Meet the dynamic and youthful environment of the University of Hradec Králové – an institution founded in 1959 that has borne its present name since 2000. At present the Alma Mater of almost 9,000 students, the University of Hradec Králové provides high-quality tertiary education within a large scope of study fields that comprise Social Sciences, Humanities, Educational Studies, Natural Sciences and Information Technology Studies. The applicants can choose from dozens of study program that cover almost one hundred study disciplines.
The large number of applications submitted to the University every year demonstrates the high demand for the studies at the University, and it confirms its excellent name. The University of Hradec Králové prepares qualified specialists that succeed on the local labor market as well as abroad. In 2010, the University received the Diploma Supplement Label, a certificate issued by the European Commission confirming that the University meets all standards of European tertiary education institutions. The document is given automatically to all graduates, and it guarantees worldwide recognition of the diploma from the University of Hradec Králové.
University of Hradec Králové develops scientific disciplines within the research and teaching activities of individual faculties.
Research at all faculties of the University of Hradec Králové is implemented and funded under a contract of cooperation within a framework of selected research grants from various providers such as the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic (GAÄR); the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TAÄR); the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (COST CZ program); through the cooperation of the Czech Republic and the United States of America (program KONTAKT II); etc. The research is carried out, where possible, hand to hand with other research institutes and companies within the region, but also with other national and international organizations drawing from an extensive portfolio of international contacts. Naturally, the involvement of master’s students – and especially doctoral students undertaking research (currently preparing 166 Ph.D. candidates) and participation of domestic and foreign experts of teaching and research is important. In addition, around three quarters of employees at the University of Hradec Králové are directly involved in important research activities.