Charles University in Prague is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the world located in the heart of Europe. In today's competitive market, the Czech Republic has proven to be a forceful springboard towards success for academics of all backgrounds while being rated one of the top 10 safest countries in the world.
Our institute, Institute for Language and Preparatory Studies is a direct part of Charles University in Prague and prepares students for studies in Czech or English language at universities in the Czech Republic.
Studies in Czech
Applicants who choose to study in Czech, pass the entrance examinations in Czech, present a legalized validation of their final graduation certificate or diploma as well as a list of all subjects they studied, number of hours and results, will study under the same conditions as Czech students and earn free tuition.
All preparatory courses offered by our institute consist of Czech language lessons and professional subjects to prepare students for Czech entrance examinations for a chosen university. Students that go through our programs can apply to any university in the Czech Republic.
The courses prepare applicants mainly for studies at Czech universities in bachelor, master or doctoral programs, increasing chances of success.
Studies in English
Applicants who choose to study in English are obliged to pay a tuition fee, usually per a semester or per an academic year. Prices can be found on websites of the respective universities and faculties. Entrance examinations to English language programs are usually less demanding than the Czech ones.
Humanities Preparatory Courses take place in Prague-Krystal, a centre which specializes in working with students from Slavic countries, and a spa town of Podebrady. The students intensively study the language first, professional subjects which are required for university entrance exams are added into their program later within the first month.
The courses are designed for candidates interested in the following subjects:
* Czech for foreigners