The quality of academic activities
PUCES focuses on the extension and improvement of its educational services. The accredited study programmes are regularly updated and enhanced in accordance with the needs of the job market.
PUCES Internal Grant Agency (IGA) allocates grants, supporting the invention of new study programmes . A new undergraduate branch of study International Economics and Law in Enterprise and two follow-up Master´s degree specializations Strategic management and Company Finance Management have been accredited recently.
The third age learning programmes are presented to the public within the lifelong learning scheme . College graduates and people with working experience can apply for PUCES short specialization courses in the areas of management, accounting and security management. (A much-sought-for IT centre has trained hundreds of applicants so far.)
Research, developmental and other creative activities are coordinated by the PUCES science and research division. The IGA grants are aimed at college development, quality of education, undergraduates and academic staff's publications (incl. lecture notes, coursebooks, conference proceedings etc.) with the intention to take part in collaborating organizations' projects. (PUCES actively seeks overlapping areas of research and other scholarly activities, cooperating with a range of institutions, colleges and universities. Its working teams submit research projects within the Prague region "JPD 3" and "OPPA". An entrepreneurial information centre is run with the help of Prague Chamber of Commerce. PUCES also aspires to state [ GACR ] grants. Chosen members of academic staff participate in research projects at the University of Economics and the CU Faculty of Mathematics and Physics.)
PUCES succeeds in involving students in creative projects launched by particular departments.
PUCES has been participating in the international LLP / Erasmus mobility programme . The Extended Erasmus University Charter enables PUCES to establish bilateral partnerships and arrange exchange visits to European HEIs as well as student internship placements in chosen firms abroad. PUCES undergraduates are sent to colleges in eight European countries. Apart from the Erasmus programme, PUCES exchanges conference participants and lecturers with selected colleges and universities abroad.
In spite of the fact that the language of instruction is in Czech, several foreign nationals have studied at PUCES. Two foreign languages are taught as compulsory core subjects; in addition to English, students can enrol for German, Spanish, Russian and foreigners also for Czech language courses.
ECTS comparable system has been applied and PUCES graduates receive an English-Czech diploma supplement.
Academic life refinement
PUCES takes care of academic life culture , its public image and the quality of school environment, shaping its unique profile.
Partnership between students and academic staff is based upon fair relationships, immediate feedback and informal communication. Positive school climate enables to instantaneously react to individual students' stimuli and needs. The counselling centre, offering advice in academic, psychological and legal matters, is available.
PUCES resource centre library is continuously supplemented and an e-learning portal has been opened, offering online learning aids in order to increase students' comfort. The internal information infrastructure is being improved as well as the PUCES web-presentation. Student opinion surveys and graduates' reunions help PUCES reveal its reserves.