Discover the University of Hradec Králové

UNIVERSITY OF HRADEC KRÁLOVÉ

Meet the dynamic and youthful environment of the University of Hradec Králové – an institution founded in 1959 that has borne its present name since 2000. At present, the Alma Mater of more than 7300 students, the University of Hradec Králové provides high-quality tertiary education within a large scope of study fields that comprise Social Sciences, Humanities, Educational Studies, Natural Sciences, Economics and Information Technology Studies. A large number of applications submitted to the University every year demonstrates the high demand for the studies at the University, and it confirms its excellent name.

The University of Hradec Králové is a vibrant institution, and its constant development is reflected both in academic and construction activities: new faculties and institutes are being established, new study programmes are being accredited, and the construction of the University campus is in unremitting progress. The University campus is situated conveniently in the town centre within walking distance of the other university buildings, the Educational and Scientific Library, and the old town.

Graduates

The University of Hradec Králové prepares qualified specialists that succeed on the local labour market as well as abroad. In 2010, the University received the Diploma Supplement Label, a certificate issued by the European Commission confirming that the University meets all standards of European tertiary education institutions. The document is given automatically to all graduates, and it guarantees worldwide recognition of the diploma from the University of Hradec Králové.

The university consists of four parts: Faculty of Education, Faculty of Informatics and Management, Philosophical Faculty and Faculty of Science.

FACULTY OF PHILOSOPHY

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The Philosophical Faculty UHK offers BA, MA and PhD study programmes in Czech language in full-time and, in several study disciplines, a part-time form of study. It provides education in the fields of history, archaeology, archival science, political science (with specialization in the regions of Africa and Latin America in MA and PhD study programmes), sociology, philosophy and several interdisciplinary study fields (focused on informatics and multimedia in archival science and archaeology).

Students of the faculty can yield from the contacts with foreign universities and spend a segment of their studies abroad at one of the partner institutions all over the world. The Philosophical Faculty provides instruction in history and social sciences for the students of teaching study programmes at the Faculty of Education. Graduates of the faculty acquire first-rate knowledge in humanities and social sciences and find a broad range of job opportunities in public institutions, non-governmental organizations, commercial agencies, media, or in research and development.

The Philosophical Faculty offers also full-time MA and PhD study programmes in English, i.e. MA study programme Central European Studies and two PhD study programmes Latin American Studies and African Studies. Apart from these study programmes, it offers a Preparatory course of Czech language and specialized university training for international students.

USEFUL INFORMATION

The academic year is organized into 2 semesters. The winter semester usually starts the third week of September and ends in December; the summer semester begins in February and ends in July. The semester is always followed by a 6 week period of exams.

Our university has very well established Buddy System. The mission of ESN Buddy System HK is to help with the integration of Erasmus and other foreign students into the local environment.

Students of the University of Hradec Králové are provided with accommodation at the university dormitory Palachova.

VISA (Non-EU citizens): Foreign citizens who are subject to visa requirement are obliged to apply for a visa prior to their entry into the Czech Republic at the authorized Czech embassy. Visa is not required for EU citizens. It can take 2 months to get a visa, so don’t forget to apply on time!

A residence permit for the purpose of studying is mandatory for all foreign students staying here for more than 90 days. Non-EU countries: It is obligatory for students from non-EU countries to have a residence permit/visa before coming to the Czech Republic - it doesn’t matter how long they will study here. Students must apply for a temporary residence permit at the Czech embassy, consular or diplomatic mission at home or in the nearest country. The international offices at the respective faculties provide assistance for incoming foreign students.

WHY STUDY IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC?

  1. Because it offers free education at public universities! Education in the Czech Republic has a significant advantage - it can be free of charge, for those wishing to get a diploma from the University in Czech, i.e. for those who study in the Czech language.

  2. Because of the high quality of education. Today, diplomas from the Czech universities are highly rated around the world, along with English and American, and are recognized in every country of the European Union.

  3. Because of the ability to travel throughout the European Union. The Czech Republic is a member of the EU, and in 2007 joined the Schengen area, which allows students to move around without a visa to all countries of the Schengen agreement.

  4. Because of the prospect of a successful career! Foreign students after graduation can get a job in Czech or European public as well as in private institutions and companies equally as the Czech citizens.

  5. Because of the high quality of European life and low prices. Due to its political and economic openness, the Czech Republic today is one of the most developed countries of Central Europe. Living standard is comparable to Western Europe but prices of food, accommodation and goods are much lower.

  6. Fast adaptation of our students in the Czech environment. Nowadays the Czech Republic is a multicultural and open country where the majority of citizens can speak at least English.
Programmes taught in:
English

This school also offers:

Executive courses

University of Hradec Králové, Philosophical Faculty

This programme aims to prepare qualified specialists in the field of contemporary philosophy with a focus on philosophy in the social sciences. Philosophy is not conceive ... [+]

Degree: Graduate (Mgr.) Duration: 2 yrs (4 semesters) Form: Full-time Language: English Intake: September/February Tuition Fee: €1500/semester Scholarship: available Application Deadline: April 30/October 31 Location: Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic, EU Overview

This programme aims to prepare qualified specialists in the field of contemporary philosophy with a focus on philosophy in the social sciences.

Philosophy is not conceived as an isolated discipline but as a discipline in dialogue with the findings of the social sciences (and some natural sciences), especially sociology, cultural and social anthropology, political science, cognitive science etc.

Students are well oriented in international philosophical discussions and will understand international developments of philosophical issues. The Philosophical Faculty’s strength lies in core areas of analytic philosophy, especially the philosophy of mind and the philosophy of language.... [-]

Czech Republic Hradec Kralove
September 2019
English
Full time
2 years
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MA

University of Hradec Králové, Philosophical Faculty

Master's programme is designed for students who have obtained a bachelor's degree. The study is designed as a multidisciplinary overview of humanities and social sciences ... [+]

The Philosophical Faculty of the University of Hradec Králové offers master's degree which may be pursued in full-time study. Master's degree programme is designed for students who have obtained a bachelor's degree. The study is designed as a multidisciplinar overview of humanities and social sciences, in which Central Europe is characterized in a broad context.

Study Contents

Inter-disciplinary studies within the scope of humanities and social sciences. Central Europe is comprehended and studied in a broader, especially historical-political and socio-economic context. Courses of Czech, Polish and German are offered as a part of the studies. A graduate of the study field Central European Studies will obtain detailed knowledge of Central European realia, particularly in the area of the modern history, politics, culture, society and economy of Middle Europe. The graduates will be provided with the ability to analyse the current social, economic and political events in this region as well as in the individual mid-European countries. ... [-]
Czech Republic Hradec Kralove
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English
Full time
2 years
Campus
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University of Hradec Králové, Philosophical Faculty

The main objective of master’s degree program is to prepare students for solving complicated life situations of individuals, families, groups, and communities in their so ... [+]

The Institute of Social Work offers a master's degree in Social Work.

The main objective of the master’s degree program is to prepare students for solving complicated life situations of individuals, families, groups, and communities in their social environment. The program will equip students with the knowledge of management and coordination, as well as the skill of reflecting internal and external factors of social work performance and the ability to solve emerging dilemmas. Based on the Diploma Supplement label, the Degree is recognized within the EU market, where the graduates can find the employment at social and public services.

Requirements and admission procedure:

Bachelor of Social Work or related field Good knowledge of spoken and written English Motivation letter and CV in English Recommendation or references to the University, college or employer. ... [-]
Czech Republic Hradec Kralove
September 2019
English
Full time
Campus
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Location address
University of Hradec Králové – Philosophical Faculty
Náměstí Svobody 331
(building B)

Hradec Kralove, Hradec Králové Region, 50003 CZ
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