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Publikováno: 30. 5. 2024 11:18
Autor: Bc. Martina Duničková

Programme of celebrations

February 1 and 3, 2024, 9.00 a.m. - 2.00 p.m. | VŠPJ Open Day

Come and take a peek under the hood of studying at our university. The Open Day of the Polytechnic College Jihlava will take place twice this year. For the first time, the doors of the VŠPJ will open to all interested parties on Thursday, 1 February 2024 from 9.00 to 14.00. Applicants for studies at the VŠPJ who cannot make the Thursday deadline due to school or work obligations, but fortunately they do not have to despair. The Open Day will also take place at the weekend, on Saturday, 3 February, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. In addition to tours of the medical, technical, economic or social fields, applicants can also look forward to presentations by individual departments, for example, which will give them an overview of their study options. They will also get a unique opportunity to talk to current students at info points, test their English at the British Council Test Centre, race on the treadmill or try out wheelchair handling.

15 March 2024, 7.30pm | 8th VŠPJ Representative Ball

The Rector of the Polytechnic University Jihlava invites employees, students and the general public to the 8th Representative Ball of the Polytechnic University Jihlava, which will take place on Friday, 15 March 2024 in the premises of the Worker's House at Žižkova 15, Jihlava. The gates of the Worker's House will open at 7 pm and the ball itself will start at 7.30 pm.

Tickets can be purchased HERE

April 23, 2024 | Roundtable: Vocational training programs and their importance for regions

The Polytechnic College Jihlava is organising a round table to share good practice and discuss current issues related to vocational study programmes. Representatives of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, rectors of universities, representatives of the Chamber of Commerce of the Czech Republic, representatives of local governments, etc. are invited to the round table. Registration is possible until 10 April 2024 at the e-mail address lucia.dostalova@vspj.cz.


May 21, 2024 | Euro or Koruna? Public debate on the possible adoption of the Euro in the Czech Republic

The Polytechnic College Jihlava invites all interested employees, students and the public to a debate on the possible adoption of the Euro in the Czech Republic. This year we celebrate 20 years of the Czech Republic's accession to the European Union. From this point of view, it is a good opportunity to take stock and discuss the possible adoption of the European currency. Why should/should we adopt the European currency? Who has the most to gain and who has the most to lose by adopting the euro? These and other questions will be discussed by Pavel Drobil from the Confederation of Industry and Trade, Martin Slany, Chief Economist of DRFG Group, and Petr Musil from the National Budget Council. Come and discuss with us and tell us your opinion.


June 3 - June 9, 2024 | Higher Education Week in Jihlava - 20 years of VŠPJ

The Polytechnic College Jihlava was established by law on 3 June 2004 as the first public non-university college in the Czech Republic. Two decades since its foundation, during which it has become an indispensable centre of regional education, it will celebrate the Week of Higher Education in Jihlava from 3 to 9 June 2024. Students, staff and friends of the school from the general public can look forward to concerts, lectures or discussions. The week will close with sports. On Thursday, June 6, the traditional sports event Sport with VŠPJ 2024 will take place at Masaryk Square in Jihlava. From June 7 to 9, the International Baseball Tournament Memorial of Rector Ladislav Jirka - VŠPJ Cup will take place at the Sports Complex of Otokar Březina and Demlova Elementary Schools, which will commemorate the first rector of VŠPJ and his passion for baseball.

June 3, 2024 | Birthday Cake Cutting, 20th Anniversary Tree Planting and Placement of Time Capsule in the School Building
June 3, 2024 | Festive Evening at the Horácké divadlo Jihlava
4. 6. 2024 | Round table: The importance of regional universities for regions in the Czech Republic
5 June 2024 | Lecture series on the history of the VŠPJ, its predecessors and the developments leading to its creation
5. 6. 2024 | Lecture: the case of Babice 1951. Crossroads of stories. Lecturer: prof. PhDr. Michal Stehlík, Ph.D.
June 5, 2024 | Unveiling of the Memorial to the Executed Innocent Victims of the Communist Regime
The building of the Jihlava Polytechnic University witnessed the turbulent Czechoslovak history of the 20th century. The political prisoners executed behind the brick wall of the former regional court in Tyršova Street will be commemorated by the Monument to the Executed Innocent Victims of the Communist Regime, which will be unveiled on 5 June 2024 at 3 pm. The monument will stand on the site where 11 people lost their lives in mock trials in the 1950s. The Jihlava Polytechnic College and the Statutory City of Jihlava invite all interested parties to the unveiling ceremony behind the Jihlava Polytechnic College Educational Centre. The author of the monument is architect Zdeněk Sendler.
June 5, 2024 | Polytechna Fest - concert series to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the school

Electronic one-man show Ventolina, noise explosions of the band Chief Bromden, jazz and soul-soaked hip hop of Jihlava's Behind the Beat, energetic group of musicians SpazierGang or drumming performance of the group Drumband consisting of clients of the Day and Weekly Residential Centre Jihlava. These are just some of the highlights of the rich Polytechna Fest programme. You can also look forward to a rich accompanying programme, a varied offer of food and drinks or sports activities.

June 6, 2024 | Sporting with the University of Applied Sciences
On 6 June 2024, the Polytechnic University of Jihlava is organizing the traditional event Sportujeme s VŠPJ (Let's play sports with the University of Applied Sciences). It will take place for the seventh time on Masaryk Square in Jihlava, from 11.00 to 17.00. Visitors can expect a day full of fun and sport. Active and passive athletes can look forward to the traditional human football tournament for the traveling cup and a unique opportunity to try out the climbing wall, baseball, some athletics, parkour, archery, bench press and more. The 7th annualtraditional sports meeting for students and employees of the University of Applied Sciences and the general public was supported by the Vysočina Region and the Statutory City of Jihlava.
7 - 9 June 2024 | Rector Jirka Memorial

The 20th anniversary of the school's founding will commemorate its first rector and his passion for baseball. From 7 to 9 June, the first edition of the international baseball tournament, the Rector Ladislav Jirků Memorial - VŠPJ Cup, will take place at the Otokara Březina and Demlova Elementary School sports complex as part of the Sports with VŠPJ 2024 project. The international baseball tournament, which is held in honour of the first rector of VŠPJ and one of the founders of baseball in Jihlava Ladislav Jirku, is intended for teams competing in the youth category up to 13 years old. Teams from the Czech Republic, Austria and Germany will come to play for the traveling baseball cup. The event is held with the financial support of the Vysočina Region and the Statutory City of Jihlava.

September 2024 | Academic and Graduation Day

Academic and Graduation Day is the traditional informal opening of the academic year at the Polytechnic University of Jihlava. During this event, new and existing students, staff and alumni, as well as visitors from the public, have the opportunity to spend an afternoon in pleasant company, meet and talk with representatives of the college, heads of departments, supervisors of study programmes and other persons from the College of Education and Science.

November 2024 | Jobstart 2024

In November 2024, the thirteenth edition of the job and internship fair for students, graduates, employees and friends of the school will take place at the VŠPJ. The fair will be held at the VŠPJ Learning Centre at Tolstého 16, 586 01 Jihlava and its adjacent premises. Interested parties can look forward to offers from exhibitors, while the afternoon programme is dedicated to professional lectures focusing on the development of professional skills.

November 2024 | Meeting of the Lights at the Keys

On the occasion of the International Students' Day and the Day of the Struggle for Freedom and Democracy, the Jihlava Polytechnic College together with the Society for the Return of the TGM Statue to Jihlava organises the MEETING OF LIGHTS AT THE KEYS. The event will commemorate the historical events of 1939 and the Velvet Revolution fifty years later. Join us for the parade of lights starting from the Polytechnic University Jihlava.

December 2024 | Christmas at VŠPJ

So in 2024, Christmas at VŠPJ will take place, a traditional charity event in which students and employees of VŠPJ support a selected non-profit organization from the Vysočina Region with a material collection.

Get in touch with us

Vysoká škola polytechnická Jihlava
Tolstého 16
586 01 Jihlava

IČ: 71226401
DIČ: CZ71226401

Phone: +420 567 141 111
Fax: +420 567 300 727
E-mail: vspj@vspj.cz
Mailbox ID: w9ej9jg

Contact point of the Rector's Office
Monika Jonášová
E-mail: monika.jonasova@vspj.cz

Study Department
Phone: +420 567 141 181
E-mail: studijni@vspj.cz

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