About the Programme Physiotherapy

Why study Physiotherapy?

In many situations physiotherapists become the patient’s most important link to the outside world. Their practical skills together with professional knowledge help people suffering from various congenital diseases, injuries and those with disabilities return back to a normal life. And, obviously, there is no doubt, how important physiotherapy is in the area of professional sport.



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Bachelor Degree (3 years full-time)

This programme should form an excellent starting point for those who wish to pursue a career as a physiotherapist. The programme benefits from the expertise of staff, many of whom are health care professionals and scientists, and also from the many social facilities including teaching hospitals.


The physiotherapist - bachelor degree holder - is qualified for a paramedical health care profession. S/he is allowed to provide physiotherapy-related treatment within preventive, diagnostic, remedial and rehabilitation care in physiotherapy, which can be provided in medical facilities of all types, including rehabilitation institutions and specialized departments, social care facilities, spas and sports facilities. The physiotherapist is endowed with practical skills applicable within the full extent of physiotherapy, abilities to act independently and use rationally a broad spectrum of physiotherapeutic methods and procedures, including therapeutic procedures based o­n physical agents. S/he is able to assess the effect of the therapy applied. The therapist is endowed with knowledge and skills, which comply with the WCPT regulations.


Master Degree (2 years full-time)

The applicants must have a bachelor degree in Physiotherapy involving equivalent professional qualification, which corresponds to our Bachelor programme. Graduates from approved universities providing Bachelor degree in Physiotherapy outside the Czech Republic may be offered an individual study plan, which would minimize any programme differences.


The physiotherapist - master degree holder - is a highly educated health-care specialist qualified for specialized physiotherapeutic care within preventive, diagnostic, remedial and rehabilitation care in physiotherapy, which can be provided in medical facilities of all types, including rehabilitation institutions and specialized departments, social care facilities, spas and sports facilities. The physiotherapist is endowed with the abilities to act independently and use rationally a broad spectrum of physiotherapeutic methods and procedures, including therapeutic procedures based o­n physical agents. S/he is able to assess the effect of the therapy applied. S/he has the appropriate professional background for practical and theoretical educational leadership in the instruction provided for physiotherapy students. The therapist is endowed with knowledge and skills, which comply with the WCPT regulations.


The Master programme provides specialised courses focused o­n reflex therapeutic methods according to Bobath, Vojta, Lewit and Kabat, lymphatic drainage technique and treatment of functional female infertility according to Mojzisova. 


There is a compulsory research method course and students are required to undertake a tutored research project that usually forms a base for their Master thesis





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Charles University

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