There exist many different types of scholarship in the Czech Republic. To increase your chance to succeed we recommend you to have a look at all of them.

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.

Government scholarships

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 the 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.  

Join the unofficial platform for Czech Governmental scholarhip holders in the Czech Republic (Facebook group: Students from developing countries in the Czech Republic).

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 from countries out of the European Union, pursuing PhD studies or follow-up Master studies at its partner universities, primarily for study programmes in technical and natural science. 

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.

The Erasmus Mundus Programme offers EU-funded 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.

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
this framework.

The prestigious Fulbright Program sponsored by U.S. and Czech governments provides U.S. and Czech citizens with the opportunity to study, teach, or conduct research in the partner country.

University scholarships

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.

Scholarship portal

Further scholarships and grants to study in the Czech Republic may be found on ScholarshipPortal.