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Before even thinking about travel to study in Czech Republic, you have to provide your ideas about this country. Here are some ideas about this prestigious country.

Location

Czech Republic is located in central Europe; its capital is Prague. It consists of 13 regions, and it has boundaries with 4 countries, Poland, Slovakia, Austria, and Germany.

  • Central Bohemian region; its capital is Prague.
  • The Suffolk Emia has borders with Germany and Austria; its capital is Caske Budejovice.
  • Vysocina is located in the south, its capital is Jihlava.
  • Plzen has borders with Germany; its capital is Plzen.
  • Karlovy Vary had borders with Germany as well; its capital is Karlovy Vary.
  • Usti Nad Labem has borders with Germany in the northwest; its capital is Usti Nad Labem.
  • Liberac has borders with Germany and Poland; its capital is Liberac.
  • Hradec Kralove touches Poland’s borders; its capital is Excalibur.
  • Pardubice has borders with Poland; its capital is Pardubice.
  • Olomous has borders with Poland; its capital is Olomous.
  • Moravian-Silesian and its capital is Ostrava.
  • South Moravian has borders with Slovakia and Austria, its capital us Brno.
  • Zlin has borders with Slovakia; its capital is Zlin. also includes many magical landmarks.

Languages

Czech people speak the Czech language, which is historically known as Bohemian. It’s considered a hybrid language due to being influenced by the surrounding cities.

Weather

Czech Republic has four seasons. Winter is cold but the temperatures vary in terms of the region you’ve chosen to live in. For example, the northern part of the country is so cold in winter.
The summer in the northern part is really hot but not so humid.
The nature of Czech Republic makes the Autumn season is so amazing due to the plenty of trees.
Generally, the weather there is really crazy, you can see the rains pours down and the snow covers all the vast areas. The snow usually isn’t stick due to the heavily rains.

Study Cost

One of the most critical and exciting pros of studying in the Czech Republic is the low study costs for international students. Low prices don’t mean that the education quality is not good, but rather the quality education system is so high for all educational degrees.

We’ll review study costs for EU students and non-EU students and how much study costs per month and year. As you know, the costs vary according to the course you want to study and the scholarship you’re applying for because some scholarships afford all the study costs during the study period.

Study Costs

Studying any course in the English or any foreign language except the Czech language: Public Universities: 18,500 EUR per year.

There is no tuition fee when you want to study in Czech language at Public Universitiees.

There is no tuition fee when you want to study in Czech Republic at Priavte Universities after getting a fully-funded scholarship.

Living Cost

International students tend to search for the cheapest markets or groceries to buy fast food or vegetables and make their meals by themselves.

Food

The university’s cafeteria is a perfect option to get your healthy and teaty meal a day. It costs €1.5 for a meal. But the meal is really enough and you can take many types of food or salads.
The resturants in this city are a thing. You can get a full meal with a drink by €8. This meal is almost including meat.
For vegan people, there are numerous options and a full menu is especially for students who cannot eat all types of meat. The vegan meal costs about €3.5.

Food Costs in Detail

  • Meal at inexpensive restaurant: 150 kc.
  • Mc meal: 150 kc.
  • o.33 liter bottle of coke: 31.38 Kc.
  • 1 liter of milk: 18.94 kc.
  • 500g of Fresh white bread: 24.92 kc.
  • 1kg of white rice: 37.22 Kc.
  • 12 eggs: 40.40 Kc.
  • 1kg of cheese: 202.87 Kc.
  • 1kg of fillets chicken: 142.99 Kc.
  • 1kg of apples, oranges, or bananas: 30-38 Kc.
  • 1kg of tomato: 53.38 Kc.
  • 1kg of potato: 19.39 Kc.
  • 1kg of onion: 19.29 Kc.

Transportation

Transportation is Czech Republic is absolutely great because all majors cities have trams, which are running on time, reliable, and very clean. Many cities there suggest to use pink bike service. It’s environmentally friendly and cheap.

Transportation Costs in Detail

  • Local transport (One-way ticket): 24 Kc.
  • Monthly pass: 500 kc.
  • Taxi start: 40 Kc.

Heads Up: Students have discounts for all types of meals in Czech Republic. The student card holders are granted to get their meals in a low price.

Necessary Utilities

  • Basic utilities, including electricity, heating, cooling, water, garbage cost about 4,476.39 Kč.
  • 1 min. Of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (Without Discounts or Plans) cost about 3.31 Kč.
  • Internet, including 60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL cost about  437.56 Kč.

Accommodation

What do you know about housing types in Czech Republic?

1-Off-campus Accommodation

Renting an apartment costs €400 per month. You can share it with ypur friends or rent a dormitory.
In dormitory, you can live by yourself. The cost of dormitory in Czech is approximately aroung 4000 CZK for a single room. This accommodation is so suitable for a student who like to keep privacy.

2-On-campus Accommodation

Staying on-campus is so interesting because you can hang out your professors and meet them at some parties which are organized by the university and have a good time with them.

General Costs

  • One-bedroom apartment in City Centre costs about  12,746.13 Kč.
  • One-bedroom apartment Outside Centre 10,169.95 Kč.
  • Three-bedroom apartment in City Centre 21,332.57 Kč.
  • Three-bedroom apartment Outside Centre 16,458.91 Kč.

Universities

The steps you have to pass before applying for universities, programs, and scholarships are common, but we talk about these steps in detail to teach the students who apply for the first time.

Explore & study in Czech Republic

The option is up to you, you have to search for countries, top universities, and costs for living to study in Czech Republic.

Every university has its special requirements, the same thing is applied for courses. So the first step is to explore the official websites of the universities in Czech. I’ll list top universities and you can visit the official website to know more about the available fields, courses, requirements, and timelines of every course.

The first step of your admission journey in any Czech university is receiving the admission letter. After that the truly applying process starts.

Applying for student visa is the following step, so you have to start preparing the required documents for your visa to be able go into the host country and start your education level.

You have to book an appointment with the Czech embassy in your country. This point is a little bit difficult for international students. The interview will be the most important thing to get your visa.

You’ll be asked about your university and program you’ve chosen before. To know more about the common questions in the student visa interviews, you can google it and prepare yourself for this step.

The second step is a written interview, and here you have to answer some questions related to your major that you want to study in Czech Republic. It’s so interesting and everything will be okay.

Some tricky questions you have to be ready for answering are about Czech Republic itself. This blog will help you to know more about this amazing country.

To get more information about Czech, you have to do total research. This point distinguishes Czech about other education destinations in the world.

For example, you must know about population, location, weather, culture, landmarks, and many other.

Heads Up: You may don’t get your visa if you ignore this part of the interview or make a lot of mistakes. The key condition to get your study visa is know a lot about the host country you’re planning to study in.

How to apply for the university you’ve been waiting for long time.
Find the suitable study course in the selected institution.

Choose the degree you start to study in.
Select the language you want to study in; there are programs in English, Czech, and more foreign languages.

Start preparing the required documents for applying process. The documents include:

  • Copies of graduation certificate from your study degree.
  • Submitted application.
  • Proof of a tuition-fee payment.
  • Motivation letter.
  • Reference letter.
  • English proficiency scores.
  • Sit the entrance exam, which is divided into two parts; written and oral exam.
  • Wait for the admission letter from the selected university and check your inbox.
  • Apply for Czech student visa.
  • Keep in touch with your host university or your course coordinator to know where things stand and the arrangements of details.

Heads Up: Submit graduation certificate from secondary school for applying to Bachelor’s degree, Bachelor’s degree for following up Master’s degree, and Master’s degree for completing PhD degree abroad.

Best universities in Czech Republic are the following:

1-Charles University.

The academic facilities breakdown of many locations throughout Prague, and three of the faculties are located in other cities (two of them in Hradec Králové, one in Plzeň).

Charles University made the history of Czech Republic, but why?

  • It’s the 7th top European Universitywith the highest number od exchange students participating in the ERASMUS program.
  • It has 7000 foreign students.
  • Study programmes in English, German, or French.
  • One of the most efficient academic institution in the Czech Republic.
  • It includes first-rate research team.
  • We participate in unique international projects.
  • All students at Charles University take part in sports activities and go in culture.
  • It had a moders metropolis with a fantastic history.
  • It’s one of the oldest universities in the world.

Charles’s Faculties

  • Catholic Theological Faculty
  • Protestant Theological Faculty
  • Hussite Theological Faculty
  • Faculty of Law
  • First Faculty of Medicine
  • Second Faculty of Medicine
  • Third Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Medicine in Plzeň
  • Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Králové
  • Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Králové
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
  • Faculty of Humanities

2-Masaryk University.

This special university is founded in 1919 and located in Brno. If you want to study in the heart of Europe, Masaryk University is your perfect option.

Why this university is so special?

  • It’s the second largest university in Czech Republic after Charles University.
  • It’s a member of the Compostela Group and the Utrecht Network.
  • It consists of 10 faculties and 35,115 students.
  • It has over 35,000 students and over 2,200 pedagogical staff.
  • It offers over 200 bachelor, 290 masters and 130 doctoral full-time study programs.
  • There are many courses in English and German languages, and as an international student can choose the suitable course.
  • It occupies world-class research.
  • It has many halls for leisure, sports, and other indoor activities.
  • It’s an opportunity to settle in comfortably.

Masaryk’s Faculties

  • Faculty of Economics and Administration
  • Faculty of Informatics
  • Faculty of Social Studies
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Medecine
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Sports Studies
  • Faculty of Pharmacy

3-Czech Technical University.

It’s located in Prague and one of the most sophisticated universities in the Czech Republic.

Why is Czech Technical University is for you?

  • It’s one of the largest university in the Czech Republic.
  • It has 8 faculties.
  • It is considered on of the oldest universities in Europe.
  • It offers more than 180 study programs and more than 80 programs are taught in English.
  • It has more than 21 agreements with top universities from all over the world.

Czech Technical Faculties

  • Faculty of Civil Engineering
  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • Faculty of Electrical Engineering
  • Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering
  • Faculty of Architecture
  • Faculty of Transportation Sciences
  • Faculty of Biomedical Engineering
  • Faculty of Information Technology

4-Palacký University Olomouc.

It is the most majestic and modern research university in Moravia, and the second-oldest in the Czech Republic. It was founded in 1573.

What makes it wanderous?

  • It’s a public university, and the study cost is low compared to other European universities.
  • It teaches many fields, such as Medicine, Law, Theology, and Philosophy.
  • International students number is about 2.177 students.
  • Its performance occupies a considerable place in the Czech republic and Central Europe.
  • It offers more than 250 programs for Bachelor’s, Master’s, and doctoral degrees.
  • It has modern facilities for research that attract students from Czech Republic and outside it.
  • It has more than 60 cooperation agreements in the world.

Palacky’s Faculties

  • Sts Cyril and Methodius Faculty of Theology
  • Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Physical Culture
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Health Sciences

5-Brno University of Technology

It’s located in Brno; the 6th most popular student city in Czech Republic.

Why is it so fabulous?

  • It has over 18,000 students enrolled at eight faculties and two university institutes.
  • It’s equipping with an outstanding high current test laboratory.
  • it has a long-standing experience on a theoretical basis regarding the switching arch phenomena to verify the theoretic models with practical tests and studies.
  • It builds up a powerful test stand with extreme electrical and mechanical strength for technical research at switchers.

All Faculties in Brno University of Technology

  • Faculty of Civil Engineering.
  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering.
  • Faculty of Chemistry.
  • Faculty of Architecture.
  • Faculty of Business & management.
  • Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication.
  • Faculty of Arts.
  • Faculty of Information Technology.

6-Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CZU).

It’s located in prague, and was founded in 1906. It’s a Public University.

Why this university is so major?

  • This university offers Bachelor’s, Master’s, and doctoral degrees.
  • It offers more than 60 study programs in English language, approximately 15 for bachelor’s degree and 25 for Master’s degree.
  • International students reach is 3.113 students.
  • It’s the only full campus university in Prague.
  • You’ll be speechless in front of its fantastic nature.

CZU’s Faculties

  • The Faculty of  Environment Sciences.
  • The Faculty of Economics & Management.
  • The Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources.
  • The Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences.
  • The Faculty of Engineering.
  • The Faculty of Tropical AgriSciences.
  • The Institute for Education and Consultancy.
  • The Department of Physical Education.

7-University of Chemistry and Technology.

It’s located in Prague; consists of four faculties and several departments. it was founded in 1952 but its origin date back to 1807. Its status is a Public University.

What distinguishes this university from other?

  • It’s One of five Czech universities, ranks among the top 4 of the best world universities in 2017.
  • It boasts a professional team of experts and professors who are teaching there.
  • Half of its income is required for research, innovation, and science.
  • International students number is 864 students.
  • It’s the largest university in the central Europe among the other universities of its kind.
  • It has a prestigious international reputation among leading universities in the world.
  • It qualifies all students to enter the labour market and get a professional job.
  • It’a a member of the European University Association, the European Federation of National Engineering Associations, and International Society for Engineering Pedagogy.
  • It’s known for workshops that support your skills.

UCT’s Faculties

  • The Faculty of Chemical Technology.
  • The Faculty of Environmental Technology.
  • The Faculty of Food & Biochemical Technology.
  • The Faculty of Chemical Engineering.

Other universities to check out:

8-VSB – Technical University of Ostrava.

9-Mendel University in Brno.

10-University of South Bohemia in Ceské Budejovice (USB).

11-University of West Bohemia.

12-University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice.

The available feilds for international students at Private and Public Universities in Czach Republic:

  • Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine.
  • Art and Culture.
  • Computer Sciences and Technology.
  • Economy and Management.
  • Education and Sports.
  • Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Languages and International Studies.
  • Law and Pubkic Administration.
  • Medicine and Health.
  • Natural Sciences.
  • Prestigious MPA programs.
  • Distance Learning.

Study Visa

To study in Czech Republic you have to follow the procedures for getting Czech Studebt Visa

  • Fulfill the application form which is available on the selected University’s website.
  • Offer letter from your university in the host country.
  • Submit your valid passport.
  • Formsl passport size photos.
  • Evidence financial resources for your staying period, such as bank account statement.
  • Confirmation of secured housing.
  • Valid health insurance.
  • Abstract from criminal records register translated into the Czech language.

Heads Up: The student visa you’re applying for is have to be equivalent for your stay.
There are many types of visa depending on the residence time and the duration of the selected course.

The two common types for international students are long-term and short-term visas.
Long-term visa for long-term residence. In this case, the duration of the selected course is not less than a year.

Short-term visa for stay up to 90 days. In this case the duration of the program doesn’t exceed two or three months.

Heads Up: Start applying for Czech student visa as soon as received your official admission letter from your university.
The applying process may take up to 60 days for non-EU students.

Why Study In Czech Republic

Why the Czech Republic over others universities in the world and a huge number of international students hurry up to seize the opportunity to study in Czech Republic.

  • Typical Location: You can travel to four countries which have boundaries with Czech Republic in less than 4 hours because Czech Republic is in the central Europe and it’s known as “the heart of Europe”.
  • Have a good time in a peaceful place: You can hang out with your friends in the parks, gardens, or coffee places and study with them for endless hours.
  • Czech has a long-standing reputation: To study in Czech republic, you have to know that it has a great academic reputation in the world and the education levels are well-deserved.
  • High-quality education level in many fields at best ranked universities in Czech Republic and Central Europe, such as Medicine, Sciences, and Engineering.
  • Easy travel options: There are many accessible options to move among cities inside the Czech Republic. You can move freely across Eurpoe by car, plane, or train. In addition, local transportation is cheap, easy, and available all the time.
  • English courses on offer: There are many courses are taught in English language, and this feature will encourage all students who are mastered this language to come and complete their academic studies in one of the most fantastic destinations in the world.
  • World-class financial support: in Czech Universities, there are many ways to fund your studies, such as loans, grants, tax benefit, social scholarships, and more.
  • Multiculture study environment: Czech Republic is surrounded by many countries that are considered ancient tourist destinations in the world, as it is a desirable tourist destination by people of all cultures, it has led to create an environment that embraces many cultures.
  • Food prices are reasonable: the average lunch receipt there is about $9, and a cup of American coffee in Prague is about $3.
  • Learn Czech and study for free: It’s real, you can study for free in Czech Republic if you can learn the Czech language, It’s hard but possible. Generally you have to learn some Czech before moving to the Czech Republic.
  • Czech Republic is one of the safest destinations in the world: According to the (GPI) Global Peace Index, Czech Republic ranks 8th in the world for life safety. So don’t worry because you can calm down.
  • 10 Czech Universities are on the top list: More than ten Universities in Czech Republic are on the list as top-ranked universities in the world for studying all degrees.
  • Charles University: This name is enough to know a lot about how education system in Czech is. In addition, the academic and business reputation is the reputation of Charles University.
  • No charge for Libraries: You can enter the libraries of different faculties there for free. You can also attend the lectures at universities for free as a listener to study in Czech Republic in the summer semesters.