Scholarships for Undergraduate and Graduate Students at Charles University in Czech Republic


The Faculty of Social Sciences at is offering a limited number of partial  for students of all fee-based programmes. For the academic year 2020/2021, a total of eight scholarships are available, designated for students from developing countries and countries going through a process of political and economic transition.

From the year 2020 on, the scholarship is administered as a one-time lump-sum payment of CZK 75 000 (approx. EUR 3 000) to selected students to support the student’s necessary living costs. There is no tuition fee waiver as a part of the scholarship.


The scholarship can be awarded to students studying in one of Faculty’s fee-based study programmes in one of the first three years of study for Bachelor’s programmes or first two years of study for ’s programmes. This means the application can be submitted by current students in the first or second year of Bachelor’s studies or first year of Master’s studies, or by a fresh applicant to any of our fee-based programmes.

The applicants have to be from developing countries and countries going through a process of political and economic transition and have to state their needs of the financial support within the application.

Financial terms and conditions:

  • The successful scholarship holder will receive payment at the start of the Winter semester, no later than one month after they register for their studies and fulfillment of other prerequisites. The main prerequisite for the scholarship payment is the student’s prior payment of tuition fee for the Winter semester. No money will be paid in advance of the student’s arrival in Prague.
  • The scholarship is awarded on a year-to-year basis. Therefore, students have to submit a new application each year.
  • Scholarships will not be offered for the third year of study (Master’s degree) or the fourth year of study (Bachelor’s degree) under any circumstances.

Selection of applicants:

The Scholarship Review Board will assess all complete and eligible scholarship applications received by the deadline. The students selected to receive scholarships will be recommended to the Dean of the Faculty for the final decision.

The decision of the Board will be independent of the Admission Committee decision. However, only students finally admitted by the Faculty are eligible to become scholarship holders.

In addition to the documents submitted by scholarship applicants, the Scholarship Review Board will take into consideration applicants’ results from their previous studies. Priority will be given to students who have not previously had the opportunity to study abroad.

The Dean will make a final decision regarding the students to be offered scholarships. The Dean will not enter into correspondence with unsuccessful applicants regarding this decision.

About Charles University:

Charles University was founded in 1348, making it one of the oldest universities in the world. Yet it is also renowned as a modern, dynamic, cosmopolitan and prestigious institution of higher education. It is the largest and most renowned Czech university, and is also the best-rated Czech university according to international rankings.


Nationality : United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence : Any Country
Gender : Both gender

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting : Students, Graduate Students
Funding : Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage : Stipend/ Living allowance
Opportunity will take place in
Czech Republic : Required Documents
Motivation Letter, Recommendation Letter, others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties : All Specialties
Educational Level : High School Diploma, Bachelor
Required Languages : English


Bachelor Program in Economics and Finance

The last date for submission of applications: 31. 08. 2020