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

International Women at Charles University: we should connect

The celebrations of International Women's Day and the International Day of Women and Girls in Science were truly "international" at CU this year. More than 20 international women scientists who work at the university met at Kampus Hybernská to share their stories, experiences and motivations.

9 March 2023

CU and St Andrews: Joint Seed Funding Grants

A joint seed-funding programme between Charles University and the University of St Andrews is an excellent means of bringing together top researchers, say Joseph North from the elite Scottish university and Jaromír Soukup from strategic partner Charles University.

8 March 2023

Virtual Office Hours: We are here for you, ready to help

Charles University welcomes international applicants from all around the world. Currently hosting 50 000 students from more than 130 different countries, we are looking forward to expanding our ranks even more. That’s why we launched monthly virtual office hours so you have an opportunity to talk to our student advisors directly.

7 March 2023

Projects supported by CU mini-grants are ready to kick off

Charles University has announced the results of the already fifth edition of the call for 4EU+ academic mini-grants and the second edition of the student mini-grants. More than 150 members of the academic communities of our seven 4EU+ universities will come together to develop joint projects and innovative initiatives responding to the challenges facing our world today.

28 February 2023

Can’t come home: the fateful morning of Feb 24

The first anniversary of Russia’s onslaught in Ukraine has come and gone but saw renewed commitment on the part of the US and European allies. As the conflict continues, we focus on a student, Valentyn Shkriba, helping at Charles University.

27 February 2023

CU experts on foreign policy & continuing help for Ukraine - one year on

This Friday marks one year since Russia launched the brutal invasion of neighbouring Ukraine. The war, referred to euphemistically as a special military operation by Russia's leader, has ground on, claiming countless civilian and military casualties. This week experts at CU discussed additional steps to help Ukraine in its fight for survival. 

24 February 2023

Female scientists from abroad about life & work at Charles University

The whole world celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February. This year, Charles University decided to celebrate "internationally". We reached out to international female scientists working at Charles University and bring you two dozen experiences and stories.

10 February 2023

Charles University Ombudsman in place since January

Charles University has created a new position of ombudsman. From 1 January 2023 this role is performed by PhDr. Kateřina Šámalová, Ph.D., whom students and employees of CU can contact in writing about various issues regarding, for example, inappropriate treatment at the University.

20 January 2023

D. Moulis: Photographing the ancient world

He first glimpsed the ancient world through the viewfinder as a teenager on a family holiday in Tunisia and for David Rafael Moulis it was a turning point. His camera eventually led him to Israel, as a member of a team from the Protestant Theological Faculty at Charles University. Moulis fell in love with archaeology and this year published his first monograph:

19 January 2023

Jiří Bártek: A lifelong passion for science

“I have always been fascinated by basic mechanisms and to understand how things work inside the cell. And sometimes even completely banal experiments are enough to do that,” says cell biologist Jiři Bártek, the most cited Czech scientist awarded an honorary doctorate from Charles University in 2022.

18 January 2023

Student event highlights new course on humanitarian aid

The Centre for Knowledge and Technology Transfer brings together experts and students from different faculties and fields. Inter-disciplinary approaches can inspire new solutions in practice. Last week, the centre hosted an event capping a successful new course.

18 January 2023
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March 2023

Survival Czech: Language Course for Total Beginners

13 March 2023 – 13 April 2023


Dobrý den! Are you a Ph.D. student wanting to learn the basics of the Czech language? Join our online language courses for beginners! This course will focus on introduction, shopping, eating and more.

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