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The development of university education at the territory of the Czech Republic and of the Slovak Republic


  • Viera Vlčková
  • Jana Kouřilová


Th e paper is aimed at the development of university education at the territory of the Czech Republic and of the Slovak Republic. Th e objective of this paper is to describe development of universities in the territory of the Czech Republic and Slovakia from 1918 to 2008. Th e authors characterize university education and its development in Czechoslovakia (1918-1992) with usage of statistical data such as number of universities and number of students, including women, not only in the pre-war period but also in the 2nd half of the 20th century with signifi cant development of university education. More detail attention is given to the situation aft er the Czechoslovakia disintegration when the other development of universities occurred in both established states, namely with a view to new legislation enabling a foundation and development of private universities. Th e last part is aimed at spatial distribution of universities within the territory of both countries, including importance of private universities for regional availability of university education.

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  • Viera Vlčková & Jana Kouřilová, 2010. "The development of university education at the territory of the Czech Republic and of the Slovak Republic," Regionální studia, University of Economics, Prague, vol. 2010(2), pages 34-45.
  • Handle: RePEc:prg:jnlrst:v:2010:y:2010:i:2:id:28:p:34-45

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