Czech Republic occupies the 14th position in the world leading study abroad destinations, according to the open doors report. It is currently the most visited country in the region of east central Europe. In today’s post, I will be focusing my attention on the Czech Republic, cost of study, living cost and a list of top universities in the country. But let’s briefly look at some of the benefits associated with studying in the Czech Republic
Benefits of studying in the Czech Republic
1. Low cost of living: The monthly living cost in the Czech Republic is low and affordable, usually estimated at 350 to 600 USD per month, which covers the cost of food, accommodation, transportation etc.
2. Low tuition fees: Tuition fees in Czech universities ranges from 2000 to 3000 Euro per year for international students who wish to study in English language and tuition free for students that want to study in Czech language.
3. Diverse range of study programmes: Universities in Czech Republic offer long standing reputations, unique conception and interesting specializations. Students can come for a short study visit or to complete their degree in a wide range of traditional as well as newly emerging disciplines.
4. Location in the heart of Europe: The Czech republic is situated in the heart of Europe, and if you are studying there, you have a great chance to discover all European countries and places you would otherwise not have had the opportunity to visit.
Living cost in Czech Republic
Cost of living in Czech Republic is substantially lower than in any west European country. Its usually estimated at $350 to $600 per month which covers the cost of food, accommodation, books, transportation etc. Note that this is just an estimation and may vary depending on the students lifestyle and how much he/she really wants to spend.
Work and study
Foreign students who are visa holders are allowed to work part time to support their study, if they have a job permit.
Cost of study/tuition fees in Czech universities
Tuition fees in most universities in Czech Republic depend on the language of instruction. For studies in Czech language, students are exempted from paying fees. For studies in English or foreign language, public and private institutions charge EUR 1000 per semester.
List of universities in Czech Republic
Charles University, Prague
Czech Technical University, Prague
Palacky University Medical University
Prague Institute of Chemical Technology
Prague International University
University of Ostrava
University of Pardubice
University of South Bohemia
University of west Bohemia
University of Economics, Prague