The University of Economics, Prague (VŠE) is the biggest public university of economics in the Czech Republic. Currently, there are almost 17,000 students at VŠE. The number of applicants considerably exceeds the university’s capacity every year, thus entrance is competitive. VŠE offers bachelor’s degree study branches in Czech, English, and Russian; master’s degree study branches are offered in Czech and English. Since 2007, there has been a Center for Disabled Students at VŠE.
The university is highly appraised both in the Czech Republic and abroad. VŠE has been certified with the “ECTS label” and “DS Label” by the European Commission thanks to correct implementation of the credit system. Both certificates confirm the credibility of VŠE in terms of partnerships with universities abroad. VŠE is ranked by the Financial Times annually and has already been appraised for several years by the Eduniversal Ranking project as one of the best “business schools” in Central and Eastern Europe. Since 2013 VŠE has been also ranked in QS World University Rankings - one of the most prestigious international rankings of higher education institutions. Currently, the 800 best universities in the world are listed in the ranking (while according to some estimates, the total number of higher education institutions in the world amounts to 20 thousand) and VŠE is one of them.