Our ongoing enrollment process means that you can apply for any program all year round. Students can apply to complete one of our bachelor’s, master’s or MBA degree programs, or even just join us for a semester on our Study Abroad program.
The requirements listed here are the minimum requirements for students to be considered for one of our programs. Students will also need to successfully pass an interview with an academic advisor, and prove themselves to be suitable for admittance. Following the American philosophy of education, UNYP is pleased to give suitable candidates the opportunity to experience higher education, but all students who are admitted will be required to maintain a high grade point average to remain on the course. The entire admission process can be completed remotely.
Please note that any documents not originally in English must be submitted with a certified translation in English.
We run an Entrance English test every Tuesday from 1pm to 5 pm. You will be eligible to take the test as soon as you have submitted your Application Form. We will advise you accordingly once we can see the level of your English.
We will run an Entrance English test every Tuesday. The list above only shows the next 4-5 tests.
Please note that all UNYP students must submit anEnglish Diagnostic Essay during orientation. Students who score a grade of NP (Not Pass) will be required to take English Composition Skills in their first semester at UNYP. This will strengthen the foundation for success in their university studies.
Please contact our admissions office for any questions about the Entrance English test or any other aspect of the application process.
The University of New York in Prague is proud of our growing reputation among international students and multinational employers. Highly-qualified international students from around the world choose UNYP for the best in international, English-language university education. Our International Student Office is dedicated to helping international students settle in Prague, and can assist with any challenge that you may run into.
The University of New York in Prague offers international students a wonderful opportunity to study in one of the world’s finest medieval cities in the heart of Europe, and earn transfer credits towards their degree. Join our multinational group of professors and students in an intimate educational environment, and explore the rich history, the rapidly evolving present, and the dynamic future of this critical region.
UNYP has rolling admissions and students can start in the Fall or Spring semester. However students that require a visa to study in the Czech Republic will find it well advised to complete the application process as soon as possible. Applying for a visa can be timely depending on the workflow of the Czech embassy in your country of residence. For more information on when your deadline should be please contact our Admissions Team as soon as possible at email@example.com
If the long term visa/long term residence permit application is denied, the Ministry will inform you in writing and in detail about the reasons for rejection. You are entitled to request a new assessment of the reasons for rejection within 15 days of the delivery of the relevant information.
Please note that the University of New York in Prague is obliged by law to report to the Czech Interior Ministry any international student who was granted their visa/residence permit on the basis of being enrolled at UNYP and who does not commence their studies on the stipulated start date of their study program.
International students from outside the EU, EEA and Switzerland will need a Long-stay Visa or Long-term Residence Permit to study in the Czech Republic. Please note that:
Before submitting your application, please read the information below very carefully.
In general, applicants must submit their applications in person at the Czech Embassy/Consulate in their country of origin or a country in which they have a residence permit. The Embassy is entitled to request that students submit their applications a specific period in advance, and may also require an interview.
All supporting documents must be submitted in original or as certified photocopies. Documents in languages other than Czech must be officially translated into Czech. Please note that in some countries only translations from the Czech Republic are acceptable and it is very important to clarify with the Embassy.
No document should be more than 180 days old. For more details please contact the International Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
P VZP Insurance
It is mandatory to purchase the insurance contract from P VZP Insurance company. The company will allow you to arrange your insurance contract online. You will be asked to provide them the exact dates for the insurance coverage and your Czech residence address (use the address which is on the accommodation document you used when you applied for your visa/permit).
When you purchase insurance with Red Panda, you´ll also receive free visa consultation and assistance.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic
Applications and relevant information
List of Czech Embassies and Consulates
Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Czech Republic
General immigration information
Specific information for schools and students (including all the visa/permit application requirements)
IMPORTANT: Please note that the University of New York in Prague is obliged by law to report to the Czech Ministry of the Interior any international student granted a long-stay visa/long-term residence permit who does not commence their studies on the stipulated start date of their study program!
UNYP welcomes qualified candidates from accredited two and four-year colleges and universities to study in the Czech Republic. Transfer candidates must present a competitive grade point average for all previously completed and accredited college work in order to be considered for admission. Transfer candidates in good academic standing with fewer than 24 credits must submit, in addition to official college transcripts, their official high school transcripts, diploma and an official TOEFL test score above 197 (CBT)) or 530 (PBT) or 72 Internet Based (IBT).
English-medium university/college students are exempted from TOEFL requirements.
Please note that your official transcript(s) must be received by the Registrar’s Office by August 1st for Fall intake and January 2nd for Spring intake.
Please contact the Admissions Office for any questions.
Pursuant to Czech law (Act. No. 111/1998 Coll. on Higher Education Institutions and on Amendment to Other Acts, as amended – § 89, § 90, § 106, and the Act No. 500/2004 Coll. on Administrative Procedure) and international agreements on the recognition of documents in education and the authentication of public documents, all prospective international students wishing to study at the University of New York in Prague are required to provide a certificate of official recognition of diplomas and degrees from foreign educational institutions (a “nostrification”) issued by the Czech authorities.
For more information please follow this link: Recognition of Foreign Education (Nostrification)
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