Costs and Dates

Scholarships

  • Starting from Academic Year 2019/20, the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, offers the following scholarships to highly qualified applicants:
  • PhD students are eligible for a PhD scholarship starting at 420 EUR per month. A number of research scholarships for motivated PhD students is also available.
  • Learn about Scholarship Awards under bilateral international agreements, Government Scholarships and more on studyin.cz.
  • Prospective students from Chile and Thailand looking for scholarships are advised to check the above links.
  • Prospective free-movers are advised to check whether they are eligible for Scholarships from the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport of the Czech Republic; please note the early application deadline!

Application Fee for Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD Programmes

  • All applicants for the Academic year 2019/2020: 640 CZK (around $29) per application; please pay this by credit card, following the instructions given in the online application.

Tuition Fees for Bachelor’s and Master’s Programmes

  • 140 000 CZK (around 5400 EUR) per academic year; students from the EU are eligible for a 40 percent discount.

Tuition Fee for PhD Programmes

  • 150 000 CZK (around 5800 EUR) per academic year. Exceptional students may consider applying for a tuition fee waiver. The final decision on awarding a tuition fee waiver rests with the dean of the faculty and is based on the academic performance of the applicant in his/her previous education, research activity around the intended research topic, language skills, and ability to cooperate with others. An application for a tuition fee waiver, including supporting material, should be submitted together with the application for the PhD programme.

Average living costs range from 400 to 600 EUR (around $440 to $660) per month, including accommodation, meals, public transport, and leisure activities. More information about  living costs are given in the section Living in Prague.

Important Dates for Applicants in Bachelor’s and Master’s Programmes

Students

  • Taking the standardized tests TOEFL, ACT, SAT, …
  • Application server opens: October 2018
  • Application deadline: April 30, 2019
  • Enrolment and New Student Orientation: September 2019
  • Review Course for Computer Science Programmes: end of September 2019
  • First day of classes: October 1, 2019

Important Dates for Applicants in PhD Programmes

  • Application server opens: January 2019
  • Application deadline: April 30, 2019
  • Entrance examination: June, 2019
  • Our decision: end of June
  • Enrolment and New Student Orientation: September 2019
  • First day of classes: October 1, 2019

Applicants from outside the European Union and the Schengen Area are advised to apply in the winter round so as to have enough time for obtaining a student visa for the Czech Republic. The visa process can take up to 90 working days.