The tradition of higher education in Pardubice reaches back to the first months after the Second World War and is very closely connected to the development of the transport network and food, machine and chemical industry in the city and the region
It has 5 Historical Milestones
1950 – 1989: 1950-Institute of Chemistry in Pardubice, 1953-Institute of Chemical Technology in Pardubice, an only chemistry related higher education institution – politically dependent on state
1990 – 2000: The Higher Education Act 1990 (HEA) – autonomy & academic freedom – new faculties/institutes. 1994-University of Pardubice,
2000 – 2009: The Higher Education Act 2001, Strategy of Tertiary Education Development 7 faculties 65 study programmes / 130 study specializations – 11 thousand students.
2009 – 2014: State financial policy changes, EU Operational programmes new infrastructure – modern university campus.
2015 – 2020: Amendment to the Higher Education Act – new challenges – Horizon 2020
It is having 7 faculties: Chemical Technology, Economics and Administration, Transport Engineering, Arts and Philosophy, Health Studies, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics.
The University of Pardubice is now one of 26 public higher education institutions in the Czech Republic, and the only university in the Pardubice Region. Research and development (R&D) have been carried out on a broad scale, ranging from fundamental to specific applied research activities that reflect the particular needs of industry and other institutions and companies. Current research partners include the businesses and companies which apply the research results, departments of other R&D institutions and jointly operated laboratories. The most extensive cooperation is carried out with the institutes of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. Significant publications by the University’s academic staff in national and international impacted journals represent a tangible indication of its R&D results. According to the Essential Science Indicators-ISI Thomson, the University of Pardubice ranks among the six most frequently quoted higher education institutions in the Czech Republic. The University of Pardubice cooperates with numerous organizations and businesses, both within the region and nationally, participating in several of them directly.
The University takes part in activities organized by the Institute of European Regions Development, o.p.s. of Pardubice established in 2002 in cooperation with the University of Pardubice and the Statutory City of Pardubice, and the Jan Perner Institute, o.p.s. to provide the public with general transport and communications services, making use of wide international cooperation.
The University considers international cooperation one of the main fields of its development. International cooperation is maintained with over 220 universities and 30 research institutions in 40 countries. Individual University departments participate in international programmes, take part in student and staff exchange programmes, and share experience in many research and development projects, and organize prestigious international sessions, workshops, conferences and seminars.
Around 60 international agreements have been concluded with foreign higher education institutions for international cooperation in the fields of education and research, and around 250 within the EU educational exchange Erasmus Lifelong Learning Programme. As a member of the European University Association since 2001, the University has become an active part of the European higher education and research area.
The following is the list of scholars from University of Pardubice who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences
The following is the list of articles by scholars from University of Pardubice that are published in OMICS International journals.
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from University of Pardubice that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.