Entrance examination to Gdańsk
The entrance examination to Gdańsk Medical University will take place in Stockholm on 4th of June 2017 and in Gothenburg on 6th of June 2017 (Tuesday). Between 10th and 15th of May you will get an invitation to the exam sent to your email address. The candidates from Norway are invited to Sweden for the exam.
Candidates will sit an entrance examination consisting of 30 multiple choice questions in each of Biology and Chemistry. In Biology 50% of questions concern Cell Biology and Genetics and 50% Human Biology. You will have 4 answers to each question one of which is a correct answer. You can get 60 points from your exam. There are no negative points if you fail to answer correctly.
The exam is in English language and will take 1.5 hour.
The score obtained in this examination, together with the scores obtained from your grades in the same subjects, will be taken into account in the decision to grant you admission. You can get a maximum of 60 points from your grades, which means that you can obtain a total of 120 points. You must have about 88 points to be accepted for medical study without interview.
Candidates whose scores are a few points too low will be offered an interview (during the same afternoon). During the interview the candidates will be questioned on their knowledge of Human Biology. It is strongly advised to prepare for this examination. It is sufficient to prepare from your high school textbooks but you need to be thorough in your study. Read Topics for Interview and use it not only to prepare for the interview but also to written examination.
Please do not come late, and be sure to bring with you a pen and your passport as an identity document. You can also have a calculator. Periodic table (periodiska systemet) is not permitted but a data necessary to make calculations will be provided.
After a successful exam, you will receive immediately in Stockholm and Gothenburg a certificate of enrolment for the medical studies at the University.
At this meeting you will also be informed about the payment schedule, books, trip to your university, accommodation and many other practical points. Parents are also invited to be present at this meeting.
Additional entrance examination: The University will have an additional entrance examination for candidates who cannot come for the exam in June.
This extra exam will be held in Gdansk on 28th of July.
Candidates who failed the exam in June can also sit this additional exam.