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Palacky University in Olomouc

Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci

Palacký University in Olomouc is one of the main educational centers in the Czech Republic. The University is engaged in serious scientific activity. Palacký University in Olomouc was founded in the 16th century. Today, it is a modern institution of higher education, offering students training in a wide range of specialties.

www.upol.cz

  • Due to a strong University, the small Czech town of Olomouc has become a truly student city.
  • More than 23,000 students study at eight faculties of the University, and this is one fifth of all residents of the city of Olomouc.
  • The University hosts festivals, conferences, and concerts.
  • The University has partnerships with many of the world’s leading universities.
  • With the financial support of the European Union, the University is building five research centers.
  • The University is an organizer or a partner of many cultural events, the most prestigious of which are the Academia Film Olomouc and Festival of Film Animation (PAF).

Application submission: from November 1 to February 28

Faculty of Philosophy

Bachelor’s degree specialties

  • English Philology
  • English Language (Translation Studies)
  • Andragogy
  • Archeology
  • Archival Studies
  • Czech Philology
  • Czech Philology (Editing and Media Work)
  • Chinese Philology
  • History of Fine Arts
  • French in Practical Economics
  • History
  • Japanese Philology
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Musicology
  • German Philology
  • Dutch Language, Literature, and Culture in the Context of Central
  • Europe
  • Political Science and European Studies
  • Polish Philology
  • Polish in Economics, Management, and Tourism
  • Practical Dutch Philology
  • Psychology
  • Russian Philology in the Context of European Culture and Literature
  • Russian in Economics, Management, and Tourism
  • Spanish Philology
  • Theory and History of Dramatic Art
  • Ukrainian in Economics, Management, and Tourism
  • Art Criticism
  • Journalism
  • Chinese Philology* (tuition in English is paid)
  • English Philology*

Master’s degree specialties

  • English Philology
  • English Language (Translation Studies)
  • Media
  • Chinese Philology
  • Musicology
  • German Philology
  • History of Art
  • General Linguistics and Communication Theory
  • Political Science
  • Jewish History and Culture
  • Culturology
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Latin Philology
  • Media
  • Musicology
  • German Philology
  • Dutch Philology
  • General Linguistics
  • Polish Philology
  • Portuguese Philology
  • Russian Philology
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Philology
  • Ukrainian Philology
  • French in Economics
  • European Studies and International Relations
  • Polish Philology
  • Practical Dutch Philology
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • History
  • Russian Philology
  • Italian Philology
  • Spanish Philology
  • Japanese Philology
  • Theory and History of Dramatic Art
  • Deutsche Philologie* (tuition in English is paid)
  • European Studies and International Relations*
  • Euroculture*
  • English Philology*

Entrance exams: for Bachelor’s degree programs—from May 1 to June 15. For Master’s degree programs—June 15. For all Bachelor’s degree specialties, a written SPF test (test for prerequisites for training in humanitarian and social-scientific specialties) shall be passed. For some specialties, a specialty profile test is also taken. Oral interviews are conducted for a number of specialties.

Faculty website: www.ff.upol.cz

Faculty of Science

Admission to the following programs is carried out without exams:

  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Mathematics and Its Applications
  • Mathematics and Economics in Banking and Insurance
  • Applied Statistics
  • Mathematics – Biology
  • Mathematics – Descriptive Geometry
  • Mathematics – Geography
  • Mathematics – Informatics in Education
  • Environmental Geology
  • Geography – Biology in Environmental Protection
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Ecochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry of Nanomaterials
  • Biology – Geography
  • Biology, Geology, and Ecology in Education
  • Applied Physics
  • Biophysics
  • General Physics and Mathematical Physics
  • Nanotechnologies
  • Optics and Optoelectronics
  • Hardware Physics
  • Molecular Biophysics
  • Computer Physics
  • Digital and Hardware Optics
  • Physics – Mathematics
  • Physics – Informatics in Education
  • Applied Information Science and Informatics

Enrollment based on the exam is carried out in the following programs and specialties:

  • Ecology and Sustainable Development (geography shall be passed)
  • Geoinformatics and Geography (geography, mathematics)
  • International Development Studies (Geography)
  • Regional Geography (geography)
  • Biochemistry (chemistry, biology shall be passed)
  • Bioinformatics (mathematics, chemistry and biology)
  • Biotechnologies and Genetic Engineering (biology, chemistry)
  • Bioorganic Chemistry and Chemical Biology (chemistry, biology shall be passed)
  • Bioinorganic Chemistry (chemistry, biology)
  • Biology and Ecology (biology and fundamentals of chemistry shall be passed)
  • Experimental Biology (biology and basic chemistry)
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology (biology and fundamentals of chemistry)
  • Ecology and Environmental Protection (biology)
  • Optometry (physics, biology shall be passed)

Faculty website: www.prf.upol.cz

Faculty of Education

Bachelor’s degree specialties

  • Pedagogy – Social Work
  • Pedagogy – Public Administration
  • Pedagogical Assistance
  • Fine Arts (Teacher)
  • Social Work in Education
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Ecology and Environmental Protection
  • German in Applied Economics
  • Special pedagogy – Drama Therapy
  • Special Pedagogical Andragogy
  • Special Pedagogy for Preschoolers
  • Special Pedagogy – Communication Techniques
  • Special Pedagogy – Orthocommunication
  • Special Pedagogy of Early Age
  • Educational Work

Master’s degree specialties

  • Pedagogy – Social Work
  • Pedagogy – Public Administration
  • Free Time Management
  • Logopedics
  • Special Pedagogy

Entrance Exams: creative tests for the Fine Arts (Teacher) program will take place on April 9. Written, oral, and creative exams for other Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs—on June 15-16. For all programs and Bachelor’s degree specialties, a General Learning Prerequisites Test is held.

Faculty website: www.pdf.upol.cz

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Training is carried out, according to the following programs:

  • General Medicine
  • Dentistry

Entrance exams:

A written test in physics, chemistry, and biology shall be passed. The test is the same for admission to “General Medicine” and “Dentistry”. If you apply for both specialties, the exam is taken once.

Faculty website: www.lf.upol.cz

Faculty of Law

Training is carried out in the specialty “Law”. Enrollment is based on test scores from the SCIO National Comparison Exams—a General Learning Prerequisites Test (OSP) and a Social Science Fundamentals (ZSV). Faculty website: www.pf.upol.cz

Faculty of Physical Culture

Bachelor’s degree specialties

  • Physiotherapy (upon admission: 1) a practical exam, 2) a written test in a foreign language, 3) a written test in biology, physics, and chemistry, 4) an oral exam)
  • Applied Physical Culture (upon admission, the following exams shall be passed: 1) a practical exam, 2) an essay, 3) a written test—general knowledge, 4) a written test in a foreign language, 5) an oral interview)
  • Applied Physical Training (upon admission, the following exams shall be passed: 1) a practical exam, 2) an essay, 3) a written test—general knowledge, 4) a written test in a foreign language, 5) an oral interview)
  • Population Protection (upon admission, the following exams shall be passed: 1) a practical exam, 2) a written test—human biology, 3) a written test—general knowledge, 4) a written test in a foreign language, 5) an oral interview)
  • Recreation and Leisure Studies (upon admission, the following exams shall be passed: 1) a practical exam, 2) a written test—human biology, 3) a written test—a General Learning Prerequisites Test (SCIO), 4) a written test in a foreign language, 5) an oral interview)
  • Coaching and Sports (upon admission, the following exams shall be passed: 1) a practical exam, 2) a written test—general knowledge, 3) an interview)

Master’s degree specialties

  • Physiotherapy
  • Applied Physical Culture
  • Applied Physical Training
  • Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Physical Culture (two specialties)
  • Physical Culture and Sport
  • Coaching and Sports Management

Faculty website: ftk.upol.cz/ftk/

Faculty of Health Sciences

Bachelor’s degree specialties

  • Nurse
  • Obstetrics
  • Radiology Assistant
  • Physiotherapy

Master’s degree specialties

  • Medical Care
  • Physiotherapy

Faculty website: www.fzv.upol.cz

Faculty of Theology

Faculty website: www.cmtf.upol.cz