Becoming Our Student

Dear colleagues and applicants,

In this section you will find everything you need to know about the whole process – from sending of the documents for admission to the arrival to the Czech Republic.

Please do read the information and instructions thoroughly, these will guide you smoothly through the process and give you everything you need for succesful Embassy appointment.

In order to gain admission into a chosen course at Prague Business College the applicant is required to apply via email and submit the following documents:

  • Filled Application form
  • Passport copy (minimum validity 18 months)
  • Educational certificates along with the Transcript (list of completed subjects ), both in English
  • English qualification certificates (IELTS/Cambridge English/TOEFL) if applicant has it
  • Filled Skype form

Based on sent documents, the applicant’s preferences and his/her previous educational background is Conditional Offer of Admission (COA) letter issued.

Based on this letter the applicant is tentatively accepted to the College.

In COA letter you will find :

  • applicant’s COA number (designed for any following communication with the College)
  • name of the given course
  • level of the course
  • presumed intake
  • information about fees (amount of Admission and Tuition fee)
  • instruction for payments (when to pay what)
  • our bank account

After receiving COA letter the student has 14 days to send the Admission fee to us.

Amount of the fee is mentioned in the COA letter. All payment charges must be borne by the sender.  After making the payment please provide to us receipt of the payment at payments@ .

Based on this interview is student accepted or not accepted.  There will be no possibility to do the Skype Interview second time, if the student is not accepted.

After succesfull Skype Interview when the student is accepted,  the student  has  14 days to send the Tuition fee to us.

Amount of the fee is mentioned in the COA letter. All payment charges must be borne by the sender.  After making the payment please provide to us receipt of the payment at payments@praguebusinesscollege.cz

At this moment it is necessary to book the appointment at the Embassy.

– passport copy

– 2 photos (size 3.5 x 4.5 cm)

– completed form Application for long-stay Visa 
– funds to cover the cost of stay in the Czech Republic – bank statement with 5000-6000 EUR balance (for last 3 months) + international debit / credit card issued. Both issued with the student´s name on it.
Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) from the country of origin and also all countries where the applicant spent more than 6 months without a break in the period of last 3 years (cases, such as: living abroad, studying abroad)

Accommodation letter (proof of accommodation for the period of stay in the Czech Republic)
– Acceptance letter from PBC

– a proof of payment of the fee for submission of the visa application

GREEN highlights:
Will be shipped from the college.

RED highlights:
The documents which student need to obtain as soon as possible. These documents have to be translated (contact below) before submission of the Visa application at the CZ Embassy in Delhi.

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NOTE: All supporting documents for the visa application must be translated into the Czech language by an authorized translator. The PCC must be Superlegalized in case of BGD. The proof of medical insurance for the Czech Republic is to be done at the end of the process, if the student gets Visa.

except

– Acceptance letter

– Accommodation letter

These documents are or will be issued in Czech language already.

Medical insurance for the Czech Republic is to be done at the end of the process, if the student gets Visa.

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Appointment for submission of the visa application at the CZ Embassy in Delhi:

visa.czech@gmail.com

Each applicant has to request an appointment for submission of his / her Visa application. While requesting the appointment it is necessary to mention  not only personal details, but also the kind of visa he / she is going to apply for: LONG term visa, type “D”, purpose “OTHER”.

We recommend sending the request ASAP as the CZ Embassy in Delhi is quite busy.  Please note, that it’s possible that the student gets appointment in 1-2 months.

It is very important for the student to be very thoroughly prepared for the appointment at the Embassy:
-given that studies are in English, the student must prove a good level of English
-the student has to know really detail information about the study, on which is he applying: the course, subjects, requirements, conclusion of the study, etc .  All such information can be found here (link to Our Courses in Courses section) and here (link to Guide questionnaire in Form section)
-the student may be asked in which hostel he will stay during his stay in Czech Republic, the price of accommodation, who issued his Accommodation letter
-who had issued his Acceptance letter and who had helped him with the whole process, or how much is the school fees
-for sure the student will be asked about his knowledge of the Czech Republic and Prague, and will have to explain and demonstrate sufficient motivation to study in Europe and in the Czech Republic.

Kindly keep us updated regarding the process (if all docs are obtain, when is the appointment at the Embassy and etc.)

Our College provides booking of accommodation along with issuing of Acceptance letter (necessary for Visa application – more above).

We book the accommodation for our students in Apartman Student hostel

Prices:

-the price for one student in three-person room is 219,- CZK/per day, internet included

-the deposit is 5 500,- CZK and it’s refundable after 6 months of stay in price of 4 500,- CZK (1 000,- CZK is charged for the final cleaning)

-the rent for 1 month and the deposit are due upon arrival

-it is possible to pay in CZK, EUR or by card

Address:

Apartman Student

Chemická 951

Praha 4 – Kunratice

If the student preferes to arrange the accommodation by him/herself, it is certainly possible. But please note, that the Accommodation letter means filling of special form made by Ministry of Interior of Czech Republic and it has to be officially confirmed and stamped.

At this point the student already has his/her Embassy appointment date.

After succesful Skype Interview and paying of Tuition fee, we issue the Acceptance letter.

This letter is in Czech language and contains name of student’s course, period of time of study (start and end date of the study; it’s identical with the period of time of the accommodation) and the name of the employee of PBC who issued it.  These information are very important to know for the Embassy appointment.

Please note that the start and end dates of the study given in COA and Acceptance letter may be different, however the start and end date of the study given in Acceptance letter are the only valid ones!

If the process of Visa takes longer than expected, it is possible to move the start date according to intake dates without any problem.

Based on bookimg of the accommodation is the Accommodation letter issued. It is a proof of accommodation for 1 year and it’s identical with the period of time of the study.

This letter is in Czech language and contains name and address of the hostel, period of time of the booking and the name of the CEO/owner of the hostel who issued it.  These information are very important to know for the Embassy appointment.

This letter will be shiped to the student along with Acceptance letter. Because of the cost of this booking and confirmation, we are forced to charge a fee of 120 EUR for this. (All the information about the fees can be found on COA letter.)

After arranging of Accommodation letter and issuing of Acceptance letter, we send both of these documents by courier to the student directly or to our regional office.

The parcels are shipped by FedEx. Once the documents are send, we inform the student and provide the Tracking number of the parcel. Because of the cost of the shipping, we are forced to charge a fee of 50 EUR for this. (All the information about the fees can be found on COA letter.)

The student arrange his/her Medical insurance after receiving the Visa, according to the period of validity of the Visa.

Here we summarize the basic information that can be helpful regarding student’s arrival to the Czech Republic.

To get from the airport:

If you wish to be picked up at the airport by us, the price is 100 EUR. Please inform us if you are interested.

Tickets:

-you need to buy a ticket for public transport – you can buy them in yellow ticket machines – you can find them at bus stations

-buy ticket for 3 days – the price is 310,- CZK,

-then you need to validate the ticket – in bus you will find yellow validating machine

-don’t loose your ticket – you can meet inspector in public transport and you can be asked to show your ticket

 

-further information about Public transportation can be found here.
We can assist you with getting of the Travel card later.

 

To get to the Hostel:

-name of your hostel is Apartman Student

-the address is: Chemická 951, Praha 4, you can find any address at Prague by using Google Maps

-take bus n.119 to the last station – Nádraží Veleslavín

-from Nádraží Veleslavín you will take metro A (green line, in direction to Skalka/Depo Hostivař) to Muzeum

-then change to metro C (red line, in direction to Háje/Kačerov) and go to Chodov station

-then use exit to Koleje zahradní město and take bus n.177 or 193 to Volha station

-then it’s approximately 2 minutes by walk to your hostel

 

To get to the College:

-the adress is Karlínské námestí 225/8, Praha 8

-take bus n.177 or 193 from Volha to Chodov

-then take metro C (red line, in direction to Letňany/Ládví) to Florenc station

-use exit in direction to tram station

-then take tram n.3 or 8 to Karlínské náměstí (1 stop) or you can walk – it’s approximately 5 minutes

-our admin office is at second floor

 

-come next day after your arrival to our office and we will give you details about your classes.
You will definitely need czech currency – Czech crowns, Euro is not widely accepted.

If the student receives a Refusal letter from the Embassy, he/she/Agent has to send it to us as soon as possible at refusals@praguebusinesscollege.cz

Because the letters are in Czech language, we will translate it and explain the reasons for Refusal to the student/Agent.

  1. If the student receives Refusal letter from the Embassy, he/she informs us immediately along with the Refusal letter in the attachment
  2. If the student decides not to continue in the process, he/she informs us immediately
  3. The student fills up Refund form (only in Word/PDF, not handwritten),  and signed sends back to us. Bank details in any other form will not be accepted.
  4. The due date of the Refund will be scheduled according to date of informing – it will be 12-14 weeks since then