I want to study in Czech Republic, Bachelor degree, what are the things that I need to know in terms of living costs, work permit and other things related before applying to University and staying there?

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Sam Kakkar
September 11, 2019 at 11:50am
Hello Ryan, The Czech Republic is well known for its high-quality education, and the Czech Ministry of Education evaluates research and quality of various aspects of higher education. Public Universities do not charge any tuition fees. But are taught entirely in the Czech language though many Universities have English taught courses, mostly Private Universities. Top Universities are: Universities in the Czech Republic Charles University Czech Technical University in Prague Masaryk University Brno University of Technology Palacký University Olomouc University of Chemistry and Technology Prague University of Ostrava University of South Bohemia (USB) in Ceske Budejovice This vibrant and colorful country has highly ranked Institutions where you can pursue your Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. degrees. So if you are still firm in choosing Czech as your study destination, you will be delighted to experience well-esteemed universities with affordable tuition fees and interesting courses. Some of the famous studies include: Art Studies Aviation Business Studies Design Studies Education Journalism and Mass Communication Languages Management Studies Marketing Studies Performing Arts Sustainability Studies Courses are designed in a unique manner which helps students to deepen their understanding of the topics they choose and to train for a specific career field. Universities are focused on innovative culture or more traditional disciplines. Tuition fees are pretty less compared to other countries; the maximum you pay can be around USD 22,350 per year. It again depends on the respective institution and study program. Accommodation and other expenses generally range between USD 350 and 750 a month, and it also depends on the type of lifestyle you choose. **It is always best to check the university website for the exact figure. Tests/Exams TOEFL and IELTS are the two popular tests to check the level of command over the English language. Scholarship Here are the essential scholarship opportunities for international students in the Czech Republic: GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS UNDER BILATERAL INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS VISEGRAD FUND SCHOLARSHIPS SCHOLARSHIPS OF THE SOUTH MORAVIAN CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL MOBILITY ERASMUS+ PROGRAMME FULBRIGHT PROGRAMME CEEPUS PROGRAMME Work while study option is available on a particular work permit for 20 hours a week, keeping in mind that studies are on priority. University Alumnus and career desks can be of great help for those aspiring students seeking job opportunities. Many international companies are operating in big cities, where your ability to speak or understand various languages can be a plus. So you can learn the local language for that added advantage. Popular job portals listed below can be useful to you after you complete your 'bachelor's degree: Expats Employment Offices' database EURES – European Job Mobility Portal Visa and work permit The Czech Republic falls under Schengen Visa category. This Visa is the most common Visa for Europe, and with this Visa, you can enter 26 Schengen countries. Upon arrival at respective places, you will have to present some travel and identification documents such as : A valid passport or travel document: Valid for at least three or more months and issued within the last ten years. A visa Please note these two things; With this Visa, you can enter Czech, but please make sure to apply for a residence permit from the nearest migration office within 30 days of your arrival period. Generally, a student visa for a Schengen country allows a person to visit other Schengen countries up to the validation date of the student visa. A work permit is given to people who have a job offer from Czech companies, and it is given to those with a valid employment visa. After your studies in Czech, and placement in one of the organizations, you can apply for a work permit.