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Prague University of Economics and Business

W.Churchill Sq. 4 Prague,
Czech Republic View map
Czech Republic
# 701+
Public
Very High
12,769
Yes
468
3,322

Overview

Prague

The University is located in the centre of Prague. Prague is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic, the city itself has about 1.3 million inhabitants and belongs to the most visited cities in Europe due to its cultural and historical inheritance.  It's the 35th best students city worldwide according to the QS Best Student Cities 2019 and it has a large and vibrant international community. Currently, there are more than 40 000 international students. Prague has a great location in the heart of Europe. You can travel to Vienna, Paris, Berlin or Budapest within one hour by plane or just few hours by bus or train. Prague is also constantly voted one of the greenest capitals in the world.

The Czech Republic is the 10th safest country in the world according to the Global Peace Index 2019.


Prague University of Economics and Business

The Prague University of Economics and Business, founded in 1953, is a leading Czech university in fields of management and economics. About 15 thousand students are enrolled at VŠE and it employs 500 qualified academics. Graduates occupy positions in the sector of banking, accounting and auditing sale, sales, marketing, business and trade, public administration, information technologies, etc. Studies at VŠE meet the requirement of the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS).

VŠE is ranked by the Financial Times annually 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. The University received many international accreditations. The Faculty of Business Administration is EQUIS accredited, which ranks the Faculty to among the top 1% of business schools int he world. The master's degree program "International Business - Central European Business Realities" was certified with EPAS accreditation by the EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development). The "Master in Official Statistics" specialization received the accreditation EMOS (European Master in Official Statistics) by the ESSC (European Statistical System Committee). The Faculty of Finance and Accounting received the accreditation from the professional body ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants).

In August, 2018, the Initial Accreditation Committee of AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accepted the Initial Self Evaluation Report, thus allowing VŠE to enter the core part of accreditation process.


The University offers bachelor's, master's, PhD and MBA degree study programs taught in Czech and English language.

Faculties

VŠE has six faculties, five of them offer English taught programs, they  are located in the centre of Prague.

Faculty of Finance and Accounting
Faculty of International Relations
Faculty of Business Administration
Faculty of Informatics and Statistics
Faculty of Economics

VŠE provides its students with high quality study environment and conditions. The University library contains more than 430 thousand books and 330 journals and provides access to numerous electronic databases with e-journals and periodicals on broad range of topics.
Students may use hundreds of computer stations on campus and wireless network.
For students, who do not come from Prague, there are almost 4,500 beds available at the university's dorms.
The university has its own sports facilities. Students may use the modern, multipurpose sport arena which was opened 2009.
The campus offers also many canteens, restaurants and coffee bars,


VŠE support system:

  • Mentorship - Buddy System: the ESN VŠE Prague is an Erasmus Student Network organization that facilities the student and social life of foreign students in the Czech Republic, The organization helps students before arrival and during the stay, especially during first few days.
  • Orientation Days: is organized for all international students one week prior to the beginning of the Academic year. Generally, students get familiar with the University, city of Prague and Czech culture.
  • VŠE Ambassadors: you may contact our current students to ask them about their studies at VŠE and living in Prague. Join our Ambassadors on Instagram and Facebook or contact them on email [email protected]
  • Counselling and Development Centre: offers individual career and psychological counselling, as well as organizes various events, e.g. Job Fair Trade, VŠE Ball or VŠE Talent.
  • Program coordinators: each international program is managed by its program coordinator who is responsible for communication with prospective students during the admission procedure as well as with students during their studies. Students can turn to their program coordinator with questions and doubts regarding their studies and through this individual approach they receive effective help.



The English taught programs are very international, about 90% of students are non-Czechs. There are more than 94 nationalities.


VŠE supports many students clubs and activities. Example of these activities include a choir, a chamber orchestra, a folklore group, a film club, a theatre group, and student journals.

Admission procedure

All applicants have to fill in an online application form, pay the application fee (50 EUR), send some application documents (usually  CV, motivation or recommendation letter, proof of English knowledge etc.) and pass the admission exam (long-distance one only, except for CEMS program, where a personal attendance during Assessment Centre is required).


Admission requirements

Undergraduate courses: completed secondary education
Postgraduate courses: completed bachelor's degree (preferably in a  related field of study)


Tuition  fee

The tuition fee for international programs at VŠE is 3.800 EUR/academic year.

Most of VŠE students start working during their studies, especially thanks to the wide network of corporate partners our university has. Therefore they can build their career earlier. The unemployment rate of our graduate is less than 1%.

The University has an alumni database and a network which helps to our graduates to find quickly a new job and stay in contact with the University.

The University organizes also twice a year a Job Fair Trade, where over 100 employers offers internships, part-time jobs and full-time jobs to VŠE students and graduates.

Also, tight-knitted alumni communities are established within specific programs with their own activities throughout a year. There is also an Individual Career Counselling Centre.

Programs available

Undergraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Faculty of Business Administration

Faculty of Economics

Postgraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

University Highlights

Total students - 12,769

41%
59%

International students - 3,322

57%
43%

Total faculty staff - 468

24
444

Total students - 12,769

41%
59%

International students - 3,322

57%
43%

Total faculty staff - 468

444
24

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
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English language requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
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Please check the specific English language requirements for your chosen course with the university.

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