University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Education

Introduction

Discover the University of Hradec Králové

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. The 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 programmes are being accredited, and the construction of the University campus is in unremitting progress. The University campus is situated conveniently in the town centre 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 labour 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.

THE FACULTY OF EDUCATION

The Faculty of Education of the University of Hradec Králové offers 64 courses of life-long education, the number of attendants of these courses is higher than 1,300. Courses offered by the University of the Third Age are very popular; more than 600 students were enrolled in them in 2014.

The courses at the Faculty of Education of the University of Hradec Králové are given by 172 academic employees, out of whom there are 12 professors and 33 associate professors.

The Faculty´s scientific and research activities are developed in several levels. One of them is involvement of the Faculty´s experts into various types of projects – projects supported by the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic and projects supported by the Faculty itself (the focus is concentrated on the development of the research potential of young academic employees and on the research and scientific activities of students).

The Faculty´s employees are actively involved in some ESF projects. Publication activities of academic employees are realized within the framework of national and international journals; the University Publishing House “Gaudeamus” successfully publishes reviewed monographs and study materials. The academic staff participate in numerous national and international conferences. The most important event aimed at professional meetings of experts and specialists are Days of Pedagogy held every year during the last week in March. This event has already established its tradition.

USEFUL INFORMATION

The academic year is organized in 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. 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 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 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 are 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.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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BA Specialization in Pedagogy: Multimedia Graphic Design

Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Czech Republic Hradec Králové

Multimedia Graphic Design is a bachelor degree study field in the frame of study programme Specialization in Pedagogy, organized in the full-time form of study. [+]

Multimedia Graphic Design is a bachelor degree study field in the frame of study programme Specialization in Pedagogy, organized in the full-time form of study. Profile of graduates and their prospective employment: Graduates in Graphics and Multimedia have been trained in creating graphic designs, graphic arts and visual communication generally. They are able to use any traditional graphic techniques. Graduates can be employed as artists, designers, lecturers and tutors. They are ready to teach at primary schools, secondary schools, they can work as lecturers of traditional printing techniques, as tutors in educational centres, as collaborators in open-air museums, lecturers at various educative events. Graduates can also work as independent artists and designers. Duration: 3 years (= 6 semesters/terms) Language: English Price per semester: 2000 EUR Organization of studies: Autumn/Winter term: 13 weeks from 3rd week of September + examination period Spring/Summer term: 13 weeks from 2nd week of February + examination period For more information concerning the study field, please, contact: Ivana Špicarová University of Hradec Králové Faculty of Education, Department of Art, Visual Culture and Textile Studies e-mail: ivana.spicarova@uhk.cz Admission procedure: Application deadline: 30th June (for starting studies in September) Completing of secondary school studies is required (the applicant must provide a certificate to prove that, previous studies focused on graphic art and graphic design are preferred). Applicants have to pass talent tests aimed at their artistic talent, sense for printing, typography, and visual communication and also at their interest in arts history and theory. Applicants have to send: filled-in application form (https://www.uhk.cz/en-GB/PDF-international-students/Degree-programmes) to the e-mail petra.noskova@uhk.cz a copy of their certificate of completing the secondary-level of education translated into English and verified by a notary, a letter of motivation in English (3600 letters), CV with relevant information about the applicant ́s professional history, the portfolio containing the applicant ́s own pieces of work related to the area of studies Graphic Arts and Graphic Design -at least 12 examples on CD/DVD These documents have to be sent by the candidate in a JPG electronic version or on CD/DVD to the following address: Faculty of Education, Department of Art, Visual Culture and Textile Studies e-mail: ivana.spicarova@uhk.cz Rating: Portfolio: max. 75 points Letter of motivation: max. 25 points (No additional entrance tests will be administered, no oral examination). Maximum possible rating: 100 points Minimum boundary for admission: 50 points All documents must be sent to the address of the International Relations Office: Ing. Petra Nosková University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Education, International Relations Office, Rokitanskeho 62, 500 03 Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic and to the e-mail: petra.noskova@uhk.cz Important: We recommend to the applicants to prepare for the process of notification of secondary education (by the recognition authority in the Czech Republic); This notification is required for the matriculation. [-]

BA Specialization in Pedagogy: Playing a Musical Instrument and Solo Singing Focused on Education + Music Culture

Campus Full time September 2017 Czech Republic Hradec Králové

Playing a Musical Instrument and Solo Singing Focused on Education is a bachelor degree study field in the frame of study programme Specialization in Pedagogy, organized in the form of double-subject-studies (available only in combination with the study field “Music Culture Focused on Education”) In the full-time form of study. [+]

Playing a Musical Instrument and Solo Singing Focused on Education is a bachelor degree study field in the frame of study programme Specialization in Pedagogy, organized in the form of double-subject-studies (available only in combination with the study field “Music Culture Focused on Education”) In the full-time form of study. Profile of graduates and their prospective employment: Graduates have acquired the knowledge of the elementary theory and practical skills of playing the chosen instrument(piano, organ and violin) or of solo singing. They have also gained professional knowledge of the history and repertoire of the chosen instrument / solo singing. They are prepared for studying the Master's degree programme “Playing a Musical Instrument and Solo Singing Focused on Teaching at Basic Artistic Schools”. Duration: 3 years (= 6 semesters/terms) Language: English Price per semester: 2000 EUR Organization of studies: Autumn/Winter term: 13 weeks from 3rd week of September + examination period Spring/Summer term: 13 weeks from 2nd week of February + examination period For more information concerning the study field, please, contact: Doc. Michal Chrobák, e-mail: michal.chrobak@uhk.cz Doc. PhDr. MgA. František Vaníček, Ph.D., e-mail: frantisek.vanicek@uhk.cz University of Hradec Králové Faculty of Education, Departmentof Music Admission procedure: Application deadline: 30th June (for starting studies in September) Completing of secondary school studies: the applicant must provide a certificate to prove that. The applicant is supposed to have a high level of voice performance or an advanced level of piano(organ) or violin playing. The applicant is supposed to provide a letter of motivation: his/her qualifications, instrumental/voice level, achievements, study motivations and expectations should be included. Applicants have to send: filled-in application form (https://www.uhk.cz/en-GB/PDF-international-students/Degree-programmes) to the e-mail petra.noskova@uhk.cz, a copy of their certificate of completing the secondary-level of education translated into English and verified by a notary, a letter of motivation in English (min. 3600 letters). The extent and contents of the entrance examination: A written letter of motivation is required, no additional entrance tests will be administered, no oral examination. Maximum possible rating: 100 points Minimum boundary for admission: 50 points All documents must be sent to the address of the International Relations Office: Ing. Petra Nosková University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Education, International Relations Office, Rokitanskeho 62, 50003 Hradec Kralove,Czech Republic and to the e-mail:petra.noskova@uhk.cz Important: We recommend to the applicants to prepare for the process of notification of secondary education (by the recognition authority in the Czech Republic); This notification is required for the matriculation. [-]

BA Specialization in Pedagogy: Transcultural Communication

Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Czech Republic Hradec Králové

Transcultural Communication is a bachelor degree study field in the frame of study programme Humanities, organized in the full-time form of study. [+]

Transcultural Communication is a bachelor degree study field in the frame of study programme Humanities, organized in the full-time form of study. Profile of graduates and their prospective employment: The obtained competences: the ability to analyze various cultural phenomena, to understand them in a broader historical and social context understanding of culture; understanding of a man and consciousness of common human reciprocity Employment of graduates: public institutions–state and local authorities non-profit and charitable organizations medias and mass medias cultural facilities educational facilities Duration: 3 years (= 6 semesters/terms) Language: English Price per semester: 1800 EUR Organization of studies: Autumn/Winter term: 13 weeks from 3rd week of September + examination period Spring/Summer term: 13 weeks from 2nd week of February + examination period For more information concerning the study field, please, contact: Mgr. Veronika Halamová University of Hradec Králové Faculty of Education, Departmentof Cultural and Religious Studies e-mail: veronika.halamova@uhk.cz Admission procedure: Application deadline: 30th June (for starting studies in September) Applicants have to send: filled-in application form (https://www.uhk.cz/en-GB/PDF-international-students/Degree-programmes) to the e-mail petra.noskova@uhk.cz a copy of their certificate of completing the secondary-level of education translated into English and verified by a notary, a letter of motivation in English (3600 letters), The extent and contents of the entrance examination: a written letter of motivation* is required: *Applicants are supposed to present their interest in studying in the Czech Republic as well as their professional interest in Transcultural Communication in particular in a letter of motivation in which the following questions are supposed to be answered: Why do I want to go to study to Czech Republic? Why do I want to go to study Transcultural Communication? What do I expect from the Studies? Overall evaluation of the results of the entrance examination is expressed quantitatively by using the point evaluation. no additional entrance tests will be administered, no oral examination. Maximum possible rating: 100 points Minimum boundary for admission: 50 points All documents must be sent to the address of the International Relations Office: Ing.Petra Nosková University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Education,International Relations Office, Rokitanskeho 62, 500 03 Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic and to the e-mail:petra.noskova@uhk.cz Important: We recommend to the applicants to prepare for the process of notification of secondary education (by the recognition authority in the Czech Republic); This notification is required for the matriculation. [-]

BA Special Pedagogy: Educational Work in Specialized Institutions

Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Czech Republic Hradec Králové

Educational Work in Specialized Institutions is a bachelor degree study field in the frame of study programme Special Pedagogy, organized in the full - time form of study. [+]

Educational Work in Specialized Institutions is a bachelor degree study field in the frame of study programme Special Pedagogy, organized in the full - time form of study. Profile of graduates and their prospective employment: Graduates obtain professional qualifications within the sphere of special education -for educational work with children, youth and adults in the sphere of ethopedic and somatopedic care. Duration: 3 years (= 6 semesters/terms) Language: English Price per semester: 1800 EUR Organization of studies: Autumn/Winter term: 13 weeks from 3rd week of September + examination period Spring/Summer term: 13 weeks from 2nd week of February + examination period For more information concerning the study field, please, contact: Doc. PhDr. Tibor Vojtko, Ph.D. University of Hradec Králové Faculty of Education, Department of Special Pedagogy e-mail: tibor.vojtko@uhk.cz Admission procedure: Application deadline: 30th June (for starting studies in September) Applicants have to send filled-in application form (https://www.uhk.cz/en-GB/PDF-international-students/Degree-programmes) to the e-mail petra.noskova@uhk.cz a copy of their certificate of completing the secondary-level of education translated into English and verified by a notary, a letter of motivation in English declaring interest in studying special pedagogy (min. 3600 letters) Applicants need to have moral integrity and personal skills required for working with people with disabilities. The extent and contents of the entrance examination: A written letter of motivation is required, no additional entrance tests will be administered, no oral examination. Maximum possible rating: 100 points Minimum boundary for admission: 50 points All documents must be sent to the address of the International Relations Office: Ing. Petra Nosková University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Education, International Relations Office, Rokitanskeho 62, 50003 Hradec Kralove,Czech Republic and to the e-mail:petra.noskova@uhk.cz Important: We recommend to the applicants to prepare for the process of notification of secondary education (by the recognition authority in the Czech Republic); This notification is required for the matriculation. [-]

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Post address
Rokitanského 62
Hradec Králové, 500 03 CZ
Location address
University of Hradec Králové
Faculty of Education
Náměstí Svobody 301
(building C)

Hradec Králové, 50003 CZ
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