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Scholarship for foreign university students

SCHOLARSHIP FOR FOREIGN UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

  • For foreign students from countries out of European Union, pursuing PhD studies or follow-up master studies at our partner universities, primarily study programs in technical and natural science
  • Start-up scholarship 7000 Czech crown monthly (approx. 250 EUR) and advisory service
  • Good knowledge of Czech language required
  • Applications accepted from 1st December 2015 till 31st January 2016.

The programme includes also CZECH CENTRES at our partner foreign universities. Courses of Czech language, cultural events and advisory service regarding study possibilities in Brno are provided.

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SCHOLARSHIP AND CONSULTANCY

WHO CAN APPLY

HOW AND WHEN TO APPLY

4 BASIC APPLICATION STEPS

CZECH LANGUAGE

CONTACT

FROM THE PREVIOUS YEARS

 

 

 

 

SCHOLARSHIP AND CONSULTANCY:

  1. Scholarship 7000 Czech crown monthly / approx. 250EUR for the first study year to cover basic living costs (if students achieve good study results during the first study year, they can obtain scholarship straight from the university in the following years). No tuition fee in study programs in Czech language.
  2. Free administrative assistance and consultancy – help with university entrance exams procedure and during the first study year in the South Moravian region (diploma recognition, information service, visa, study matters etc.)

Who can apply:

  • Foreign students from the third countries out of European Union pursuing follow-up master or Ph.D. study programs in Czech language, at partner universities in Brno, Czech Republic.
  • Applicants, who have not studied at any of the Czech universities or secondary schools so far, except for preparatory and language courses or short-term study exchange programs. Those, who already have studied in the Czech Republic or have stayed here for minimum 6 months (dated to June 2016), are not eligible to apply.
  • Study programs in technical and natural science are preferred.
  • Good knowledge of Czech language is required (follow-up master studies require very good knowledge of Czech language, for Ph.D. studies each faculty has different conditions).

How and when to apply:

Detailed information can be found in the section How to apply.

Applications for the academic year 2016/2017 will be accepted from 1st December 2015 till 31st January 2016.

4 basic application steps:

  1. 1st December 2015 – 31st January 2016: submitting on-line applications for scholarship
  2. February – June 2016: submitting applications at universities (applicant is obliged to watch the deadlines, each faculty has different conditions and deadlines)
  3. May – July 2016: entrance exams/interview at universities
  4. End of June 2016: final selection of scholarship holders. The selection is done by an independent selection committee consisting of vice-rectors of our partner universities.

Czech language:

Each applicant must have good knowledge of Czech language before arrival to be able to pass entrance exam at university and start studying in Czech straight after their arrival in Brno.

During the studies there is a possibility to attend complimentary courses to improve your language level - these are NOT intensive preparatory courses for beginners!! Courses are offered by Centre for Foreigners Brno, by SOZE and by some universities, too.

Contact:

Iveta Kumstátová
E-mail: iveta.kumstatova@jcmm.cz
Tel: +420 725 745 596
 

From the previous years of the programme:

The scholarship programme for foreign students has started since the academic year 2006/2007; so far there have been supported already 216 students.

Overview of scholarship holders by academic years:

  • 2014/2015 - 22 students
  • 2013/2014 - 22 students
  • 2012/2013 - 21 students
  • 2011/2012 - 25 students
  • 2010/2011 - 26 students
  • 2009/2010 - 34 students
  • 2008/2009 - 30 students
  • 2007/2008 - 22 students
  • 2006/2007 - 14 international students
    •  plus a 5-month course of Czech language in Brno for 4 students from Bosnia and Herzegovina (in order to continue their study at one of universities in South Moravian region.
  • 2007/2008 - 22 students

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