Studying in Europe is a dream for many. With 1000s of world-class universities, research centres and higher education institutions, Europe is the place to be.
Studying in Europe brings you more than just a brilliant education . You can pick up a language of choice for your study, study and learn with students from all corners of the world, immerge in cultures, find better job and develop your independence – the benefits are limitless!.
Europe has a world-wide reputation as a centre of excellence in learning. Year after year, European universities rank prominently among the top 100 in the world. Education has always been an essential part of European countries. The very first high-learning institutions were established in Ancient Greece. The modern universities in Europe have state-of-the-art technology, modern facilities and the best educators.
Studying in Czech Republic, in the heart of Europe
The beauty of Europe is that it offers so much choice. With world-class universities, higher education institutions and research institutes, offering thousands of programmes in Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree and PhD/Doctoral programmes.
The Czech Republic is home to a number of great universities, including Charles University. Likewise the interest in Czech higher education institutions is growing as the offer of their study programmes in foreign languages is increasing. Czech universities are also more and more getting involved in a wide range of international cooperation and programmes taking place in the European Union and other countries.
When you study in Europe it’s easy to travel! The entire continent is just a bit larger in size than the United States and has about the same number of countries as the United States has states. With an incredible network of trains, buses, and inexpensive flight options, you’ll be able to easily travel the continent during your time here.
Having said that, studying in the Czech Republic puts you in the middle of Europe. Czech Republic borders Germany, Poland Austria & Slovakia.Studying abroad in the Czech Republic provides an ideal jumping off point for exploring the rest of Europe. With neighbors like Germany, Austria, Hungary and Poland a you’ll never be at a loss for interesting places to visit – note that European cities such as Budapest, Vienna, Krakow, or Berlin are just a train or bus ride away from Czech Republic.
Free Education in Czech Republic , Europe
The system of czech education consists of four basic degrees: preschools, elementary, high schools, resp. grammar schools, colleges and training colleges, and universities. This structure follows the standards of International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) approved in 1997 by UNESCO. Public education is free of charge.
Further, there are three types of universities in the Czech Republic: public, state and private.
-are established and dissolved by means of an act of Parliament
-studies in the czech language is free of charge
-in case of non-czech programmes, the study is subject to a charge
-other fees are connected to entrance procedure (usualy 500 CZK per application form) or in case of exceeding the standard length of studies by more than one year longer or in –case of studying of another Bachelor´s or Master´s degree programme
-there are 26 public universities in the Czech Republic now.
-There are two state universities in the Czech Republic: Police Academy, established and monitored by Ministry of the Interior, and University of Defence under the direction of Ministry of Defence
-the organization and the way of funding is slightly different from public schools
-the main aim of both schools is to educate specialists for the armed forces or for the security forces.
-are not free of charge and the fee amount is set by concerned institution
-the degree achieved at private school has the same significance as it would have at public and state universities
-currently there is almost 50 private universities in the Czech Republic.
Tuition fees and course conduct in Czech Republic
By law, higher education at public and state institutions is free of charge for citizens of all nationalities, with the following exceptions:
• fees for administration of admission proceedings;
• fees for extending the duration of study beyond a set limit;
• fees for the study of an additional programme;
• fees for study in a foreign language.
Private institutions of higher education can fix their own fees.
The academic year lasts 12 months; the start is fixed by the head of the higher education institution (rector). Courses are divided into semesters, years or blocks, which are composed of a period of teaching, an examination period and a vacation.
The structure of the academic year is decided by each institution. It usually begins in October and is divided into two semesters: winter and summer, with approx. a five-week examination period after each semester. The summer vacation is in July and August.
The frequency and methods of assessing students’ achievements differ according to the field of study. In some cases, a system of partial examinations taken after each semester has been introduced, in other cases one comprehensive examination after each completed part of studies is prescribed, mostly at the end of a certain module. Performance in examinations and in the defence of the thesis is graded. In majority, institutions students are assessed by means of credits. The credit system (ECTS, European Credit Transfer System) has been encouraged since it allows completed parts of studies to be recognised, thus contributing to transferability within the system.
Czech Language Foundation Course – For Free tuition Public University Education in Czech Republic
The Czech language foundation course offeredd by Czech College is primarily intended for international students who wish to obtain free tuition for programmes taught in Czech language in the public universities in the Czech Republic. The course prepares students to pass an international ECL level B2 in Czech language, which is the entry requirement for tertiary education in the public Universities in Czech Republic.
The course modules include reading, writing and speaking exercises and vocabulary in specific fields of study.
Academic collaboration between Czech College and Tomas Bata University in Zlín (TBU) offers students of Czech language foundation course opportunity to progress to several degree programs at TBU.
After successful completion of 900 hours of Czech language foundation course and passing the admission exams, students may enter the following Bachelor degree programmes of Tomas Bata University, Zlin and study free of cost.
Bachelor Degree programmes at the Faculty of Management & Economics
Bachelor Degree programmes at the Faculty of Applied Informatics
Bachelor Degree programmes at the Faculty of Humanities
Bachelor Degree programmes at the Faculty of Multimedia Communications
Bachelor Degree programmes at the Faculty of Technology
Other programs at TBU are also open to successful candidates subject to fulfilling the admission requirements for the individual courses.
Admission requirements for Czech Language Foundation Course
-Course Duration:: 1 year (900 hours of study)
Tuition Fees: EUR 2990
Contact Czech College, if you have further questions regarding our Czech Language Foundation Course . We will be happy to help you with your queries.
About Czech College
Czech College is approved by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of Czech Republic as a foreign University (European) operating in the Czech Republic. Czech College is based in Prague , Czech Republic .
We aim to bridge the gap between the classroom and the workplace by equipping our students with skills and knowledge they would need to excel in their future careers.