The Czech Republic also known by the short name Czechia, is a nation state in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the northeast. The Czech Republic includes the historical territories of Bohemia, Moravia, and Czech Silesia.
Prague is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. It is the 14th largest city in the European Union. Situated in the north-west of the country on the Vltava river, the city is home to about 1.26 million people, while its larger urban zone is estimated to have a population of nearly 2 million.
Higher education in the Czech Republic consist of public, state and private universities. Study at public universities is unlimited and free (for education made in Czech). Foreign students can attend as well, with choice to attend education made in Czech language for free, or pay for education done in English.