IS IT POSSIBLE TO PAY THE TUITION IN INSTALLMENTS OR TO GET A STUDENT LOAN?
In your second semester, you can apply for a payment calendar, where your tuition will be spread over a maximum of three installments. In order to be enrolled, the first semester must be paid in full.
LANGUAGES? WHICH ONES ARE OFFERED AND AT WHAT LEVEL?
For the first foreign language, students can choose between English and German, and students must be proficient with them at the GCSE (high school) level. In some language fields, students also take state final exams. For the second language, students usually choose between English, German, Spanish and French. Russian and Chinese are certainly no exceptions. You can learn your second language from the beginning.
ARE THERE ENTRANCE EXAMS AND WHAT IS THE DEADLINE TO APPLY?
Admission to the University College of Business requires no entrance exams. We give everyone the chance to prove themselves during their studies, to show what they are made of. Certified copies of your previous education, however, must be submitted with your application. Applications can be submitted until October, but students should realize that if they want to start the winter semester in time, their applications must be submitted no later than the middle of September. Enrollment for the 1st year also takes place in September.
DO STUDIES INCLUDE WORK EXPERIENCE AND DOES UCB HELP ARRANGE INTERNSHIPS?
Work experience is mandatory in bachelor's programs and the length varies according to the field (Tourism 12 weeks, Commercial Aviation Services 8 weeks, Tourism Informatics and Flight Operations 2 weeks, Guided Tourism has work experience as part of the instruction). Students usually arrange their work experience themselves, but teachers in their department can help you with the selection.
IS IT DIFFICULT TO GET INTO ERASMUS AND WHICH COUNTRIES DOES UCB SEND STUDENTS TO?
We have partner schools in the following countries: Poland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Austria, Italy, Slovenia, Slovakia, El Salvador, Turkey, Latvia, Belgium, Portugal, United Arab Emirates, etc. The condition is to complete the 1st year of study, to speak the language of the country or the instruction as required by the partner university, at the B2 level according to ERR, and successfully pass the entrance exam.
WHAT IS THE SUCCESS RATE AT UCB?
At UCB, 95% of the students graduate.
LESS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
DOES THE SCHOOL PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS?
UCB provides a subsidy for room and board via the Ministry of Education.
HOW MUCH IS THE SUBSIDY?
The subsidy is paid from the funds of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, which always determines the amount for the current academic year. It is usually around CZK 600 per month.
HOW IS IT WITH MEALS AT THE SCHOOL?
The La Pause cafe is located directly on the campus and there are several restaurants close by, including a municipal cafeteria that offers discounted prices to students.
DOES THE SCHOOL MAINTAIN A LIST OF ALUMNI AND THE CAREERS THEY HAVE FOUND?
Every graduate is welcome to register with our Alumni Club, which can be done in our new information system. It gives us an overview of our students after graduation.
SHOULD A STUDENT DECIDE TO ENROLL IN A MASTER'S PROGRAM AT A FOREIGN SCHOOL, WILL THEIR BC TITLE FROM UCB BE RECOGNIZED?
The diploma for your bachelor's degree will include the results of your study prepared in Czech and English. This document should help you to apply for both work and study in the international environment of the European Union.
INFORMATION FOR JUNIOR COLLEGE GRADUATES
WHICH BRANCHES DO WE OFFER JUNIOR COLLEGE GRADUATES?
We offer two bachelor's degree programs for junior college graduates – Tourism Management and Commercial Aviation Services in the Czech Republic
HOW LONG DO THEY TAKE?
The length of study depends on the form. The full-time form means 2 semesters, the combined form 3 semesters. We do not recommend switching between individual forms during study, due to the different study plans for each form.
IS ADMISSION TO UCB FROM ANY JUNIOR COLLEGE PERMISSIBLE?
There are no conditions of study at junior college required for admission to UCB. You can apply for a bachelor's degree program after graduating from any junior college. The study plans of both fields on offer are available on the school's website, simply decide which field is closer to your interests and studies at junior college.
CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION FOR JUNIOR COLLEGE GRADUATES
To gain admission at UCB, graduates of junior college need to provide proof of their previous education with their fully completed application. Their high school graduation certificate, junior college certificate and diploma need to be submitted. You can bring the documents in person to the School Information Center, where we will make copies of the documents, or you can send certified copies to the school's address – Spálená 14, Prague 1, 110 00.
CREDITING COURSES FROM JUNIOR COLLEGE
Completed courses from junior college will not be individually credited. You will receive 71 credits for graduating from junior college and the courses from your study plan here will bring you up to 180 credits, which you will need to take the state exam.
After admission, you will receive pre-enrollment confirmation and login data to the school information system to enroll in your study program. Once you enroll, you are a 1st year student in your field of study. You can take the state exam in due time after two or three semesters, depending on your form of study.
State subjects for CRV (tourism management)
- Defense of bachelor thesis
- Economics of tourism
- Tourism technology
- Foreign language – English or German State subjects for SLDV (commercial aviation services)
- Defense of bachelor thesis
- Commercial aviation
- Economics of tourism services
- Selection of one compulsory elective course
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