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Lifelong Learning

University of the Third Age

The University of the Third Age (U3A) is a lifelong learning programme providing non-professional education and intended for senior citizens.

Study requirements

Citizens who have qualified for an old-age pension may apply for the programme and citizens entitled to a disability pension may become U3A attendees regardless of the age limit.  Applicants older than 50 years may apply for an exemption.

Process of study

Courses are held from September/October to May/June. A matriculation ceremony marks the official commencement of studies within the University of the Third Age. Upon completing their studies attendees receive Certificates of Completion of Studies within the U3A (after 2 years of studies).

All the courses offered within the U3A programme at TBU are taught in Czech.

Faculties and departments