (Croatian Association of Dental Medicine Students) or they can participate independently in various projects. Furthermore, EVP (European Visiting Programme) is held biennially where a limited number of foreign students visit our Faculty and during the seven-day course take part in lectures, exercises, and specially designed workshops. Our students are also given the opportunity to visit other universities within the same program.

Program Summary

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