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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.

17 May 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.

17 May 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

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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

Warning against fraudulent e-mails misusing the name of CU

Charles University urgently warns against fraudulent e-mails that were sent on the night of 25 March 2021. These e-mails contain a false request for a price quote and misuse the name of CU and its e-mail addresses, both fictional and real. This is a scam. These e-mails have nothing to do with Charles University.

26 March 2021

Experts: Outbreak was only a matter of time

Speakers at a one-day conference at Charles University focusing on the pandemic more than a year on agreed: an outbreak  such as the one we have seen was a ticking time bomb. Despite how prepared we might be in terms of knowledge, virologist Ladislav Machala said globalisation had shown we have never been “more vulnerable.“

25 March 2021

Research data management e-learning course now in English

Last year, the Open Science Support Centre launched a popular e-learning course on Research Data Management. We are happy to announce that the course is now available in English, too! The Research Data Management course introduces basic concepts of research data management as well as some specific tools that can help you manage your data effectively.

22 March 2021

Workshop for foreign employees of CU - Communication skills

Find a better way how to present your ideas! This interactive webinar organized by Staff Welcome Centre will introduce you to some of the skills you need to communicate more effectively at work.

12 March 2021

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