International students

Czechia voted one of the best countries in the world for expats

Have you ever wondered which country is the best choice for expats? Well, there’re better and worse places for sure but rest assured because the Czech Republic ranked 7th! It’s among the best countries in the world for foreigners who don’t want to only visit as tourists but also live and find a job here …

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Student Ambassadors: Filip Angelovski from North Macedonia

What made you decide to study in the Czech Republic/Brno/MENDELU? When I was in high school, I was considering studying abroad but I was not sure where. Then, a relative of mine who lives in Brno recommended me FBE at Mendel University in Brno. I researched the study programs and offers and it quickly caught …

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Student Ambassadors: Cedrick Gnawa from Ivory Coast

My name is Cedrick Gnawa, I am from Ivory Coast. In order to make new friends, learn a new language and a new culture, have a new experience, I decided to continue my studies abroad. I was lucky to be chosen by the Dean of my department for a PhD. program at the University of …

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Student Ambassadors: Yves Theoneste Murindangabo from Rwanda

How did you find out about the Czech Republic? I just was reading about universities and programs in different countries, to find out my best choice. While on the European continent I found that the Czech Republic offers a great multicultural study experience, bringing together cultures from all over the world. Students appreciate the beautiful, …

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Student life in Prague

Prague is a city of dreams. It is the cultural and historical center of the entire country. There are hundreds of cinemas, art galleries, music halls, clubs, sports facilities, and parks that lay on top of each other. Most of the universities and their colleges are situated right in the very core of the city …

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Internationalization remains a priority for the University of Hradec Kralove

Before the start of summer break, the campus of the University of Hradec Kralove had the opportunity to welcome the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in the Czech Republic, Christoph Israng. UHK as well as the German side, for both of them internationalization of studies and creative activities at the university remains the …

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UWB Alumni – Anastasiya Halavanava

Anastasiya Halavanava was born in Belarus, where she also graduated from a technical high school. Her interest in technology and ecology brought her to the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen. The fact that Anastasiya is a foreigner was never a complication during her studies. Compared to Belarus, she valued the …

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Number of full-time foreign students in Czechia continues to grow

Despite the covid-19 pandemic, the number of foreign students enrolled in full-time degree programmes in the Czech Republic grew by more than 8 percent in 2020. On the contrary, there were fewer Erasmus students in the country due to the pandemic. The number of foreign students has been growing for 10 years. Last year, the …

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How to be a good student

1. Don’t drink alcohol too much You surely know how it works: Party, attend a lecture with hangover and repeat. That’s the loop of the student life. Drinkers rarely do anything significant with their lives (addicted celebrities aren’t the best example of success) so it’ll do you only good if your party days are regularly …

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Erasmus: Czech universities ready to welcome foreign students despite pandemic

All Czech universities are ready to accept international students for the upcoming semester despite the ongoing pandemic. At the same time, the interest in study abroad within the Erasmus program continues despite the global situation, with only one-tenth of Czech university students cancelling their Erasmus plans. Although the universities in the Czech Republic hope to …

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