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About us

University College of Business in Prague

is a private university of the college type. It offers its students education in the fields of tourism, commercial aviation and now also in human resources.

History

The University College of Business in Prague has been a private university since 2000, focusing on education in Economics and Transport. In that time, UCB has achieved a significant position among college-type universities in the Czech Republic and currently has more than 2,500 students.

“The quality of education is one of the priorities of the University College of Business in Prague. We want to ensure our students achieve the skills necessary not only for their future careers, but also for them to lead a good and fulfilling life. That’s why our goal is to prepare them primarily for practical life and gaining employment. Our team of educators has been long involved in developing the unique fields of study created here at our school – Services and Tourism Management and Services and Commercial Aviation Management. These fields appeal to students for their uniqueness, they create opportunities for cooperation between universities at the international level, and they systematically enrich our entire society. Interested students are also drawn to the good reputation of our school and, especially these days, the possibility of finding a job in the labor market. That’s why we strive to maximize our client approach and to continue to deliver high quality in the industry.”

 

Why UCB?

  • Unique study programs that reflect current trends and put high emphasis on learning with practice.
  • Wide possibilities of future employment in cooperation with major institutions and companies such as Czech Tourism, Czech Aeroholding, Prague Startup Center, Skål International Prague, the National Monuments Institute, Václav Havel Airport Prague, the Ministry of Regional Development, Ministry of Transport, Czech Airlines Training Center, Air Navigation Services of the Czech Republic, and other enterprises and tourism companies.
  • Exclusive knowledge of foreign languages ​​with focus on professional terminology in economics, tourism and commercial aviation.
  • Cooperation with foreign universities in China, Japan, Thailand, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Greece, Albania, Sweden, South Africa, France, the UAE, Hong Kong, Macao and within the Erasmus+ program in Great Britain, Germany, Portugal, Poland, Spain , Turkey, Switzerland, Slovakia, Croatia, Italy, Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, Latvia, Serbia and Finland.
  • Instruction 3 days a week, full-time and combined form of study, modified study programs for UCB graduates and 100% focus on studying with the best student information system in the Czech Republic.
  • Classrooms with modern IT technology and WiFi, interactive navigation on school premises and within schedules, library, client center, relaxation center, active sports club, student events and barrier-free access.
  • Attractive and easily accessible center of Prague with all facilities at one address.

Introductory statement from the Rector

“The University College of Business in Prague has always offered something different, something extra, through our accredited study programs of formal and informal education. Our products are “smart education”, which will surely appeal to many of you. They are mainly career-oriented, connected with practical orientation towards specific companies with the involvement of experts in the field. For two decades now, we have been developing the unique study programs established at our school – services and management in tourism and commercial aviation. Our students think globally, their education is open and transcends borders, and with the help of European grants they can travel and explore the world.”

Rector of UCB

doc. RNDr. Vladimir Krajčík, PhD.

 

 

 

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    Adam KlavíkTourism Management

    I graduated with a bachelor's degree from the College of European and Regional Studies in České Budějovice and transferred to UCB in Prague to do my master's degree. Great choice – UCB is much more like a public school and the quality of lecturers is 100% better. For example, my teacher Mrs. Palatková is someone to know in tourism.

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    Jan Šrámek

    At UCB, I learned to be independent and gained experience in the field. Wherever we entered student competitions, we walked away with awards. During my studies I became part of the organizational structure of several projects in tourism. I can't wait to start working full time.

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    Petra Benešová

    I graduated from UCB, now I teach here. Much has changed over the years. The school is constantly moving forward, focusing more on gaining practice, the subjects are more professional and tightly focused. Although the competition on the market is huge, UCB is doing very well and I can heartily recommend it.

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    Jana Valentová

    Schools graduated from: School of Performing Arts, PALESTRA Academy of Physical Education and Sport, University College of Business. Motto: Don't be a jerk in life or liar on stage! "So which title do you use?" "None." Laughter. "More important is what I have in my head."

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    Kristína Jíšová

    UCB is one of the few schools in the Czech Republic that really does offer experience. During our studies, we worked on projects where the results were then taken up by the National Monuments Institute. Many lectures were also given by external lecturers, so we learned how things really work in the world.

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    Simona Kremerová

    She works as a Program Coordinator at Smaller Earth. In 2009, she did an internship in New York. She lived in England for three and a half years and worked for an Australian travel agency. Work never bothered Simona, so when she was given the chance to go to America to work as kitchen help, she didn't hesitate for a moment. She got experience, made new friends, and traveled around the United States with the money she earned. This opened the door to job opportunities in Spain and England. She's working today.

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    Jakub Velička

    He studied aviation theory at Oxford Aviation Academy. He completed his practical training in the Czech Republic and Poland. He holds a CPL/ME/IR pilot license. As a child, Jakub dreamed of becoming a pilot one day. He faced a twisting road to it and had to sacrifice a lot. He started off by studying Marketing Communication at the University of Finance and Administration in Prague, then moved to Airline Management at UCB. To save time and money on pilot training, he started his own company. Today he is within reach of his dream.