University of West Bohemia

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University of West Bohemia
Západočeská Univerzita v Plzni
Seal of University of West Bohemia
Established 1991
Type Public
Rector Ilona Mauritzová
Administrative staff
1,172
Students 18,151
1,055
Location Pilsen, Czech Republic
49°43′25.28″N 13°21′5.55″E / 49.7236889°N 13.3515417°E / 49.7236889; 13.3515417Coordinates: 49°43′25.28″N 13°21′5.55″E / 49.7236889°N 13.3515417°E / 49.7236889; 13.3515417
Website http://www.zcu.cz/en/

The University of West Bohemia (Czech: Západočeská Univerzita v Plzni, ZČU) is a university in Pilsen, Czech Republic. It was founded in 1991 and consists of nine faculties.

Organization[edit]

The faculties are the basic units of the university. The units implement their own academic programs. Departments and institutes are responsible for the delivery of courses and for conducting research.

  • The Faculty of Applied Sciences
  • The Faculty of Economics
  • The Faculty of Electrical Engineering
  • The Faculty of Philosophy and Arts
  • The Faculty of Education
  • The Faculty of Law
  • The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • The Faculty of Art and Design
  • The Faculty of Health Care Studies
  • Institute of Applied Language Studies
  • New Technologies - Research Centre in the West Bohemia region

Rectors of ZČU[edit]

  • doc. RNDr. Jiří Holenda, CSc. (1992–1998)
  • prof. Ing. Zdeněk Vostracký, DrSc.(1998–2004)
  • doc. Ing. Josef Průša, CSc. (2004–2011)
  • doc. PaedDr. Ilona Mauritzová, Ph.D. (Since 2011)

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