University of Pardubice

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University of Pardubice
Univerzita Pardubice
Logo univerzita pardubice.gif
Established 1950
Type Public
Rector Miroslav Ludwig
Admin. staff 622
Students 9,200
Doctoral students 484
Location Pardubice, Czech Republic
50°2′53.31″N 15°46′9.86″E / 50.0481417°N 15.7694056°E / 50.0481417; 15.7694056Coordinates: 50°2′53.31″N 15°46′9.86″E / 50.0481417°N 15.7694056°E / 50.0481417; 15.7694056
Affiliations EUA
Website http://www.upce.cz/en/index.html

University of Pardubice (in Czech Univerzita Pardubice, UPA) is a university in Pardubice, the Czech Republic. In 2005 it had nearly 8,000 students. It is the only university in Pardubice Region.

History[edit]

In the aftermath of the Second World War, chemical factories in the city asked for the establishment of a specialised university in their vicinity. The university was started under the name of Vysoká škola chemická (Chemical Institute) in 1950, renamed to Vysoká škola chemicko-technologická (Institute of chemical technology) in 1954. Since 1990 new faculties have been added and in 1994 the institution was renamed to University of Pardubice.

Faculties[edit]

  • Jan Perner Transportat Faculty (Dopravní fakulta Jana Pernera, DF JP, since 1992) [1]
  • Faculty of Economics And Administration (Fakulta ekonomicko-správní Pardubice, FES, since 1991) [2]
  • Faculty of Arts and Philosophy (Fakulta filozofická, formerly Fakulta humanitních studií, since 1992) [3]
  • Faculty of Chemical Technology (Fakulta chemicko-technologická, FChT, since 1950) [4]
  • Faculty of Art Restoration (Fakulta restaurování in Litomyšl, FR, since 2005) [5]
  • Faculty of Electricat Engineering and Informatics (Fakulta elektrotechniky a informatiky, FEI, since 2002) [6]
  • Faculty of Health Studies (Fakulta zdravotnických studií, FZS, since 2002) [7]

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