If you’re one of the estimated 600,000 expats living in the Czech Republic, it may have occurred to you at some point to consider starting a business. Maybe you were thinking about a favorite item from home that you’ve never seen here (or had to pay hundreds of dollars to import!) Maybe there is a kind of food you miss that you’ve searched endlessly for at the various pre-Covid Food Festivals in Prague. Or maybe you have a skill to offer that you think might have value in your community… whatever the case may be, if you’ve given it any amount of thought you may have wondered, “can an expat even have a business in the Czech Republic?” A quickRead more.

becoming czech citizen praguelife

So. You’ve been living in the Czech Republic for five or ten years and, with 2021 fast approaching, you’re on your way to another anniversary of life abroad and wondering if you might be eligible for citizenship. The good news is: You are eligible! The not so good news is that they aren’t going to make it easy on you.  Learning The Language Most expats who live here quickly find that fluency in the Czech language, while most appreciated by locals, is not necessarily a requirement for life here. Like so many other European countries, one can absolutely get by with only a basic understanding of the language as many Czech’s speak fluent English. Knowing a few words like, forRead more.


The University of New York in Prague (UNYP), in partnership withthe State University of New York, Empire State College, announced the launch of three new academic programs in Child Development, Political Science, and Digital Media Arts. Just in time for the 2021-2022 admissions, UNYP has received Czech ministry (MŠMT) approval to launch three new American bachelor’s degree programs in partnership with the State University of New York, Empire State College. Beginning from Fall 2021, UNYP students will be able to embark upon undergraduate studies in Child Development, Political Science, and Digital Media Arts. Although these specialized programs are new, the University of New York in Prague has offered American bachelor’s degrees for more than 20 years in partnership with SUNY,Read more.