The top 5 Universities in Czech Republic

In this article, we will showcase the top universities in Czech.

The Czech Republic is one of the most beautiful countries in Eastern Europe. It was formed at the beginning of 1993, after formerly being a part of Czechoslovakia. The country has witnessed a rapid development in the past few decades.

In 2006, the Czech Republic was the first country in the eastern bloc to get the ranking of the World Bank as a “developed country”.

Today, Czech is an increasingly popular destination for international study, with around 44,000 foreign students enrolled in its universities. The European Union statistics showed that it is the twelfth most popular destination for Erasmus students in Europe.

Of course, there are many advantages for those who choose to study in Czech: highly-ranked universities, affordable tuition fees and living costs, and a vibrant cultural life.

Moreover, the higher education system history in Czech dates back to 600 years. It includes 70 universities, of which about two-thirds are private. A total of 18 Czech universities were mentioned among the top 300 universities in the QS EECA University Rankings.

Here is our ranking of the best universities in Czech Republic for international students.

Learn also our advice for international students who want to study in the Czech Republic

Charles University

Charles University ranks the fifth in the EECA ranking as the highest-ranked university in the Czech Republic. It therefore has earned its rightful place on our list as the best university in the Czech Republic.

It was established in 1348 by the Emperor Charles IV. Indeed, Charles University is still the country’s largest university, as it includes 17 faculties and around 49,200 students.

Charles University has an acceptance rate of 35%, which makes it a moderately selective university. Students can apply to the institution by providing their secondary school certificate and by passing an entrance exam in some cases.

Its internationalization program includes partnerships with around 200 universities around the world. The campus of the medieval institute is located in Prague, which is an addition to it.

In addition, the Czech capital has a great popularity among the tourists, as it has an attractive and vibrant atmosphere, in addition to the many job opportunities.

Read more at Charles University. 

Czech Technical University in Prague

The Czech Technical University was founded in 1707 and is located in Prague, too.

It is the second-highest university in Czech and is one of the oldest and biggest academic institutions in the country.

Moreover, the Czech Technical University comes in the eighth place in EECA ranking. It includes eight faculties, which offer more than 100 study programs, especially in the fields of engineering and related fields.

Around 24,000 students are currently enrolled in the bachelor and postgraduate levels. Among the university’s famous graduates is the physician Christian Doppler, who lends his name to the Doppler effect.

To get more info, visit Czech Technical University in Prague. 

Masaryk University

Top universities in Czech

Masaryk University is the second-biggest public university in Czech.

It is located in the city of Brno, the second-largest city in the Czech Republic. The university was founded in 1919.

It ranks the 17th in the EECA ranking, teaching 36,000 students in nine faculties. The university offers programs in English and German, which makes it a clear choice for many foreign students.

Learn more at Masaryk University. 

Brno University of Technology

Founded in 1899, the university is located in the city of Brno.

Brno University of Technology ranks the 19th in the EECA ranking.

In the beginning, it offered one course in civil engineering. After that, it gradually grew to be a large academic institute, where 22,000 students enrolled in its eight faculties. To support the internationalization, the university participates in the European Union projects, such as Erasmus, Tempus, Leonardo, and others.

Additionally, the university offers a number of programs that teach English from the bachelor to the PhD levels, mostly within its main focus area of engineering.

Annual tuition fees in Brno University of Technology for international students (study in foreign language) range from EUR 3,000 to EUR 7,000 or a bachelor or a master program. Tuition fee for a doctoral degree, on the other hand, vary depending on the field of study. But it starts from EUR 4,500 for the first year and EUR 4,000 for the second and further years. 

Brno University of Technology’s eight faculties are as the following:

  • Architecture
  • Electrical Engineering and Communication
  • Chemistry
  • Information Technology
  • Business and Management
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Fine Arts.
  • This is in addition to the Institute of Aerospace Engineering (IAE) 

Check the website of Brno University of Technology to know more.

Palacký University Olomouc

Palacký University Olomouc is a university whose history goes back to the 16th century. It is the second-oldest university in the Czech Republic and one of the most important centers of education and research in Central Europe. It makes the institution a good choice to pursue research-oriented PhD studies. 

Moreover, Palacký University Olomouc has 8 faculties, more than 800 study programs at undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels. The university hosts more than 21,000 students, 17% of them are international students. Another particularity of the university is its cooperation with other renown universities such as Maynooth University in Ireland or the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. 

Last but not least, applicants to the university have the choice between a wide variety of programs from education, humanities, social sciences and arts, natural, medical and health sciences to name a few. 

For more info, visit the website of Palacký University Olomouc 

Learn also how to apply to a university in the Czech Republic

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