Thirty Georgian students awarded with Czech Government full scholarships.
Thirty Georgian students awarded with full university scholarships of the Czech Government for the academic year 2021-2022 were received by the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Georgia H.E. Mr. Petr Mikyska and other diplomats on June 18 at the Embassy. Scholarships holders will/receive/d corresponding resolutions of the Ministry of Education of Czechia entitling them for free studies, accommodation and medical insurance and covering the costs of living in Czechia during the scholarship period. The information on administrative procedures, arrival and first days in new universities was given not only by Czech diplomats but by Georgian students currently studying in Czechia as well.
Czech Government traditionally offers scholarships to Georgian and other nationals, nevertheless, this year is exceptional regarding the amount of students. Thirty scholarships rank Georgia as number one among the countries receiving educational opportunities in Czech universities. Czech Government Scholarship program covers three types of study:
- Master study programs in Czech language preceded by one-year-long preparatory language course combined with field-specific training,
- Master study programs in English language,
- Doctoral study programs.
From the late 1950s to the present day over 20 000 foreign nationals have completed their studies at Czech universities with a scholarship of the Government of the Czech Republic.
Thirty students (13 ladies, 17 gentlemen) are distributed according to the development needs of Georgia. Nine of them will continue their Master degree education in the Czech language, three students will continue their doctorate studies in English and others will take English language Master programs, in various fields of studies, such as Information and Communication Technologies, Economy and Management, Economic Data Analysis, Finances, Engineering, Environmental Studies and Agriculture.
Ambassador Petr Mikyska noted: “The Government scholarships, apart from Erasmus and other scholarships, are our contribution to the development of Georgia and its European integration, as well as part of our efforts to cement and further strengthen our bilateral political, economic and cultural relations and people to people ties. Studying abroad often means that the country becomes a second homeland for graduates. We welcome new Georgian students in Czech universities and look forward to continuing our educational cooperation.” From the late 1950s to the present day over 20 000 foreign nationals have completed their studies at Czech universities with the scholarship of the Government of the Czech Republic.