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.

24 February 2021

Charles University libraries advise on how to study from home

All students and other members of Charles University have access to a wide range of electronic information resources.

Philosopher and former education minister Jan Sokol dies at 84

Czech philosopher Jan Sokol, a signatory of the Charter 77 human rights declaration in 1976, has died at the age of 84. He was a key public figure known for his work in academia, his contributions to clandestine samizdat literature in communist Czechoslovakia, and – following communism – was a former MP, minister of education as well as one-time presidential candidate. In the election in 2003, he lost to former prime minister Václav Klaus.

16 February 2021

Open Science at CUNI: Are we there yet?

The year 2020 was like no other. The covid-19 pandemic seized the world and we all had to face challenges in both personal and professional lives. For the Open Science Support Centre at the Central Library of Charles University, it was also the first year of operation and efforts to introduce the principles of open science into the common practice of the scientific community of Charles University. How did we do?

21 January 2021

PhD STARS program 2021 is open for applications

Faculty of Science of the Charles University in Prague has launched its program supporting talented PhD research students from all over the world. During the STARS 2021 call, prospective students can apply to PhD research topics announced on the web page on January 11th, 2021. Deadline for application is March 13th, 2021.

19 January 2021

A Festive Word From the Rector of Charles University

Dear members and friends of the academic community of Charles University, Ladies and gentlemen, I send my greetings from the Carolinum in Prague, the heart of Charles University. This festive period is a time when we think of our loved ones, our friends, and those who cannot, unfortu-nately, be with us. It is a time for us to share festive moments of joy, belonging and closeness.

22 December 2020
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