EU Membership: Benefits for Students

4. 12. 2019 | Study in the Czech Republic

European Flag Wrinkled On Dark Background 3D RenderCzech Republic has been a member of the European Union since 1 May 2004. On December 21, 2007, the country joined the Schengen area. The number of international students coming to the Czech Republic has been increasing each year and there are many reasons why you should consider coming as well.

If you decide to study in the Czech Republic, you will not only benefit from its perfect location in central Europe, but also from its membership to the European Union and the Schengen Area. For example, you may enjoy visiting other parts of beautiful Europe without the need of visas while earning a degree. Here are some of the other benefits domestic and international students enrolled at Czech universities enjoy thanks to the Czech membership in the EU:

  • Wider selection of partner universities inside and outside of the EU
  • Participation in the Erasmus programme
  • Equal admission requirements and study options for all EU citizens
  • Various students programmes, opportunities and student discounts within the EU
  • Free movement of persons
  • Increased number of job opportunities
  • EU funds, grants and scholarships

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