Curriculum Structure

UBT Dentistry Curriculum Structure



The program total 360 ECTS are structured into 12 semesters. The integrated studies of dentistry results in the academic title of Doctor of Stomatology. The studies last 6 years.  The total student workload throughout the integrated studies including theoretical instruction, practice, preparation and exams equals 360 ECTS.


As per the EC 2005/36 EU Commission Directive and EC Directive Annex 5.3.1 on Dental Practicioners,: the curriculum contains three categories of coures that at times offered in the context of other disciplines or in conjunction: (1) Basic subjects, (2) General Medicine subject and (3) Stomatology subjects





Theoritical instruction

A.   Basic subjects 

·         Chemistry

·         Physics

·         Biology

B.   General Medicine Subjects




·         Anatomy

·         Embryology

·         Histology, including cytology

·         Physiology

·         Biochemistry (or physiological chemistry)

·         General pathology

·         Pharmacology

·         Microbiology

·         Preventive medicine and epidemiology

·         Radiology

·         Physiotherapy

·         General surgery

·         General medicine, including paediatrics

·         Oto-rhino-laryngology

·         General psychology — psychopathology

·         Anaesthetics

C.   Stomatology Subject



·         Prosthodontics

·         Dental materials and equipment

·         Conservative dentistry

·         Preventive dentistry

·         Anaesthetics and sedation

·         Special surgery

·         Special pathology

·         Clinical practice

·          Paedodontics

·         Maxillary Orthopedics

·         Periodontics

·         Dental radiology

·         Dental occlusion and function of the jaw

·         Professional organisation, ethics and legislation

·         Social aspects of dental practice


D.  Sociial Sciences Foreign Language


Research Methods

Academic Writing



Medical courses contribute to the students’ development of the ability to observe, assess and document the health condition, the health risk, disease symptoms and treatments results among patients and citizens. Moreover, the courses develop the students’ competences in applying knowledge related to theories and methods in the health sciences. Natural sciences courses contribute to the development of the students’ ability to explain the chemical and anatomical construction of the human organism as well as the biochemical and physiological processes and functions of human beings. The courses in this subject area develop students’ competencies in explaining the development of the human being during the course of the entire lifespan in the interaction between the individual, the environment and micro-organisms.



Courses in the social science and humanities contribute to the students’ ability to describe, analyze, assess, understand and respect human values, cultures, world views, existential conditions, way of thinking, behavior and reactions. The courses develop competencies in ethical reflection, interaction and communication and the assessment of the need for information, counseling and education of patients, relatives, health professionals and others in the social network. Social science courses contribute to the students’ development of the ability to describe, analyze and assess social and cultural conditions influencing the conditions and options related to health and disease. The courses provide knowledge of the organization, function, development and legal framework of the Kosovo health and social services system. Additionally, the courses develop students’ competencies in reflecting and acting professionally in an interdisciplinary, societal, cultural and organizational context.