On June 18, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Tbilisi will host a networking event of the Czech Government Scholarship 2021/2022 Recipients. The event will take place at the Czech Embassy in Tbilisi (Chavchavadze Ave. 37, Block IV), 12:00-13:00.
Georgia is among six eligible partner countries whose students are offered the opportunity to study at established institutes of public universities in the Czech Republic, which provide a high level of professional knowledge and skills, and at the same time allow beneficiaries to gain experience with institutional and socio-economic background of the Czech Republic.
Czech Government Scholarship program covers three types of study:
- Master study programmes plus a one-year-long preparatory course of the Czech language (which is combined with other field-specific training).
- Master study programmes in English language.
- Doctoral study programmes.
The scholarship covers the necessary costs related to staying and studying in the Czech Republic.
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.
30 students (13 women, 17 men) from Georgia have obtained scholarship for the academic year 2021/2022. Nine of the 30 will continue their Master education in Czech Language, three students will continue their doctorate studies in English and others will take English language master programs on various fields of studies, such as ICT, economic data analysis, finance, engineering, environmental studies and rural development. The quota for students in Georgia has exceeded 20 compared to initial 7 students that were awarded in the first year of the scholarship.
Press Release of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Tbilisi
Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze attended the reception held to mark the Czech Statehood Day in Tbilisi where he appeared before the audience attending the event.
Mikheil Janelidze congratulated the Czech people on their national holiday emphasizing the friendly relations between the two countries and expressing his gratitude for the Czech Government’s firm support for Georgia’s European and Euro-Atlantic integration. According to the Minister, Georgia places great value on the Czech support and experience in the field.
Speaking on bilateral relations, the Minister highlighted the active co-operation between Georgia and the Czech Republic in various areas expressing the readiness to promote the development of relations between the two countries in the sectors of business and economy. Mikheil Janelidze also thanked the Czech Ambassador to Georgia for his activities in Georgia.