Scholarship Awards under bilateral international agreements
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport of the Czech Republic annually offers scholarships to foreign nationals, pursuant to bilateral intergovernmental or deparmental agreements concluded with a number of countries. Scholarships of this type are designed for university students or graduates and PhD candidates who wish to accomplish a study or research stay at one of the Czech public institutions of higher education. Its length usually ranges from 2 to 10 months. Click here for terms and conditions, application forms and procedure and practical details.
The Government of the Czech Republic offers a number of scholarships within the framework of its Foreign Development Assistance Programme 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 in Bachelor/Master study programmes plus one-year preparatory course of the Czech language or in follow-up Master study programmes or Doctoral study programmes. Click here for more details.
Erasmus Mundus scholarships
The European Erasmus Mundus Programme offers scholarships for highly qualified students and scholars to follow a selected Erasmus Mundus Masters or Doctoral course or to carry out teaching and research assignments within the course. See the list of Erasmus Mundus courses offered by Czech universities and get more information at the Erasmus Mundus website.
Visegrad Fund scholarships
The International Visegrad Fund (IVF) was founded in 2000 by the four member states of the Visegrad Group: the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. The IVF offers Master’s and Post-Master’s scholarships awarded to selected scholars for periods of 1 or 2 semesters. Only citizens of certain countries are eligible. Get more information about the IVF grant and scholarship programmes.
Scholarships of the South Moravian Center for International Mobility
The South Moravian Center for International Mobility offers scholarships for foreign students in the South Moravian region of the Czech republic. These scholarships are provided for talented students from the EU non-member states for the period of the first academic year at the universities of the region, in the follow-up Master studies and PhD studies. Studies are in the technical field and natural sciences, in Czech language. If the students achieve good study results, they are offered a university scholarship in the following academic years.
European and other programmes
Erasmus+ is the new EU programme for Education, Training, Youth and Sport for 2014-2020. It involves opportunities for higher education students to learn abroad, including studies and traineeships in businesses.
CEEPUS is a Central European Exchange Program for University Studies. It´s main activity are university networks operating joint programs ideally leading to joint degrees. CEEPUS covers mobility grants for students and teachers in
Fulbright is the largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for students to undertake international graduate study or advanced research worldwide.
Some Czech higher education institutions might grant scholarships for excellent study results or in cases of hard circumstances of a student. Please contact the institution of your choice for detailed information.
Further scholarships and grants to study in the Czech Republic may be found on ScholarshipPortal.