Since the fall of communism in 1989 and the opening up of Central and Eastern Europe, the Czech Republic – and its capital in particular – has evolved into one of Europe’s most popular travel destinations. Prague offers an intact medieval core that transports you back 500 years.

Czech Republic, home to over 10 million people and some of the finest and most ancient structures in Europe is now also regarded at one of the top study in Europe destinations. We’ve handpicked 7 excellent reasons why you should study in the Czech Republic.

1. High quality of education

The first Czech university, the Charles University in Prague, was founded in 1348 as the first university in Central Europe.

The Czech study system is compatible with the ECTS (European Credit Transfer System), so the credits you receive for the courses you pass are transferrable.

2. Interesting work opportunities

Many international companies have their subsidiaries and offices in the Czech Republic so you won’t have to worry about being unemployed after finishing your studies. Many companies also offer internships for students which would be a great career boost!

It’s also very common for foreign students to offer language lessons of their mother tongue.

3. Low cost of living (and cheap beer!)

As a student, I’m sure you’ll appreciate the Czech beer and especially the low prices in bars and restaurants.

Other prices for instance for public transport, accommodation or food are also cheap while their quality is comparable to other European countries.

4. Czech Republic is a great place to live…

…and also a great starting point for travelling around Europe. Because of its central location, you’ll have the opportunity to visit countries and cities you might never have a chance of visiting again.

5. Numerous diverse study programmes in English language

The offer is really wide, starting with Accounting and ending with Zoology. Look up your dream study programme in our configurator.

6. Fascinating and ancient history of the Czech Republic

And you have an opportunity to discover it and maybe even be a part of it!

7. Student organisations

Many international student organisations like AEGEE, AIESEC or IAESTE have branches in the Czech Republic. This ensures that you’ll never be alone and can meet many interesting and international people just like you!

If you’ve decided to study in the Czech Republic, we have good news for you. We have partnered with 3 public and private universities in the Czech Republic to help create a smooth pathway to a university admission in these universities.

To learn more about studying at these universities, create your account to get started.