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.

16 September 2021

Information on the operation of dormitories

Further information on the operation of dormitories and on the method of fulfilment and proof of compliance with the relevant obligations shall be published no later than 1 September 2021. We apologize for any inconvenience caused and thank you for respecting these government-mandated rules and conditions.

20 August 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

The Medic Orchestra of Semmelweis University in Prague

The Medic Orchestra of Semmelweis University (Hungary) - this year marks the 250th anniversary of the school's foundation - was formed eleven years ago and has been led by artistic director and conductor Gergely Dubóczky since 2009. Its members are primarily students from the medical school, as well as from other Hungarian institutions of higher education.

15 September 2021

Participate in our Nerd Art Prize contest

The Chaperon ERA Research Club invites you to participate in our Nerd Art Prize contest by sending us your best scientific photo or picture. Five best pictures will be selected by a committee composed of the Chaperon project leadership group. The winning pictures will be hung in the newly constructed campus building of the Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen and the winners will be rewarded with surprise gifts.

25 August 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
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September 2021

Honorary degree ceremony - honoris causa

22 September 2021

Charles University invites you to an honorary degree ceremony in which the title of doctor of social sciences, honoris causa, will be awarded to

prof. Thomas Hylland Eriksen

Department of Social Anthropology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Oslo


in which the title of doctor of modern history, honoris causa, will be awarded to

prof. Dr. phil. PhDr. Marek Nekula

Head of the Center for Czech Studies BOHEMICUM,

professor of the Institute of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Regensburg

on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 2.30 PM

in the Great Hall of the Carolinum at Ovocný trh 3, Prague 1.

After the ceremony in the Great Hall you are cordially invited to a reception in the banquet halls on the ground floor of the Carolinum.


Please, take your seat before 2:20 PM.

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