The College of Polytechnics Jihlava is the only public higher education institution in the Vysočina Region. It offers accredited Bachelor´s study programmes with the standard length of six semesters and follow-up Master´s programmes of four semesters. The study programmes provide a well-balanced combination of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in accordance with the needs of the regional labour market. The theoretical background allows the graduates to follow on in a subsequent Master´s degree study of similar orientation while obtained practical skills and competences enhance their employability. Students gain practical experience through a work placement (12 - 32 weeks in total, depending on the study programme).