• Motto: Every day as a foreign student is challenging in some way. But these challenges is what makes this experience one of a kind.
  • Country of origin: Ukraine
  • Situation: Student (currently studying in the Czech Republic)
  • Higher education institution: Prague University of Economics and Business
  • Field of study: Business Administartion and Management
  • Level of study: Bachelor

What made you decide to study in the Czech Republic?

Looking for a better future

Did your studies meet your expectations? How did you find the study programme, instructors, university facilities? Were there any differences from studying in your country?

I didn't have any expectations about studying in Czech Republic, i just hoped for better. It was all new for me at the time, and study programme seemed to be very complicated. Not every instructor was open-minded, however most of them were very kind. The difference for me was clear: the education here makes sence, it's much more closer to real world and it's more up-to-date.

What was the biggest surprise with regard to studying or living in the Czech Republic?

That the whole studying is based around ECTS credit system.

What was your most memorable experience or what did you enjoy most as a student in the Czech Republic?

The opportunity to go abroad, to meet people from around the world and to be more free and independent.

How do you think your time in the Czech Republic has helped your studies and/or your career?

It made me a more confident person, I've learnt lots' of things while living on my own here. I have experienced so many things and went through a lot, so it definitely made me stronger in some way.

Do you have any advice for students thinking about studying in the Czech Republic?

Just go for it. It's so multicultural, there is always something going on here and everyone can find something for themselves. The beauty of this country and the possible options of where you can go is almoust endless. So it's definitely worth it, considering the fact it's not the most expensive country in Europe.

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