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Where, if not to us?

Do you want a quality and well-paid job after school? FEE graduates are desirable for employers not only in our country but all over the world.

Study in the heart of Europe! The Czech Republic is the tenth safest country in the world. The Pilsen region is known for its rich cultural, historical, and natural heritage. The city of Pilsen itself has close ties to industry and a long tradition in high-quality education. And it is the capital of beer - home to the world brand Pilsner Urquell!

Are you worried about your future? Come study with us! The whole world runs on electricity and cannot do without electrical engineers! We offer many exciting and promising fields in bachelor, master, and doctoral studies.

Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (full-time)

Study duration: 3 years, full-time or combined form
Title: Bachelor, Bc. (equivalent to Bachelor of Science, BSc.)

Thanks to the joint study program, you will gain knowledge from all areas of electrical engineering and information technology. Then you can decide for yourself whether you will continue your follow-up master engineering studies, go and be successful in practice, or set up a company and start your own business.

Contents of the study

The study includes theoretical and practical courses. You will find out how radio, telephone, and television communication works, how robots are manufactured and programmed, or where we encounter microprocessors, communication, and control technology. You will learn what lies in the drive of an electric vehicle, how to design, mathematically model, simulate and revive it. You will learn to use PC technology to design electrical equipment or model electrical and thermal conditions inside the equipment. Within the study field of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, you will gain a broader range of knowledge thanks to optional study courses.

Career opportunities

The field is excellent preparation for the study of follow-up master's courses. You can focus on, for example, transport electrical engineering and car electronics or telecommunication and multimedia systems. If you decide to go into practice, you can be excellent designers, planners, or test technicians. Be sure to ask about the work, such as in Škoda Auto, MBtech, or ZF Engineering Pilsen.

Major employers:

Škoda Auto, KOSTAL, MB Tech, Valeo, Automotive Light, Continental Automotive, WITTE Automotive, ZF Engineering Pilsen, Siemens, Škoda Transportation, Omexon, Eurosoft, ČEPS, ČEZ, Daikin, Bosch, Škoda Electric, Panasonic, KOSTAL, Valeo, Automotive Light, TES Vsetín, Inelsev motors Litvínov

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Conditions for admission

The following conditions are required for admission:

  • secondary education completed by the final exam,
  • filing a correctly completed application, including the required annexes,
  • payment of an administrative fee for the admission procedure,
  • compliance with the admission criteria.
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Application for study

  • electronically at eprihlaska.zcu.cz,
  • fill in required data,
  • enclose the following annexes (in PDF format - rules):
    • summary of secondary school grades – Transcript of record (with the averages given for each year),
    • a school-leaving certificate; in the case of a final exam passed abroad, a certificate on recognition of foreign education or confirmation of foreign education according to Dean’s Decree „Assessment of foreign education for the purposes of the admission procedure to the study programs of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the University of West Bohemia“,
    • in the case of foreigners applying to study in Czech language, a certificate of completion of  Czech language examination at B1 level according to CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) - CCE (Certified Exam in Czech for Foreigners) or Examination of the Institute of Applied Language Studies of the University of West Bohemia; this does not apply to Slovak citizens and secondary school graduates who studied in Czech,
    • in the case of applicants applying to study in English, a certificate of completion of the English language examination at B1 level (TOEIC, IELTS, FCE, ECL, TOEFL, PTE, Duolingo) - does not apply to applicants whose native language is English and secondary school graduates with a degree program in English (confirmation from secondary school required),
    • documents demonstrating activities for which bonus points can be earned.
  • a medical certificate is not requested,
  • the applicant has the right to state in the application form that he/she is a person with specific educational needs,
  • in exceptional cases it is possible to submit a paper application - do not forget to sign it.

Rules for attachments to Bc. study at FEE:

  • Electronically (preferred)
    • Scan the originals of the required documents to PDF and upload them when submitting the e-application in step 2, section Upload files required for you field of study.
    • If you do not yet have attachments available at the time of application, you can upload them later.
    • Choose appropriate file names to make attachments easy to identify.
    • Attachments can be uploaded individually or combined into a single file.
    • To upload attachments, use the Browse... button at the bottom of the page.
    • Confirm the upload of the file by clicking Save file.
    • Uploading attachments must be done by the deadlines.
    • A maximum of 12 files can be uploaded.
  • By post
    • copy the originals of the required documents.
    • send copies to our faculty address: Study Office of FEE UWB in Pilsen, Ing. Jana Čečilová, Univerzitní 26, 301 00, Plzeň.
  • Personally
    • copy the originals of the required documents.
    • go to the Study Office - 1st floor, office No. EU211 - Ing. Jana Čečilová
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Payment of the administrative fee

  • The administrative fee for admission procedure is 500 CZK = 20 EUR = 22 USD.
  • The fee can be paid by bank transfer, cash at a bank or at the UWB cash desk, or by postal order.
  • Information on the bank transfer:
    • BIC  SWIFT: KOMBCZPPXXX
    • bank code: 0100
    • IBAN - CZK: CZ8101000000004811530257
    • IBAN - EUR: CZ0401000000004845500267
    • IBAN - USD: CZ3201000000004845490257
    • variable symbol: 2275000121
    • specific symbol: generated number for the application in the case of an electronically filed application or the applicant's birth number without a slash in the case of a paper application.
  • Proof of payment is required only for applications made on paper.
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Criterion for admission

Applicants are admitted for study according to rank order starting with the highest score, i.e. the
rank list of candidates in descending order of scores, according to the Dean's decree.

The ranking of the candidates is determined on the basis of the B score given by the equation:

B = ( 400 / (Ø1+Ø2+Ø3+Ø4) ) + Z

where

  • Ø1, Ø2, Ø3, Ø4 are the last four annual average grades from the secondary school completed; these are always the average grades for the second semester; if the candidate has not completed the last year, the average grade for the first semester of the last year will be used;

and Z is the sum of bonus (special) points that can be earned for the following activities:

  • 10 points – at least once in the last three years the applicant has been a successful participant in the regional or national round of the Mathematics or Physics Olympics organized by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports and placed at least third,
  • 10 points – in the current year, the candidate ranks among the best 70% (i.e. the percentile > 30) in the results of the National Comparative Examination (SCIO) in Mathematics or General Study Prerequisites,
  • 5 points – at least once in the last three years, the applicant has been a successful participant in the Mathematics or Physics Olympics organized by the secondary school and placed at least third,
  • 5 points – the candidate achieved a score of at least 50% in the regional round of the Logic Olympics organized by "Mensa" in the Czech Republic and placed at least third,
  • 5 points – the applicant participated in the Technical Olympics of the Pilsen Region at least once in the last three years.



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Recognition of foreign education

In the case of foreign education, it is necessary to submit the decision on the recognition of foreign education.

The applicant can use one of the following options:

  1. Filling in and confirming the form Confirmation of foreign education according to the Dean's Decree - Assessment of foreign education for the purposes of the admission procedure to the study programs of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the University of West Bohemia.
  2. submission of the Decision on the Recognition of Foreign Education, so-called Nostrification.

Everything has to be done within the relevant deadlines.

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Admission procedure dates

Deadline for submitting an application

by 15 April 2021

Deadline for submitting the required annexes to the application

by 15 April 2021

Deadline for payment of the administrative fee 

by 15 April 2021

Deadline for verification of the admission procedure requirements for programs taught in English

30 April 2021

Deadline for demonstrating secondary education for applicants who complete their studies in the academic year 2020/21 

by 16 June 2021

Deadline for verification of the admission procedure requirements for programs taught in Czech

17 June 2021

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Tuition fee and scholarship program

Tuition fee

The tuition fee is 4000 EUR per year. The payment must be made to the specific deadline prior to the
enrollment in the study, in one payment once a year (If the Visa is not issued, the payment is fully refundable. Any other serious reasons will be assessed individually. Detailed conditions of scholarships are defined in the Dean’s decree.)

Scholarships

Scholarship based on study results

The calculation is made at the end of the academic year and is based on the completion of grades of
the relevant academic year.    
The amount of the scholarship is based on the following study results:  

  • 100 % of the tuition fee (4000 EUR) – study average 1.0  
  • 60 % of the tuition fee (2400 EUR) – study average (1.0;1.3)  
  • 35 % of the tuition fee (1400 EUR) – study average (1.3;1.5)   

START‐UP scholarship for excellent students

This scholarship is awarded to the fresh enrolled bachelor's or master's degree students in programs
taught in English, who have not previously studied at FEE. The evaluation is based on the written
motivation letter, CV and diploma supplement which confirm excellent previous study results. It is
assessed individually by the Dean of the Faculty, it is not claimable, and applies to the first semester of
study only.  
The scholarship is paid for a maximum of four months (first semester) in the amount of 5000 CZK (200
EUR) per month. Please note, that the actual amounts and conditions may vary each academic year.        

Accommodation scholarship

  • The students are entitled to the accommodation scholarship after enrollment and entry into
    the study. The amount of the scholarship is set by the Rector's decree for each quarter and is
    approx.  600 CZK / month (25 EUR). It applies only to the academic months, i.e. September
    to June.   
  • Discount 8 % of the total price of accommodation is provided in the case of the pre‐payment
    for 3 months in advance.       

Individual scholarship  

Students also have the possibility of receiving an extraordinary scholarship in relation to excellent
study results, other school activities, publishing activities, etc. The scholarship is assessed individually
and the decision on its awarding is under the authority of the head of the department or the Dean
of FEE.   

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Terms for Admission for bachelor study applicants

Electronics and Information Technology

Study duration: 2 years, full-time form
Title: Engineer, Ing. (equivalent to Master of Science, MSc.)

The study program will enable the graduate to expand knowledge in electronics and information technology, and further deepen it in the chosen specialization. Thanks to the acquired knowledge, he/she will be ready to solve complex technical problems that come with new technologies, new requirements for the technical level, and the specifics of electronic and communication systems in the society. The graduate will gain knowledge in the design, development, implementation, and diagnostics of electronic, information, and communication systems. He/she will gain experience in the field of power electronics and electric drives, but also programming, synthesis of electronic and communication circuits, design and synthesis of operational safety systems, applications of sensor technology, communication and bus systems, electronic systems for industrial process control and electromagnetic compatibility in both high and the low-frequency range.

Specializations of the study program

Electronics

During the study, the graduate of this specialization will gain knowledge in particular:

  • in the field of design and development of analog, digital processor structures of electronic systems and their programming, including diagnostic tools using modeling and simulation tools,
  • in the field of physical instrumentation, in particular the design of ionizing radiation detectors and electronic systems needed for the acquisition and further processing of data from detectors.

Information and Communication Technologies

During the study, the graduate of the specialization will gain knowledge in particular:

  • knowledge of communication and multimedia systems,
  • space technology, microwave technology, communication, and computer networks and functionally secure systems.

Power Electronics

  • During the study, the graduate of this specialization will gain knowledge in particular:
  • new structures of power semiconductor converters and drives, converters and drives with increased energy efficiency and high power density,
  • solutions for electrical systems for vehicles, robots and manipulators, industrial and energy technologies and mechatronic systems,
  • modern ways of managing the systems mentioned above. The graduate can design, implement, and program control systems for industrial and automation technologies, transportation systems, and energy applications.
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Electrical Power Engineering

Study duration: 2 years, full-time form
Title: Engineer, Ing. (equivalent to Master of Science, MSc.)

The study program Electrical Power Engineering will enable the graduate to expand their knowledge in heavy current electrical engineering and power engineering and deepen it in the chosen specialization. Thanks to the acquired knowledge, the graduate will be ready to solve complex technical problems that come with new technologies, new requirements for the management of industrial systems, and a higher degree of production automation. The graduate will gain knowledge in systems for ensuring electricity supply, in provisions for electricity quality, EMC equipment, and industrial systems, in the use and consumption of electricity, in the possibilities of using electrical machines and power electronic systems, and in the basics of electrothermal and lighting technology. They will know the issue of the influence of electrical equipment on the power supply system and the principles of minimizing negative phenomena.

Specializations of the study program

Power Electronics and Drives

During the study, the graduate of this specialization will gain knowledge in particular:

  • new structures of power semiconductor converters and drives, converters and drives with increased energy efficiency and high power density,
  • electrical systems for vehicles, robots and manipulators, industrial and energy technologies, energy networks and mechatronic systems,
  • necessary for the design of power electronic technologies and electric drives and modern ways of their control.

Electric Machines

During the study, the graduate of this specialization will gain knowledge in particular:

  • new principles, materials, technologies of production of modern electrical machines and their structural arrangements,
  • cooling and heat dissipation methods,
  • modern methods of their electromagnetic, thermal, and mechanical design,
  • simulation and modeling of operating parameters of modern electrical machines for different load modes.

Electrical Power Engineering

During the study, the graduate of the specialization will gain knowledge in particular:

  • in the field of production, transmission, distribution, and use of electricity and heat,
  • operating and fault conditions of the electricity system and will be ready to address the increased demands on the operational management of electricity networks connected with the growing share of decentralized sources and the increasing requirements for reliability and quality of electricity supply.

The graduate focusing on the operation and control of the power system will be able to design individual elements of electrical networks and protection and security systems and gain deeper knowledge in modeling and simulation of operating and fault conditions.

The graduate focusing on electricity and heat generation technologies will gain knowledge about the operation and design of conventional and unconventional source technologies, including technologies designed to improve systems' energy efficiency and reduce the environmental impact of the energy industry.

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Materials and Technologies for Electrical Engineering

Study duration: 2 years, full-time form
Title: Engineer, Ing. (equivalent to Master of Science, MSc.)

The study program Materials and Technologies for Electrical Engineering prepares experts with a focus on the development and application of electrotechnical materials, production technologies and their management in the field of the electrical engineering industry. The study program is designed to enable students to acquire the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge. Graduates of the program are prepared so that they can:

  • find employment in professional and managerial positions in practice,
  • continue the doctoral study program,
  • become self-employed in the field.

Contents of the study

  • the graduate will gain the necessary theoretical knowledge and overview of all key areas of the life cycle of an electrical product (from design, through implementation to operation, including disposal and recycling),
  • during their studies, they will deepen their knowledge of conventional and special materials and technologies, used diagnostic methods or methods and tools for process control within the entire product life cycle by choosing compulsory elective subjects,
  • great emphasis is placed on preparation for independent creative work in the form of involvement in expert projects,
  • the graduate will have the knowledge and skills to solve problems in the fields of materials, production technologies, and diagnostics in electrical engineering, which are essential for the future sustainability and competitiveness of the industry. The primary feature of the study program is multidisciplinarity with application in many industries,
  • the graduate will know the principles and applications in the fields of materials and technologies in electrical engineering. These are mainly semiconductor, magnetic and dielectric materials, contacting issues, production, and diagnostic processes, etc., as well as advanced materials and technologies (organic, printed, flexible, and wearable electronics, smart textiles, sensors, nanotechnology, ecological material resources) and methods of their characterization and interpretation of measured data.
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Applied Electrical Engineering

Study duration: 2 years, full-time form
Title: Engineer, Ing. (equivalent to Master of Science, MSc.)

The study program deepens a broad universal basis across all electrical engineering areas, but not at the expense of the quality of knowledge gained. Within the program, you will choose to focus on a group of courses from high-current or low-current electrical engineering, thanks to which you will be very adaptable to the requirements of your job after graduation. Completing the program will allow you to find employment in interdisciplinary applications and many specialized fields. While studying this program, you will deepen the theoretical foundations and application knowledge in electrical engineering that overlap with other fields.

Program focus

Low-current Electrical Engineering

Graduates of low-current electrical engineering will be able to:

  • use knowledge of information technology for electrical engineering and related applications,
  • explain signal processing and select control bus according to system type,
  • design the interconnection of industrial control systems using industrial buses and communications,
  • work with professional databases create electrical diagrams and documents,
  • analyze a project with built-in electronics.

Heavy-current Electrical Engineering

Graduates of heavy-current electrical engineering will be able to:

  • explain the principles of transmission and distribution network solutions in terms of design and mode of operation, operational and economic importance,
  • design the electrical diagram of the power plant, calculate the size of the sources of own consumption; the minimum required to short-circuit power,
  • carry out a balance of energy systems, determine load indicators, break down the costs of electricity generation into appropriate categories,
  • design and dimension electric drives and calculate the characteristics of an electric machine, design power electronic systems,
  • use temperature sensors, sensors of mechanical quantities, sensors of security systems, sensors for the automotive industry, flow meters.
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Conditions for admission

The following conditions are required for admission:

  • full completion of university studies in any type of study program,
  • filing a fully completed application, including the required annexes,
  • payment of the administrative fee for the admission procedure,
  • compliance with the admission criteria.
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Application for study

  • electronically at eprihlaska.zcu.cz,
  • fill in required data,
  • enclose the following annexes (in PDF format - rules):
    • list of completed courses with the total weighted study average for previous university studies, confirmed by the relevant university,
    • university diploma; in the case of higher education undertaken abroad, the decision on recognition of foreign education or confirmation of foreign education according to Dean’s Decree „Assessment of foreign education for the purposes of the admission procedure to the study programs of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the University of West Bohemia”,
    • in the case of foreigners applying for study in Czech language, a certificate of completion of the Czech language examination at B1 level according to CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) - CCE (Certified Exam in Czech for Foreigners) or Examination of the Institute of Applied Language Studies at the University of West Bohemia; this does not apply to Slovak citizens and graduates of secondary schools or universities with a study program in the Czech language,
    • in the case of applicants wishing to study in English, a certificate of completion of the English language examination at B1 level (TOEIC, IELTS, FCE, ECL, TOEFL, PTE, Duolingo) - does not apply to applicants whose native language is English and graduates of secondary schools or universities with a study program in the English language (confirmation from secondary school required),
    • documents demonstrating activities for which bonus points can be earned.
  • a medical certificate is not requested,
  • the applicant has the right to state in the application form that he/she is a person with specific educational needs,
  • in exceptional cases it is possible to submit a paper application - do not forget to sign it.

Rules for attachments to master study at FEE

  • Electronically (preferred)
    • Scan the originals of the required documents to PDF and upload them when submitting the e-application in step 2, section Upload files required for you field of study.
    • If you do not yet have attachments available at the time of application, you can upload them later.
    • Choose appropriate file names to make attachments easy to identify.
    • Attachments can be uploaded individually or combined into a single file.
    • To upload attachments, use the Browse... button at the bottom of the page.
    • Confirm the upload of the file by clicking Save file.
    • Uploading attachments must be done by the deadlines.
    • A maximum of 12 files can be uploaded.
  • By post
    • copy the originals of the required documents.
    • send copies to our faculty address: Study Office of FEE UWB in Pilsen, Ing. Jana Čečilová, Univerzitní 26, 301 00, Plzeň.
  • Personally
    • copy the originals of the required documents.
    • go to the Study Office - 1st floor, office No. EU211 - Ing. Jana Čečilová
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Payment of the administrative fee

  • The administrative fee for admission procedure is 500 CZK = 20 EUR = 22 USD.
  • The fee can be paid by bank transfer, cash at a bank or at the UWB cash desk, or by postal order.
  • Information on the bank transfer:
    • BIC  SWIFT: KOMBCZPPXXX
    • bank code: 0100
    • IBAN - CZK: CZ8101000000004811530257
    • IBAN - EUR: CZ0401000000004845500267
    • IBAN - USD: CZ3201000000004845490257
    • variable symbol: 2275000121
    • specific symbol: generated number for the application in the case of an electronically filed application or the applicant's birth number without a slash in the case of a paper application.
  • Proof of payment is required only for applications made on paper.



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Criterion for admission

Applicants for study are admitted according to rank order, starting with the best, i.e. the list of
candidates is ranked in descending order of scores, according to the Dean's decree.

The rank of the candidates is determined by the B score calculated by the equation:

B = 100 / VSP + Z

where

  • VSP is the weighted study average for previously completed university studies,

and Z is the sum of bonus (special) points that can be granted for the following activities:

  • 10 points – the applicant has participated at least once in the last three years in the nationwide competition in the field of electrical engineering (e.g. SVOČ - Student Research and Professional Activity) and placed at least third,
  • 5 points – the applicant has participated at least once in the last three years in a competition announced by the University in the field of electrical engineering (e.g. SVOČ - Student Research and Professional Activity) and placed at least third.
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Recognition of foreign education

In the case of foreign education, it is necessary to submit the decision on the recognition of foreign education.

The applicant can use one of the following options:

  1. Filling in and confirming the form Confirmation of foreign education according to the Dean's Decree - Assessment of foreign education for the purposes of the admission procedure to the study programs of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the University of West Bohemia.
  2. submission of the Decision on the Recognition of Foreign Education, so-called Nostrification.

Everything has to be done within the relevant deadlines.

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Admission procedure dates

Deadline for submitting the application      by 15 April 2021


Deadline for submitting the required annexes to the application      by 15 April 2021


Deadline for payment of the administrative fee      by 15 April 2021


Deadline for verification of the admission procedure requirements for programs taught in English      30 April 2021


Deadline for documenting the total weighted study average for university studies      by 17 June 2021


Deadline for full completion of university education for applicants who finish their studies in the academic year 2020/21      by 30 June 2021


Deadline for verification of the admission procedure requirements for programs taught in Czech      14 July 2021

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Tuition fee and scholarship program

Tuition fee

The tuition fee is 4000 EUR per year. The payment must be made to the specific deadline prior to the
enrollment in the study, in one payment once a year (If the Visa is not issued, the payment is fully refundable. Any other serious reasons will be assessed individually).

Scholarships

Scholarship based on study results

The calculation is made at the end of the academic year and is based on the completion of grades of
the relevant academic year.    
The amount of the scholarship is based on the following study results:  

  • 100 % of the tuition fee (4000 EUR) – study average 1.0  
  • 60 % of the tuition fee (2400 EUR) – study average (1.0;1.3)  
  • 35 % of the tuition fee (1400 EUR) – study average (1.3;1.5)   

START‐UP scholarship for excellent students

This scholarship is awarded to the fresh enrolled bachelor's or master's degree students in programs
taught in English, who have not previously studied at FEE. The evaluation is based on the written
motivation letter, CV and diploma supplement which confirm excellent previous study results. It is
assessed individually by the Dean of the Faculty, it is not claimable, and applies to the first semester of
study only.  
The scholarship is paid for a maximum of four months (first semester) in the amount of 5000 CZK (200
EUR) per month. Please note, that the actual amounts and conditions may vary each academic year.        

Accommodation scholarship

  • The students are entitled to the accommodation scholarship after enrollment and entry into
    the study. The amount of the scholarship is set by the Rector's decree for each quarter and is
    approx.  600 CZK / month (25 EUR). It applies only to the academic months, i.e. September
    to June.   
  • Discount 8 % of the total price of accommodation is provided in the case of the pre‐payment
    for 3 months in advance.       

Individual scholarship  

Students also have the possibility of receiving an extraordinary scholarship in relation to excellent
study results, other school activities, publishing activities, etc. The scholarship is assessed individually
and the decision on its awarding is under the authority of the head of the department or the Dean
of FEE.

Detailed conditions of scholarships are defined in the Dean’s decree.

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Terms for Admission for master study applicants

Electrical Power Engineering, Electronics, Electrical Engineering

Graduates of the corresponding university master's degree have the opportunity to expand their knowledge in doctoral studies at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the University of West Bohemia. This study represents the third, highest degree of university study, is full-time or combined (external), and its standard length is four years.

During the study, the state doctoral examination is passed within two years from the beginning, and the study is completed within four years by defending the dissertation. Graduates are awarded the academic title of "Doctor" (abbreviated to "Ph.D." after the name). All doctoral study programs can also be studied in English at FEE. All study programs are accessible to people with disabilities.

Fields of doctoral study:
- Electrical Power Engineering - full-time/combined form
- Electronics - full-time/combined form
- Electrical Engineering - full-time/combined form

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Conditions for admission

The following conditions are required for admission:

  • completion of study on the Master study programme,
  • filing a fully completed application, including the required annexes,
  • payment of an administrative fee for the admission procedure,
  • successful completion of the admission interview.
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Application for study

  • electronically at eprihlaska.zcu.cz,
  • fill in required data,
  • enclose the following annexes (in PDF format - rules):
    • letter of intent,
    • structured CV in the format Europass,
    • university diploma; in the case of higher education undertaken abroad, the decision on the recognition of foreign education or confirmation of foreign education according to Dean’s Decree „Assessment of foreign education for the purposes of the admission procedure to the study programs of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the University of West Bohemia“,
    • diploma supplement,
    • full version of the Master thesis,
    • in the case of foreigners - copy of passport.
  • we do not require a medical certificate of medical fitness,
  • the applicant has the right to state in the application that he/she is a person with special educational needs,
  • in exceptional cases it is possible to submit a paper application - do not forget to sign it.

Rules for attachments to doctoral study at FEE

  • Electronically (preferred)
    • Scan the originals of the required documents to PDF and upload them when submitting the e-application in step 2, section Upload files required for you field of study.
    • If you do not yet have attachments available at the time of application, you can upload them later.
    • Choose appropriate file names to make attachments easy to identify.
    • Attachments can be uploaded individually or combined into a single file.
    • To upload attachments, use the Browse... button at the bottom of the page.
    • Confirm the upload of the file by clicking Save file.
    • Uploading attachments must be done by the deadlines.
    • A maximum of 12 files can be uploaded.
  • By post
    • copy the originals of the required documents.
    • send copies to our faculty address: Study Office of FEE UWB in Pilsen, Ing. Jana Čečilová, Univerzitní 26, 301 00, Plzeň.
  • Personally
    • copy the originals of the required documents.
    • go to the Study Office - 1st floor, office No. EU211 - Ing. Jana Čečilová
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Payment of the administrative fee

  • The administrative fee for the admission procedure is 500 CZK
  • The fee can be paid by bank transfer, cash at a bank or at the UWB cash desk, or by postal order.
  • Information on the bank transfer:
    • BIC  SWIFT: KOMBCZPPXXX
    • bank code: 0100
    • IBAN - CZK: CZ8101000000004811530257
    • IBAN - EUR: CZ0401000000004845500267
    • IBAN - USD: CZ3201000000004845490257
    • variable symbol: 2275000121
    • specific symbol: generated number for the application in the case of an electronically filed application or the applicant's birth number without a slash in the case of a paper application.
  • Proof of payment is required only for applications made on paper.
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Admission interview

  • The interview is held with the candidate present in person, in front of a committee appointed by the Dean but can also be conducted by means of a videoconference.
  • The admission interview takes place in the language of the study program for which the applicant is applying.
  • During the interview, the committee will ask the candidate questions with regard to the field of study and the general topic for which the candidate applies.
  • Each applicant is asked three questions by the committee. Each response will be assessed by the Committee using the following grades: "Passed" or "Failed".
  • The candidate will have successfully passed the admission interview if he/she receives a "Passed" grade for minimally two answers.
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Recognition of foreign education

In the case of foreign education, it is necessary to submit the decision on the recognition of foreign education.

The applicant can use one of the following options:

  1. Filling in and confirming the form Confirmation of foreign education according to the Dean's Decree - Assessment of foreign education for the purposes of the admission procedure to the study programs of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the University of West Bohemia.
  2. submission of the Decision on the Recognition of Foreign Education, so-called Nostrification.

Everything has to be done within the relevant deadlines.

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Admission procedure dates

Deadline for submitting the application      by 18 June 2021


Deadline for submitting the required annexes to the application      by 18 June 2021


Deadline for payment of the administrative fee      by 18 June 2021


Deadline for completion of Master's degree for applicants who finish their studies in the academic year 2020/21      by 18 June 2021


The date for admission interview      7 – 9 July 2021


Deadline for verification of the admission procedure requirements      13 July 2021

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Tuition fee and scholarship program

Tuition fee

The tuition fee is 4000 EUR per year. The payment must be made to the specific deadline before the
enrollment in the study, in one payment once a year (If the Visa is not issued, the payment is fully refundable. Any other serious reasons will be assessed individually).

Scholarships

1) Scholarship based on the fulfillment of the individual study plan

The special scholarship in the doctoral study program in the first two years of study is
dependent on the fulfillment of the individual study plan as follows:

  • For each completed exam during the first 1.5 years of study, the student receives
    800 EUR, a maximum of 4000 EUR in total (If all the exams are not completed within 1.5 years of the study, the student loses the claim to further awards described in paragraph 1 a).
  • After successful completion of the state doctoral examination within two years, the
    student receives a scholarship of 4000 EUR (If the state doctoral exam is not completed within the first two years of the study, the student loses the claim to the scholarship described in paragraph 1 b).

Special scholarship in the doctoral study program in the following years:

  • 3rd year: scholarship of 2000 EUR.  
  • 4th year: scholarship of 3000 EUR.  
  • 5th year: scholarship of 2000 EUR.  

2) Accommodation scholarship

  • The students are entitled to the accommodation scholarship after enrollment and entry into
    the study. The amount of the scholarship is set by the Rector's decree for each quarter and is
    approx.  600 CZK per month (25 EUR). It applies only to the academic months, i.e., September
    to June.   
  • Discount 8 % of the total price of accommodation is provided in the case of the pre‐payment
    for three months in advance.

3) START‐UP scholarship for excellent students

This scholarship is awarded to the freshly enrolled Ph.D. students in programs taught in English, who
have not previously studied at FEE. The evaluation is based on the written motivation letter, CV, and
diploma supplement, which confirm excellent previous study results. It is assessed individually by the
dean of the Faculty.  
The scholarship is paid for a maximum of four months (first semester) in the amount of 5000 CZK
(200 EUR) per month.

4) Involvement in projects

After the first six months of study, the supervisor can suggest that the student is included in the
research project. The assessment is individual and depends on the student's abilities and current
capacity. Participation in the project is rewarded according to the amount of time and the job title.

5) Individual scholarship

Students also have the possibility of receiving a special scholarship depending on the fulfillment of the
individual study plan, excellent study or work results, other school activities, publishing activities, etc.
Allocation of this scholarship is assessed on the basis of the supervisor's proposal; the decision to grant
this scholarship is in the hands of the head of the department or the dean of FEE.

Specific conditions of scholarships are defined in the dean's decrees.

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Terms for Admission for Ph.D. Applicants