About us

University of South Bohemia is a modern public university located in České Budějovice that offers a unique experience in a broad range of study programmes. We educate around 9.000 students at 8 different faculties and in more than 220 programs including bachelors & masters degrees as well as doctoral programmes.

If you want high-quality studies with flexible schedules, modern facilities, helpful teachers, excellent graduation results, the experience of a lifetime and low study costs, then the University of South Bohemia is the right place for you.

USB offers many highly-reputed disciplines and boasts with a leading centre for science and research!


Where to find us

University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice

Branišovská 1645/31a
370 05 České Budějovice


Faculty of Fisheries & Protection of Waters

  • Fishery
  • Fishery and protection of waters
  • Protection of Aquatic Ecosystems
3 programmes

Faculty of Science

  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Chemistry
  • Biophysics

and next 8 programmes

11 programmes

Faculty of Theology

  • Caritaswissenschaft
  • Charity Studies
  • Philosophy

and next 2 programmes

5 programmes

Faculty of Economics

  • Economics and Management
  • Regional and European Project Management
2 programmes

Faculty of Arts

  • Archaeology
  • Intensive Czech Language Course for Foreigners
  • Theory and History of Modern Czech Literature
3 programmes

Faculty of Education

  • European Master in Migration and Intercultural Relations
1 programme

Admission and entrance exams

The admission procedure may vary at each faculty of USB. For full details visit the faculty/programme web pages.

General requirements For bachelor’s degree: The principal requirement for entering the Bachelor´s degree is to prove successful completion of secondary education with a Recognition of education acquired abroad

For master’s and doctoral degree: For Master´s/Doctoral degree, you need to prove your previous Higher education with an official Recognition of the Diploma certificate, issued by Public higher education institution providing degree programmes of corresponding/similar content. If the study programme of your Diploma is similar to those offered by the University of South Bohemia, you can apply for the official recognition at the USB Study department

The deadline for submitting applications is usually between February and April. The date, content, and form of entrance examinations may depend on the faculty, but they are usually held between June and September. Student administration departments at various faculties can provide information on applications, admission requirements and studies.

Curriculum vitae

Motivation statement – document presenting motivation for studying the chosen programme

English language qualifications - required knowledge of English on level B according to the Common European Framework for Languages (does not apply to native speakers and holders of a prior degree taught in English)

Additional information

We are proud to be a top-quality science & research centre specialising in education and research in natural, humanist and social sciences. It surely comes as no surprise since we are located in the wonderful region of South Bohemia. With its beautiful mountain ranges, national parks, winding rivers, countless ponds and other amazing natural sites, the region never stops inspiring us and it may just inspire you as well.

Since the campus is also not far from the city centre, you can easily enjoy the historical atmosphere of the town and its nightlife in addition to all the outdoor activities like sports or hiking. Considering that we are also located close to the borders with Germany and Austria, the list of activities is truly endless.

At USB you will benefit not just from the modern and dynamic environment, but also from the individual approach to students that our staff of well-known scientists and professors considers essential.

USB is not only about interesting programmes and a wide range of courses in foreign languages. The University fosters close cooperation with 400 universities around the world, supports foreign studies and research trips by students and academic staff and offers a lot of exchange opportunities.

The University offers many highly-reputed disciplines and boasts with leading centres for science and research. You will meet top professionals and benefit from working with the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and other institutions. The vast majority of our university graduates go on to find employment in their chosen field.

In addition, we are also proud to have a fantastic campus full of life and greenery. The school, dormitories and the library are all located close together and you can look forward to many concerts and events that are regularly held on campus. We are always working on improving the student experience, therefore, the upgraded facilities also include a refectory with good food for subsidized prices, a kindergarten, student club, coffee shop, Wi-Fi and a cash machine (ATM).

The University is certainly worth your time and money because there are many great things to do around in the town of České Budějovice. The entertainment includes sports, cultural & historical sites as well as the scening countryside, nature and mountains.

Come find your future at USB

- UNIQUE experience in a wide range of study fields - scientifis, economic, social, humanist, medical and artistic

- Top-quality SCIENCE and RESEARCH centre and holder of the HR Award

- SMART studies in a modern and dynamic environment

- Close COOPERATION with more than 400 universities around the world

- Spacious and lively CAMPUS for relaxation, outdoor activities and social events

- BEAUTIFUL and historical university town of České Budějovice in a safe regionwith great location


University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice

Branišovská 1645/31a
370 05 České Budějovice