Public Institutions of Higher Education

The Czech system of higher education currently comprises 25 public universities that offer a range of study fields and subjects within Bachelor, Master and Doctoral (Ph.D.) study programmes as well as non-degree courses, and 1 non-university public institution of higher education (the Polytechnic College in Jihlava) which provides Bachelor study programmes and non-degree courses.

Following the adoption of the applicable Higher Education Act No. 111/1998, Coll., as last amended, public institutions of higher education in the Czech Republic enjoy a complete independence i.a. as regards the stipulation of conditions for admission to study, assessment of study-related fees and the design of study programmes.

Prospective applicants for admission are advised to address their enquiries concerning the terms and conditions of enrolment and range of study options offered to individual institutions of higher education. Comprehensive information for applicants is in most cases provided also at their websites (note please that the institutions below are listed chronologically according to their establishment date).

1. Charles University in Prague 13. University of Pardubice
2. Palacký University in Olomouc 14. Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague
3. Czech Technical University in Prague 15. Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague
4. VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava  16. Technical University in Liberec
5. Academy of Fine Arts in Prague 17. University of Economics, Prague
6. Brno University of Technology 18. University of Hradec Králové
7. University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Brno 19. University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice
8. Masaryk University -    20. Ostrava University in Ostrava
9. Mendel University in Brno - 21. Silesian University in Opava
10. Academy of Performing Arts in Prague 22. J.E. Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem
11. Academy of Arts, Architecture and Industrial Design in Prague 23. University of West Bohemia in Plzeň
12. Janáček Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts in Brno 24. Tomas Bata University in Zlín 
25. Polytechnic College in Jihlava                                      26. Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice