On the basis of § 48-50 of Act No. 111/1998 Coll. on Higher Education Institutions, I hereby declare the conditions for admission to study in the cross-border Bachelor’s programme Biological Chemistry at the Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice (hereafter FSci USB) in collaboration with Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria.
Field of study
Number of students admitted
Biological Chemistry (study in English in co-operation with Johannes Kepler Universität, Linz)
Applications must be submitted by 31 March 2023. Evidence of attainment of full secondary or full secondary vocational education must be received by 16 June 2023, 11:00. The entrance examination will be held on 20 June 2023 and an alternative date of 21 June 2023.
Applications are to be submitted in electronic form (https://www.jcu.cz/uchazec-o-studium/e-prihlaska). Mandatory attachments to the e-application is a copy of proof of payment of the admission fee, unless the applicant has completed payment by credit card directly from the application webpage. The document may be added to the e-application even after its submission, but if they are not delivered by the deadline specified in paragraph 2, the application will be excluded from the admission procedure. The necessary details for payment of the fee are set out in Article 6 of this measure.
A necessary condition for admission is a fully completed secondary education or secondary vocational education – the document proving the completion of this education (an officially verified copy of the school-leaving certificate; in the case of foreign applicants, validated documents proving the completed level of education and completed courses; the faculty reserves the right to request higher forms of verification or nostrification) must be submitted to the Department of Student Affairs FS USB by 16 June 2023, 11:00 AM (in person at the Department of Study Affairs FS USB or by mail to the address of the Department of Study Affairs FSci USB, Branišovská 1760, 370 05 České Budějovice - the delivery date is decisive).
Admission for study in the Biological Chemistry programme is permitted to those who submit the application form, pay the fee (see Art. 6), and meet the criteria stated in Art. 4.1 or 4.2.
4.1 Entrance examinations
The entrance exam takes place on site. The entrance exam is held on site. In justified cases, the applicant may request the faculty to conduct the examination remotely. The faculty is not obliged to approve the request.
The entrance exam consists of chemistry, mathematics, and English language to demonstrate knowledge within the extent of the curriculum of a secondary school providing general secondary education and ability to study in English.
Applicants who obtain less than 50 % of points in any part of the exam will not be admitted to study.
Applicants from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America are not required to take the English language exam.
4.2 Other admission methods
Applicants who meet at least one of the following conditions may be admitted to study without an entrance examination:
To be admitted under (a) - (e) of this Article, the applicant must deliver certified copies of documents proving fulfilment of the relevant condition at the same time as the application for waiver of the entrance examination to the Study Department of the Faculty of Science by 30. April 2023 and take and pass the English language part of the entrance exam.
4.3 Entrance examinations
If the number of applicants exceeds the limit set for individual fields of study in Par. 1, the criteria for admission will be (in descending order):
The admissions fee is CZK 500.
Account No.: 104725778 / 0300
Identifier used for domestic payments (“Variabilní symbol”): 6020106
Specific code (“Specifický symbol”): the number of the electronic application form generated by the electronic registration system (foreign applicants must also add their name + surname).
The application fee may be paid by the applicant by bank slip, bank transfer, or through the JU payment gateway.
For payments from abroad:
IBAN: CZ20 0300 0000 0001 0472 5778
A written decision of admission or non-admission will be sent to every candidate immediately after an evaluation of the overall order of the candidates has been made (late June – early July). If the candidate does not agree with a decision of non-admission for study, they have the right to request that the Dean review the decision, this request is to be submitted to the Dean within 30 days of the decision being delivered. If the Dean refrains from changing the decision, the request is to be passed on for review by the Rector of the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice. The decision of the Rector is final. A request for a review of the decision may only be justified by a statement that there was an incorrect evaluation of the fulfilment of the conditions detailed in Paragraphs 3 and 4. In all other cases, the request for review is considered as unjustified. In order to attain the necessary material for their argument, the candidate has the right to examine the documentation used by the Dean in making the decision. The candidate, however, does not have the right to examine the documentation of the other candidates or the records of the panel.
The Czech language version of this Decision is binding for the admission procedure.
These conditions for admission to study on the Bachelor’s study programme of Biological Chemistry at FSci USB were approved by the Academic Senate of FSci USB on 25 November 2022.
České Budějovice, 28 November 2022
prof. Ing. Hana Šantrůčková, CSc.
Dean of the Faculty of Science USB