Charles University on the war in Ukraine: Aid, attitude, support

A signpost for Ukrainian students, academics and staff at Charles University, applicants and transfer students from Ukraine and for UK faculty. Here you will find information for dealing with various situations, statements and links relating to the war in Ukraine.

2 March 2022

Erin Carson receives ERC grant to improve algorithms

A European Research Council junior grants (ERC Starting) has gone to Erin Carson from the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics at Charles University. She will analyse numerical computations and search for new algorithms for computational systems.

22 November 2022

CU commemorates the events of 17 November

The legacy of two dates in Czechoslovak history, 17 November 1939 and 1989, was commemorated on Thursday by students, teachers and representatives of Charles University. “We are gathering together to honour the memory of the students and their brave fight for freedom,” CU Rector Milena Králíčková said.

18 November 2022

In pictures: Triumph in Battle of Universities

Charles University’s hockey team successfully defended its title from last year in the Battle of the Universities. In the final this time, the team defeated players from the Czech Technical University in Prague. The triumph is the team’s ninth in the traditional competition of Prague universities.

11 November 2022

CU backs founding of EU and eastern partnership universities consortium

Charles University will contribute to the EU Eastern Partnership area and develop a more targeted consortium of universities within the framework of the newly emerging Eastern Partnership University Cluster.

22 October 2022

CU scientists come up big at Neuron Awards

wo Czech scientists who have contributed significantly to global research with their lifetime of work, one scientific transfer project and six young scientific talents. These are this year's awards from the Neuron Foundation for Science. Six of the nine awards have gone to Charles University.

17 October 2022

Statement by Charles University in response to the attack in Bratislava

Charles University offers deepest condolences to the survivors and families who lost loved ones in the severe and violent crime in Bratislava. Two young people died in the attack.

14 October 2022

Molecular biologist Bártek and immunologist van Dongen receive honorary degrees

On Monday, 10 October, molecular biologist Jiří Bártek and immunologist Jacques J. M. van Dongen received honorary degrees from Charles University in the field of medical science. The ceremony took place in the Great Hall of the Carolinum.

10 October 2022

Statement by the rector of Charles University on the situation of women in Iran

“As rector, together with the entire management of Charles University, I strongly condemn any form of aggression and violence against women in Iran. We are clearly on the side of tolerance. Likewise, we do not agree with an aggressive approach to peaceful student protests.”

6 October 2022

Researchers Night returns face-to-face

Over three thousand visitors saw, heard, felt, tasted or touched science on Friday, 30 September, the day that Czech European Researchers Night took place. Charles University prepared 80 activities for children and adults. Also on view was the FameLab competition final.

3 October 2022

With determined people, the University will be able to face all the challenges

„I believe that, whatever challenges we face during this academic year, we will face them together and with the same, if not greater, determination than in previous years.” A word from the rector of Charles University at the beginning of the 2022/2023 academic year.

30 September 2022

Didaktikon: Science for elementary & secondary schools

September saw the opening of the Didaktikon Educational and Creative Centre at Kampus Hybernská, successfully fusing cooperation between Charles University and the City of Prague. Ten interdisciplinary exhibits and a number of events await visitors.

7 September 2022
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November 2022

Survival Czech 2

14 November 2022 – 15 December 2022


Ahoj, jmenuji se…. If you are a Ph.D. student who has finished Survival Czech: Language Course for Beginners, join our second following up webinar. This course will focus on apologies, time expressions, or daily routine.

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