Czech Technical University Overview

Czech Technical University in Prague provides high-quality university education through an extensive portfolio of primarily engineering branches of study, conduct basic and applied research and numerous scientific projects with great emphasis on industrial use and applications. The university cooperates closely with both domestic and foreign-based institutions.

Swansea University currently has agreements in place with Czech Technical University in Prague for the College of Engineering.

Subject Suitability

This destination is an option for students studying Electrical Engineering.

Please note that places and availability can change annually so specific destinations can’t be guaranteed.

Key Information


Semester 1 Semester 2
 1st October 2018 - 6th February 2019  18th February 2019 - 28th June 2019

Application Deadline: Erasmus students with EU citizenship: 30/03/2018

Exchange students with Non-EU Citizenship: 31/03/2018

Please note: for Semester 1 the Orientation week starts on the 24th September 2018 and for Semester 2 the Orientation week begins on the 11th of February 2019.


Cost of Living

Student Canteens (Menzas) CTU has several Menzas in Prague. The basic meal costs EUR1.50 – EUR 2.00

In modest restaurants outside the centre, a meal costs EUR 2.50 – 4.00.

In the tourist and downtown areas, you can pay as much as you like. A flat that 4 students can share costs about EUR 500,00 – 700,00 on the open market.

Visa and Health

Students without an EU passport need a visa! Students who need a visa can search for information here

All students are required to have health insurance. Students not resident in EU/EEA countries are required to have health insurance before they can pick up their visa. Students from EU countries need to have a “health insurance document for abroad (E128)” issued by a health insurance company in their home country. Note that students who are not EU citizens and who do not have a valid Schengen residence visa need to apply earlier than students who are EU citizens and therefore do not need a visa.


Students apply for accommodation directly on the web page of the Central Accommodation Service. Erasmus and Exchange students can make a request for accommodation in a CTU dormitory here.  The username and password will be sent directly to students together with the Letter of Acceptance.

To learn more about accomodation please visit the university website. For any questions regarding accommodation must be addressed to:

The overall rent for a shared room in a student dormitory is between about EUR 100,00 and EUR 155,00 per month, including electricity, heating and water, for a room shared with one other student. Single rooms are generally not available in CTU dormitories.

Erasmus+ Grant - 300 - 450€ approx

The Erasmus+ Grant is dependent on location, and varies in each country. It is available for students who decide to spend up to a year of their course in Europe in 2018-19 through the Erasmus+ programme. Students can receive grants of up to 350 euros per month for study, or up to 450 euros per month for student traineeships, depending on the country they go to. This grant is a contribution to the extra costs of studying abroad, which is why it varies by country. 

Please note

The prospect of studying at a university abroad is exciting, but there is also a lot of information you need to consider when choosing the right place for you. Above you will find summarised information which should help you with your decision. Please note that this information was accurate at the time of publishing and is subject to change. Be sure to confirm all information on the host university's website.