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Department of Theoretical Fields

Offer of Study Programmes:

  • Medical Laboratory Technician  – 3-Year Bachelor Full-Time Stud


Characteristics of the Department:

The Department has been part of the Faculty of Health Care Studies of the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen since the 2008/2009 academic year. The Department ensures teaching all theoretical and preclinical subjects for the Department of Nursing and Midwifery, the Department of Paramedic and Technical Specializations, and the Department of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy. Its mission is to prepare students in core subjects for their further specialization. In addition, the Department offers courses for the Faculty of Education and the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen. The Study Programme Medical Laboratory Technician was accredited in 2013. This Study Programme specializes in independent execution of skilled work in all types of medical laboratories within the defined functional responsibilities and competencies given by the quality management system. It focuses on pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical processes of individual laboratory fields, including knowledge of bottlenecks and principles of good laboratory practice This Study Programme is also focused on the application of new analytical methods using highly sophisticated analytical and instrumental technologies. The Department organizes the Student Scientific Conference in collaboration with UWB in Pilsen. Students of this field regularly go on work placements and professional training abroad.


The Department cooperates with:

  • Teaching Hospital FN Plzeň, Alej Svobody 80, 304 60 Plzeň
  • City Hospital Plzeň, Privamed a.s., Kotíkovská 17, 323 00 Plzeň
  • Klatovy Hospital, a.s., Plzeňská 929, 339 01 Klatovy 2
  • Rokycany Hospital, a.s., Voldušská 750, 337 22 Rokycany
  • Stod Hospital, a.s., Hradecká 600, 333 01 Stod
  • Thomayer Hospital and Polyclinic, Vídeňská 800, 140 59 Praha 4 – Krč
  • Domažlice Hospital, a.s., Kozinova 292, 344 22
  • Mulačova Hospital s.r.o., Dvořákova 17, 320 02 Plzeň
  • Písek Hospital, a.s., Karla Čapka 589, 397 01 Písek
  • Sušice Hospital, o.p.s, Pod nemocnicí 116, 342 56 Sušice
  • NEMOS PLUS s.r.o., U nemocnice 1161, 363 01 Ostrov
  • Denisovo nábřeží Polyclinic, s r. o., Denisovo nábřeží 4, 301 50 Plzeň
  • Genetika Plzeň, s.r.o.
  • Bioptická laboratoř/Biopsy Laboratory, s.r.o. Plzeň
  • Medipont s.r.o.
  • Health Care Institute in Ústí nad Labem – Workplace Plzeň
  • Dopravní zdravotnictví/Transport Health Care, a.s., Polyclinic Agel Plzeň
  • Synlab - Laboratory Plzeň
  • SangLab – Clinical laboratory, s.r.o. Karlovy Vary
  • DIA-GON MP Cheb
  • Polyclinic Medipont – Department of Clinical Biochemistry Plzeň
  • NEMOS SOKOLOV, s.r.o., Slovenská 545, 356 01 Sokolov


Address of the Department:

Department of Theoretical Fields (KTB)
University of West Bohemia in Pilsen
Tylova 2929/59
306 14  Plzeň

tel.: 377 633 777 (sekretariát katedry)


Head of the Department of Theoretical Fields of the Faculty of Health Care Studies:
MUDr. Otto Kott, Csc. - (+420) 377 633 836; kotto@ktb.zcu.cz

Secretary of the Department of Theoretical Fields of the Faculty of Health Care Studies:
Jana Lesová - (+420) 377 633 777; lesova@ktb.zcu.cz