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Study In 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.

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

8 Reasons Why To Choose Czech Republic 

• One of the best educational systems in Europe
• Free tuition if you study in Czech
• Excellent quality-price ratio
• More than 60 universities with unique programs
• Privileged geographical location
• Low cost of living
• Cultural richness
• Academic diversity

Living costs

The Czech Republic is a member of the European Union, but is outside the Eurozone which means that it does not use the Euro as its currency.The Czech currency is Czech crown (CZK). The current exchange rate is available at the Czech National Bank website. You can exchange your money in a bank, hotel or bureaux de change. Alternatively you can pay with an international banking card or credit card.

Living costs in the Czech Republic are considered to be affordable. The average living costs of students range from 350-750 USD/month, incl. meals, accommodation, public transport and culture. Of course, prices may vary according to your location, accommodation choices, lifestyle, and spending habits.

FOOD AND DRINKS
Lunch in a student´s canteen around 50 CZK / 2.5 USD
Pizza in a pizzeria from 110 CZK / 5.5 USD
Restaurant meal from 130 CZK / 6.5 USD
Beer at a pub around 30 CZK / 1.5 USD
Dairy products 10–30 CZK / 0.6–2 USD
Loaf of bread from 20 CZK / 1 USD
1 kg of chicken meat from 100 CZK / 5 USD
1 kg of apples 40–60 CZK / 2–3 USD
1.5 l of mineral water around 15 CZK / 0.7 USD

 

ACCOMMODATION
Student dormitory around 150 USD per month
Private room in a flat from 250 USD per month
Private flat from 450 USD per month

The majority of higher education institutions own its dormitories. If you are interested in, look for “koleje” or “dormitories” on web pages of the institutions. If you prefer to live on your own, you will rent a flat or only room in a shared flat.

ENTERTAINMENT
Cinema ticket 100–200 CZK / 5–10 USD
Theatre ticket 100–500 CZK / 5–25 USD
Museum admission from 40 CZK / 2 USD

 

SPORTS
Fitness centre admission from 100 CZK / 5 USD
Swimming pool from 80 CZK / 4 USD per hour
Bike rental 200–500 CZK / 10–25 USD per day
Ski/snowboard rental 250–500 CZK / 12.5–25 USD per day

A visa is required to study in the Czech Republic for a period longer than 90 days. The Consulate of the Czech Republic requires applicants to apply for Czech visas directly, and a personal appearance may be necessary at the nearest Czech Consulate.

  1. Passport Requirements:
    Original passport and one photocopy of passport information and signature page. The passport must be signed, valid for 6 months beyond stay in the Czech Republic, with at least one blank passport page available for the Czech Republic visa stamp. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for the Czech Republic visas.
  2. Czech Republic Visa Application Form:
    One original Czech long stay visa application forms. After placing your order, fill out the application form included in your Visa Application Kit.
  3. Photo Requirements:
    Two recent, identical, 2 x 2 passport photographs, in color, front view, and with a plain/light background. One photograph must be glued on the original application form (in the frame in the right upper corner of the application) and the second photograph should be glued on the copy of the application.
  4. Other Forms:
    Acceptance Letter: The original or notarized copy of the Acceptance Letter issued by a Czech University (This document must be in the Czech language).
    Proof of Accommodation: A document issued by a Czech university or school verifying the accommodation for the duration of your studies, or a rental agreement, sub-letting contract, accommodation agreement, or a written confirmation of the person who is the owner or authorized user of the apartment or house with a notarized signature consenting to the student´s accommodation.
  5. Criminal Record:
    Notarized Affidavit confirming that you have never been indicted and sentenced for a felony of any kind. If you have lived in any other country besides the US for 6 months or longer in the previous three years, you are required to submit an Excerpt from Criminal History Record issued by that country. Non US citizens must also submit an Excerpt from Criminal History Record from the country of your nationality.
  6. Medical Requirements:
    Proof of valid health/accidental insurance with full international coverage showing minimum coverage of 30,000 Euros (approximately $60,000 US) and coverage for emergency medical expenses and repatriation for medical reasons or death. The insurance policy must not exclude coverage for injuries and damage caused by the applicant´s intentional acts, injuries and damage caused by fault or contributory fault on the part of the applicant, and injuries and damage caused by the consumption of alcohol, narcotic and psychotropic substances by the applicant.
  7. Proof of Sufficient Funds:
    Evidence of sufficient funds to support stay in the Czech Republic, such as: notarized copy of the internationally recognized debit/credit card on your name with a validity during your stay in the Czech Republic and a corresponding bank account statement on your name or an original letter from the bank confirming the fact that you will be able to use your funds during your stay in the Czech Republic with the verified translation into the Czech language and an original or notarized copy of internationally recognized debit/credit card on your name.
  8. Special Instructions:
    All documents (except the proof of sufficient financial means) must be presented in Czech Language. Here is a list of translators provided by the Czech Embassy in the US.
  9. In Person Appearance:
    The Consulate requires applicants to make a personal appearance to apply for this visa. These instructions are provided as a guide to help with this process. We recommend that you contact your nearest Consulate directly to confirm requirements and make an appointment to apply in person.
  10. Visa Processing Time:
    When consulates require an appointment, this may need to be scheduled far in advance because appointment times are limited and fill quickly. After the appointment, the visa application may take up to 60 days (2 months) to process.

PUBLIC HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS

Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague

Academy of Fine Arts in Prague

Academy of Performing Arts in Prague

Brno University of Technology

Charles University

College of Polytechnics Jihlava

Czech Technical University in Prague

Czech University of Life Sciences Prague

Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice

Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem

Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts Brno

Masaryk University

Mendel University in Brno

Palacky University, Olomouc

Silesian University in Opava

Technical University of Liberec

Tomas Bata University in Zlín

University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague

University of Economics, Prague

University of Hradec Králové

University of Ostrava

University of Pardubice

University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice

University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno

University of West Bohemia

VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava

STATE HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS

Police Academy of the Czech Republic

University of Defence

PRIVATE HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS

Academia Rerum Civilium – College of Political and Social Sciences

AKCENT College

Anglo-American University

Applied Psychology College

Architectural Institute in Prague

ART & DESIGN INSTITUT

Brno International Business School

CEVRO Institute

College of Applied Law

College of Banking

College of Business and Hotel Management

College of European and Regional Studies

College of Logistics

College of Physical Education and Sport Palestra

College of Regional Development

College of Social and Administrative Affairs

European Polytechnical Institute – Kunovice Campus

Film Academy of Miroslav Ondříček in Písek

Institute of Hospitality Management in Prague

Jan Amos Komenský University Prague

Karel Englis College

Medical University College in Prague 5

Metropolitan University Prague

Moravian University College Olomouc

NEWTON College

Prague College of Psychosocial Studies

Private College of Economic Studies Znojmo

Private University College of Economic Studies

Real Estate College – Institute of Frank Dyson

STING Academy

Škoda Auto University

Unicorn College

University College of International and Public Relations Prague

University College of Business in Prague

University of Economics and Management

University of Entrepreneurship and Law

University of Finance and Administration

University of New York in Prague

University of Creative Communication

Westmoravian College, Trebic

+ Why Study in 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.

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

8 Reasons Why To Choose Czech Republic 

• One of the best educational systems in Europe
• Free tuition if you study in Czech
• Excellent quality-price ratio
• More than 60 universities with unique programs
• Privileged geographical location
• Low cost of living
• Cultural richness
• Academic diversity

+ Cost

Living costs

The Czech Republic is a member of the European Union, but is outside the Eurozone which means that it does not use the Euro as its currency.The Czech currency is Czech crown (CZK). The current exchange rate is available at the Czech National Bank website. You can exchange your money in a bank, hotel or bureaux de change. Alternatively you can pay with an international banking card or credit card.

Living costs in the Czech Republic are considered to be affordable. The average living costs of students range from 350-750 USD/month, incl. meals, accommodation, public transport and culture. Of course, prices may vary according to your location, accommodation choices, lifestyle, and spending habits.

FOOD AND DRINKS
Lunch in a student´s canteen around 50 CZK / 2.5 USD
Pizza in a pizzeria from 110 CZK / 5.5 USD
Restaurant meal from 130 CZK / 6.5 USD
Beer at a pub around 30 CZK / 1.5 USD
Dairy products 10–30 CZK / 0.6–2 USD
Loaf of bread from 20 CZK / 1 USD
1 kg of chicken meat from 100 CZK / 5 USD
1 kg of apples 40–60 CZK / 2–3 USD
1.5 l of mineral water around 15 CZK / 0.7 USD

 

ACCOMMODATION
Student dormitory around 150 USD per month
Private room in a flat from 250 USD per month
Private flat from 450 USD per month

The majority of higher education institutions own its dormitories. If you are interested in, look for “koleje” or “dormitories” on web pages of the institutions. If you prefer to live on your own, you will rent a flat or only room in a shared flat.

ENTERTAINMENT
Cinema ticket 100–200 CZK / 5–10 USD
Theatre ticket 100–500 CZK / 5–25 USD
Museum admission from 40 CZK / 2 USD

 

SPORTS
Fitness centre admission from 100 CZK / 5 USD
Swimming pool from 80 CZK / 4 USD per hour
Bike rental 200–500 CZK / 10–25 USD per day
Ski/snowboard rental 250–500 CZK / 12.5–25 USD per day
+ Contact
+ VISA Requirement

A visa is required to study in the Czech Republic for a period longer than 90 days. The Consulate of the Czech Republic requires applicants to apply for Czech visas directly, and a personal appearance may be necessary at the nearest Czech Consulate.

  1. Passport Requirements:
    Original passport and one photocopy of passport information and signature page. The passport must be signed, valid for 6 months beyond stay in the Czech Republic, with at least one blank passport page available for the Czech Republic visa stamp. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for the Czech Republic visas.
  2. Czech Republic Visa Application Form:
    One original Czech long stay visa application forms. After placing your order, fill out the application form included in your Visa Application Kit.
  3. Photo Requirements:
    Two recent, identical, 2 x 2 passport photographs, in color, front view, and with a plain/light background. One photograph must be glued on the original application form (in the frame in the right upper corner of the application) and the second photograph should be glued on the copy of the application.
  4. Other Forms:
    Acceptance Letter: The original or notarized copy of the Acceptance Letter issued by a Czech University (This document must be in the Czech language).
    Proof of Accommodation: A document issued by a Czech university or school verifying the accommodation for the duration of your studies, or a rental agreement, sub-letting contract, accommodation agreement, or a written confirmation of the person who is the owner or authorized user of the apartment or house with a notarized signature consenting to the student´s accommodation.
  5. Criminal Record:
    Notarized Affidavit confirming that you have never been indicted and sentenced for a felony of any kind. If you have lived in any other country besides the US for 6 months or longer in the previous three years, you are required to submit an Excerpt from Criminal History Record issued by that country. Non US citizens must also submit an Excerpt from Criminal History Record from the country of your nationality.
  6. Medical Requirements:
    Proof of valid health/accidental insurance with full international coverage showing minimum coverage of 30,000 Euros (approximately $60,000 US) and coverage for emergency medical expenses and repatriation for medical reasons or death. The insurance policy must not exclude coverage for injuries and damage caused by the applicant´s intentional acts, injuries and damage caused by fault or contributory fault on the part of the applicant, and injuries and damage caused by the consumption of alcohol, narcotic and psychotropic substances by the applicant.
  7. Proof of Sufficient Funds:
    Evidence of sufficient funds to support stay in the Czech Republic, such as: notarized copy of the internationally recognized debit/credit card on your name with a validity during your stay in the Czech Republic and a corresponding bank account statement on your name or an original letter from the bank confirming the fact that you will be able to use your funds during your stay in the Czech Republic with the verified translation into the Czech language and an original or notarized copy of internationally recognized debit/credit card on your name.
  8. Special Instructions:
    All documents (except the proof of sufficient financial means) must be presented in Czech Language. Here is a list of translators provided by the Czech Embassy in the US.
  9. In Person Appearance:
    The Consulate requires applicants to make a personal appearance to apply for this visa. These instructions are provided as a guide to help with this process. We recommend that you contact your nearest Consulate directly to confirm requirements and make an appointment to apply in person.
  10. Visa Processing Time:
    When consulates require an appointment, this may need to be scheduled far in advance because appointment times are limited and fill quickly. After the appointment, the visa application may take up to 60 days (2 months) to process.
+ Colleges

PUBLIC HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS

Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague

Academy of Fine Arts in Prague

Academy of Performing Arts in Prague

Brno University of Technology

Charles University

College of Polytechnics Jihlava

Czech Technical University in Prague

Czech University of Life Sciences Prague

Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice

Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem

Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts Brno

Masaryk University

Mendel University in Brno

Palacky University, Olomouc

Silesian University in Opava

Technical University of Liberec

Tomas Bata University in Zlín

University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague

University of Economics, Prague

University of Hradec Králové

University of Ostrava

University of Pardubice

University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice

University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno

University of West Bohemia

VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava

STATE HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS

Police Academy of the Czech Republic

University of Defence

PRIVATE HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS

Academia Rerum Civilium – College of Political and Social Sciences

AKCENT College

Anglo-American University

Applied Psychology College

Architectural Institute in Prague

ART & DESIGN INSTITUT

Brno International Business School

CEVRO Institute

College of Applied Law

College of Banking

College of Business and Hotel Management

College of European and Regional Studies

College of Logistics

College of Physical Education and Sport Palestra

College of Regional Development

College of Social and Administrative Affairs

European Polytechnical Institute – Kunovice Campus

Film Academy of Miroslav Ondříček in Písek

Institute of Hospitality Management in Prague

Jan Amos Komenský University Prague

Karel Englis College

Medical University College in Prague 5

Metropolitan University Prague

Moravian University College Olomouc

NEWTON College

Prague College of Psychosocial Studies

Private College of Economic Studies Znojmo

Private University College of Economic Studies

Real Estate College – Institute of Frank Dyson

STING Academy

Škoda Auto University

Unicorn College

University College of International and Public Relations Prague

University College of Business in Prague

University of Economics and Management

University of Entrepreneurship and Law

University of Finance and Administration

University of New York in Prague

University of Creative Communication

Westmoravian College, Trebic