Czech government offers scholarships to students from developing countries

The Government of the Czech Republic offers scholarships in support of the study of foreign nationals from developing countries at public institutions of higher education in the Czech Republic. The scholarships are designed to cover the standard length of study. The Government Scholarships are offered within the framework of the Foreign Development Assistance of the Czech government. Scholarships …

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Studying in the Czech Republic: Economics and Finance

Economics is a social science that deals with the production, use and transfer of wealth. The study of economics involves a variety of subject areas such as politics, law, sociology and geography. Obtaining a degree in economics will give you a range of subject-specific skills that will allow you to apply for various jobs as …

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Winter School Central Europe at Palacký University Olomouc

Palacký University Olomouc invites you to join the Winter School Central Europe this winter and gain unique educational experience while traveling around Central Europe. The winter school will take place between January 25 and February 7, 2021. In the case that Palacký University Olomouc is forced to cancel the physical Winter School entirely due to …

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Writing your thesis in summer summarised into nine emotions

Having your finals in September sounds like an ideal solution. Finish all your exams in June and it leaves you with two months to write your thesis in peace. Sadly, peace and thesis are mutually exclusive. Writing a thesis is hellish in any time of the year and in summer especially because of hellishly high …

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Only one tenth of students cancelled their Erasmus travels abroad

Students are still interested in studying abroad through Erasmus, in spite of coronavirus. Only one tenth of them cancelled their travels abroad for the upcoming term. Three quarters want to travel on the original date; the rest is considering delaying the journey to a later date. “Most Czech students aren’t cancelling their foreign studies as …

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Foreign students in Australia are afraid of becoming homeless

Foreign students in Australia had financial problems long before the epidemic broke out so their situation has worsened even more. Professor Alan Morris from the University of Technology Sydney organised a survey to analyse this unlucky development. Over 7 000 foreign students participated in the first part of the survey that mapped their situation before …

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Masaryk University offers scholarships to Belarusian students and researchers

Masaryk University has opened a fellowship programme for students and academics from Belarus in response to the alarming events that have been happening in Belarus since the recent presidential elections. The university has previously called for respect for democratic principles in Belarus and condemned repressions in the country. Masaryk University (MU) is offering scholarships to …

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Dvořák Prague International Music Festival starts this week

Every autumn, top-class soloists and conductors and internationally-acclaimed orchestras and chamber ensembles come together on the Dvořák Prague concert stages in Prague to present music by Dvořák and other composers of the world. This year, visitors can enjoy masterful performances by Czech musicians including Václav Petr, Lukáš Vondráček, Josef Špaček, Ivo Kahánek and Tomáš Jamník. …

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Face masks are required in public transport in the Czech Republic from September 1

Beginning on September 1, face masks are required at chosen indoor locations and in all public transportation vehicles across the Czech Republic. Citizens have to wear a face mask at indoor events with more than 100 participants and in health facilities, public offices, and all public transport vehicles. Contrary to previous reports, people are not …

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Quality education and safety in Czechia draw in foreign students

Quantity of foreign students in the Czech Republic has grown seven times over the last 15 years. How many of them are currently studying here and which study programmes and cities do they usually choose? Around 300 000 students attend state and private universities, more than 43 000 of them are foreigners. The vast majority …

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