• Who is the new rectress-elect?

    “The university has been part of my life for more than 30 years,” says Professor Milena Králíčková and “it comes first.”  Králíčková is rectress-elect of Charles University. The physician and scientist in the field of gynaecology and infertility will be the first woman in the history of Charles University to hold the top post.

    Photo: Milena Králíčková's archive
  • Milena Králíčková elected rector of CU

    For the first time in its centuries-long history, Charles University will be led by a woman. Friday's election, which saw voting by CU’s Academic Senate, was won by the incumbent vice-rector for education, Milena Králíčková, who finished comfortably ahead of the only other candidate, Michal Stehlík, the former dean of the Faculty of Arts.

    Photo: Vladimír Šigut