A Word from the Rector

Welcome to the website where the past blends with the future and vision with tradition, together creating an educational institution for the 21st century – Charles University. In the spirit of our best traditions we develop knowledge and critical thought and aim to continue being a symbol of education, culture and morality. Read More

Prof. MUDr. Tomáš Zima, DrSc., MBA


International Cooperation

Charles University in Prague continues to be the most popular destination for university students from abroad taking part in the Erasmus programme. In the 2012–2013 academic year more than 1,300 foreign students studied at 17 university faculties as part of the exchange programme, putting Charles University in 7th place amongst the thousands of universities taking part in the Erasmus programme, according to figures published by the European Commission

Research

An exhibition organised by the Map Collection of the CU Faculty of Science and presenting a valuable collection of hand-drawn maps, old atlases and digitalised globes, has just opened to the public. Visitors to the exhibition, entitled ‘Treasures of the Map Collection’, can look forward to a number of unique, newly-discovered items, including Gijsbertson’s map of Europe, De Wit’s map of Germany and Camocio’s map of the Turkish siege of Malta.

Research

Mgr. Zuzana Starostová, Ph.D., from the CU Faculty of Science (PřF UK) has won the award for Most Successful Project in the L’Oréal For Women in Science awards. Her project examines the energy demands of the renewal of bodily tissue using the example of the regeneration of lizards’ tails. She wishes to use part of the award to improve her laboratory.

About the University

Karolinum Press has become the first Czech publisher to link up with ebrary, the global distributor of specialist monographs in electronic form. Starting in April 2014, it will disseminate e-books via university libraries. A total of sixty-seven e-books published by Karolinum Press are currently available through ebrary. By the end of 2014 Karolinum Press plans to make over 200 titles available as e-books.


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