About us

The Jan Amos Komenský University Prague is located in the beautiful and historic city of Prague, situated in the vibrant district of Zizkov near the city center. Our students will find an intimate and friendly atmosphere set within the walls of our historic buildings.

We specialize in adult education, special education, teacher training, social and media communication including scenic and media studies and audiovisual communication, tourism management, security studies, insurance business studies, managerial psychology, law in entrepreneurship, as well as European economic and public administration studies including the prestigious, internationally accredited and recognised MBA programme.

Jan Amos Komenský University Prague has gradually attained a solid position within the tertiary education market as the largest Czech institution of its kind and the first private university (as defined by the Czech Higher Education Act), successfully filling the gaps of the national tertiary education system both in terms of subjects offered and the regional coverage.

The University offers fully accredited university studies in the Czech language including degree courses in English (primarily in European Economic and Public Administration) as well as certified life-long learning courses. We have been active in research, and innovations participating in various national and international projects as well as being member of various associations such as the European University Association. Our research activities cover, in particular, special education, adult education, human resources development, methodologies of education, economy and public administration and communication & media.

As a continuation in the long-standing tradition of the Komenský Academy, a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization which was engaged in adult education in 1990’ the Jan Amos Komenský University Prague’s systematic development is based on cooperation with professional workplaces in both the Czech Republic and abroad. Established in 2001, the Jan Amos Komenský University Prague offers inventive programmes and has a continuously expanding student base, at present encompassing around 5 000 students. More programmes are currently being developed so please check back regularly.