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Study in the Czech republic – How to get started and what to know

If you are considering studying abroad, we highly recommend checking out degree programmes offered at universities in the Czech Republic. Located in the heart of Europe, the country boasts not only rich history, beautiful architecture and low cost of living, but also a long tradition of high-quality education. Follow our step-by-step guide to find everything …

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A Brief History of the Czech Republic

The present-day Czech Republic was first populated by Celts in the 4th century B.C. The Celtic Boii tribe gave the country its Latin name = Boiohaemum (Bohemia). The Celtics were later replaced with the Germanic tribe (around 100 A.D.) and the Slavic peoples (6th century). In 863, the Byzantine Christian missionaries Constantin and Methodius came …

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7 Reasons to Study in the Czech Republic

1. Location The Czech Republic is situated in the heart of Europe which gives its residents a perfect chance to easily explore the rest of the continent. Besides the neighboring countries – Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Poland – once you study in the Czech Republic, you are only a few hours away from Hungary, Switzerland, …

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Living Costs in the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is a member of the European Union (EU), but it does not use the EU euro as its currency. The Czech currency is the Czech crown (CZK), known as Koruna. Living costs in the Czech Republic are considered to be affordable – especially for a EU country with high standards of living. …

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Higher Education System in the Czech Republic

Czech education and research have a long history dating back to the 14th century. In 1348, Charles University in Prague was founded and became the oldest university in Central Europe. Today, Charles University is ranked 291st in QS World University Rankings and is followed by other seven Czech universities which have placed in the Top …

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Entering the Czech Republic

If you are planning to study in the Czech Republic, you should check all necessary documents required for you to enter the country beforehand. Here is a basic guide of all you need to know before you depart to the country located in the heart of Europe. The Czech Republic is a member of the …

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National Parks in the Czech Republic

National parks in the Czech Republic are defined as extensive territories where plants, animals and inanimate nature are of an exceptional scientific and educational significance. Currently, there are four national parks in the Czech Republic: Krkonose, Podyji, Sumava, and Bohemian Switzerland. These parks cover 1,52% of the country’s surface area. Let’s take a closer look …

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List of Academic Titles and their correct spelling

Having completed a higher education degree in the Czech Republic, students are granted the right to use academic titles. Use of academic titles in the Czech Republic is typically limited to official and business communication. In common conversations, people are addressed with their title only if they have introduced themselves with it or if one …

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Prague Castle & Other Castles and Chateaux in the Czech Republic

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 …

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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 …

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