Honest Guide Gives the Lowdown on Being a Student in Prague

Screengrab: YouTube / Stream International

Prague is one of Europe’s most popular destinations for both tourists and expats looking for a new home.

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But it’s also a huge draw for another foreign-born demographic: university students.

With a long history of upper education – the country’s famed Charles University is one of the oldest and most respected in the world – and affordable tuition costs, Prague has become an increasingly popular hotspot for foreign students since the Czech Republic was established in 1993.

Add in a low cost of living, which includes things like food and rents but also vices like alcohol and tobacco, and a liberal attitude (along with official policy) towards alternative cultures, and it’s no wonder that the Czech capital has proven a favorite locale for a younger generation.

The location of Prague in the heart of Europe – a short train ride away from many other destinations in Europe – adds to the appeal.

In their latest video, Stream International’s Janek Rubeš gives potential students the lowdown on living and studying in the Czech Republic:

Daniel Lee

Daniel Lee

The versatile Danny Lee has been living in Prague and writing about the Czech capital for the past 15 years. You've probably read his work in the past without even knowing it.
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The versatile Danny Lee has been living in Prague and writing about the Czech capital for the past 15 years. You've probably read his work in the past without even knowing it.