The Matriculation ceremony of 1st year students of Bachelor's and Slovak and English Doctoral study programmes General Medicine and Dental Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of UPJS took place on Thursday, November 13, 2013 in the Aula of the Medical Faculty. The vice-dean Prof. MUDr. Daniel Pella, PhD. on behalf of the Dean Dr.h.c. Prof. MUDr. Leonard Siegfried, CSc., the vice-dean Prof. MUDr. Viliam Donič, CSc., the vice-dean Prof. MUDr. Peter Mitro, PhD, MVDr. Alojz Bomba, DrSc., the Chairman of the Academic Senate of UPJS MF, study supervisors and the chairmen of the student associations were presented at the ceremony.
The ceremony was led by the vice-dean Prof. MUDr. William Donič, CSc., who reminded students their rights and obligations consequential when registered for the study. He stressed students´ responsibility to prepare for their future career. The study is the beginning of a beautiful part of students´ life. "The atmosphere at our Alma Mater and your memories depends on you“, he noted. The ceremony continued by matriculation promise by which the students promised to perform their study duties, to respect the decisions of the Academic Senate, University and the Faculty, to study the best way to bring versatile benefit, to honour, protect and spread reputation of the Medical faculty of UPJS and to not commit anything to damage it. The matriculation promise was executed by Adam Fathi on behalf of all the students. The students were introduced to the matriculation committee and handed their matriculation certificates by Prof. MUDr. Peter Mitro, PhD. At the end of Matriculation ceremony, the vice-dean Prof. MUDr. Viliam Donič, CSc. wished the students success in their study and expressed his wish to meet the students at the Graduation ceremony as well.