Expert on accession and the Czech Republic's 20 years in the EU

“The European Union was in good shape economically at the time, and at the same time saw no geopolitical danger in enlargement.” That is how Professor Ivo Šlosarčík from the Department of European Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University describes EU enlargement that took place on 1 May 2004. Twenty years ago, 10 countries, including the Czech Republic, joined what up until then was the EU-15.

30 April 2024

Conference on joint study programmes delivers in flying colours

Under the auspices of its Rector, Prof. Milena Králíčková, Charles University is organising a conference entitled "Building Excellence in International Joint Study Programmes". The meeting of Czech and foreign experts will focus on international joint study programmes, their implementation, financial support or promotion.

17 May 2024

Successful IAB meeting held at Carolinum

Members of the International Advisory Board (IAB) at Charles University gathered for their annual meeting at the Hall of Patriots this week to discuss developments at CU over the last year and to discuss newer plans moving forward. The role of the IAB, as the name suggests, is to help the university lay solid foundations for its future, combining expertise and know-how across numerous scientific as well as administrative fields.

16 May 2024

Charles University statement regarding protests

On behalf of the management of Charles University and the management of the faculties concerned, we felt it was important to provide clarity on a number of recent issues, for example, how we at Charles University ensure the safety of all our members, how we honour freedom of expression and respect the right to free expression of opinion.

6 May 2024

Member state reps call for the implementation of the European degree

During a conference on a blueprint for a European degree on 29 April in Brussels, which brought together more than 1000 participants – both in person and online -, higher education institutions from all across the EU have called on the European Commission, Member States and the wider higher education sector to take the next steps to make the blueprint for a European degree a reality.

30 April 2024

Secrets of the Moravian Karst

Can you imagine analysing a buried vessel once used to share 150 litres of beer in a sacred ritual? Or investigating an ancient burial site for elites from the Hallstatt culture in the Moravian Karst? Archaeologist and Charles University doctoral student Zuzana Golec Mírová has done that and more - making a number of significant finds on her own as well as in broader teams. To hear her talk about archaeology is nothing less than thrilling.

18 April 2024

Prestigious Rector's Prize, Bolzano Award given to exceptional students, researchers

The Hall of Patriots at the Carolinum on Tuesday 16 April 2024, saw the awarding of exceptionally talented and creative students, graduates and alumni. The Bolzano Prize and the Rector's Prize were handed out in the traditional April ceremony by CU’s Rector Milena Králíčková. Thirteen people received awards in a special ceremony.

16 April 2024

CU hosts conference on ‘eve’ of EU accession anniversary

Charles University just hosted a high-level conference on the European Union as a "success story". The event, focusing on the many benefits of EU enlargement, brought together distinguished guests in the Hall of Patriots. Key speakers, from former prime ministers to current government officials, recalled how accession had changed and ultimately improved citizens’ lives for the better within the framework of the EU, ensuring increased prosperity and stability in Europe.

15 April 2024

Designing  better medication

“In addition to research, I also work in a pharmacy, and often hear from elderly patients how hard some medical tablets are for them to swallow. That is why I focused on developing tablets that disperse in the mouth,” says Thao Tranová, a postgraduate student at Charles University.

12 April 2024

CU moves up in the prestigious international ranking of disciplinary comparisons

According to the newly published international QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024, Charles University has improved in three fields. In total, CU was ranked in 25 subjects: in 22 of them CU is the highest-ranked Czech university ever. In addition, it made a completely new appearance in the ranking in four fields year-on-year.

11 April 2024

Charles University celebrates 676th birthday

On Tuesday, 9 April, a festive meeting commemorating the 676th anniversary of the founding of Charles University took place in the Great Hall of the historic Carolinum building. On this occasion, the Miloslav Petrusek Prize for Presentation and Promotion and the Bedřich Hrozný Prize for Creative Achievement were awarded.

10 April 2024

Mariya Shamzhy contributes to groundbreaking international research

Mariya Shamzhy from Charles University Center of Advanced Materials, Faculty of Science, has contributed to a groundbreaking international research on zeolite catalysis published in the prestigious journal Nature Communications. Read more in the article.

26 March 2024
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May 2024

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21 May 2024 – 20 June 2024


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