czech republic

The Czech Republic, in Central Europe, is a country that’s known for its ornate castles, native beers and long history. Prague, the capital, is home to grand 9th-century Prague Castle, a preserved medieval old town and statue-lined Charles Bridge. Český Krumlov, a small town in the South Bohemia region, is notable for its wealth of Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque buildings, many of which house restaurants and shops.Czech republic have many university and college for international student.
Capital and largest cityPrague; 50°05′N 14°28′E / 50.083°N 14.467°E
CurrencyCzech koruna

New universities

After 1989 most of separate faculties in regional cities became standalone universities. They usually bear name of the region. Technology universities in Ostrava, Pilsen and Liberec opened more faculties and branches of study, including humanities, and changed their names.

Historical universities

(Universities that no longer exist)

  • Law University in Prague: established by separation of Law faculty of Prague University during the 1360s. In long-lasting religious wars in Bohemia (Hussite Wars, after 1420) Law University ended its being.
  • Prague German University: because of both-sided language chauvinism between Prague Bohemians and Germans, the old Prague University was divided into two Universities of two languages in 1882. Important scholars have taught there, e.g. Albert Einstein, Christian von Ehrenfels or Hans Kelsen. In the 1930s University got slowly under Nazi influence (rector San Niccolo). In 1945, University was closed by government.
  • Russian Free University in Prague: this University was established in the 1920s and financed by Government of Czechoslovakia to help Russian emigrants who fled before Bolsheviks from their home country. University was closed by German Occupants in 1939 and by second time in 1945 by new leftist government. Many Russian professors and other Russian emigrees, citizens of Czechoslovakia, were kidnapped to Soviet Russia by NKVD in 1945.
  • Ukrainian Free School in Prague: this university school was established in the 1920s for Ukrainians who fled before Bolsheviks. School followed the end of Russian Free University, many Ukrainian emigres were also kidnapped by NKVD.

Comprehensive list

This is a list of all universities in the Czech Republic as of April 2005. It also includes small ones.

Public

State

  • Police Academy (Policejní akademie České Republiky)
  • University of Defence (Univerzita obrany) in Brno, Vyškov and Hradec Králové.

Private

For-profit private

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