Today, over 42,000 foreign students are studying in the Czech Republic. It is an increasingly popular destination for international study and the EU statistics released in 2014 listed the Czech Republic as the 12th most popular destination for Erasmus students in Europe. There are certainly many reasons for choosing the Czech Republic as a study destination: universities with long-standing reputations, unique conception and interesting specializations, affordable tuition fees and living costs, and last but not least, a vibrant and colorful cultural life in the heart of Europe.
Studyin.cz is an official resource for information about higher education in the Czech Republic operated by the Centre for International Cooperation in Education (DZS). It provides essential information about the higher education system, study opportunities and student´s life in the Czech Republic.
The principal requirement for entering a Bachelor´s or a full Master´s degree programmed is the completion of a full secondary general education or vocational education with a school-leaving examination. Admission to a follow-up Master´s degree programmed depends on the completion of the relevant Bachelor´s degree programmed or its equivalent. Admission to Doctoral studies depends on the successful completion of a Master´s degree programmed.
The qualification, skills and qualities needed for admission vary from university to university. For full information on entry requirements, please refer directly to the website of the University of your Choice.
- Theminimum entry requirements are as follows:
Copy of secondary school graduation certificate
Specific requirements, e.g. CV, motivation letter, portfolio, English proficiency test, scheduled Skype interview with the director of your study programmed
Study in Czech language:
Would you like to study in the Czech language? Higher education at public and state institutions is free of charge
for you! By law, higher education at public and state institutions is free of charge for citizens of all nationalities, with the following exceptions:
Fees for administration of admission proceedings
Fees for extending the duration of study beyond a set limit
Fees for study in a foreign language
Private institutions of higher education can fix their own fees.
Study in other language
Would you like to study in another language? Czech higher education is still really affordable for you!
The tuition fees differ from 0 - 22,350 USD per year
and the amount depends on the relevant institution and study programme. There are several courses taught in English or in another foreign language. Consult our website section Programmes to find out more and to choose the right study programme for you.
In the Czech Republic there are 26 public, 2 state and 42 private higher education institutions. Public and private higher education institutions come under the authority of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, while state institutions are under the authority of the Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of the Interior.