10 Czech universities are ranked among the world’s top 1000 according to an annual global ranking released by QS Quacquarelli Symonds, Charles University tops the list as the most prestigious university in the country.
Czech Republic also known as Czechia is a landlocked country in central Europe bordered by Germany, Poland, Austria, and Slovakia, with a population of about 10.7 million inhabitants. Czech Republic offers higher education via public and private sector universities, along with police & military training academies. More than 45,000 international students are studying in Czech universities as a growing demand for studies in English language is increasing.
10 best Czech Universities in the world
Ranked at #260 in the world, Charles University is the most prestigious universities in the world. Charles university was founded in 1348 and has an enrollment of more than 50,000, along with a staff of about 8,000. Charles University has about 17 faculties, 4 academic institutes, 5 other units, and 4 joint research centers. Approximately, 9,000 students graduate from the university each year from 300 accredited degree programs.
University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague
University of Chemistry and Technology, (UCT) Prague is ranked as the second most prestigious among Czech universities and ranks at #342 by QS World university rankings. UCT, Prague is a relatively younger university as it was established in 1952 and consists of four faculties; Faculty of Chemical Technology, Faculty of Environmental Technology, Faculty of Chemical Engineering, and Faculty of Food and Biochemical technology. UCT, Prague has about 931 staff members and more than 4,000 students, offering several degree programs, including; bachelor degrees, master degrees, joint master’s degrees, PhD and double PhD degrees.
Czech Technical University in Prague
Czech Technical University (CTU) in Prague, established in 1707 is one of the largest and oldest universities in Central Europe. CTU in Prague offers 128 degree programs (87 taught in English), and has a staff of about 2,700 with an enrollment of 18,000 students. CTU in Prague is ranked at #432 in the world and offers studies in 8 faculties, namely; Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Nuclear Science and Physical Engineering, Information Technology, Architecture, Transportation Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering.
Masaryk University is the second largest university in the Czech Republic and is ranked #531-540 in the world by QS world rankings 2021. Masaryk University has 400 degree programs, 30,500 students and have a graduation rate of about 7,000 students per year. The university has 10 faculties, namely; Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Arts, Pharmaceutical Faculty, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Economics and Administration, Faculty of Informatics, Faculty of Social Studies, Faculty of Sports Studies, Faculty of Law.
Palacký University Olomouc
Palacký University Olomouc is the oldest university in the Moravia, established in 1573 with an enrollment of 22,000 students in 749 accredited degree programs. The university is ranked #591-600 in the world’s top 1000 universities by TOP QS world university rankings 2021. Palacký University Olomouc consists of 8 faculties; Saints Cyril and Methodius Faculty of Theology, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Health sciences, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Physical Culture, and Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.
Brno University of Technology
Brno University of Technology (BUT) is ranked #701-750 in the world and is a public sector university located in Brno city in the Czech Republic, established in 1849. Approximately, 24,000 students are enrolled at BUT in 8 faculties (Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Communication, Mechanical Engineering, Fine Arts, Architecture, Information Technology, Chemistry, Business and Management) and 3 academic institutions (Institute of Forensic Engineering, Centre of Sports Activities, Central European Institute of Technology).
Mendel University in Brno
Mendel University in Brno was established in 1919 and is ranked #701-750 in the 2021 world university rankings. Mendel University in Brno offers 100 degree programs in both Czech and English language at five faculties, namely; Faculty of AgriSciences, Faculty of Business and Economics, Faculty of Horticulture, Faculty of Regional Development and International studies, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology. The university is named after famous geneticist J. G. Mendel, the founder of modern genetics. Mendel University has an enrollment of 8,300 students (5,500 undergraduates and 2,800 postgraduates), along with 20% international students amounting to 1,600.
Technical University of Liberec
Technical University of Liberec, established in 1953 is a public university with an enrollment of 9,000 students The university consists of 7 faculties (Textile Engineering, Science-Humanities and Education, Economics, Arts and Architecture, Mechatronics, Informatics & Inter-Disciplinary Studies, Mechanical Engineering, and Health Studies) and 1 specialized institute (Nanomaterials, Advanced Technologies & Innovation). Technical University of Luberec is a medium sized university offering bachelors, masters, PhD programs and is ranked #751-800 among the top Czech universities in the world.
Czech University of Life Sciences Prague
Czech University of Life Sciences (CULS) Prague is one of public sector universities in the Czech Republic specializing in natural resources, life sciences, environmental sciences, forestry and agriculture. CULS Prague has an enrollment of 18,000 students out of which 10% are international students, and was established in 1952 with its origin going back to 1906. CULS Prague is ranked #801-1000 among the best Czech universities in the world.
The university offers 170 accredited study programs at bachelors, masters, and PhD levels out of which 9 bachelors, 20 masters, and 18 PhD programs are taught in English. CULS Prague consists of 5 faculties; Faculty of Economics and Management, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, Faculty of Tropical AgriSciences, and one institute; Institute of Education and Communication
University of Pardubice
University of Pardubice ranked #801-1000 among the top 1000 Czech universities in the world was established in the year 1950. Being a public university, the University of Pardubice has an enrollment of about 8,000 students and a staff of about 622. The university has 7 faculties; Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, Faculty of Economics and Administration, Faculty of Electrical Engineering & Informatics, Faculty of Chemical Technology, Faculty of Health Studies, Faculty of Transport Engineering, Faculty of Restoration.
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