Lev Sychrava Czech Republic England

Biography of Lev Sychrava

Lev Sychrava graduated MA from the University of Glasgow in 1953. He was born in Prague in 1928, son of Lev, a journalist. Sychrava began his studies at the Faculty of Law at the Charles University in Prague, but came to the UK in 1948.

Sychrava enrolled at the University of Glasgow in 1949, aged 21, for an honours degree in Arts. During his four years, he took classes in Constitutional History, Moral Philosophy, Logic, History of Art, Political Economy (Hons) and Political Science (Hons). Sychrava received several prizes, including a prize for his Constitutional History and Moral philosophy classes, and a first class for his Political Science class (jun Hons). He was also awarded the John McLachlan Prize in 1951, and graduated MA in 1953.

Sychrava joined the Economist Intelligence Unit in 1959, and served as a chief economist in London. He later established his own consulting firm, Lev Sychrava Associates. In 1990, he revisited Czechoslovakia on behalf of the Economist Intelligence Unit to look at joint venture opportunities.


Printed Materials

  • Glasgow University Calendars 1950-51 SEN10/93
  • Glasgow University Calendars 1951-52
  • Joint Ventures in Czechoslovakia by Lev Sychrava
  • Matriculation Album 1950-51 R8/5/71/15
  • Matriculation Album 1949-1950 R8/5/70/15
  • Matriculation Album 1951-52 R8/5/72/15
  • Matriculation Album 1952-53 R8/5/73/15
  • University of Glasgow Roll of Graduates and Dates of Birth of Graduates 1947 to 1955 R3/3/1


Lev Sychrava
Born 4 January 1928.
Died 3 January 1995.
GU Degree: MA, 1953; Arts,
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: economists
English snippet: Arts graduate of the University of Glasgow
Record last updated: 14th Mar 2013

Country Associations

Czech Republic Czech Republic, Prague
Place of Birth

England England, London
Place of Death

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  • Alumnus
  • Graduate