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University of West Bohemia

University of West Bohemia (13)

The University of West Bohemia (UWB) is located in Pilsen, the largest city in West Bohemia and the fourth largest city in the Czech Republic. It was founded in 1991 and is made up of seven faculties. It is the only institution of higher education in West Bohemia which prepares students for careers in engineering (electrical and mechanical), science (computer science, applied mathematics, physics, mechanics), education (for both primary and secondary school teachers in a wide range of subjects), fine arts, economics, humanities (philosophy, sociology, foreign languages, social and cultural anthropology, archaeology), law and public administration. There are about 19,000 students at the University.

UWB also provides wide range of life-long learning programmes which corresponds thematically to the fields of study offered by the University of West Bohemia. The University of the Third Age serves senior citizens very successfully.

The Institute of Applied Language Studies offers courses in English, German, French, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese and Dutch, as well as Czech as a foreign language.


  • The Faculty of Applied Sciences [FAV]
  • The Faculty of Economics [FEK]
  • The Faculty of Electrical Engineering [FEL]
  • The Faculty of Philosophy and Arts [FF]
  • The Faculty of Education [FPE]
  • The Faculty of Law [FPR]
  • The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering [FST]
  • TThe Faculty of Health Care Studies[FZS]

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