Universities in the Czech Republic

Universities in the Czech Republic

Nowadays Czech Republic is an increasingly popular destination for international study with over 39000 foreign students currently enrolled at its universities.

There are lots of higher education establishments in the country with affordable tuition fees and excellent quality of study. Dating back some 600 years, the Czech higher education system today comprises more than 70 universities, of which about two-thirds are private.

Top Czech universities

Here is a list of top universities in the Czech Republic.

  • Charles University. This is the oldest university in Central Europe founded in 1348 by Emperor Charles IV and remains the country’s largest university with 17 faculties and more than 51000 students. It is the most popular choice among international students travelling to the country, and its internationalization program currently includes partnerships with almost 200 universities worldwide. The campus of the medieval institute is located in Prague.


Location: Ovocný trh 3-5 Prague 1, 116 36

Nearby sights: Charles Bridge, Old Town Square, Astronomical Clock

Nearby hotels: Residence Leon D’Oro, Hotel Dar, Hotel Madra ruze

Official website: http://www.cuni.cz/UKENG-1.html

Faculties:  Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics and many more

Tuition fees: Range from €500 to €15,000 a year according to chosen faculty

Tel.: +420 224 491 111

  • Universities in Czech RepublicCzech Technical University in Prague. Also located in Prague, the university was founded in 1707. This is one of the oldest and largest academic institutions in the country. It is Czech Republic’s second ranked university with eight faculties which offer more than 100 degree programs, mainly in engineering and related fields.


Location: Zikova 1903/4 , 166 36 Prague 6

Nearby sights: National Technical Library, St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague Castle

Nearby hotels: Masarykova Kolej Hotel, Vienna House Diplomat Prague, Silenzio Hotel

Official website: https://www.cvut.cz/en

Faculties: Faculty of Civil Engineering, Faculty of the Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Architecture, Faculty of Information Technology and others

Tuition fees: According to the chosen program

Tel.: +420 22435 1111

  • Masaryk University. This is the second largest public university in the country which is located in Brno. Established in 1919, it is a member of the Compostela Group of Universities and the Utrecht Network, both of which seek to foster collaboration between universities across Europe. The university offers programs taught in English and German making it a popular choice for many international students.


Location: Žerotínovo nám. 617/9, 601 77 Brno

Nearby sights: Spilberk Castle, Old Town Hall, Capuchin Monastery and Vault

Nearby hotels: Holiday Inn Brno, Barcelo Brno Palace, Hotel Grandezza

Official website: https://www.muni.cz/

Faculties: Faculty of Law, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Science and many more

Tuition fees: Vary according to the chosen program

Tel.: +420 549 49 1111

  • Brno University of Technology. Being a major academic institute with over 24000 students enrolled at eight faculties, the university was founded in 1899. Brno University participates in EU projects like Erasmus, Tempus and others. It also offers a number of English-taught programs.


Location: Antonínská 548/1, 601 90 Brno

Nearby sights: Leos Janacek Memorial, Abbey of St. Thomas, Spilberk Castle

Nearby hotels: Hotel Continental, Hotel Slovan, Hotel Europa

Official website: https://www.vutbr.cz/en/

Faculties: Faculty of Architecture, Faculty of Chemistry, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and many others

Tuition fees: Vary according to the chosen faculty and program

Tel.: +420 541 211 309

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