Study and Experience Program

Study at the Faculty of Management and discover the Czech Canada Natural Park

This Study & Experience Program is based on the principles of Study Tour. It gives a group of international students a unique opportunity to study one-week long intensive course focused on selected topic of management and marketing and discover the beauties of marvels city of Jindřichův Hradec and its surroundings at the same time.

The Faculty organizes this program in cooperation with the ESN VŠE Praha – Buddy System and VŠE International Office.

Studying at the Faculty of Management

The Faculty of Management is the youngest faculty of the University of Economics, Prague. It offers education in the field of Management for nearly 1500 students. Its modern campus is located outside of Prague in lovely South Bohemian city Jindřichův Hradec.

The Faculty offers for participants of the Study & Experience Program the comprehensive intensive course in a range of 3 ECTS. The course is focused on pre-selected topics of management and marketing or can be tailored according to participants needs. The schedule usually consists of two teaching blocks a day.

Upcoming intensive courses: Fall semester 2018

Upcoming intensive courses: Spring semester 2019

Past intensive courses

Exploring Jindřichův Hradec and its Surroundings

Jindřichův Hradec is peaceful South Bohemian city with more then 22 500 inhabitants which is located near the Austrian border 160 km far from Prague.

Jindřichův Hradec is popular destination for tourists visiting beautiful spots of the South Bohemia Region. The dominant of this town is the third largest castle and chateau complexes in the Czech Republic. If you go for a walk through the city center, you can find traditional merchants houses with typical decorations and there are also many other historical monuments.

The city is a gateway to the Czech Canada Natural Park. This protected natural area got its name from the character of the local landscape, which is full of deep forests and numerous bodies of water, and also due to its rather harsh climate.

Participants will get the opportunity to explore all main tourist spots in Jindřichův Hradec during half-day guided city tour. They can also join full-day trip to the Czech Canada Natural Park full of many beautiful places such as Landštejn Castle, Church of the Holy Trinity, Osika Lake, or Bison Ranch in Rožnov settlement.

Having Fun & Making New Friends

All participants are welcomed to participate in any students sport or cultural activity during their stay in Jindřichův Hradec. They will obtain an actual schedule after their arrival. The International Office will appreciate their active participation in activities promoting students international mobility in a form of short presentation of participants’ home universities and towns.

Accommodation & Boarding

The Faculty offers participants accommodation in students’ dormitory for reduced price. The dormitory is situated in the center of Jindrichuv Hradec within 10 minutes distance from the faculty campus. The rooms are fully furnished. They are equipped with beds, tables, chairs, wardrobes, lockers and small refrigerator. Two rooms share the bathroom (shower, toilet, sink). Blankets, pillows, and bed linens are provided to students for free. The Wi-Fi internet connection is available in every room free of charge.

Participants can use the canteen which is located in the area of the dormitory. The canteen offers complete lunch menu for reduced price. If participants will be interested in eating breakfast, it can be arranged in faculty campus.

Tuition fee

The participation in the Study & Experience Program is free for every participant. There is no tuition fee. However, participants are obliged to cover all travelling expenses such as:

  • transportation costs
  • accommodation costs
  • boarding
  • entrance fees


If you want to join the Study & Experience Program or need any additional information, do not hesitate to contact us:


“I appreciate at most the beauties of Jindrichuv Hradec and different – student’s friendly – teaching style of the lecturers at the Faculty of Management.” – Anna (Finland)

“I appreciate beautiful city of Jindrichuv Hradec, nice atmosphere and very nice people. I would definitely recommend this course to everyone participating exchange program in VSE. It was one of the best weeks in the Czech Republic as an experience. Thank you so much for this unique chance!” – Emma (Finland)

“I appreciate the incredible organization and a super-warm welcome. We were treated really nicely, both by students and professors. All of the staff working on the course was unbelievably helpful to us, and they were really giving their best to make us feel amazing in Jindrichuv Hradec.” – Tin (Croatia)

“The buddies were really nice and helpful. I really enjoyed the company of other Czech students and our evening together. Also the city is really beautiful and the faculty too.” – Sarah

“The teacher was really kind and funny and gave us good explanations.” – Anete (France)

“I appreciate at most our Buddies showing us all the beauties of Jindrichuv Hradec.” – Blaine & Le (Canada)

Spring semester 2017

“The uni is very small and familiar, it has a warm atmosphere and made us feel comfortable. The teachers were definitely qualified and very friendly and it was fun to take their class. Our amazing Buddies organised a lot of enjoyable trips and activities for us and also helped us wherever they could. Therefore I’d definitely recommend the intensive course in Jindrichuv Hradec to other students.” – Floriana (Berlin, Germany)

“Highly recommended, everything was good and well prepaired. One week here showed us the benefits of being in a smaller university where u can easily be in touch with your professors and colleagues” – Carlo (Italy, Ravenna)

“I was impressed by the campus in Jindřichův Hradec. The faculty is very modern and nice. I enjoyed my time here, learning from the intelligent marketing professors and bonding with the helpful buddies. The buddies helped me get settled in the town and find my way around the area. They made me feel comfortable and at ease. I would definitely recommend this course and program to other students who want to explore a smaller part of the Czech Republic.” – Erica (Austin, Texas, USA)

“It was great, helpful, everyone were nice!” – Jona (Croatia, Osijek)

“The whole experience was amazing. It was definitely one of the most interesting courses I have had with great professors know who how to keep our attention. The building of the faculty is beautiful and I really enjoyed spending time at the university, as well as city sightseeing and all the organized trips. The buddies are great, I am really happy to have met them, and they could not have been more helpful and kind. I would suggest everybody to attend this course abd I will spread the word about this Faculty to everyone in Prague!” – Tea (Italy)

Fall semester 2017

“It is out of my expectation, l enjoyed it very much, l will recommend every one to have a try.” – Gu (China)

“The buddies were very kind and helpful. The lecturers were really passionate about the subject. Loved the trips we took and loved the town of JH! – Martin (Canada)

“I would definitely recommend the program to other students. The Faculty is really nice and well equipped. The Buddies were friendly and helpful during both the trips and the nice activities they organized.” – Marco (Italy)

“It was well-organized” – Yvonne (Russia)

Spring semester 2018

“Loved the programme. Buddies were really friendly and welcoming – made our time here really fun. The faculty is really nice and modern and he teachers were very enthusiastic/passionate about the subject they teach. I would definitely recommend to other students – I really enjoyed my time here” – Claire (Scotland)

“I loved the class and the experience overall. I had a great time here and am so glad I signed up for the class!” – MacKinsey (USA)

“The Faculty of Management is a good learning circumstance, the course and the teachers in this program also taught me a lot!!! Like the accompanying program, and buddies really helpful and nice. I will recommend this study and experience program!” – Yan (Taiwan)

“I was really surprised with the Faculty of Management. It was incredibly modern and well organized. The hole infrastructure was amazing. The course was entertaining and well done. Both teachers managed to gain our attention all the time, as the topics we saw and the way they delivered them were on point. The hole program was unbelievable. A really good experience were we got to meet new people and a new city. Everything was quite perfect, and we could clearly notice everyone was trying really hard to make sure we had a good time. Buddies and the activities they organized were great. I’m happy not only to have met the people that were taking the course with me, but the Buddies that helped us and were at our disposal the hole time. I would definitely recommend this experience to anyone” – Nicolás (Argentina)

“Yeah, of course, it’s a really good experience at the faculty management. And the professors are so nice and teach us professional knowledge with some interesting examples and cases, which is easy for me to understand. On the other hand, I like this program and the buddies are so helpful, kind and friendly. I really appreciate for their help. Lastly, it’s sure that I will recommend this program to other students! By the way, I like this town, quiet, beautiful. And the tour of Natural Park and castle is really good cause I like going hiking” – Zhang (China)

“I had a really great time at the Study & Experience programme! The buddies were amazing and the trip wouldn’t have been the same without them. They were really organised, fun and made us feel really welcome! Communicating with [Buddies] through the Facebook group made it super easy. The Faculty of Management is a really good school, the campus is lovely and the professors were great! The courses were interesting and we learned a lot in the few days. I would 100% recommend this to other students! The experience part of the programme was also excellent and we had lots of fun doing the activities that we had planned! The buddies join us on them all too which was nice. We all made new friends and I would encourage others to join the programme” – Amy (Scotland)

“I would definitely recommend it! The buddies and the teachers were really relaxed and friendly and we had a great programme, many free time and the course was interesting as well. It was a good experience and totally different compared to the study life in Prague” – Anna (Germany)

“The building is very nice and modern with good facilities. The faculty seemed organized, with few students. The course was very interesting and had a low workload. The teachers were both good and engaging. The accompanying program was fun (and the best part of the program); the buddies were friendly, easy-going and helpful. Overall, I’d definitely recommend the program to other students” – Maria (Portugal)

“I would definitely recommend this program to other students. I loved being able to see another city in the Czech Republic and meeting other students from VSE. The school seemed very nice and modern and had a great faculty that seemed to be very excited to have us there. The buddies were also so great and nice and were fun to go out with and explore the city!” – Rebecca (USA)

“I feel very lucky to have been part of the Study and Experience Program at the Faculty of Management. The Faculty of Management is very student-oriented and an ideal place to study. The two course lecturers we had were very engaging, so the classes never got boring. Thanks to them, I learnt about many advertising case studies I’d never heard of before. The accompanying program was extremely well organised and allowed us to learn more about the Czech Republic’s culture and history. It made the five days feel more of a vacation than a university course, which was a welcome change from lessons in Prague. The buddies were key in making this all possible. Managing a large group of students is never easy, but they did so brilliantly. In conclusion, I would highly recommend this Study and Experience Program to other students. It was not only intellectually engaging, but also culturally interesting” – Elvira (Spain)

“The program is great that provides both learning and leisure activities that we can meet more friends. The faculty of Management is very new and great view with good facilities. My course is suitable for my standard and we can really try to learn the practical stuff of running a business. The buddies are very good that guide us when we have some difficulties in the program. I would recommend it to my friends” – Wong (Hong Kong)