Student Life in Prague – Charles University Prague – Third Faculty of Medicine
The student life in Prague, Czech Republic, is very lively and can be organized really diversified! Hit the road with your fellow students and enjoy the numerous leisure opportunities together.
As you can see, there is much to discover for you. You should not miss the interesting student life in Prague on any account. That way, you will also get to know your fellow students and your new friends better.
Cosmopolitan Prague – The City of Students
Prague is not only known for its tourists, ancient monuments, films and television. Prague has also been a student city for decades. The most famous University, the Charles University, was founded in 1347. The student life in Prague can offer many things: apart from libraries, archives, study rooms, colleges and science institutes there is also an endless succession of bars, restaurants, cafés, clubs and events for young people. In case you want to dance or have a coffee after your lessons or party during the weekend, you will always find many young people from many different countries.
Culturally, Prague also has a lot to offer. Several museums, historical places and buildings and diverse cultural events almost weekly.
English as the daily language in Prague
With good English, you can get by in Prague’s daily life. Most people in Prague can speak good or very good English. However, it is important for you, as a student, to learn the Czech language from the first semester, as your contact with the patients in Czech will take place at the latest during the clinical part of the training.
Is Prague an expensive city for students?
Many applicants ask us often how expensive life in Prague is, so we have put together an overview for you. It’s important to know: Prague is the most prosperous city in Central-and Eastern Europe, and more prosperous than many cities in Western Europe. Accordingly, Prague is not a city that allows very low living costs, as many neighbours of the Czech Republic do.
Exchange rate: 1 euro = CZK 25,754
Of course, this also depends on the lifestyle of the student. The following costs serve as an example:
|Accommodation||EUR 450/month||Shared flat or double room in a student dorm|
|Eating||EUR 3 – 5 per meal||In the canteen|
|Travelling||EUR 11/monthEUR 25||with student pass discountaverage ride with a taxi in the city|