The University of Economics, Prague (VŠE), founded in 1953, is the biggest public university of economics in the Czech Republic. VŠE has six faculties offering applicants a broad spectrum of bachelor, master, PhD and MBA study programs. 

Top reasons to study here

  • VŠE is ranked by the Financial Times annually.
  • The university currently cooperates with more than 250 partner universities worldwide.
  • VŠE is also a member of the PRME Initiative.

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (3)
Social Sciences (1)



In 1919 The Commercial College (VŠO) was founded as an independent department of the Czech Technical University. It had specializations in Wholesale Trade, Banking, and the Organization of Industrial Companies.


The mission of the University of Economics – VŠE, Prague is to provide Czech and foreign students with higher education, of a superior quality, in a wide range of managerial, economic and other degree programs at Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degree levels. These courses of studies help the graduates to obtain excellent employment on the international labor market. All VŠE study programs are provided by highly qualified, competent and motivated academics.


The university is closely linked to the business sector as well. VŠE graduates find employment easily in the labor market. They get important positions in both the private and public sectors with a focus on various industry fields, the banking sector, accounting and auditing, sales, marketing, or information technologies. Česká spořitelna, a.s. (Erste Group) is a long-term general partner of VŠE.

University Ranking

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Student services

International Office of University of Economics, Prague sends about 1 000 students to nearly 50 countries all over the world annually.

Housing services

Most of the rooms are structured in units 2+2, which means one unit accommodates 4 persons (two twin rooms), with a common sanitary facility (toilet, bathroom with two washbasins and shower), kitchen, (refridgerator, cooker) and an entrance hall with 4 wardrobes.  Single rooms have the same structure of the  unit. There is a small number of units containing single rooms with their own sanitary facility. Smoking is not allowed in the whole hall of residence.

Library services

VŠE Library offers print and electronic information resources, provides consultations, organize seminars open to the public that are targeted at all aspects of work with information. The library also participates in some classes at VŠE with the information literacy lectures.

ICT services

Computer labs are located in the rooms SB18, SB19 (out of courses schedule) and the university library. There is free access to WiFi on the university campus if you use your own laptop. Study Centre and Internet access are available in the dormitory, too.

Student Life

Campus life

All students of VSE obtain a student ID card which allows them to use the facilities and services offered by the university, i.e. library, canteen, computer laboratory, WiFi connection, etc.

Sports facilities

The university has its own sports facilities. Students may use the modern, multipurpose sports arena. The gym has a surface of 1,400 m2 and is sufficient for three volleyball or two basketball courts, handball, floor ball, indoor football, and other sports. There is an artificial climbing wall and a rehabilitation exercise room. At the dormitory facility area, there is an artificial turf football field. Summer and winter sports courses are organized too.

Student clubs

  • Junior Diplomat Initiative
  • Student Club of Trade and Competitiveness
  • Model United Nations Prague
  • European Horizons

Student Reviews

prestious, pro-active, work-study balance, not just classes
Veronika Viltova rated 5 out of 5 stars
The university offer various programme in general and not only to locals but for English speaking students as well. My faculty offers 3 programmes all in Czech for Bachelor's but there ar English options for Master's. Our faculty is awarded as the 2nd best for studying economics in our country. The uni is cool since it does not only offer subjects of high quality included supersmart teachers bu...
Studied at University of Economics, Prague
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars
University of Economics, Prague is currently the best university in field of economics, business and management in Prague and Central Europe. Teaching stuff is professional, friendly and always willing to help with any problem or to discuss recent topics. I can just recommend this university! All important informations can be found on their website:
We have two types of lessons: lectures and seminars. Seminar...
Alexandra Nezhybová rated 4.5 out of 5 stars
We have two types of lessons: lectures and seminars. Seminars are for smaller groups and are obligatory. Courses are also offered in other languages except for English like Spanish, French, German and Russian. I really like the courses especially international economy or ethnical conflicts.