The 4 Best Dental Schools in Europe

Updated on 09/04/2024 in
Study Dental Medicine in Europe

You probably already know that European dental schools carry a high education standard. Their degrees are acknowledged and respected worldwide, and the doctors who graduate from them are well-prepared.

If you’ve already chosen to study dentistry in Europe, you’ve made your first step on the right track. However, many students hesitate as to which university they should choose to study in.

These are the 3 best dental schools in Europe that you should consider studying dentistry abroad. There are many great schools in Europe to study dentistry, but when it comes to selection, you should consider a few exceptional schools.

#1 Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice Faculty of Medicine, Slovakia

This university has a long history of educating extremely professional doctors and dentists who have made themselves famous worldwide for their skills and competence. Košice is a city with a lot of history and cultural heritage that makes a living there a remarkable experience.

This medical school was established not long after the end of World War II in 1948 after a huge rise in demand for healthcare specialists.

Tuition Fees:

Medicine tuition €10,500/year

Dentistry tuition €11,000/year

Here is a full breakdown of the living costs in Slovakia.

Note: Medlink Students charges NO agency fee for this university. This means that we process your application for free, and you only pay for your tuition fees.

#2 Titu Maiorescu University of Bucharest, in Romania

This is currently the most popular option for studying dentistry in Romania. It isn’t a very known fact that many doctors and mainly dentists in the UK, have graduated from Romania. These make some of the finest specialists.

Bucharest is a jewel, a top tourist destination nowadays with 91 museums! Many day trips are offered, one of which is to the Castle of Count Dracula in Transylvania.

Tuition Fees:

Dentistry and Medicine:

  • €7000/year for EU students
  • €9000/year for non-EU students

Living costs are around €300 per month

#3 Sofia Medical University, Bulgaria

The oldest and most reputable medical school in Bulgaria, the medical university of Sofia, is the choice for many international students annually.

More than 11,000 students from 58 countries have graduated from MU-Sofia as certified Doctors of Dental Medicine.

The clinical rotations occur in several hospitals, some of which are centre points for Western Bulgaria. Therefore students undergo heavy practical training and graduate as already very experienced doctors.

Tuition Fees:

Dentistry and Medicine course: €8000/year

We have created a complete breakdown of Bulgaria's living costs, which are also low.

Most of these dental universities offer postgraduate specialisations too. Some of those are:

  • Orthodontics;
  • Oral Surgery;
  • Oral Pathology
  • Special Care Dentistry
  • Pediatric Dentistry;
  • Endo and Periodontics;
  • Prosthodontics;
  • Dental Hygiene;
  • Restorative Dentistry.

#4 European University In Tbilisi, Georgia

European University in Tbilisi

The European University in Tbilisi has Dentistry programmes taught in English. As in most European universities, the dentistry course earns a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree.

The European University of Georgia Faculty of Medicine started operating in 2014. The university focuses on modernising its campus and employing well-known professionals.

Top UK medical professors regularly advise a European University in Georgia, keeping its curriculum aligned with UK medical schools.

The DMD courses aim to prepare you to meet modern standards. To rely on the principles of evidence-based medicine, use qualitative research ethical and communication skills, establish themselves, and develop professionally in a constantly changing environment.

Article written by Dr Sam El Mais
Dr Sam El Mais, MD, MSc, BSc, graduated from a renowned medical school in Romania in 2019. He uses his professional knowledge and personal experience to guide students on crucial aspects such as university selection, admissions processes, and cultural adjustments.
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