On Friday, 17th of May, the best student project presentations of the compulsory course International Marketing (2MO401) taught at FIR were held at Škoda Auto Czech Republic.
Two FIR students were very successful in a tough competition and won the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship for study and research in the US.
Kayaker Amálie Hilgertová, a student of the 2nd year of International Business became a European Water Slalom Champion in Pau, France. In the thrilling final round, she beat all her rivals and won a gold medal! FIR congratulates Amálie on her great success and representation.
On Monday, 3.6. 2019, the University of Economics, Prague hosted a “Day with Languages” conference with the participation of hundreds of foreign language teachers from universities in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The hosts were English, French and Spanish teachers from FIR VŠE. The Dean of the Faculty, doc. Ing. Josef Taušer emphasized the importance of teaching foreign languages (not only) at Universities in his opening speech.
Alumni start-up evening for beginning (and not only!) entrepreneurs organized by FIR Alumni Club took place on Wednesday, May 22. It became a unique opportunity for both FIR students and Alumni to take a look under the hood of one of the Czech pioneering incubators led by Karel Janeček.
The regional finale of student competition L´Oréal Brandstorm 2019 took place on Tuesday, April 16 in Bratislava. This year’s edition of the competition was mainly focused on technology innovations (online, offline, digital, connected technologies) that would bring a massive breakthrough and head the future of skin care towards customers taking care of their health.
The finale of Management Consulting Challenge 2019 organized by EY company in cooperation with Czech glass design company LASVIT took place on Thursday, April 18. FIR team consisting of Jana Hôrková, Jakub Kalmár a Michal Janko took the first place and therefore won the challenge.
The Czech-Austrian ‘Aktion programm’ (Aktion AT-CZ) is funding a first time project in which researchers and students from the Department of International Business of the University of Economics, Prague, are teaming up with their counterparts from the University of Applied Sciences Burgenland, Eisenstadt, to carry out a joint research and scientific writing project. The project is scheduled to last from February 11 to September 30, 2019.
The 11th edition of the European day at VŠE took place on April 17, 2019 in the premises of the Academic club. This year’s topic was revolving around revision of Czech membership in the EU.The three panels were discussing development of the Czech Republic’s positions in the EU after 15 years of its membership, the potential that hasn’t been yet used to the full, and further directions of integration process as well as the country’s role in it.
Peter Bakker, a renowned leader in the sphere of corporate responsibility and sustainability gave a lecture at Faculty of International Relations on Monday, April 15, 2019.
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