No, your eyes are not deceiving you!
You read it right! The Czech Republic allows international students study free of charge regardless of the study program they choose or how long it takes to complete. Requirements for enrolment are rather straightforward. You must have completed secondary school education and you must have a basic proficiency of Czech language. Once you are proficient in basic Czech language, the Czech Government pays for your full education in any of the Czech state universities you wish to study at. After your successful enrolment to the university of your choice, you will be granted a student visa which will allow you to travel, work and live in Europe.
GoStudy offers language training programs for students looking to study at the Czech universities for free.
Our language programs allow students to sit prestigious state language proficiency exam which confirms their Czech language competency and proficiency. Having passed this exam, students can study in any of the state universities of the Czech Republic free of charge.
Education in the Czech Republic - FAQs
What is the language of studies in the Czech Republic?
Students are taught in Czech in the universities of the Czech Republic.
Are there any age limits to apply for a free form of study at a University in the Czech Republic?
No, all applicants enter and study on an equal basis, regardless of age and citizenship in the Czech Republic.
Is it possible to study in English in the Czech Republic?
Yes, it is, but education taught in English is paid. The choice of majors in English is limited and many degrees are only taught in Czech. Education in English at a Czech university costs from 3,500 to 13,000 euros per year.
How do I start applying for an annual pre-admission program?
Fill out the form in the student profile on our website.
Are studies in the Czech Republic really free?
Higher education in the Czech Republic is provided in the Czech language at all three levels – bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral, and is free both for Czech citizens and foreigners.
You only pay for the first year of studying the Czech language and preparing for admission. Then, you are accepted to study at a university in the Czech Republic for free.
Do I need to take entrance exams?
Yes, admission to a Czech University involves entrance exams. Foreign applicants are required to pass the same exams as Czech students. There are some degrees that you can be accepted to without entrance exams.
When should I register for the one-year Czech language course?
We open registration for preparatory programs a year before you arrive and offer big discounts (you can save 500 euros) if you register early. In order to get a visa before classes commence, you need to apply for courses at least 4-5 months in advance.
There are 50,000 international students currently enrolled in Czech universities. Many of them are GoStudy students.
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