Brief Presentation

Report
Education and Research
at the University of Pardubice
University of Pardubice
www.uni-pardubice.eu
University of Pardubice
Advancing Knowledge and Technologies
to improve the quality of life
• modern and dynamic public higher education institution in the heart of Europe
• extends 65-year long tradition of higher education in the city of Pardubice
• the only university in the Pardubice Region
• one of the 26 public higher education institutions in the Czech Republic
• active part of the European and world higher education and research area
University of Pardubice
5 Historical Milestones
1950 – 1989
1950
Institute of Chemistry in Pardubice
1953
Institute of Chemical Technology in Pardubice
an only chemistry related higher education institution – politically dependent on state
1990 – 2000
the Higher Education Act 1990 (HEA) – autonomy & academic freedom – new
faculties/institutes
1994
University of Pardubice
2000 – 2009
the Higher Education Act 2001, Strategy of Tertiary Education Development
7 faculties 65 study programmes / 130 study specializations – 11 thousand students
2009 – 2014
State financial policy changes, EU Operational programmes
new infrastructure – modern university campus
2015 – 2020
Amendment to the Higher Education Act – new challenges – Horizon 2020
University of Pardubice
7 Faculties
Faculty of Chemical Technology
Faculty of Economics and Administration
Jan Perner Transport Faculty
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy
Faculty of Health Studies
Faculty of Restoration
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics
University of Pardubice
10,450 Students at 7 Faculties
Faculty of Electrical
Engineering and Informatics
Faculty of Restoration 88; 1%
Faculty of Health
Studies
Faculty of Chemical Technology
1,129; 10%
2,075; 20%
847; 8%
1,989; 19%
2,079; 20%
Faculty of Arts
and Philosophy
Faculty of
Economics
and Administration
2,293; 22%
Jan Perner Transport Faculty
University of Pardubice
Students in 67 Study Programmes
18 Doctoral – PhD.
5%
22 Master‘s
– Ing., Mgr., MgA.
21%
74%
27 Bachelor‘s – Bc., BcA.
University of Pardubice
Students in the two Forms of Study
Part-time
18%
82%
Full-time
University of Pardubice
Study and Research Disciplines
Natural and Technical Sciences
• chemistry, chemical technology, biotechnology and biochemistry, informatics,
electrical engineering, transport and communication technologies, material
engineering, sciences and nanotechnologies
Social Sciences
• economics and administration, philology, history, philosophy and sociology
Health Sciences
• nursing, midwifery, health and social care
Fine Arts
• historical preservation, art restoration, conservation techniques and technologies
University of Pardubice
Number of Students
12000
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Faculty of Chemical Technology
Undergraduate degree courses
Chemistry and technical chemistry
Chemistry and technology of foodstuffs
Special chemical and biological programmes
Chemical and process engineering
Inorganic and polymeric materials
Farmacochemistry and medical materials
Surface protection of building and construction materials
Printing art
Faculty of Chemical Technology
Postgraduate degree courses
Chemistry
Chemistry and technology of materials
Chemical and process engineering
Chemistry and technology of foodstuffs
Printing art
Special chemical and biological programmes
Faculty of Chemical Technology
Unique study programmes & research
Printing art
Theory and technology of explosives
Chemistry and technology of paper and pulp
Organic coating and paints
Advanced special compounds
Inorganic, organometallic, organic, polymeric and special energetic
materials, nanotechnologies and supramolecular structure systems
Bioactive materials
Modern analytical and foodstuff testing
Membrane processes
Faculty of Economics and Administration
Undergraduate and Postgraduate degree courses
Economic policy and administration
System engineering and informatics
Economics and management
Applied informatics
Faculty of Economics and Administration
Unique study programmes & research
Economics and customs administration
Economics for criminalists
Information and security systems
Financial risk management
Regional development in public administration
GIS applications
Process modelling
Civil protection and crisis management
Jan Perner Transport Faculty
Undergraduate and Postgraduate degree courses
Transport technology and communications
Transport engineering and communications
Civil engineering
Technique and technology in transport and communication
Jan Perner Transport Faculty
Unique study programmes & research
Management of electronic communications and postal services
Electronic systems in transportation
Optimizing of logistic processes, computer modelling
Experimental testing
Diagnostics and reliability of transport means and infrastructure
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy
Undergraduate and Postgraduate degree courses
Philology
Philosophy
Historical sciences
Humanities
Sociology
Specialization in educational sciences
Teacher education for lower secondary schools – English and German languages
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy
Unique study programmes & research
Slavonic studies of the European union
Protection of historical heritage
Cultural, gender & modern history
Literature, culture, linguistics (English, German, Slavonic)
Alternative education and pedagogy, comparative studies
Inter-religious dialogue, anthropology
Faculty of Restoration
Undergraduate and Postgraduate degree courses
FINE ARTS
Restoration and conservation of
Stone and related materials
Wall painting and sgraffito
Paper, book binding and documents
Artwork on paper and related materials
Restoration and conservation of
Wall painting
Sculpture works and architectural surfaces
Written artworks on paper
Faculty of Restoration
Unique study programmes & research
Restoration and conservation technologies and techniques
on different surfaces and art
Nanotechnologies for art and craft conservation
Conservation of architecture heritage
Faculty of Health Studies
Undergraduate and Postgraduate degree courses
Nursing
Midwifery
Specialization in health care
Health and social care
Faculty of Health Studies
Unique study programmes & research
Paramedic
Radiology assistant
Quality of life and care of patients
Health management, psychological, social and ethical issues of health care
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics
Undergraduate and Postgraduate degree courses
Information technology
Electrical engineering and informatics
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics
Unique study programmes & research
Communication and microprocessor technology
Radar systems and signal processing, GPS technologies
Artificial intelligence applications
Mechatronics, robotics
University of Pardubice
1264 University Employees
722 Academic Staff
Professors
542 Others
69, 9%
Lecturers
123, 17%
272, 38%
Assoc. Professors
258, 36%
Senior Lecturers
University of Pardubice
Budget for 2014 FY
25%
Others
R&D
34%
41%
Education
Total 1311 M CZK / 63 M USD / 48 M EUR
University of Pardubice
R&D in 2014
R&D grants
50%
50%
Institutional
projects
Total 325 M CZK / 15 M USD / 12 M EUR
University of Pardubice
Research, Science & Technology Transfer
• Ranks among the top 10 Czech universities
• Universal scale of scientific disciplines
• Fundamental and applied research
• 290 publications in impacted journals per year
• International cooperation & projects
• Tens of scientific conferences
• 350 applied service contracts
• 4 new patents & 5 applied samples
• Centre for Technology & Knowledge Transfer
University of Pardubice
Recent Major Investments
building modern infrastructure
Faculty of Chemical Technology
University campus & sports facilities
University of Pardubice
European Regional Development Fund
UNIT
Reconstruction of the historical building
University IT Centre in the city centre
University of Pardubice
European Regional Development Fund
VVCD
New capacities for transport engineering disciplines
Educational and Reseach Centre for Transportation Technologies
University of Pardubice
European Regional Development Fund
VAP
Reconstruction
Lecturing Halls and Soft Labs in the University Campus
University of Pardubice
European Regional Development Fund
CEMNAT
Reconstruction
Research capacities for Materials Science and Nanotechnologies
in the city centre
University of Pardubice
International Cooperation in Education
• ERASMUS+
• ERASMUS MUNDUS
• CEEPUS
International Cooperation in Research
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Joint projects
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PhD & Postdoc programmes
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Technology & Knowledge Transfer
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Conferences & symposiums
over 350 institutions
in 40 countries
University of Pardubice
192 Universities
285 Agreements
Erasmus+
University of Pardubice
INDIA PLATFORM SINCE 2008
University of Pardubice
Communicating
Science & Technology
R&D popularization
via
Outreach Programmes
Open Door
to
Scientific Knowledge
University of Pardubice
Infrastructure & Support Services
• Modern campus and quality services
• ICT support
• University library and access to world information databases
• Physical education and sport courses and clubs
• Language centre and certified courses
• Information and counseling centres
• Academic consultancy for students with special needs
• Assistance and support to disadvantaged students
• International Mobility Centre
• Career centre
• Programmes and awards for talented students
University of Pardubice
University Campus – Library – ICT
University Library
ICT
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8,000 readers
200,754 volumes
686 periodicals
26 databases
280 study rooms (seating capacity)
30 PC work stations
Self-service copying
University Gallery
Free WiFi Access
CESNET 2 Internet network & speed 10 Gb/s
3,500 PC working stations
90 PC labs with 1,120 computers
200 zero clients & 300 virtual desktop systems
13,000 PC students' accounts
Printers and scanners
University of Pardubice
Physical Education & Sports
• Department of Physical Education and Sports since 1953
• University sports club since 1959
• Compulsory and optional physical education
• Sports courses and events – interfaculty competitions
• Team and individual sports – Rector‘s Award
• Participation in academic games and other sports events
• New sporting facilities – indoor & outdoor
University of Pardubice
Accommodation & Dinning
Halls of Residence
Mensa – Dinning Hall
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1,600 beds
2,400 – 4,000 CZK (120 – 200 USD) / month
Internet access in all rooms
Student clubs
2 dinning halls
400 seating capacity
320,000 meals per year
Cashless payment with student/employee
cards
University of Pardubice
Students coming from 55 countries appreciate:
Quality study programmes
International and lively student community
Modern university campus
Excellent study conditions and facilities
Good transport accessibility
Reasonable living costs in the city with 100,000 inhabitants
Pleasant environment of the East Bohemia region
Extensive sports and cultural opportunities
Pardubice
University of Pardubice
The modern facilities of the University campus near the city centre
create ideal conditions for the all-around development of young people.
Pleasant surroundings and many sports and cultural life opportunities
in combination with quality and demanding study programmes are recognized
among other European universities.
University of Pardubice
Quality & Tradition
University for the Future
prepares specialists for successful careers in a wide variety of professions
contributes to the development of a knowledge-based society

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