Financial support for students
International students have different options available for financial support.
Visegrad Scholarships -International Visegrad Fund
The International Visegrad Fund supports Doctoral and other post-graduate studies, enabling candidates to carry on with study/research projects during the period of one or two semesters at public universities in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and the Slovak Republic.
Erasmus Mundus -DG EAC -Education Cooperation with non EU countries
This scholarship scheme addresses the highly qualified individuals who come to Europe to follow the Erasmus Mundus Master´s Courses or to work for them. The programme is designed for the students who obtained their first degree awarded by a higher education institution.
Fulbright U.S. Student Program -Fulbright Program
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides the opportunity for recent U.S. graduates, postgraduate candidates, professionals and artists to conduct career-launching study and research abroad.
Go East is the programme which supports studies of German students in East Europe. The goal of the initiative Go East is to invoke the interest of students and graduates to study in Central, East and South European countries and countries of the former Soviet Union. Within the scope of extra grant-in-aid of the Go East programme, students can apply for a grant and travel subsidy for:
- study and research stay at partner universities in the region,
- participation in scientific seminars (e.g. summer colleges) at partner universities in the region,
- participation in intensive language courses in the target country or in Germany (if the course is in Germany, the student is not entitled to travel subsidy), that supports the study or the research stay.
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic - scholarships
Scholarships of this type are designed for university/college students or graduates and PhD candidates (in some cases also for university researchers/teachers) who wish to accomplish a study or research stay at Universities in the Czech Republic.
Government scholarships -Developing Countries - Scholarship Awards within the Foreign Development Assistance Programme
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.