International students

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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How to use the public library in Prague

Did you know the Czech Republic has the densest public library network in the world? There are approximately 5,410 public libraries in the Czech Republic with more than 42 branches of Municipal Library of Prague in the capital city. Here’s a simple guide how to become a member of the library and make use of …

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How to find a job as an expat in the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic also often referred to as Czechia is the central European expat dreamland. Nearly half a million foreigners have decided to make Czech Republic their second home. According to the Expat Insider guide’s ranking, this year the country has been evaluated as the second-best in the world to work in for foreigners. With …

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Studying in the Czech Republic under Erasmus+

Erasmus+ is the European Commission’s Programme for education, training, youth and sport. The programme offers students and young professionals a chance to study, train, and gain experience abroad. Czech Republic is one of the programme countries, so if you wish to study at one of the Czech universities, you may also come under the Erasmus+ …

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Student Ambassadors: Kristi from Albania

I have just completed my Bachelor’s (Hons) in Computing at Prague College. I chose Prague College because I was interested in studying for a British Degree but at a lower cost than studying in the United Kingdom. Prague College offers this while maintaining high British teaching standards. Studying in a foreign country comes with obstacles, …

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