Because of not filling the limit of minimum 25 participants of Pre-course till 30th August, the authorities of the Faculty decided that course must be canceled.


Date:: 4-22 September, 2017

Price and Payment

Basic package: 2 600 PLN (The price includes 100 hours of schooling, stationery, starter kits)
Package Plus: 3 250 PLN (The price includes 100 hours of schooling, stationery, starter kits, lunches, accommodation, guided trip around Świętokrzyskie Region)

Bank account number:

Account number: PL 86 1140 2020 0000 3553 6600 1009
Bank name: mBank S.A.
P.O. Box 728
00-950 WARSAW
Recipient’s name:
Uniwersytet Jana Kochanowskiego, ul. Żeromskiego 5, 25-369 Kielce
Payment title: Preparatory course – Candidate’s Name and Surname
Payment confirmation must be sent to the following email address

How to Apply

To apply for the Preparatory Biology, Chemistry and Physics Course complete the application FORM and return it to the School of Medicine via e-mail (in PDF format) to the following address:
The deadline for payment for the pre-course is till August 30th 2017 Accommodation in the UJK Melodia Dormitory is available for the participants of the course. Details on the dormitory are available here:
The pre course is recommended by the authorities of the Faculty of Medicine

Syllabus for chemistry, biology, physics:

Biology - 50h
    • Plasma Membrane
    • Membrane-bound Organelles
    • Nucleus and Other Defining Characteristics
    • Cytoskeleton
    • Cell Cycle and Mitosis
    • Cell Death
    • Fungi
    • Virus Structure
    • Viral Life Cycle
    • Prokaryotic Cell: Bacteria Structure
    • Prokaryotic Cell: Growth and Physiology
    • Prokaryotic Cell: Genetics
    • Nerve Cell/Neural
    • Muscle Cell/Contractile
    • Endocrine System: Hormones
    • Circulatory System
    • Immune System: Innate and Adaptive Immunity
    • Digestive System
    • Excretory System
    • Skeletal System
    • Respiratory System
    • Reproductive System
    • Mendelian Concepts
    • Meiosis and Genetic Variability
    • Evolution
Chemistry - 30h

General and Inorganic Chemistry

    • DNA Structure and Function
    • Genetic Code
    • Protein Synthesis
    • Enzyme Structure and Function
    • Basic Metabolism
  • Stoichiometry of chemical reaction
    • Amount of substance (mole, Avogadro constant, extensive properties)
    • Molar concentration
    • Mass concentration
    • Chemical yield

      Calculus includes: balancing chemical equations; atomic and molar mass; number of moles; molar and mass (percentage) concentrations; preparation of a solution of a given concentration via dilution or mixing standard solutions; volume and density of a solution; yields of chemicals reactions; limiting reagents.

  • Inorganic nomenclature
    • Acids, bases, salts, coordination compounds
  • The properties of gases
      Ideal gas equation of state
    • The gas laws
    • Molar volume
    • Mole fractions and partial pressures

      Calculus includes: gas pressure; amount of gases in standard, normal, and given conditions; molar volume; use of gas laws and perfect gas equation; mole fractions and partial pressures.

  • Elements of thermodynamics
    • Thermochemical equation
    • Work, heat, and energy
    • The First Law (internal energy)
    • Enthalpy
    • Thermochemistry (standard enthalpy changes, Hess’s law, enthalpies of formation and combustion)

      Calculus includes: heat in constant volume and pressure; standard enthalpy changes; use of Hess’s law; enthalpy of reaction from formation enthalpy and combustion enthalpy.

  • Chemical equilibrium
    • The reaction Gibbs energy
    • Exergonic and endergonic reactions
    • The reaction quotient and equilibrium constant
    • The response of equilibria to the conditions
    • Acid-base equilibria in water (definitions of acids and bases, dissociation degree, acidity constant, autoprotolysis constant, pH scale, hydrolysis)
    • Dissociation of ionic solids and reactions in water (solubility constants)

      Calculus includes: equilibrium constant K; initial, equilibrium and final concentrations of reactants; pH of the solutions of strong and weak acids and bases; dissociation constant for weak acids (Ka) and bases (Kb); dissociation degree; hydrolysis constant; concentration of ions and solubility constant of ionic substances.>/p>

  • Redox reactions
    • Oxidation number
    • Electrochemical cells (notation, half-reactions and electrodes, the cell reaction, the cell potential)
    • Standard potentials
    • The electrochemical series

      Calculus includes: oxidation number for inorganic and organic compounds; balancing redox equations; standard cell potential; zero-current cell potential for galvanic and electrolyte concentration cell.

  • Atomic structure and chemical bonds
    • Electronic configuration (hydrogen and hydrogenic atoms, many-electron atoms), open-shell systems, radicals
    • Isotopes
    • Periodic table
    • Electronegativity
    • Chemical bonds
Physics - 20h
  • Speed, velocity and acceleration. Force and momentum, Newton Laws of motion. Work, energy and power.
  • Behaviour of gases: pressure, Boyle, Charles, Universal Gas Laws.
  • Heat: capacity, transfer, temperature. Waves: reflection, refraction, diffraction. Refraction of light, lenses, eye. Sound.
  • Electric current, charge, potential difference, resistance. Electromagnetic induction. Atomic structure, electron beams, X-rays, radioactivity.
  • Communication systems