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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 programs are being accredited, and the construction of the University campus is in unremitting progress. The University campus is situated conveniently in the town center 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 labor 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 five parts: Faculty of Education, Faculty of Informatics and Management, Philosophical Faculty, Faculty of Science and Institute of Social Work.

FACULTY OF SCIENCE

The Faculty was established on 1st September 2010, consisting of five Departments - Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Informatics, and Mathematics, including three undergraduate courses, one postgraduate course and the total of 271 students. Since the start, we have managed to increase the number of accredited study programs at seventeen, out of which there are two doctoral programs, six master´s and nine bachelor´s degree programs. Besides these new and successful accreditation procedures, we have also managed to gain our first inaugural law in the field of Theory of Education in Physics. Today there are about eight hundred students studying at the Faculty. Likewise, other faculties of science, the Faculty of Science UHK offers traditional courses including Systematic Biology and Ecology, Applied Biology, Physical Measurements and Modeling, Chemistry, and specializations for future teachers at secondary schools of all other departments of UHK. In addition to the mentioned courses, we are proud to offer also one less typical field of study- Financial and Insurance Mathematics. Our faculty also provides and covers teaching undergraduates of the Faculty of Education UHK - science disciplines and mathematics in specializations for future teachers at elementary schools – the first stage, and then science specializations for future teachers at elementary schools – the second stage. Science education should go hand in hand with science research, and so do we at our Faculty – we have set up many scientific challenges in both basic and applied research. As the result, we can already boast a number of achievements. To name some of them: we have participated in projects of the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic, we have won the first project of the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic, the project of the Czech -Polish Mutual Cooperation - KONTAKT II and 7th Framework Program of the EU.

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.

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University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Science

The Systematic Biology and Ecology degree programme is mainly focused on systematics and phylogenesis of plant and animal organisms and their ecology. Graduates gain nece ... [+]

Teaching activities and research work at the Department of Biology (DB) are focused on botanics and protection of the environment, biology and animal ecology, and experimental biology. The DB educates experts who can find a job in state institutions dealing with environment and protection of nature, in research and service laboratories focused on biology and ecology, in cultural and educational institutions focused on ecological education and scientific activities. The Systematic Biology and Ecology degree programme is mainly focused on systematics and phylogenesis of plant and animal organisms and their ecology. Graduates gain necessary knowledge in general biological disciplines, e.g. cellular and molecular biology, the anatomy and morphology of plants, general zoology, systematics and phylogenesis of plants and animals, physiology and ecology of plants and animals, genetics and microbiology. The aim of practical activities in laboratories as well as field survey and experience is to extend students' knowledge and to turn theoretical knowledge into practical applications. The research activities of the Department are supported by many indigenous and foreign grants, as well as by cooperation with a number of colleges and scientific establishments. Among the main research interests in botanics there are floristics and phytocenology, mapping and monitoring of vegetation, species protection and saving programmes for critically endangered species. Within a long-term cooperation with KRNAP (the Krkonoše Mountains National Park) researches on the Krkonoše tundra have been carried out. Zoological research activity deals with e.g. ecology of the hymenopterous sands and steppes, etology and nesting behaviour of birds, parasitism behaviour of... [-]

Czech Republic Hradec Kralove
September 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Campus
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University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Science

The Toxicology and Analysis of Pollutants program is focused on broad spectrum knowledge of natural sciences with emphasis on practical skills useful for applications in ... [+]

Bachelor study programme is single subject study. Toxicology and analysis of pollutants is focused on broad spectrum knowledge of natural sciences with emphasis on practical skills useful for applications in control laboratories. Main study topics are chemistry and toxicology. The chemical part prioritizes analytical chemistry that is based on knowledge of basic, inorganic, organic, bioorganic, physical chemistry and biochemistry. The toxicological part is based on anatomy and physiology of human, microbiology and molecular biology. The student is familiarized with basics of metabolism and toxic effects of inorganic/organic compounds or natural compounds on living organisms. The food safety subjects are optional and pointed towards food safety control. The chemical and toxicological subjects are complemented by informatics and English focused on natural sciences. The study is finished by the state exam in toxicological and analytical oriented topics and defense of a diploma thesis.... [-]

Czech Republic Hradec Kralove
September 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Campus
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University of Hradec Králové -Faculty of Science
Jana Koziny 1237,
Building D

Hradec Kralove, Hradec Králové Region, 50003 CZ
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