The University of New York in Prague will be hosting its third online public seminar on the 23rd of June at 18:00, this time on the topic of Bitcoin and blockchain technology. The discussion will focus on current crises in crypto, and the recent fall of Bitcoin. Our guests will talk about the reasons for the current situation, potential future developments, and what to prepare for. The webinar is open to everyone interested in the topic, regardless of their previous experience with investing in cryptocurrencies. Join the discussion with crypto experts Dominik Stroukal, Ph.D. (Economic expert at SatoshiLabs, Roger) and Kicom (Youtuber and founder of Bitcoin channel). Dan Štastný, Ph.D. (Dean of School of Business Administration, UNYP) will host theContinue Reading

On 21 June 2021, the Integration Center Prague (ICP), a non-profit organization, launches Adaptation and Integration Courses for foreign nationals. As of the 1st of January 2021, the courses are compulsory for selected groups of immigrants from countries outside the EU who have acquired a long-term residence or a permanent residence permit in the Czech Republic since the above date (or will acquire it from now on) pursuant to Sections 66 and 67 of the Residence Act. ICP is one of eighteen Centers for Support of Integration of Foreign Nationals and organize these integration seminars in the Czech Republic. Adaptation and Integration Courses are the result of the successful project Welcome to the Czech Republic, which has been implemented sinceContinue Reading

UNYP to host public webinar on fake news and COVID-19: Inoculating the Public against Disinformation The University of New York in Prague is pleased to announce that it will be hosting its second online Czech-language webinar for the general public. The event will be focused on fake news and disinformation in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing global vaccination process. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a golden opportunity for purveyors of disinformation, and the emergence of viable vaccines has only accelerated the flow of fake news. Disinformation is easily presented as truth in the environment of endless online opportunities to misinform, information overload and media illiteracy. The disinformation trend has become a worldwide phenomenon which dramatically influences globalContinue Reading

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The University of New York in Prague is pleased to announce that it will be hosting an online Czech-language seminar for the general public. This webinar will advise parents and students on how best to cope with the online teaching situation, and how to find its positive and useful aspects. UNYP lecturer Dr. Linda Maruščáková will share psychological strategies and useful tips for pupils, students and parents to handle the everyday challenges of home teaching. This webinar is a great opportunity to share experiences with a highly qualified psychologist, ask specific questions, and discuss any doubts and problems. This event will take place on the Zoom platform, and will be streamed live on UNYP’s YouTube channel. Please note that itContinue Reading

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The specialized MBA program has been created together with the University of New York in Prague to support the development and growth of the business services sector, which is supposed to become the dominant industry of the Czech economy within the next five years. “The business services sector is developing very dynamically: it drives innovation in large global companies, while continuing to grow and expand its scope. At the same time, there is a growing need to develop business service managers and expand their qualifications into new areas, from managing people in the digital age, through quality data work, to the implementation of innovations and development strategies. I am convinced that properly focused management education has the potential to further support theContinue Reading

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The total number of foreign students enrolled in degree programmes in the Czech Republic increased by 8.1% in 2020. The highest year-on-year increase is evident among students from Russia, India and Iran. The latest data from the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports for 2020 shows that the number of students with non-Czech citizenship had risen from 46,351 students in 2019 to 50,121 students in the last year (figures from December 31st, 2020). Currently, there are nearly 300,000 students at the Czech public, state, and private higher education institutions, out of which the international students in degree programmes make up for over 17% of the student body. When we take a look at the list of the top ten sourceContinue Reading

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Future Females Prague is the local branch of the global organization Future Females, which focuses on educating and supporting the development of female-led businesses. Future Females Prague and the University of New York in Prague are launching a partnership that will empower aspiring and current female entrepreneurs to seek the resources and support they need to develop their businesses. With the current rise of female entrepreneurs and female-led small businesses in the Czech Republic, Future Females and UNYP will strive to promote business development strategies in industries that are of interest to start-up builders, such as tech, IT, sustainability, and consulting. This partnership will encourage a new generation of women to choose the path of entrepreneurship and gain financial independenceContinue Reading