Charles University Student Card


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Authorized holders:

Charles University students enrolled in accredited degree programmes, including programmes taught in a foreign language.


The card is normally valid throughout the length of your studies at Charles University; however, maximum validity is nine years from the beginning of the calendar year following the date of issue. Switching to another degree programme or faculty does not affect the validity of your card. When you finish or interrupt your studies, you must return your card to the University; when the period of interruption has elapsed, the card will be returned to you free of charge.

Card types:

- CU Student Card

- CU-ISIC Student Card (CU card merged with the International Student Identity Card format) for full-time student

- CU-ALIVE Student Card for students studying in a distance/combined form of study

Any student can only be issued with one CU Student Card.


Free of charge - CU Student Card

CZK 320 - CU-ISIC Student Card

CZK 320 - CU-ALIVE Student Card

Extending the validity of your CU card as an International Student Identity Card (indicated by a hologram sticker on its reverse side) also costs CZK 320 (this sum is used to cover the overhead costs of the ISIC scheme). If you ask for a replacement of your simple CU card with a CU-ISIC/ALIVE card, the replacement will be free of charge.

Issued with:

Transparent card holder free of charge

Where to get your CU card (card service centres):

  • Prague, CU Point, Celetná 13

  • Prague, CU Faculty of Law, nám. Curieových 7

  • Prague, CU Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Ke Karlovu 3

  • Hradec Králové, Na Kotli Dormitory, Na Kotli 1147

  • Plzeň, Study Department, CU Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen, alej Svobody 76,

Subject to agreement with the given faculty or other part of the University, the cards may also be temporarily distributed by a mobile card service.

More information on Card service centres: office hours, location, contact.

Issue of a duplicate card:

CU Student Card – CZK 200

CU-ISIC Student Card – CZK 520

CU-ALIVE Student Card - CZK 520

Card replacement is free of charge if necessitated by a change in personal data or malfunction due to technical failure for which the holder is not responsible.

International regulations of Charles University:

The use of CU cards is governed by the Rector's Measure No. 39/2023.

Last change: August 31, 2023 11:32 
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