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Coronavirus guidelines and information + contacts and FAQ

Charles University (CU) is closely monitoring the covid-19 situation and is keeping the academic community continually informed with up-to-date information. CU is following, and will follow, the recommendations of the relevant state bodies and is prepared to react promptly to developments.

25 June 2021


CU completes internal evaluation of research activities

The International research Evaluation Board has completed its internal evaluation of research activity at CU. This is the first time that a Czech university has attempted, on its own initiative, to carry out such a comprehensive, critical and independent evaluation of its own research activity with the assistance of an international panel.

23 April 2021


With a new library platform from September

Before we launch a new platform from September 2021, it is necessary to temporarily close all libraries’ operation at Charles University. The temporary shutdown will take place from 12 to 31 August 2021 inclusive. Data from existing systems will be transferred to the new platform, the system configuration will be finalized, and we will train all CU libraries staff during this period.

29 June 2021


Open access e-learning course now available in English

The Open Science Support Centre offers a number of educational activities and methodological materials, including online courses in the Moodle for further education system. One of the first courses, Open Access at CU - How to publish Open Access?, is now also available in English.

25 June 2021


Current information on employee testing and entry to CU premises

Based on the Czech government’s Emergency Measure, starting on 17 March 2021 employees shall not be admitted to workplaces without confirmation that they have tested negative for SARS-CoV-2. For this reason, Charles University is initiating the large-scale testing of its employees.

15 June 2021


Tsikhanouskaya: We want free elections

Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya is on a four-day visit to the Czech Republic. The leader was invited to Prague by the speaker of the Senate, Miloš Vystrčil. On Monday afternoon, she and her team met for talks at Charles University. On the agenda: ways to help students and to support democracy in Belarus.

8 June 2021


Staff Welcome Centre of Charles University

Are you a new Charles University employee from abroad and need some advice on moving to the Czech Republic? Or maybe you are our colleague from the university and are preparing to hire an employee from abroad at your workplace and are not sure what needs to be done before the person arrives.

24 May 2021


Follow us on social media!

Now we will have all we need to know about the university and life there in one place.

Are they opening a new interesting field of study? Does CU test foreign students for covid for free? Is there going to be a concert for Erasmus students? Are they preparing an interesting webinar on communication skills? We will be informed about all of that, and more.

12 May 2021


4EU+ brimming with new opportunities

Last month, the rectors of the 4EU+ Alliance established a new legal entity. The association, based in Heidelberg, aims to strengthen cooperation among all six member universities, says Charles University’s Vice-Rector for European Affairs Lenka Rovná.

10 May 2021


Special appeal for support for online student activities

The goal of this appeal is to support student clubs and associations at CU (and/or related activities by individuals), particularly in the following areas: online getting-to-know-you events and information activities for first-year students, activities for caring for students’ mental health, sports and introductory activities for students, activities for support and popularisation connected to study.

29 March 2021




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