|1919||The Commercial College (VŠO) was founded as an independent department of the Czech Technical University. It had specializations in Wholesale Trade, Banking, and the Organization of Industrial Companies.|
|1929||VŠO was reorganized and incorporated into the Czech Technical University. The study program was also lengthened to four years.|
|1934||VŠO gained the right to award the Doctor of Commercial Sciences degree (RCDr).|
|1939 – 1945||Along with all other universities, VŠO was closed down by the Nazis.|
|1949||The University of Political and Economic Sciences was founded containing the faculties of Economics, Politics and Diplomacy, and Social Sciences.|
|1953||The University of Economics, Prague (Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze – VŠE) was established consisting of five faculties: General Economics, Finance and Credit, Statistics, Production Economics, and Commerce.|
|1990 – 1991||VŠE experienced a general reorganization, following the “Velvet Revolution”.|
|1998||VŠE became a full member of CEMS (Community of European Management Schools).|
|1999||VŠE became a full member of PIM (Partnership in International Management).|
|2005||The new premises – Rajská building was opened.|
|2006||The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) was introduced.|
|2007||VŠE opened the Centre for Disabled Students.|
|2008||The EDUNIVERSAL project awarded VŠE as the 1st Business School in the Eastern European Zone.|
|2009||The European Commission awarded VŠE with the ECTS Label and DS Label for the 2009–2013 period.|
|2010||The multifunctional sports arena was opened.|
|2012||EFMD awarded two Master Degree programs with EPAS accreditation (the first accreditations in the Czech Republic).|
|2013||60th anniversary of the University of Economics, Prague.
The European Commission awarded VŠE with the ECTS Label and DS Label for the 2013-2016 period. VŠE was ranked among 700 best universities in the world by QS World University Rankings for the first time.
|2015||University business accelerator called xPORT was opened.|
|2016||The Initial Accreditation Committee of AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) has allowed VŠE to enter the five-year business accreditation process.|
|2017||The Faculty of Business Administration gained the prestigious international EQUIS accreditation, which ranks it among the 1% of best business schools in the world.|
|2018||VŠE gained the institutional accreditation in the fields of economics and informatics, which allows VŠE to accredit its study programs on its own.
|2019||Newly named dormitories: Palach, Eisler and Thaler dorms. New memorial plaque for the former student, Jan Palach, unveiled in Žižkov campus.