Country in the Spotlight: Czech Republic
1000 accredited study programmes in English
Don’t worry about being the only foreign student. More than 43,000 international students are currently studying at Czech higher education institutions. Also, the interest is growing as the number of study programmes in foreign languages (especially in English) is increasing. Moreover, study programmes in the Czech language are free of charge at public and state universities.
Czech universities offer a diverse range of study programmes and scholarships. Students can come for a short study visit or to study for an entire degree in a wide range of traditional as well as disciplines that are new on the scene. High quality education and research, especially in Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, has a long tradition in the Czech Republic. The Charles University in Prague was founded in 1348 and is the oldest university in Central Europe.
Cultural experience and fascinating history
You can travel all over the continent and discover countries and places you might otherwise not have the opportunity to visit. The World Heritage Committee has placed twelve important historical sites in the Czech Republic on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Thanks to the excellent public transport system it is easy to reach all of these interesting places. Its location means that the Czech Republic is right at the intersection of many cultures. The country’s culture was historically formed mainly by Slavonic, German (Austrian) and Jewish influences, which resulted in a rich Central-European cultural heritage and lifestyle. The Czech Republic is sure to entertain you in between your studies!
Great student life, affordable living costs and safety
Choose on this map from 70 higher education institutions in more than 20 towns or cities. The costs for student dorms, food in a canteen or a public transportation ticket are very affordable so your average monthly expenses can vary from 350 – 750 EUR. Moreover, according to the Global Peace Index 2018, the Czech Republic is ranked the 7th safest country in the world!