Top 5 Universities in Czechia: Study in the Heart of Europe

 #LifeInCzechia Looking for a good university abroad? There are several universities in the Czech republic that offer golden opportunity for studies in English, making it possible to get internationally recognized titles in the beautiful environment of Prague, Pilsen or Brno! Check out the list of top 5 universities in Czechia that are open for incoming students from all around the world, and pick the best one which will help you reach your goals.


Czech universities are popular amongst international students for many reasons.


Why Czech Republic?

Why choose exactly Czech Republic for your studies abroad? Well, there are several reasons – this choice is a guarantee of high level education in the centre of Europe in an international environment. On top of this, studying in Czechia is very affordable comparing to other popular destinations for studies abroad (such as UK or Germany).

TOP 5 Universities in Czech republic:

  1.     Karlova univerzita (Charles University, Prague)
  2.     Masarykova univerzita (Masaryk University, Brno)
  3.     ČVUT Praha (Czech technical university, Prague)
  4.     Vysoké učeni technické Brno (University of Technology, Brno)
  5.     Západočeská univerzita v Plzni (University of West Bohemia, Pilsen)


Karlova univerzita (Charles University, Prague)

Charles University has 17 faculties offering a wide range of programs, many which are taught in English – the complete list can be found here.

Charles university is currently home for more than 9,000 international students – no wonder! It is a great place for international students, offering Bachelor, Master and PhD programmes. It supports expats by providing Buddy programme. For more information about international support, please follow this link.

The tuition fees’ median is EUR 6250. Check the catalogue of study programmes for the particular fees. It is also possible to apply for  a scholarship!


Masarykova Univerzita Brno (Masaryk University, Brno)

Founded in 1919 in Brno as the second Czech university, Masaryk University consists of ten faculties and 35,115 students, out of which 474 enrolled into  English-language programmes (which you can check by clicking here) only  this academic year!

The usual tuition price here varies between 2400 and 3500 EUR, with the exception of the faculty of Pharmacy which costs 7000 EUR. Here, General Medicine and Dentistry is the most pricey program as it costs 15 980 EUR.

However, financial aid is available, and you can check for more concrete details here.


ČVUT – České vysoké učení technické v Praze (Czech Technical University in Prague)

CTU is a brand name that resonates both at home and abroad – it was ranked among the top 25 percent of best-ranked universities in QS World University Rankings 2022. It is a perfect choice for technology enthusiasts who can pick from these programs.

The tuition fees vary, depending on the program:

Bachelor’s programmes cost 110 000 CZK per one academic year (55 000 CZK per semester); 4,625.38 EUR

Master’s programmes cost 132 000 CZK per one academic year (66 000 CZK per semester); 5,550.45 EUR

Doctoral programmes cost 1 000 CZK per one academic year (500 CZK per semester) 42.05 EUR


Vysoké učení technické Brno (Brno University of Technology)

Another great choice for those who love technology and want to learn more about it is Brno University of Technology. It Accommodates 11 faculties with courses taught both in English and Czech.

Tuition and fees are EUR 1,500 per semester, i.e. EUR 3,000 per year.


Západočeská univerzita v Plzni (University of West Bohemia, Pilsen)

Last but not least on our list, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen offers a wide selection of English programmes on all three levels of education – Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral. The tuition fee is 3,000 – 4,000 EUR per academic year (according to the faculty).

The list of courses is to be found here and they are spread amongst 11 faculties.

So, which university are you going to choose to pursue your studies? For sure one of these amazing, internationally recognized universities will help you with your further personal or career development on a high level.

Start your international experience and get to know the wonderful cities of Czechia at the same time!

Article source: VUT, MUNI, Charles University, ČVUT, University of West Bohemia,  QS World Ranking of Universities
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Terézia Bellayová

Hello! I am Terézia, a business student coming from a small town in Slovakia. As I started my university studies in the Netherlands, continued in Barcelona and am currently in Brno, I am very enthusiastic about all of the topics related to moving abroad, as well as to international connections, as I experienced this first hand and I believe it is vital to keep myself up to date!

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