Coronavirus guidelines and information + contacts and FAQ

Charles University (CU) is closely monitoring the covid-19 situation and is keeping the academic community continually informed with up-to-date information. CU is following, and will follow, the recommendations of the relevant state bodies and is prepared to react promptly to developments.

14 January 2022

Information on the operation of dormitories

In practice, this will mean that, from 00:00 (midnight) on 22. 11. 2021, it will no longer be possible to present a self-test for admission to dormitories. Instead, admission to dormitories shall require the presentation of evidence of the following every 7 days. We apologize for any inconvenience caused and thank you for respecting these government-mandated rules and conditions.

19 November 2021

Milena Králíčková elected first female rector of CU

Charles University professor Milena Králíčková has been elected the next rector of Charles University. She becomes the first woman in the history of the school to hold the top post.

22 October 2021

In pictures: Czechs mark 17 November

Czechs have been marking 17 November, commemorating the courage of students and citizens who stood up to two different totalitarian regimes: against the Nazi oppressors in 1939 and the Communists 50 years later. Students, teachers and representatives of Charles University as well as colleagues from other schools and regular citizens, all took part.

18 November 2021

CU's discovery service: Searching made easy

Charles University recently launched its new discovery service, UKAŽ, facilitating the simultaneous and smooth search of printed, digitised and electronic resources. The system was a complete redesign of its forerunner, integrating the catalogues of more than 60 CU libraries. Searching for books has never been more convenient.

15 November 2021

Students to students - Student Chamber of the Academic Senate of CU

The Student Chamber of the Academic Senate of Charles University appeals to students of individual faculties, to persevere in the observance of anti-epidemic measures and to get vaccinated. Their aim is to maintain the necessary in-person teaching despite the ever-increasing number of positively tested for COVID-19.

9 November 2021

A fascinating time to be a virologist

"I have always been attracted to science from a medical point of view. The choice of virology was a combination of relevance to human health and the technical possibilities of that time," says Professor Hans-Georg Kraeusslich, explaining why he became a virologist. Professor Kraeusslich was recently honoured by Charles University.

15 October 2021

The legacy of the Vienna Circle

This month, Charles University became the first stop for a traveling exhibition about the Vienna Circle from the University of Vienna. The show was accompanied by a conference on the lasting influence of the group – which included philosophers and scientists such as Moritz Schlick and Otto Neurath.

14 October 2021

Europeaum’s Graham awarded medal from Rector Tomáš Zima

On 24 September 2021, the Rector of Charles University, Professor Tomáš Zima, was pleased to award a Gold Medal to Dr Andrew Graham in recognition of the strong reinvigoration of the Europaeum that has occurred under his leadership. Charles University joined the Europeaum in 2001 and has been a strong supporter ever since. It has therefore especially welcomed the recent resurgence. 

30 September 2021
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January 2022

Carolinum Guided Tour

27 January 2022


Are you interested in the history of the oldest university in Central Europe? All CU international employees and alumni are welcome to join us for a guided tour around Carolinum, the historical building of Charles University.

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