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  • 1. University of Economics, Prague Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze (VŠE) November 2011 ozs@vse.cz
  • 2. • Leading Czech higher education institution in the fields of Management and Economics : • approx. 20 000 students, • approx. 700 members of academic staff.
  • 3. • 1st Business School in Eastern European Zone 2008-2011 (5 Eduniversal Palmes for the high grade of internationalization; votation of representatives of 1000 best business schools worldwide)• ECTS/DS Labels (awarded in 2009 by the European Commission, valid until 2013, quality labels related to the implementation of the ECTS system and of the Diploma Supplement)
  • 4. • Public university established in 1953• VŠE graduates occupy many Václav KLAUS important positions President of the Czech Republic both in the private and the public sector (including the President of the Czech Republic)
  • 5. Some recipients of the VŠE‘s Honorary Degree Dr. h. c.• Gary Stanley Becker (1995)• Milton Friedman (1997)• Peter F. Drucker (1997)• Robert A. Mundell (2001)• Günter Verheugen (2002)• Winfried Vahland (2006)• William A. Niskanen (2008)• Bernd Hallier (2011)
  • 6. 6 Faculties of VŠE• Faculty of Finance and Accounting• Faculty of International Relations• Faculty of Business Administration• Faculty of Informatics and Statistics• Faculty of Economics and Public Administration• Faculty of Management
  • 7. Structure of studies (Student numbers indicated below are approximate) PhD programmes – 3/5 years, Czech/English 800 studentsMaster programmes – 2 years, Czech + 6 in English 7 000 studentsBachelor programmes – 3 years, taught in Czech 12 000 students
  • 8. VŠE Campuses Main Campus Prague, Žižkov Campus Jindřichův Hradec, South BohemiaCampus Prague, Jižní Město
  • 9. Rajská Building (Main campus)
  • 10. Student Activities & Clubs • Buddy System – support for international students • International organizations – AIESEC Praha, AEGEE Praha, CEMS Club Prague and others • Musica Oeconomica Pragensis – student choir, chamber orchestra • Gaudeamus – folklore group • Film Club
  • 11. International Relations (1)Partnership with 170+ universities and businessschools from all over the world • Europe (110+ partners) • North America (21 partners) • Latin America (13 partners) • Australia & New Zealand (3 partners) • Asia (16 partners)
  • 12. International Relations (2) Every semester 400-500 international students from 50-60 countries study at VŠE in programmes taught in English
  • 13. Programmes in English (1)Non-degree programmes (1-2 semesters):• Exchange Programme (undergraduate/graduate, 200+ students/semester)• CESP / Central and East European Studies Program (undergraduate, for freemovers, 70 students/semester)
  • 14. Programmes in English (2)Master programmes (2-year):• International Business – Central European Business Realities (IB, Double degree)• Finance and Accounting for Common Europe (FINAC, Joint degree)• Economics of Globalisation and European Integration (EGEI, Erasmus Mundus, 1-year)
  • 15. Programmes in English (3)Master programmes (2-year):• International and Diplomatic Relations (IDS)• International Management / CEMS MIM (IM, Joint degree)• Economic and Regional Studies of Latin America (CLAS, Double degree)Doctoral programmes (3-5 years):• Multiple fields of study
  • 16. Membership in International Networks
  • 17. http://www.vse.cz/englishUniversity of Economics, Prague Homepage
  • 18. http://ozs.vse.cz/englishInternational Studies Centre / International Office Website
  • 19. Exchange Programme (1)• For students from VŠE partner universities• 1-2 semesters, Graduate & Undergraduate level (up to the home university)• 100+ courses in English /semester (Economics, Finance & Accounting, Business & Management, Law, Politics, etc.)
  • 20. Exchange Programme (2)• Orientation Week before classes start• Buddy Programme – Czech students help international students• Accommodation for all exchange students in dormitories
  • 21. Look forward to seeing you in Prague! The Prague Castle Photo © Pražská informační služba, http://www.pis.cz