Stay in Budweis - Scholarship

Students of Biological Chemistry program, both Bachelor and Master, spend their second year of study at the University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice (USB), Czech Republic - Jihoceska univerzita v Ceskych Budejovicich.

Biological Chemistry students can ask for ERASMUS+ scholarhip for their stay at the University of South Bohemia (USB). Each year in March/April the Intenational Office JKU organizes an ERASMUS Info meeting for Biolocal Chemistry students.

Scholarship 2020 - How to apply

  • !!! Everybody (or course, if you want and plan to stay in Budweis) should apply for Erasmus to Budweis, even if you do not have enough ECTS and courses. Decision about the Erasmus scholarship will be later - according to how the corona virus and regulations develop !!!
  • Students primarly enrolled via USB cannot ask for Erasmus to Budweis. They can ask in the 3rd year for scholarship to Linz
  • Check Info Sheet Biological Chemistry – GO BUDWIES 2020 and presentations from the Info meeting.

Info Sheet Biological Chemistry – GO BUDWIES 2020

Presentation Intenational Office JKU 2020

Presentation ORC 2020

  • Follow steps in Info Sheet Biological Chemistry – GO BUDWIES 2019
  • Fill in Student Application/Housing form 2020, deadline 1st June 2020. All students which will stay in Budweis a semester or longer should fill up this form. It does not matter if you applied for Erasmus or not.
  • The winter semester 2020 will start on 21st September 2020 and teaching period of the summer semester 2021 will end on 22nd May 2021 at USB Ceske Budejovice (recommedation: stay at least till end of June 2021 in Budweis).

Stay in Ceske Budejovice

The USB is located in Ceske Budejovice (Budweis in German) in the South Bohemia region, Czech Republic. The city is 100 km north from Linz and there is a train or bus connection between Linz and Ceske Budejovice (approx. 1 - 2 hours).

Students study at Faculty of Science (Prirodovedecka fakulta) located in the university campus. Dormitories are located within the campus and lecture halls and laboratories are in 5 minutes walking distance.

Accommdation in Ceske Budejovice

Student dormitories

The USB offers accommodation in student dormitories. Dormitories K1, K2, K3, and K4 are located direclty in the university campus. Please check webpage of USB dormitories.

  • K1 - single (3750 CZK - 145 EUR) or double rooms (2900 CZK - 115 EUR) with private bathroom and common kitchen, newly reconstructed
  • K2, K3 double rooms (2550 CZK - 100 EUR) with common bathroom and kitchen
  • K4 - small flats with two double rooms (2900 CZK - 115 EUR) and private bathroom, common kitchen (reconstruction of the K4 will start in SS2020)
  • approx. prices per person per month

Private student domitory

There is a private student dormitory called Pedagog. It it located opposite to the university campus.


You can rent a flat or a room in private/student flat. Please check conditions and distance to the university campus.