Scholarships in the Czech Republic

Czech Republic is well-known for the large numbers of foreign students studying at universities. Have you ever wondered why the international students are choosing Czech Republic?!

Yes, exactly. There are various opportunities to get good scholarship. Therefore, team of has prepared for you a list of the scholarships available in the Czech Republic.

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport of the Czech Republic Scholarship

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport of the Czech Republic annually offers scholarships to the foreign nationals, pursuant to bilateral intergovernmental or departmental agreements concluded with a great number of countries.

Scholarships of this type are designed for university/college students or graduates and PhD candidates (exceptionally also for university researchers/te­achers) who wish to accomplish their study or research stay at one of the Czech public institutions of higher education.

Detailed information on the terms and conditions is available at:…ar-2015-2016

Governmental scholarships – Developing countries

The Government of the Czech Republic offers scholarships within the framework of its Foreign Development Assistance in support of the study of foreign nationals from developing countries at public institutions of higher education in the Czech Republic. These so called Government Scholarships are designed to cover the standard length of study:

  1. in Bachelor/Master/Doc­toral study programs plus one-year of preparatory course of the Czech language
  2. in follow-up Master study programs or Doctoral study programs.

Detailed information on the terms and conditions is available at:…ng-countries

Visegrad Fund scholarships

The International Visegrad Fund (IVF) was founded on June 9, 2000 by the four member states of the Visegrad Group: the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia (V4 countries). Scholarship applications may be filed once a year, by 31 January.

Detailed information on the terms and conditions is available…uctions.html.

Scholarship for foreign university studies

This kind of scholarship applies on foreign students from countries out of the EU area, pursuing PhD studies or follow-up master studies at the partner universities of their home school, primarily study programs in technical and natural science.

The scholarship is 7000 CZK monthly (approx. 250 EUR) and advisory service. Good knowledge of the Czech language required

Detailed information on the terms and condition is available at:…tudents.html

Central European Exchange Programme for University Studies

The CEEPUS Program of multilateral regional co-operation within the networks of universities aims to build up a Central European university network, consisting of numerous sub-networks, each comprising at least three institutions of higher education (two of which must be from different CEEPUS member states).

Detailed information on the terms and condition is available at:…irs/ceepus-1

Fulbright scholarships

The prestigious Fulbright scholarship programs are financed by the Czech and US governments and provide an opportunity for Czech citizens to study, teach or do research in the United States. Similarly, Czech educational and research institutions have a chance to welcome a teacher or scientist from the US.

Detailed information on the terms and condition is available at:

Scholarship portal

Further information on scholarships and grants may found at

Czech system of higher education

Information on the Czech institutions of higher education is available at: For information on the study fields offered please visit the websites of the individual public institutions of higher education.

What type of visa will you need to study in the Czech Republic?

Depending on the purpose of your travel to the Czech Republic, there are different types of visas that will apply to the occasion. Whether you are planning to go on a visit, study or work and reside there permanently, you will have to apply for a different Schengen Visa, accordingly.

What will you need to obtain Czech Visa for Study, Training, Research, or other type of Internship Purposes?

  • An enrollment certificate allowing attendance of courses
  • Certificate of completion or courses attended
  • Financial sustenance 

For more information about CZECH VISA requirements, visit

Written by: Oksana Konyk

Content Marketing / Social Media Intern – Erasmus+

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