TO THE HEART OF EUROPE FOR RESEARCH
FOREIGN RESEARCHERS LIVING AND WORKING IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
Everything you need is here
Bokang grew up in Botswana, a small country bordering with South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia, and Zambia. He came to the Czech Republic in 2003 to study Medicine, and he is currently a PhD student and researcher at Charles University, where he also teaches medical students.
I wouldn't mind spending the rest of my career here
Carles was born in Barcelona, Catalonia, where he also gained his degrees in matemathics and philosophy, before completing aa post-doc position in Italy. He was lived in Prague since December 2012, where he is a researcher in the field of matematical logic.
I don't feel like a foreigner here
Danijela comes from former Yugoslavia, her mother is Serbian and her father is Croatian. she has had a very mobile career: since laving Serbia seventeen years ago, she has lived in Sweden, Belgium, Germany (twice) and China. Immediately before moving to Prague to work on the HI-LASE Project, she spent two and half years in Ireland.
A change of scene, fresh inspiration, new people, new perspectives
Ed is originally from Los Angeles; h did his graduate and postdoctoral training in Boston, and looking for a job in the United States, when he came across and ad to be a group leader in Prague, at the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry - Academy of Science. He got the job, and moved to Prague here with his wife.
I was ready for the move
Hélène grew up in Normandy and graduated with a master's degree in France before her interest in science led her to travel to the UK, the Nethelands (for PhD) and Belgium. She moved to Brno with her family just over two years ago, to work at CEITEC.
Prague is very beautiful
Chrysa comes from Greece, where she studied chemical engineering, before completing masters and PhD in biology. She is currently a Post-doctoraal researchre at the Institute of Molecular Genetics - Academy of Science, where she works on bio-informatics, analysing biological data on the computer.
EURAXESS helped me to get the visa more quickly and comfortably
Nikolay is from Russia, and grew up in St. Petersburg, where he studied medical physics. He is working on a PhD at the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry - Academy of Science.
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So much good science is happening here
Sahi comes from India, but his scientific career has already taken him to Japan (for PhD) and South Korea for six month post-doc. Since spring 2013, he has been a post-doctoral researcher in Prague, here he lives with his wife and young son.
Even with the language barrier, you could feel we have something in common
Sinéad is from Dublin, and moved to Pardubice in 2013, where she is a post-doctoral researcher in chemistry, specifically separation sciences, and her partner works for an international company.
Czech people accept you as you are
Veronika is a chemist working at the Heyerovský Institute of Physical Chemistry. Originally from Ukraine, she studied in Poland before moving to Prague with her husband an young son.