There are several study exchange possibilities. UCT Prague currently cooperates with various programs regarding the student's needs. Students themselves can decide which program is more suitable, considering several factors such as personal projects, duration, language and conditions.
Welcome to our university's study exchange programmes webpage for exchange students!
We are excited to offer international students the opportunity to experience our vibrant academic community and immerse themselves in a new cultural and educational environment. UCT Prague allows students from partner universities to spend a short period studying at our institution, broadening their horizons, and fostering international collaboration and understanding.
- Information about semesters and deadlines, how to apply for a study exchange, how to choose the right courses for your study plan, visa procedure or where to find accommodation options can be found on webpages: Academic Year, How to apply, Accommodation for Exchange students, Course Catalogue and Visa.
- Information on pre-arrival steps, study confirmation, Buddy registration options, downloading guidelines, health insurance or life in Prague can be found on webpages: Before Arrival and Living in Prague.
- Information about Enrollment Day, Orientation Week, study obligations upon arrival, the structure of the academic year and study information system (SIS) at UCT Prague, login and password, exam period, grading system, study departure, study tips and services can be found on webpages: Arrival (Enrollment), Study-related Information and Before Departure.
- Information on medical and psychological care, integration, and helpful information about university support can be found on webpages: Student Support and Assistance and Medical Care and Health Insurance.
- Information regarding the card centre, copy centre, library, canteens, university services, and tips on where to study and relax can be found on webpages: UCT Services Facilities and Campus and Student Life.
Details of short-term study exchange programmes:
Erasmus+ is a comprehensive programme that supports education, training, youth, and sports activities in Europe. The programme offers students, staff, and organizations various opportunities to participate in mobility projects and develop partnerships across the European continent.
Through our Erasmus+ Exchange Programme, students can study or work at partner universities, institutions, or organizations across Europe.
The International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience is commonly known as IAESTE. It is an international, non-profit organization with a mission to connect science, engineering, technology, and applied arts students with paid, course-related professional internships abroad. Founded in 1948, IAESTE has since grown to encompass over 90 member countries, making it one of the world's largest and oldest student exchange organizations. IAESTE serves 3500+ students, 3000 employers, and 1000 academic institutions through career-focused professional internships abroad, social and intercultural reception programmes, international networking, and other worldwide career and employer branding activities.
CEEPUS is the short form for Central European Exchange Program for University Studies. CEEPUS is an academic exchange program established in 1994, comprising Central and Eastern European countries. It aims to promote the exchange of students and academic staff in various fields, encourage joint research activities, and strengthen regional cooperation in higher education. CEEPUS network includes universities and institutions from a range of Central and Eastern European countries, including Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, and other participating countries.
The ATHENS Programme is an academic exchange network that brings together universities and students from various European countries. Founded in 1991, ATHENS aims to promote intercultural dialogue, foster academic collaboration, and enhance students' personal and professional growth through transcontinental mobility. The ATHENS Programme is aimed at carrying out intensive specialization courses, given at each member institution during one or two defined periods ("Sessions") of the academic year (November and March), enabling students to attend one of the courses offered by the network universities during 7 days.
The Fund is an international donor organization established in 2000 by the governments of the Visegrad Group countries—Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia—to promote regional cooperation in the Visegrad region (V4) as well as between the V4 region and other countries, especially in the Western Balkan and Eastern Partnership regions.
The AKTION Programme is an academic exchange initiative facilitating mobility between Austrian and Czech universities. Established as part of the Austrian-Czech Intergovernmental Agreement, AKTION aims to strengthen educational ties and encourage academic collaboration between the two countries.
The programme offers scholarships for the preparation of final theses (master's or dissertation) for students; research stays for doctoral students or academics, scholarships for the preparation of habilitation for postdoctoral students and scholarships for participation in summer language schools.
AKTION also financially supports cooperation projects with themes of bilateral or regional interest and the aim of long-term cooperation. These activities include, e.g. summer colleges, joint scientific seminars and workshops, scientific excursions for students, professional schools, and research stays to acquire scientific background. It also supports the publication of outputs from completed projects and supports the preparatory phase for double degree programmes.
The Freemover Exchange Programme allows students to independently arrange their study abroad experience at a university of their choosing, regardless of whether our university has an established exchange agreement with that institution. This programme is ideal for students seeking specific academic programs and unique cultural experiences or who wish to explore countries not covered by formal exchange partnerships.
While the Freemover Exchange Programme offers flexibility, it requires careful planning and research to ensure a successful and fulfilling experience.