The College of Banking is a modern institution offering education and research at the highest level. Every day more than 400 university lecturers and 5,500 students build on the College’s reputation as a centre of academic excellence.
Established in 1991 as a part of the Czech National Bank, The College of Banking, is a pioneer of non-state higher education and the oldest private higher education institution in the Czech Republic. The modern College Campus is located in Prague, in the heart of Europe, but also has international branches in Slovakia and Kiev.
Choose the College of Banking and you will be part of a lively international student environment. Each year more than 2,500 international students choose to study at the College.
The Banking Institute / College of Banking currently offers three courses in English, but also teaches a wide range of subjects, not only in the area of finance but also economics, management, IT, law, public administration, commission brokerage and property valuation.
The College of Banking is a member of EBTN (the European Banking Training Network), IFCEB (the International Foundation for Computer-based Education), as well as AIVD (the Association of Institution for Adult Education), ČBA (the Czech Banking Association), ČAVIVS (the Czech Association of Training for Public Administration) and ČMA (the Czech Management Association).
The college is always active in ensuring the quality of its teaching and facilities. Managers of the Banking Institute / College of Banking consulting centres work with students individually and engage students in creative activities; Organizing briefings with leading economists, politicians and important personalities.
As an exchange student or guest student you can study at one of three campuses that offer coupled courses in three languages. The College of Banking offers programmes specially tailored to exchange and guest students taught in English (Prague) and in Russian (Kiev).
As a degree student you can study one of more than 10 complete degree courses offered in Czech, English, Slovak and Russian.
1) Your home college or university nominates you
2) You send in your application and accommodation forms and enclose all the required documents, including grade transcripts and passport photo.
3) Your application is assessed. If the assessment is successful, you receive our enrolment pack containing your letter of enrolment and information on various practical matters during the course of May/June or November/December.
4) You receive information on accommodation in late June/December or at the beginning of September/January.
5) At the end of September/January each campus has an orientation programme for all new foreign students.
6) The semester and classes start in September or in February
You must arrive in time for the orientation day(s), which takes place a few days before the semester starts. In rare circumstances late arrivals can be accepted upon request.
A few days before classes start in September or February the College of Banking has an orientation programme for new international students.