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 Award, Bolzano Prize awarded 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

Unique centre to focus on armed conflict research

It is among 20 research projects newly supported by Charles University. A unique University Centre for Conflict and Post-Conflict Studies in Central Europe has been established at the Faculty of Law of Charles University under the leadership of Professor Veronika Bílková. It will focus on the legal aspects of armed conflicts and on post-war coping with the past.

18 March 2024

President Čaputová pays tribute to victims of December shooting

Zuzana Čaputová was in Prague on Monday just a few days before the Slovak presidential elections. On what is one of her last trips to the Czech Republic as the Slovak head of state, the president, who is not running for a second term, visited CU’s Faculty of Arts to pay tribute to the victims of a shooting rampage in December. Last December 21, fourteen people – students and staff members – lost their lives after a gunman opened fire.

18 March 2024

Foundation stone laid for second stage of construction of Campus

At a ceremony this week, representatives of Charles University, the Government of the Czech Republic, the Hradec Králové Region, the City of Hradec Králové and other distinguished guests laid the foundation stone for the second stage of the construction of the Campus for the Charles University Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy in Hradec Králové (MEPHARED 2). The new Campus will welcome students and researchers from the 2026/2027 academic year

8 March 2024

Ninth round of Primus competition underway

Charles University provides a comprehensive system of support for science and research. It combines elements that have been progressively built since the 1990s with new programmes to promote excellent science to include all phases of scientific work. The system consists of several complementary university programmes. One of these programmes is the Primus competition.

7 March 2024

French and Czech presidents pay tribute to fallen students, staff

A bouquet with the French tricolour was placed in front of the main building of the Faculty of Arts of Charles University by Emmanuel Macron. During his visit to Prague on Tuesday, 5 March, the French President paid tribute to the victims of the tragedy that took place at the Faculty last December. President Macron was accompanied to the building on Jan Palach Square by his Czech counterpart Petr Pavel. In front of the building, they had a short conversation with the Rector of Charles University Milena Králíčková and the Dean of the Faculty of Arts Eva Lehečková.

5 March 2024
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April 2024

Survival Czech 2

16 April 2024 – 16 May 2024


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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