Nurses, midwives, physio- and occupational therapists, paramedics, laboratory technicians, radiological assistants, orthotist-prosthetists… The Faculty of Health Care Studies of the University of West Bohemia has been educating them since June 2008


The Faculty of Health Care Studies provides education in the bachelor's study programs Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Orthotics-Prosthetics, Nursing, Midwifery, Radiological Assistance, Paramedics and Laboratory Diagnostics. It is possible to study Nursing programmes in a combined form. There is also an option for a nursing postgraduate study. The applicant will find the electronic application form on the e-application. The deadline for submitting the electronic application for the admission procedure was set for 31 March 2021.

 All our study programmes are in accordance with the current European Union professional study programmes and correspond to basic principles for the education of health care workers. The aim of the study is to prepare our graduates both theoretically and practically qualified and be able to work in all healthcare settings in the Czech Republic with the possibility of employment in EU member states.

The faculty cooperates with medical facilities where our students undertake their placements practice, furthermore it focuses on current research and evidence based practice. The faculty designs study programs according to the requirements of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Union, respects the Sorbonne Declaration and other documents, such as the Lisbon Convention or the World Declaration on Higher Education in the 21st Century. Thus our students receive the best possible education.

The Faculty of Health Care Studies currently collaborates with more than 20 partner institutions throughout the European Union and beyond. Students regularly participate in practical exercises of the Integrated Rescue System or workshops and together with lecturers organise educational events for the general public.