Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem (UJEP) is a public university in the Czech Republic. University is near the German border in Ústí nad Labem. The institution was established on 28 September, 1991. It bears the name of famous Czech scientist Jan Evangelista Purkyně who was born in nearby Libochovice. More than 10,000 students are studying at the university. UJEP proudly takes credit for the municipality of Ústí nad Labem and contributes in a significant way to the development of the region.