University of Defence joins the prestigious community of "Czech 100 Best"

Autor: Nuala Casey, Oldrich Holecek

Comenius, the Pan-European Society for Culture, Education and Scientific & Technical Cooperation who ranked the Czech University of Defence into the list of the "Czech 100 Best", presented the award at a ceremony at Prague Castle, the seat of the President of the Czech Republic.

“It is clear appreciation of our work for 2014, and confirmation that the ongoing changes in management, along with a focus on new specialist studies at our university are heading in the right direction,“ said the Rector/Commandant of the University of Defence, Brigadier General Bohuslav Prikryl, at the ceremony held on 28th November.

The Rector, Brigadier General Prikryl, received the diploma for the university in the category of HEALTH – EDUCATION – HUMANITY, alongside the oldest Czech university, Charles University in Prague who also received a ranking.

“We are extremely proud that, in a contest organised by such a highly regarded institution, our university is now part of a community that includes the most respected national companies and institutions,“ said BG Prikryl.

The ceremony, held in the Spanish Hall at Prague Castle, was attended by 700 guests, including the chairmen of both Parliament’s chambers, ministers, their deputies, senators, and foreign ambassadors.

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