Palacký University, Olomouc

country rank  6
world rank  989

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University Overview

Established in 1573, Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci (Palacký University, Olomouc) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Olomouc (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Olomouc Region. Officially recognized by the Ministerstvo školství, mládeže a telovýchovy Ceské republiky (Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic), Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci (UPOL) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Czech higher education institution. Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci (UPOL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 447 years old Czech higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UPOL also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Acronym UPOL
Founded 1573
Colours Cobalt blue and gold

University Location

Address Krizkovskeho 8
771 47 Olomouc Region
Czech Republic
Tel +420 585 631 004
Fax +420 585 222 731

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office International Relations Office, Krížkovského 8
Olomouc 771 47
585 631 135

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Palacký University, Olomouc's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

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