Universities in Prague

Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague (CULS) www.czu.cz

Czech University of Life Sciences operates as the center for receiving education in the area of Agriculture and Forestry in the Czech Republic. It has recently widened its possibilities of providing education in the ecological and environmental fields, at the same time having the strongest faculty of Management in Czech Republic. It dedicates more attention to preparation of professionals in Economics, Agriculture, National Economy and international organizations.

Moreover, CULS belongs to leading Czech state universities and provides high quality education to Czech and international students. There are 18,000 students studying in the CULS, divided between 5 faculties:

  • Faculty of Economics and Management – the largest economics faculty in the Czech Republic, hosting over 13,000 students
  • Faculty of Agrobiology, Food, and Natural Resources
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Environmental Science
  • Faculty of Forestry and Wood Science
  • Faculty of Tropical AgriSciences

Current level of CULS’s educational activity is balanced and, thus, corresponds with the European standards of Bachelor, Masters and Doctorate programs.

Czech Technical University (CTU) www.cvut.cz

Czech Technical University in Prague is one of the oldest Czech universities, celebrated its 300th anniversary in 2007, whose main mission is to prepare young specialists and scientists in the technical field. Therefore, Czech Technical University plays an important role in developing the scientific, pedagogic and technical sectors, by providing opportunities for active research which is conducted in accordance with social requirements and global trends.

CTU’s effective research and educational activities makes it the best technical university in the Czech Republic, each year claiming stronger positions in the European market for educational services. Czech Technical University has a number of contracts signed with institutions around Europe agreeing on exchanging students. It participates in the well-known European programs like Erasmus and Leonardo. This allows students not only to experience education in the Czech Republic but also they get an amazing opportunity to study in Germany, Austria, France and other EU countries.

CTU has 8 faculties, which are:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Nuclear Science and Physical Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Transportation Sciences
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Information Technology

Civil Engineering faculty is one of the best faculties in its kind, that prepares professional engineers in the construction field, empowering them with knowledge and skills necessary for ensuring rapid growth of the construction industry.

The 8th and the youngest faculty of CTU is the faculty of the Information Technology which has been officially established in 2009. The program was prepared in accordance with recommendations of such respected international organizations as ACM and IEEE computer society that unites hundreds of scientists, engineers, developers and professionals around the globe.

Charles University www.cuni.cz

Charles University is the oldest educational institution in the Central Europe, established in 1348.
There is a wide range of faculties to choose from like theology, law, art, mathematics or science, and it also has 3 medical faculties. The First Faculty of Medicine is the largest in the Czech Republic and is renowned to be the best in the Eastern Europe.

Charles University provides a possibility to study in English on the faculties of General Medicine and Dentistry, Physical Education and Sport. Studying in Czech language in all state universities for foreign students is free, studying in English will cost from 7000 to 15000 US dollars.

More than 53,000 students study at the following faculties:

  • Catholic Theological Faculty
  • Protestant Theological Faculty
  • Hussite Theological Faculty
  • Faculty of Law
  • First Faculty of Medicine
  • Second Faculty of Medicine
  • Third Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Medicine in Plzeň
  • Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Králové
  • Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Králové
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
  • Faculty of Humanities

The University of Economics (VSE) www.vse.cz

Not only is it the biggest public university of Economics in the Czech Republic, but it also has a significant experience in the field – VŠE celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2013. The University offers bachelor’s degree programs in Czech, English, and Russian languages; master’s degree programs in Czech and English languages.

Five faculties are located in the center of Prague:

  • Faculty of Finance and Accounting
  • Faculty of International Relations
  • Faculty of Business Administration
  • Faculty of Informatics and Statistics
  • Faculty of Economics
  • Faculty of Management is located in the town of Jindřichův Hradec.

Every year The University of Economics is ranked by the Financial Times and has already been appraised for several years by the Eduniversal Ranking project as one of the best “business schools” in Central and Eastern Europe. It has also been certified with the “ECTS label” and “DS Label” by the European Commission. Both certificates confirm the credibility of VŠE in terms of partnerships with universities abroad.

As for the labor market, the situation for VŠE graduates is very favorable there. They are usually able to get important positions in both the private and public sectors – banking, accounting and auditing, sales, marketing, or information technologies.