University of Economics, Prague
The University of Economics, Prague (VŠE) is the leading public university in the field of management and economy in the Czech Republic. The university was celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2013. VŠE has six faculties offering applicants a broad spectrum of study fields and branches in bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree study programs. Five faculties are located in the centre of Prague – the Faculty of Finance and Accounting, the Faculty of International Relations, the Faculty of Business Administration, the Faculty of Informatics and Statistics and the Faculty of Economics. The Faculty of Management is located in the town of Jindřichův Hradec in South Bohemia. Studies at VŠE meet the requirements of the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS).
Currently, there are more than 16,000 students at VŠE. The university currently operates with more than 240 partner universities worldwide. There are approximately 700 outgoing students annually and more than 700 incoming foreigner students.
INTERNATIONAL ACCREDITATIONS AND RANKING
The university is highly appraised both in the Czech Republic and abroad. The Faculty of Business Administration (home faculty of the CEMS Programme) is EQUIS accredited, which ranks the faculty among the top 1% of business schools in the world. In August 2016, the Initial Accreditation Committee of AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accepted the Eligibility Application, thus allowing VŠE to enter the five-year business accreditation process.
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. Since 2013 VŠE has been also ranked in QS World University Rankings – one of the most prestigious international rankings of higher education institutions. Currently, the 800 best universities in the world are listed in the ranking (while according to some estimates, the total number of higher education institutions in the world amounts to 20 thousand) and VŠE is one of them.
FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
There are approximately 3,500 full-time students at FBA. We offer study branches at the Bachelor’s, Master and Doctoral levels of study. Two of our programs – International Management (CEMS MIM) and Management (previously Business Economics and Management) – are regularly placed in the prestigious global Financial Times Ranking for business education. In 2017 the CEMS MIM programme has been also ranked 9th in the Master in Management Rankings by The Economist.