News for Applicants

In relation to the worsening epidemiological situation in the Czech Republic the Ministry of Health is imposing further anti-epidemic measures. From September 10, 2020 it is necessary to wear protective masks in all indoor areas and from October 21, 2020 also in outdoor areas (exceptions apply). The state of emergency was declared on October 5, 2020 and will last for 30 days. With the exception of grocery stores, drugstores, pharmacies, and other shops providing essential goods, all retail stores and services in the Czech Republic must close from October 22, 2020. More information about the Covid-19 pandemic in the Czech Republic is also available here. Charles University started the academic year 2020/2021 as planned. However, classes take place online (in distance form).

Welcome Day for International Degree Students October 16, 2020 - Online

We are pleased to invite all international Bachelor´s, Master´s and Doctoral degree programmes students beginning their studies at Charles University in the academic year 2020/2021 to our Welcome Day. You may check the detailed programme and reserve your spot on the website of CU Point. Due to the current situation and protective measures, Welcome Day for International Degree Students is going to take place online. The individual CU faculties also have their own Orientation days/weeks that first-year students should not miss.

Study at Charles University

The application process for studies starting in October 2020 has ended. Some of the doctoral programmes will begin in March 2021 with application deadlines in November or December 2020. Check the central database of all study programmes where you may find all the essential information. Application deadlines and conditions for the academic year 2021/2022 are currently being published. Detailed information will be available soon and the applications will open in winter/spring 2021.

Virtual Fairs - Where Can You Meet Us?

Study Fair




(Study in Prague)

October 6 - 8, 2020



(Charles University)

November 18, 2020


The Student World - Europe

(Study in Prague)

November 18, 2020


The Student World - Latin America

(Study in Prague)

November 25, 2020

Latin America

Travelling to the Czech Republic

At this moment, travelling to and from the Czech Republic is still restricted. However, the situation with regard to travelling evolves every day. Please, follow the website of the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic for conditions and updates. Also, stay in touch with the Czech embassies abroad.

You can find the condition for entry of persons to the territory of the Czech Republic in accordance with the Ministry of Health Protective Measure in the attached document (valid from October 5, 2020).

As of May 18, 2020, it is possible to continue the processing of long-term visa/residence permit applications for the purpose of study that have been filed before March 14, 2020. Also, acceptance of new long-term visa/residence permit applications for the purpose of study is resumed at the selected consulates including Student Facilitation Program (REŽIM STUDENT). The Ministry of Foreign Affairs updates the table regularly.

Covid-19 pandemic - information for applicants for the acemic year 2020/2021

The faculties have modified their admission requirements. Application dates as well as the form of some of the entrance exams have been altered. Please note, further changes may occur depending on the development of the situation. For questions contact the respective faculty´s admission office. If you have already submitted the application, please follow the news on the university or faculty website and stay in touch with the admission office. Also, interested applicants can learn about the changes in the same information system where applications are put forward.

Watch our Live Session!

Want to know more information about study options at CU and why to study with us? Watch our Live Session on Facebook (the session took place on Wednesday, May 20, 2020). We introduced our study programmes, talked about the current situation, admissions procedure, or student life.

The session is available on the Facebook page Study in the Czech Republic.

A couple of good reasons why to study at Charles University (especially now)

We are here for you!

Do you have any questions about Charles University, the application procedure, or our study programmes in foreign languages?

Ask our team from CU Point - Marie, Petra, and Zuzana are here for you and ready to answer your questions.

Contact information:


Phone: +420 224 491 744, 451, 893

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Monday to Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Friday: 9 AM - 4 PM

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