STUDENT CITY: Prague
Prague is the capital city of the Czech Republic and the home to the highest number of universities and colleges in the country. With over 1,281,000 residents, thousands of tourists visiting every day and large expat communities, Prague is the cultural, economic and educational center of the country. It is also the seat of the president, the government and the parliament. The most well-known university located in Prague is the Charles University, which was founded in 1348. Find out more about Czech University Cities in our new micro series!
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The QS Best Student Cities 2019 has placed both Prague and Brno among the most attractive cities in the world to pursue studies in. The two Czech cities finished in the top 10 based on the ‘Student View’ indicator. Brno ranked sixth, Prague eight. The indicator is based on a short survey completed by 87,000 …číst více
Prague Castle made the list of the World’s Most Beautiful Castles published by CNN in August 2019. The “Prague’s imposing citadel” dates to the 9th century and is the most visited site in the country. Once you become one of the 2,444,900 visitors who annually visit the Prague Castle, make sure not to miss the …číst více
The third largest city is Ostrava, the administrative center of the Moravian-Silesian region. Ostrava is situated only 15 kilometers from the border with Poland and is the meeting point of four rivers: Odra, Opava, Ostravice and Lucina. Ostrava used to be a coal-mining and metallurgical center, but in the past three decades, its economic bas …číst více