Czech Republic, CzPSA

30
Total number of places per year (approximately)
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Research:

The Czech Academy of Sciences - Institute of Analytical Chemistry, Brno - Institute of Organic Chemistry, Prague - Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Prague

Students work in laboratory with scientists of the Czech Academy of Science. They may be part of research project. It is required to be prepared for the work. However scientists are willing to help and explain all details. Students usually stay for 4-6 hours and they get deep into given topic.

Hospital Pharmacy :

University Hospital in Motol, Prague

Military University Hospital in Prague

Institute of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague

University Hospital Královské Vinohrady, Prague

Hospital of Merciful Sister of St. Borromeo in Prague

Silesian Hospital in Opava, Opava

Students get insight of all departments. Pharmacists also explain Czech National Health System and structure of clinical and hospital pharmacy in our country. Students usually stay 3 to 4 hours.

Industry :

Biomedica

Renowned manufacturer of drugs, healthcare products, food complements and herbal cosmetics, widely utilizing authentic natural products. Length of daily internship is 4 hours.

Community pharmacy : Czech Republic offers more than 20 placements in community pharmacy. It varies from small private pharmacies to bigger chain pharmacies in Prague and Brno. Students learn how to prepare suppositories or capsules. Pharmacists explain Czech system and structure in community pharmacy and other national specifics.

Length of training periods

From 2 to 5 weeks,upon the request, or field of internship.

Details can be discussed with the SEO.

Available months and cities

Internships will take place in Prague (capital of Czech Republic) and Brno (second largest city) and Opava between 15th of July and 16th of August.

Type accommodation

Students are placed in student dormitories. Rooms are single or double bed, equipped with fridge wardrobe and private bathroom. Wi-Fi is available. Kitchen is shared for each floor, equipped with cooker, microwave oven and kettle. Dishes and pots are not available. There is 24 hours reception, where students can borrow iron, hairdryer and other things needed. Dormitory provides laundry. Nearby is shopping mall, post office and ATM. Bus to the city centre takes 16 minutes. Price is 230-400 CZK in Prague, 150 CZK in Brno, depends on length of stay. Deposit, 4000 CZK, is required, but it is given back when check out. Dormitory in Brno doesn’t required deposit.

Board, pocket money or other financial benefits/remuneration

Unfortunately, we do not provide pocket money or other remuneration for students during their stay. In the Czech Republic people commonly cook meals at home. So shopping at grocer’s and cooking at home is cheaper than eating out :) On the other hand many restaurant and student cafeterias offer very good meal for reasonable price. One of the most famous fact about our country is that beer is cheaper than mireal water in a restaurant! Approximate prices: coffee, tea in a café: 40-50 CZK baked goods, pastry cakes: 7-30 CZK Beer(0,5l): 25-40 CZK Wine (2dcl): 30-50 CZK meal in a restaurant: 80-300 CZK soup in a restaurant: 25-40 CZK

Language requirements

English Czech language skill is welcomed but not necessary :)

Other requirements

Interest, excitement and politeness.

Documents required: Health certificate (we do have a template) Copy of vaccination Travel insurance Waiver of Liability

Sometimes required (hospital/ research/industry): Insurance for damage of property Insurance of Liability HIV/ HPV/ TBC negative test

Information on Work Permits and Visa

If needed, the SEO will help you through visa procedure and provide necessary documents.

Selection Procedures

Deadline corresponds with IPSF regulations.

We required from all incoming students travel insurance, List of Vaccination and Health Certificate.