Conditions and Proceedings for the Admission of Foreign Students to Study Foreign-Language Degree Programs at the University of Chemistry and Technology Prague UCT Prague
The admission of foreign students to study foreign-language degree programs at UCT Prague and its faculties is governed by Act No. 111/1998 Coll., on universities and the amendment of related laws (hereinafter the “Universities Act”), and the internal regulations of UCT Prague with the exception of the regulations contained herein.
(1) UCT Prague and its faculties shall admit foreign applicants to its foreign-language bachelor and master’s degree programs, providing that applicants have completed secondary or secondary professional education equivalent to the level of Czech secondary education, and providing that they satisfy the other eligibility requirements. UCT Prague and its faculties shall admit foreign applicants to its foreign-language master’s degree programs, providing that applicants have achieved a bachelor degree in a related degree program at a university equivalent to the level of Czech universities, and providing that they satisfy the other eligibility requirements.
(2) UCT Prague and its faculties shall admit foreign applicants to its foreign-language doctorate degree programs, providing that applicants have achieved a master’s degree in a master’s degree program or graduated from a university equivalent to the level of Czech universities (M.Sc., M.A.) in the same or a related branch of knowledge, and providing that they satisfy the other eligibility requirements.
(3) Within the terms of admission, UCT Prague shall verify all eligibility requirements, including those relating to relevant qualifications, specific knowledge and abilities, secondary education and fitness to study at UCT Prague.
(4) The Dean may exempt the student from admission requirements, or part thereof, based on the results of the applicant and the level of the graduation school.
(1) Admission proceedings commence upon receipt, by UCT Prague or one of its faculties providing the respective foreign-language degree program, of a written study application (as a rule, no later than April 30) at the following address:
Vysoká škola chemicko-technologická v Praze (University of Chemistry and Technology Prague UCT Prague)
zahraniční oddělení (Dept of Foreign Affairs)
166 28 Praha 6
(2) Foreign applicants do not pay fees for admission proceedings.
(1) In order to enrol, foreign applicants shall submit documentary evidence of the following:
a) long-term or permanent residence in the Czech Republic
b) health and accident insurance valid in the Czech Republic for the respective academic year
c) requisite state of health necessary to study at UCT Prague.
(2) The documents stated in Par. 1 shall be either originals or legally certified copies.
(3) Foreign students shall conclude a study agreement with UCT Prague concerning the respective foreign-language degree program within 3 calendar days of enrolment.
Fees for Foreign-Language Degree Programs
(1) All students of foreign-language degree programs shall pay the fees for their respective program.
(2) The level of the fees is derived from the average cost, per student, of providing the respective degree program at UCT Prague.
(3) UCT Prague shall release details of the school fees for the next academic year not later than 2 months before the final date for submitting applications.
(4) Fees will not be refunded in the case of termination of studies due to:
a) Failure to fulfil requirements of the degree program in accordance with the Study and Examination Regulations
b) Suspension from studies in accordance with Art 65. Par. 1 letter c) or Art. 67 of the Universities Act.
(5) Fees shall be partly refunded in the case of termination of studies due to:
a) Leaving the degree program
b) Withdrawal of degree program accreditation
c) Termination of student program accreditation
In cases a) to c), UCT Prague shall refund the proportion of fees remaining after deducting expenses already incurred.
(6) Fees are due within 15 calendar days of enrolment. The date that the amount is credited to the account of UCT Prague is deemed to be the date of payment.
(7) The Rector, or an authorised Vice-Rector for Foreign Affairs, may permit payment of fees in instalments, subject to a written request by the foreign student.
(1) Foreign students shall fulfil the agreement stated in Art. 4 Par. 3. Failure to fulfil the obligations pursuant to this agreement is construed as a disciplinary offence.
(2) Foreign students who complete their studies shall be awarded University Diploma and State Final Examination certificates in Czech, together with their legally certified English equivalents.
(3) Upon a foreign student’s written request, UCT Prague shall arrange for his/her accommodation at the students’ hostel. Foreign students shall be accommodated at their own expense and shall respect the rules of the student’s hostel, as well as the instructions of its management; failure to do so may result in suspension from the student’s hostel. In such a case, UCT Prague is not obliged to secure alternative accommodation.
(4) Upon request, the faculty providing the respective degree program shall issue a certificate of study to a foreign student, stating the form of study and the fact that the student is a foreign student.
(1) The Conditions and Proceedings for the Admission of Foreign Students to Study Foreign-Language Degree Programs at the Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, registered by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports on March 23, 1999 under Ref No. 17 870/99-30, are hereby rendered invalid.
(2) This internal regulation was approved by the Academic Senate of UCT Prague on October 11, 2005, in accordance with Art. 9 Par. 1 letter b) of the Universities Act
(3) This internal regulation shall come into effect in accordance with Art. 36 Par. 4 of the Universities Act on the date of its registration by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports.