On 28 June 2013, the Graduation Ceremony for students at UNYP took place in the magnificent, Žofín Palace in Prague. 

The main speaker at this year’s graduation event was Norman L. Eisen, J.D., B.A., Ambassador of the United States of America in the Czech Republic.


During the graduation ceremony, diplomas were awarded to 197 students from 38 countries, both from UNYP and from its partner institutions. Graduates received their diplomas in Business Administration, Communication and Mass Media, International Economic Relations, Psychology, Project Management, Banking, Management, Marketing, Professional and Business Communication, Clinical-Counseling Psychology, International and Commercial Law.

UNYP Graduation Ceremony 2013, Record Montage from UNYP videos on Vimeo.

The graduates commencement was performed by Doc. Ing. Helena Fialová, CSc, from the University of New York in Prague. During the ceremony individual students were also recognized for their outstanding overall academic performance on their individual study programs. David Kubička (IUKB/UNYP, MBA), Gina Di Malta (La Salle University, M.A. in Clinical-Counseling Psychology), Marie Adamová (University of Greenwich, LL.M in International and Commercial Law). The ceremony was concluded by Mr. Elias Foutsis, President and founder of University of New York in Prague and New York College Educational Group.

80 students earned American bachelor’s degrees from Empire State College (ESC), which is part of the State University of New York (SUNY), and 23 students earned European bachelor’s degrees from University of New York in Prague.

31 students were awarded their MBA double degrees from the Institut Universitaire Kurt Bösch (IUKB) based in Switzerland and UNYP. 9 students were awarded their MBA degrees by UNYP and 1 student was awarded her Online MBA by National American University. A further 23 recipients of Master of Arts in Professional and Business Communication and 14 students of Master of Arts in Clinical-Counselling Psychology received diplomas from Philadelphia-based LaSalle University and 16 students received LL.M degrees from Britain’s University of Greenwich.

Over 800 distinguished guests, family and friends attended the ceremony to share in the success of our graduates. The management and staff of UNYP wish all our graduates success in their future careers or studies, and we proudly congratulate them on their academic achievements and successful graduation from UNYP.

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