Foundation Year


Improve your English with Foundation Year

If you’re starting with B1 level English, our Foundation Year is designed just for you. You’ll dive into a year of focused English improvement, aiming for the B2 level needed for our business courses. After completing the Foundation Year, you’ll take an exam to show how much you’ve learned — pass this, and you’re all set to join our three-year Global Business and Management programme. It’s a fantastic way to start your journey to business success, with the added bonus of mastering English along the way. Let’s embark on this exciting path together!

Improved English Skills

Boost your English from B1 to B2 level, essential for global business communication.

Focused Attention

Benefit from small classes and personalised teaching, addressing your specific language needs.

Easy Transition to Degree

Successfully complete the Foundation Year and smoothly move on to the Global Business and Management programme.

Cultural Integration

Enjoy the chance to mingle with diverse peers, participate in university life, and adapt comfortably to the academic and social environment.

Study Plan

Students in the Foundation Year have an additional curriculum in year 0. After that, the students continue with subjects on the standard study plan.

Semester 1 of Foundation Year

  • Introduction to Study
  • Business English and Global Communication Skills 1
  • Mastering Business Speech in English: Negotiating, Chairing, Debating
  • Critical Thinking and Data Analysis

Semester 2 of Foundation Year

  • Business English and Global Communication Skills 2
  • Fundamentals of Writing for Business
  • Presentations in English
  • Cross-cultural Management
  • Project-Based Business English Application

Entry Requirements

All applicants will need to provide a Secondary/​​​​High School Diploma.

If you have not yet graduated, acceptance will be conditional only and you will need to submit this document before beginning your studies.

Applicants must have an English proficiency level equivalent to the B1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). This level corresponds to several internationally recognized certificates, including:

  • TOEFL iBT with a score range of 42 – 71
  • IELTS with an overall band score of 4.0 – 5.0
  • Cambridge English Preliminary (PET)
  • PTE Academic with a score range of 36 – 41

We do not require any language certificates; the admissions team will assess the applicant’s English level as part of the admissions process.

Tuition Fees

Cost for one academic year (two semesters)

Czech/​​​EU residents

109,000 CZK (approx. 4500 EUR)

Non-EU residents

141,000 CZK (approx. 5800 EUR)