Learn About Czech Republic Study Visa
Czech Republic is located in the center of Europe, a beautiful country having a rich history and an attractive destination for International students for study abroad. The country has a very high standard of education and research.
Sharing its border with Germany, Poland, Slovakia and Austria, the country has three regions Bohemia, Moravia and a part of Silesia.
The Czech Republic is a Parliamentary democratic, it gives equal rights for all its
citizens and every citizen enjoys freedom of religion. The economy of the country is healthy & stable. It is very much integrated with the European Union since the country entered the EU in 2004.
Why Study In Czech Republic?
Education is a heritage of Czech Republic, having a tradition of over six hundred years, it is maintaining its High quality of Education & Research in Engineering, Science and Medicine. Universities in Czech Republic offer wide range of interesting specializations with incomparable conception and long-standing reputations.
Students from across the globe visit the country for short courses or to complete their education in various traditional and advance disciplines. More than 36000 international students are studying in Czech Republic and the numbers are growing as most of the programs are now been offered in English language. Czech Universities are very much active in International Associations and study programs conducted across other destinations.
How much it will cost?
The public and state institutions do not charge any Tuition Fees, in case the language of instruction is Czech. However they do charge Tuition Fees for studying in other foreign languages including English.
The private institutions are free to decide their own fee structure. The tuition fee depends on a particular program and the relevant institution of study.
Private institutions of higher education charge fees as per their own structure / guidelines. The tuition fees differ from 2,500-15,000 USD per year and the amount depends on the relevant institution and study program.
Process to Apply
Application – Undergraduate and graduate applications are sent directly to the institutions of your choice. Institution then asses the application and check if there is any test required or will issue an acceptance letter for admission.
Visa – Study visa is a long term visa and it takes a lot of time to review the application. Thus the process time could be from 2-3 months for most of the complete applications. It is advised to file the visa application well in advance.
You need to submit the visa application in person and an interview will also take place to understand the reasons for applying for visa. Visa fees for a long term visa for over 90 days is 2500 CZK. Students are expected to follow the prescribed checklist for submitting documents for visa for assessment. Check the new policy for new visa rules.
The easiest option is to stay in a student dormitory. At the time of the administrative registration, it is possible to make a reservation. The dormitories are not very expensive, about 80 euros per month for a room (however, foreign students receive no housing assistance in the Czech Republic).
The quality of these homes is very variable. Some are restored and therefore have new and modern infrastructure, while others are more austere. Students living in such homes often share a room or a studio equipped with a bathroom, toilets and a small kitchen.
Students can stay in Dormitories as they are less expensive. You will found wide range of verities of homes in Czech Republic. Some home you will found with the new infra-structure and some with old style.
• Student dormitory/month: around 150 USD
• Private room in a flat/month: from 200 USD
• Private flat/month: around 500 USD