Is Skoda a car manufacturer or a university?

16. 5. 2021 | Study in the Czech Republic

Skoda a car manufacturer or a universityLong story short, it’s both! Škoda Auto is a well-known Czech car manufacturer AND a university founded in 2000 by the company. Even though only twenty-one years old, the school offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes in both Czech and English and focuses on innovation. If you’re interested in a modern university of the 21st century and technical studies, try this one.

ŠKODA AUTO University has two campuses, one in Prague, the other in Mladá Boleslav which is a small historical city in Central Bohemia where Škoda as a company has its headquarters and factories. The school is a part of the Erasmus programme and supports internships with local and foreign companies. The tuition fee for bachelor’s programmes is 2 250 €/semester and 2 450€/semester for follow-up master’s programmes.

Bachelor degree

offers various study programmes, all of them seven semesters long with a compulsory internship in the fifth semester. Sales Management promises to teach you economic, managerial and marketing skills essential to every future manager. Logistic and Quality Management is for those interested in purchasing, production, logistics and quality with a focus on car industry.

Financial Management is about financial planning and economics in the corporate world. Human Resource Management specialises in key HR processes but also andragogy, psychology and labour law. Industrial Management aims to teach students analytical, critical and ethical thinking with economics and industrial machinery. Business Informatics promises teaching you about business information systems combined with modern management methods.

Master degree

programmes are four semesters long with optional internships. You can study International Marketing if you’d like to become a top manager in the international environment. Or you can apply for International Supply Chain Management that will teach you the latest trends in purchasing, production, logistics and quality. Finance in International Business is all about the intricate relationships between manufacturing enterprises and the financial sector. If law is your thing, go for Law in the Global Business Environment. And you can also continue with direct follow-up master programmes Industrial Management and Business Informatics.

Alternatively, ŠKODA AUTO University also offers a fully digital MBA degree programme for aspiring managers that lasts 24 months. Study modules include topics such as innovation management, ICT, corporate finance, automotive business simulations, research methods, human resources, economic analysis, strategic marketing and accounting.

There’re many options so choose what makes you tick.

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