Czech Republic

Study in Czech Republic.

Why Czech Republic?

The Czech Republic, also known by its short-form name, Czechia, is a landlocked country in Central Europe bordered by Austria to the south, Germany to the west, Poland to the northeast, and Slovakia to the southeast. The Czech Republic has a hilly landscape that covers an area of 78,866 square kilometers (30,450 sq mi) with a mostly temperate continental climate and oceanic climate. It is a unitary parliamentary republic, with 10.7 million inhabitants. Its capital and largest city are Prague, with 1.3 million residents; other major cities are Brno, Ostrava, Olomouc, and Pilsen.

Compared to many other European countries, the Czech Republic is also one of the most affordable. Higher education at public institutions remains free for all nationalities, although there may be certain fees incurred for administration and studying in a language other than Czech. Many programs are offered in the Czech language, there are also plenty of programs offered in English, French, and German too. Students from around the globe are drawn to the Czech Republic for its excellent education system. With approximately 311,000 students, 43,000 of which are international students, Czech universities are among some of the most popular in the world. The Czech University system also boasts some of the best education on offer in Europe with an emphasis on quality, diversity, accessibility, and relevance. The country is especially known for its programs in the sciences, engineering, and medicine.

Popular study abroad cities in the Czech Republic include the capital, Prague, Liberec, Brno, and Olomouc. However, there are many other fascinating locations to choose from as well. Students are particularly attracted to the Czech Republic for its rich cultural heritage, intriguing history, and exceptional foods and beers. Although many programs are offered in the Czech language, there are also plenty of programs offered in English, French, and German too. Compared to many other European countries, the Czech Republic is also one of the most affordable. Tuition fees for Czech programs vary based on the school as well as your nationality. Usually, EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens will have a different tuition fee than non-EU students. There are also scholarships available.