Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem (UJEP) is part of the tertiary education system which is the highest level of education in the Czech Republic. Headed by the rector and his advisory authority, consisting of the vice-rectors, bursar, faculty deans, director of the institute, chairman of the UJEP Academic Senate and a student representative voted by the UJEP Academic Senate.

Other university authorities are the academic senate, scientific council, managing board and disciplinary board.

At present, the university consists of 8 faculties University services and facilities include dormitories and dining facilities, the ICT centre and the university counselling centre.

Deans are chief representatives of each faculty. Certain responsibilities and duties are undertaken by vice-deans — for study and educational affairs, for development and ICT, for science and research, for foreign affairs.

Other faculty authorities are the academic senate, scientific council and disciplinary board.

The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering established in its statute also the industrial board, consisting of significant manufacturing corporation representatives. The faculty secretary supervises the financial and functionary matters. He is also in charge of the technical department which supports the technical facilities of the faculty.

The faculty is further divided into various departments. At present, the faculty consists of four departments. There is a head of each department, a department secretary who helps with the administrative duties, academic staff (professors, associate professors, lecturers), research workers, secretaries and optionally also technicians. The Science and Technology Park in Ústí nad Labem (STP) has a significant position in the faculty structure. It is a part of the faculty but for marketing purposes, functions as a separate entity. At the head of the STP is a director and the STP council is his advisory authority consisting of park member representatives.


Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
J. E. Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem
Pasteurova 3334/7
400 96 Ústí nad Labem
Czech Republic

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