Update on the tragedy at the Faculty of Arts, CU


Ambitious 'resilience' research project gets underway

Charles University recently hosted a conference in the Hall of Patriots outlining the scope and direction of a major research project that received half a billion crowns in funding last year. Co-financed by the EU, Beyond security: The role of conflict in building resilience (CoRe) will bring together a myriad of studies by numerous participants, across disciplines, to examine the impact of crises.

17 February 2024

Attention French-speaking PhD students

This could be a game-changer. Don't miss the chance to take part in the exciting “Ma thèse en 180 secondes” contest, which invites French-speaking doctoral students to talk about their research work to a non-specialist audience. lerarn how to explain a complex subject in simple terms.

12 February 2024

Conference: Let's Transfer Science - Technology Transfer at the Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science of Charles University invites you to the conference "Let's Transfer Science - Technology Transfer at the Faculty of Science", which will take place on Tuesday 6 February 2024. The aim of the conference is to raise awareness of technology transfer, its importance and benefits for the Faculty of Science.

25 January 2024

Summary of the current situation as of 19. 1. 2024 related to the tragic event at the Faculty of Arts

The management of Charles University and the management of the Faculty of Arts thank everyone for their support so far and summarise the current situation in the area of financial and psychosocial support, in the area of improving security in the buildings of Charles University and in the area of bringing the Faculty of Arts building on Palach Square back to academic life.

19 January 2024

Primus Day highlights chance to do extraordinary research

For the eighth year in a row, promising young scientists at Charles University have received financial support from their alma mater to carry out groundbreaking research. Through Primus funding, Charles University has already supported a total of 162 top scientific research groups and laboratories. The number of this year's recipients stands at twenty.

17 January 2024

Fifty-five years on: University & attendees pay tribute to Jan Palach

People around the country including Charles University this week marked the 55th anniversary of Faculty of Arts student Jan Palach’s self-immolation in January 1969. The drastic sacrifice, meant to rouse fellow citizens from resignation following the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia that crushed the Prague Spring, deeply shocked fellow citizens.

17 January 2024

Commemoration participants embrace Faculty of Arts

Thousands of people, including many students and staff, took part in a commemorative event at Charles University on Thursday, 4 January – fourteen days after an unprecedented tragedy unfolded at the Faculty of Arts. A commemorative procession honoured the 14 people whose lives were tragically cut short on 21 December, and served as a symbolic embrace of the faculty as it mourns and recovers in this difficult period.

4 January 2024

A great success of Charles University: 90 projects received support from the GA CR

Charles University has once again confirmed its scientific excellence by being awarded 86 standard and postdoctoral projects by the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic (GA CR) on 30 November 2023. The GA CR has also recently awarded financial support to four scientific projects in the highly selective Junior Star competition.

5 December 2023

Charles University ranks among the TOP 200 universities in the world in sustainability

Charles University was today ranked 172nd out of 1,403 ranked universities in the QS World University Rankings: Sustainability and 75th out of 493 ranked universities in Europe. This is the second year that the ranking of universities' contribution to addressing the challenges of sustainable development has been expanded from last year to include Governance in addition to the Environmental Impact and Social Impact pillars.

5 December 2023

Resilience of supply chains focus of new Czech-Taiwanese university centre

Charles University and its faculties launched a joint project with Taiwan's National Chengchi University on Friday to establish a Supply Chain Resilience Center. The universities will jointly explore supply chain resilience. The centre is part of a multi-project in which the Taiwanese government is supporting the development of the semiconductor environment in the Czech Republic.

24 November 2023

Biologists from Charles University receive prestigious ERC grants

Two biologists, Dr. Zuzana Musilová and Dr. Matyáš Fendrych (both from the Faculty of Science of Charles University), have been awarded Consolidator grants from the European Research Council (ERC). With the significant financial support they receive from the research grants, they can now consolidate research teams and further research in their fields.

23 November 2023

Faculty of Social Sciences student Matěj Prášil wins Essay Prize

Charles University and the Brussels Institute for Geopolitics (BIG) are happy to announce the winner of 2023 Essay Prize. Following a competitive selection process, we are thrilled to reveal that the winner is Matěj Prášil from the Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University was awarded this prestigious honour for his outstanding essay on the question Which partners in the ‘Global South’ are the most strategic for the European Union and why? Matěj will have the unique opportunity to spend six months as a research assistant at the Brussels Institute for Geopolitics.

20 November 2023
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February 2024

Health Day

21 February 2024


On 21 February from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., members of the medical students’ association IFMSA will measure your blood sugar, cholesterol, and determine your blood type. The event takes place at CU Point in Celetná 13.

International středa, mezinárodní Wednesday

21 February 2024


Every Wednesday evening, an informal gathering takes place at the Hybernská Campus so you can meet your international and Czech classmates.

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