Our school is situated in small town Chotěboř, which is located on the Czech-and-Moravian Highlands in the very middle of the route leading from Prague to Brno (approxamately 100 kilometers from both of the cities). The countryside attracts Czech and foreign tourists its picturesque landscape of rolling hills covered by mixed woods. You can find a lot of well-marked routs for hikers and cyclists, ponds for swimming, cafés and pubs where you can meet your friends and spend some time over a cup of coffee or tasty Czech beer.
The name of our school State, Secondary School of Economics and Higher Professional School, speaks for itself: you can attend either Secondary Vocational School or Higher School where specialists are prepared in two departments-Insurance Business and Quality management.
Student s of state Secondary School of Economics study both general and specialized subjects:Czech language, Geography, History, Mathematics, Physical Education, Economics, and Accounting. High emphasis is placed on teaching Information Technology and foreign languages (English and German). Students can also attend such optional subjects as Information Technology and Russian language. They attend classes of fictitious firms where they study how to found and run companies. They visit an annual trade fair of fictitious companies. The trade fair takes place in the biggest cities of the Czech Republic.
Four-year study is finished by school leaving examination during which students have to prove their knowledge in Economics, Accounting, Czech language and either in a foreign language or Mathematics.
Students of Quality Management Department can attend either a full-time or part-time course. Insurance Business Department runs classes only for full-time students.
Full-time students of Higher Professional School attend it for three years (3.5 years for part time students). The studies include several months of practical training in leading insurance companies of the Czech Republic or in Quality Departments of companies on the territory of Bohemia and Moravia.
After 3-year studies (3.5 years for part-time students) students of the Higher Professional School sit for state examination in Economics, specialized subjects in the field of Insurance Business or Quality Management, and a foreign language (English or German). Students of Quality Management Department have to do a written test in Statistics as well.
Graduates of the Higher School are presented with diplomas and given DiS title, which means professionally qualified specialist. Students of Quality Management Department who successfully passed the written testing statistics are presented with diplomas of junior manager in Quality Management.
Our school is a group of 4 buildings where classrooms, lecture-rooms, language laboratories, a gymnasium, a school canteen, and a boarding house are located.
2 times a year we have ‘open house’ days, they are usually held in December. If you don’t have time on these days, we are ready to show you around school when it suits you.
We are looking forward to you in our school.