Information for colleagues from abroad
As part of the EURAXESS network, assistance is provided at TUL for foreign researchers and their families in the areas of visa processing, accommodation, health care, legal advice, social and cultural events, etc. Assistance is provided by the TUL International Office.
A visa is required if you are not a citizen of the Czech Republic/EU/EEA.
A TUL employee is provided with health insurance after concluding an employment agreement.
Health care in the Czech Republic is at a very good level. TUL employees have the chance to register with general practitioners of the TUL occupational medicine service. The doctors also speak English.
The tax system in the Czech Republic is similar to other systems in the EU. Tax is deducted individually according to the situation of the employee in accordance with international agreements.
As part of the employment agreement, employees are entitled to paid leave – academic workers have eight weeks of leave, whereas researchers and other workers six weeks of leave. In the event of reduced working hours, the leave entitlement is reduced proportionally.
TUL provides Czech language courses at the Internal Language School.
You can find information about Czech culture here.
You can compare the cost of living in Liberec and your current place of residence.
More information can be found on the following websites:
- Living and working conditions in Europe
- Information for foreigners
- Education of the children of foreigners
- Information for foreigners from the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic
- You can find a practical brochure for the life of a foreigner in the Liberec region here.