The Czech Republic, like all other European Union countries opened its borders and granted temporary protection to people displaced from Ukraine. Check the UN Refugee Agency in the Czech Republic for further details, as well as this dedicated page belonging to the Ministry of the Interior.
The Czech Republic was an important destination for Ukrainian students even before the war started. Given the present circumstances, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport announced that it will allocate funds to support Ukrainian students. Additional funding will be provided by individual universities. Scholarship offers and other university assistance will be available on studyin.cz/ukraine.
Below, you’ll find some of the support programmes and initiatives for displaced Ukrainian students:
- The Czech National Agency for International Education and Research (DZS) is also responsible for the administration of two large European educational programmes, Erasmus+ and the European Solidarity Corps, and several other smaller programmes.
- Find general information about qualification recognition and education in the Czech Republic on the country’s dedicated ENIC-NARIC page, the European networks in charge of informing people about academic and professional mobility, and on procedures for the recognition of foreign qualifications.
Scholarships and financial aid
- Prague City University providing 25 full scholarships for Ukrainians in the Czech Republic under emergency protection.
- Czech universities offer special scholarships for Ukrainian students. The scholarship offers of individual universities are listed in the website by university city.
- University of Hradec Králové (UHK) dedicated page for refugee students from Ukraine where you can find scholarships, study and job offers, psychological support, etc.
- Anglo-American University (AAU) provides 10 scholarships to support prospective and current students from Ukraine. The scholarships will include tuition, housing, and an allowance. Tuition and financing information also available here.
- Students of Charles University and students directly or indirectly affected by the war in Ukraine, may apply for a stipend dedicated to ‘students in difficult emergency situations’.
Study programmes and opportunities
- CTU – Czech Technical University in Prague - Ukrainian students studying technical disciplines (civil, mechanical, electrical, transport, biomedical, physical engineering, nuclear sciences, information technologies, architecture, urban planning, design), or management, business and economics can immediately apply for admission to CTU in Prague as free movers.
- University of Chemistry and Technology (UCT) in Prague - On this page, you will find up-to-date information on the types of assistance that the university offers to war-affected students, academics, and their countrymates.
- Prague University of Economics and Business (VŠE) is ready to accept a total of 40 Ukrainian students (25 students in Prague + 15 students at the Faculty of Management in Jindřichův Hradec, South Bohemia) to study in Czech or English, and provide them with a scholarship to cover study costs and stay in the Czech Republic.
- Free course of Czech for Foreigners for Students from Ukraine - Metropolitan University Prague is opening a humanitarian course of Czech for Foreigners for students who came to the Czech Republic due to the Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
- Ukrainian researchers can find general information and links to work opportunities at Czech research institutions on researchin.cz.
- Key information about the Education System in the Czech Republic, on the Eurydice Czech Republic overview Page
- This European Commission information page offers key information about your rights with regard to crossing the border into an EU country, eligibility for temporary protection and applying for international protection, as well as the rights of travel inside the European Union.
* Please note we give our best to constantly update the information posted here, but we may not be able to track all specific changes that may occur.