University of Pardubice

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University of Pardubice
Univerzita Pardubice
Universität Pardubice Logo.svg
Established1950 (1950)
RectorJiří Málek
Administrative staff
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

University of Pardubice (Czech: Univerzita Pardubice or 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.[not verified in body]


In the aftermath of the World War II, chemical factories in the city asked for the establishment of a specialised university in their vicinity. The university wa s 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.


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

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