Top five Czech universities form research association

Five leading Czech universities have joined to form the Association of Czech Research Universities with the aim to foster their competitiveness among the best research institutes in Europe. The association members are Charles University, Masaryk University, Palacky University in Olomouc, the Czech Technical University in Prague and the University of Chemistry and Technology Prague. The …

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Two Czech Universities will take part in the first “European Universities” alliances

European Universities are transnational alliances of higher education institutions from across the EU that were designed to enhance the quality and competitiveness of European higher education, and to boost cooperation between universities, students and staff. The European Commission chose the first 17 European Universities alliances in June 2019. The first 17 “European Universities” alliances involving …

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A student of Prague’s FAMU wins the Oscar

Daria Kashcheeva, a student of Prague’s Film and TV Academy of Performing Arts FAMU, has won the U.S. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ student Oscar for her Czech short animated film Daughter. She is the third FAMU student to win the student award after Jan Svěrák and Marie Dvořáková. The winning film is …

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Medical care in the Czech Republic

The standard of medical care in the Czech Republic is generally high. In fact, the country’s healthcare scheme has been considered one of the best in the EU. Health care in the Czech Republic is provided by state-run and private medical facilities all over the country, including emergency departments in hospitals which are open 24/7. …

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Famous People from the Czech Republic

Be it its world-famous politicians, top-class sportsmen, Nobel Prize laureates or globally lauded writers and musicians, the Czech Republic boasts many famous natives who significantly contributed to their diverse fields. Here is a list of some of the world-known Czechs who have earned unparalleled name and an irreplaceable place in the country’s history. Charles IV …

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3 Autumn Tips in the Czech Nature

Autumn in the Czech Republic boasts nature in magnificent colors and offers unique natural scenery that seems to be ideal for walks with friends and weekend getaways from the city. With autumn just around the corner, we bring you five tips on where to go on a trip. Krkonoše Mountains Roughly an hour and a …

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Prague and Brno considered among top 10 best student cities in the world

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 …

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Czech Republic has the 24th highest quality of life in the world

The Czech Republic’s quality of life has been rated 24th out of a total of 149 countries in the 2019 Quality of Life Index conducted by Deloitte in cooperation with the non-profit Social Progress Imperative. The country climbed two places compared to last year’s survey, and for the first time finished ahead of the United …

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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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