Why Study in the Czech Republic?

Czech Republic has a long tradition of high quality university education. As a matter of fact, Charles University, founded in 1348, is one of the oldest European universities. With academic facilities located all around the Czech Republic (mainly in Prague, two faculties in Hradec Kralove, one in Pilsen), Charles University has a total of 17 faculties teaching a wide array of subjects. However, Charles university is one of the many universities providing highly practical education for international students.

Charles University in Prague
Charles University in Prague

Study in Europe and save money

Czech Republic’s strategic location in the middle of Europe attracts thousands of international students every academic year. To be precise, in 2014 there were over 40 000 foreign students attending different Czech universities. No surprise, only in Czech Republic one can live a Western lifestyle enjoying the lower cost of living at the same time. Which also affects the tuition fees, making them very competitive (3 000 – 11 000 EUR/year) compared to other European countries.

International study programmes

The international environment is vibrating not only in Prague, but also in other Czech cities. Major university centers, apart from Prague,  are Brno, Plzeň, Hradec Králové or Olomouc. All of them offer a variety of competitive study programmes in English, such as:

  • Medicine
  • Business and Management
  • Finance & Economics
  • IT & Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Social Sciences and Humaninties
  • Marketing & Media
  • Pharmacy
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • MBA
  • Fine Art and Film Studies

The list can go on. What’s even more important, Czech university diplomas are recognized internationally.

International environment

What is also important, most Czech universities offer a wide range of preparatory courses for foreign students. And not only that, a number of international student organizations operate in the Czech Republic, which gives you an opportunity to meet fellow students from all over the world or even join one of the exchange study programmes abroad.

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What is student life like in the Czech Republic?

In terms of actual studies, you’ll come across with a truly practical approach. Without a doubt, this is significant for your future career in the desired field. Otherwise, you’ll find yourself in an extremely safe and friendly environment, supported by an excellent public transportation system – one of the best in Europe. In general, offer of leisure activities for students is really wide. What’s more, most of the venues provide special student discounts for those engaged into studies in the Czech Republic.

Why study in the Czech Republic?

Here is the list of the main reasons why you should choose to study in one of the Czech universities:

  • internationally recognized degree
  • great variety of study programmes in English
  • affordable tuition fees as well as the cost of living
  • friendly international environment, 40 000 foreign students
  • wonderful location in the heart of Europe

CzechUniversities

CzechUniversities is a project by Foreigners.cz created to help foreign students with their studies in the Czech Republic. We offer complex assistance for students, including admission process, assistance at the entrance exams, visa administration and relocation. We are here to help you to adapt with the new circumstances from the beginning of your academic career until the successful end. Do not hesitate to contact us, we’ll be happy to provide you a consultation regarding your future studies in the heart of Europe.

 

Annie Fed

9 thoughts on “Why Study in the Czech Republic?

  1. This is helpful. I have applied for a student visa in December 2015 and still waiting to hear the results. I hear one can wait for three months. I hope and believe that i’ll get the visa.

    1. Hi Rach, thanks for your feedback. It’s true, that you can wait for 3 months and more to get back the result. So fingers crossed, you’ll get your visa soon!

  2. Hi Anna! I’m brazilian and i want go to BRNO as soon as possible to make an university.. I heard about any person can do a public university, just have talk checo.. So I would like to know if this is true and if it’s good I’ll go to make a checo course to get in a public university.. If it’s not true, how I have to do for get a student visa, to go for make a english course and after get in a private university??? Thanks dor the attention!

    1. Hi Erika, thanks for your comment! This is true – if you study in a public Czech university in Czech such education is available for anybody (locals and foreigners) and is for free! To learn Czech you can sign in a Czech language course, this will give you an opportunity to apply for a student visa.
      It would be best, if you send an email to my colleague Zuzana – info@czechuniversities.com. Zuzana is an expert in everything study related and she’ll be happy to give you the best advice!
      Good luck!

  3. Hi Anna,

    I’m Indian and I intend to send my son for pursuing Engineering degree in Czech Republic. Prior to that once his secondary school exams are over in March 2017 I want to send him to Czech for beginners Czech language course (preferably April & May). Please advise us the formalities related to visa, course institution, fees and accommodation details.

    Your early response will be highly appreciated.

    Thanks & regards,

    Thambi

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