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Study in the Czech Republic – Prague

Prague - the capital of the Czech Republic  has been famous as one of the most beautiful cities of the world and has been attributed adjectives such as “golden“, “hundred-spires“,  “the crown of the world“. Nowadays, Prague is an important European city that attracts visitors not only by the abundance of architectural gems the generations of our ancestors left us. It is a place where cultural, social and political events of international importance are held as well as a popular destination for trade fairs and congresses. Prague ranks tenth in Europe in international visitor arrivals in 2012. 

Czech higher education has a long tradition of over six hundred years. In 1348 the Charles University in Prague was established, which is the oldest academic institution in Central Europe. At present, there are many other highly prestigious public and private colleges and universities that prepare specialists in various fields. Czech Republic is taking part in the Bologna Process most institutions have adopted the European Credit Transfer System and compatible degree structures to ensure the international comparability of degrees. The central governing body is the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports. The quality of higher education is fostered by the Accreditation Commission.

 

Entry Requirements

A. Sending the on-line application form and English test certificate

a. Students who do not need a visa are welcome to send the application form any time before the end of August 2018.

b. Students who need a visa must send the application form before the end of August 2018, and January 31, 2019 respectively.

c. Send a validated scan of the English test results certificate.

B. The University College of Business in Prague will review all the original documents during registration.

C. Payment of fees

a. Pay the tuition fee - 2 700 EUR 

D. Issue of the Confirmation of Admission
a. Once all administrative documents and payments mentioned are received and approved by the University College of Business in Prague, a confirmation of admission to study will be issued and sent to applicant (this document is required to obtain the study visa).

E. Submission of official validation of Bachelor Diploma

a. Students are requested to submit the official validation of their Bachelor Diploma before the end of the 1st semester at the latest. This process could last more than one month and the University College of Business cannot fully accept the applicant without this document!

F. Recommendation

a. It is recommended to applicants to come to the Czech Republic at least two weeks before classes officially begin.

Recognition of Education

In the Czech system of law, the recognition of education is regulated for elementary, secondary and higher professional education in Section 108 of Act No. 561/2004 Coll., On Preschool, Elementary, Secondary, Higher Vocational and Other Education (Education Act) and in its executor Decree No. 12/2005 Coll., of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic on the conditions of recognizing the equivalence and validity of certificates issued by foreign schools.

Legislation

  • Law No. 561/2004 Coll. on preschool, elementary, secondary, higher and other education (Education Act), as amended

  • Decree No. 12/2005 Coll. on conditions of recognition and validation of the equivalence certificates issued by foreign schools, as amended

  • Law No. 634/2004 Coll. on administrative fees, as amended 

  • Law No. 500/2004 Coll. on the administrative code, as amended

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