• Motto: I did my Masters studies in the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague. It was a good experience for a student coming from a developing country to learn modern technology and get a degree from an European country.
  • Country of origin: Rwanda
  • Situation: Alumni (finished studying in the Czech Republic)
  • Higher education institution: Czech University of Life Sciences Prague
  • Field of study: Environmental Engineering
  • Level of study: Master

What made you decide to study in the Czech Republic?

I was inspired by the quality of Education in Czech Republic and also the Czech Government Scholarship for developing Countries

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?

There is a big difference from studying in my country Rwanda from studying in Czech Republic. In Czech republic the teaching materials and Labs are of high quality and modern technology; the Programme integrated into the Erasmus programme gives an opportunity for getting a double degree and gives an experience from different European countries

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

The living conditions in Czech Republic , particularly in Prague are very cheap.

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

I enjoyed the welcoming culture of Czech People. It is easy to make Czech friends. I enjoyed also the Historical buildings ( including the Prague castle) all around the country.

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

My Masters degree obtained from Czech Republic has helped me to get a job in a UN Agency in my country.

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

I would encourage students who want to make their studies abroad to go to Czech Republic because: - The cost of Studies and living is very low - The international learning environment where there is a big number of international students - The quality of Education that is very good - The touristic character of the country where there are a lot of Historical things to visit

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