Prague was ranked as the eighth-best city for expats to live, and the Czech Republic was ranked as the 10th best country by InterNations’ Expat Insider 2018. But that is not entirely accurate – Prague aims to be the best location for its people regardless of their label. Come to Prague and be part of it!
#1 City in the heart of Europe
Thanks to its convenient location in the centre of the Europe, Prague is easily connected to any other city, not only in Europe but in the world as well. The Václav Havel Airport offers dozens of flights a day with direct flights to destinations such as New York, Shanghai, Moscow or Dubai.
#2 Safest destination in the world
During the last few years the Czech Republic has been ranked as one of the safest countries in the world by the Global Peace Index. Prague has also been ranked high on the list of the 100 safest cities in the world according to a study created by Numbeo.
The numbers say it clearly, the Czech capital is one of the safest places on Earth and therefore an ideal destination for students, employees or businessmen to start their lives in Prague.
#3 Getting around is easy
The Prague public transport system has been considered a leading one for a long time, not only in Europe, but worldwide. The new global Sustainable Cities Mobility Index 2017 report ranked Prague in fifth place. Prague Integrated Transport comprises a robust network of various means of transport such as metro, trams, urban/suburban buses, railway, funiculars and ferries, safely transporting over 1.2 billion passengers annually.
#4 Fair cost of living
The low cost of living makes Prague one of the most popular destinations for international newcomers. The housing options are numerous, from large houses with gardens in quiet suburban areas to hip flats directly in the historical city centre or open-aired studios that are still reasonably priced. The rental process is very straightforward.
#5 Education for everyone
The education system in the Czech Republic is very complex with plenty of schooling options. The non-Czech speakers can choose from the variety of international kindergartens, primary schools and grammar schools. The Prague universities then offer many international programmes for foreign students. For more information, visit the section Study.
#6 Open job market
Many international companies have chosen Prague as their residence in the Czech Republic or even in Central Europe. Therefore there is lasting demand for a skilled foreign workforce. The top sectors are technology, R&D and creative industries including the gaming industry.
Recently, coworking spaces have started to flourish in Prague, which is helping freelancers to start their activities. For more information visit the section Work or Business.
#7 Enjoy your time off
Either you are looking for a glass of beer after tough day at work or you want to spend family afternoon in the ZOO, Prague has it all. With vibrant night life, beautiful historical quarters, hundreds of parks, one of the best ZOOs in the world and tens of exhibitions running continuously you can find program for every occasion.