The Faculty of Education offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programmes as well as a variety of shorter lifelong learning courses. It continues to meet success in developing its scientific and artistic activities while accomplishing internationally comparable results in various fields. The faculty is well-known for its quality education of future teachers and it is also involved in a number of international scientific projects focused on educational innovations.
Each USB faculty offers courses in English and other foreign languages for exchange students as well.
Admission and entrance exams
The application process usually runs during Spring for programmes beginning in October. Most faculties accept applications until the end of March or April (some even until mid-May). Check faculty websites for specific dates. You need to apply in time to be able to take part in admission exams and provide documents proving your prior education.
The concrete requirements and conditions of admission depend on the faculty and the particular degree programme. Detailed application procedures are published on the faculty websites.
Degree studies pursued in the Czech language are free of charge. Tuition fees may apply to foreign-language programmes (see programme descriptions in the section Study at USB). There is an application fee of 500 CZK (approx. EUR 20). The students of the University of South Bohemia may benefit from various scholarships and bursaries.
The Faculty of Education is attended by nearly 2,200 students and employs more than 150 university teachers and 80 non-teaching employees. The Faculty is structured into 18 departments in charge of the studies and scientific and artistic activities as well as 14 administrative and operating units, and is located in four buildings both in the historical and newly built parts of České Budějovice. The Faculty is also well-known for its academic sports club Slavia with many teams, experienced coaches and instructors.