Conf. on joint study programmes delivers with flying colours

Author: Jan Velinger, Charles University
Photo: Jan Kolský
Monday, 20 May 2024 13:14

On Friday, Charles University hosted a highly successful, much-awaited conference entitled “Building Excellence in International Joint Study Programmes”. Under the auspices of Rector Milena Králíčková, the meeting of int'l experts went off without a hitch.

Robust feedback at the core of annual IAB meeting

Photo: Jan Kolský
Thursday, 16 May 2024 22:17

Members of the International Advisory Board at CU gathered for their annual meeting in Prague this week to discuss developments at the university over the last year and to discuss plans moving forward. The role of the IAB, as the name suggests, is largely to help.

4EU+ Alliance fine-tunes road map for 2025 - 2035

Photo: Jan Kolský
Thursday, 25 April 2024 18:14

Representatives of the eight prestigious universities that make up the 4EU+ Alliance met over two days at CU this week to chart the course for the coming decade. CU, as one of the founding members, was a fitting venue for a meeting on the newest goals.

Int'l Women's Day marked at Kampus Hybernská

Author: Jitka Jiřičková
Photo: Jan Kolský
Monday, 11 March 2024 09:43

Ever wondered how women in top positions handle their jobs and what they prioritise in terms of their teams or why so many find the time to pursue sports in their free time? This year the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport marked International Women's Day. 

Ukrainian scientists continue valuable work at CU

Photo: CU archive
Friday, 23 February 2024 20:25

It has been almost two years since the Russian attack on Ukraine began at dawn on 24 February 2022. Ahead of the sombre anniversary, Forum reports on the work of Ukrainian scientists and scholars at Charles University.

Expert: If Ukraine falls, why would the Russians stop there?

Author: Helena Zdráhalová
Photo: Vladimír Šigut, Jan Šír
Friday, 23 February 2024 10:57

Jan Šír from the Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University has long focused on political and security developments in the post-Soviet republics. In his view, it is now primarily up to the West whether it will tolerate Putin's Russia's agression.

A chance to do extraordinary research

Author: Marcela Uhlíková, Jan Velinger
Photo: Jan Kolský
Wednesday, 17 January 2024 11:15

For the eighth year in a row, promising young scientists at Charles University have received financial support from their alma mater to carry out groundbreaking research. Through Primus funding. The number of this year's recipients stands at twenty.

Commemoration participants embrace Faculty of Arts

Author: Pavla Hubálková
Photo: Vladimír Šigut
Friday, 05 January 2024 09:24

Thousands of people, including many students and staff, took part in a commemorative event at Charles University on Thursday, 4 January – fourteen days after an unprecedented tragedy unfolded at the Faculty of Arts.

Update on the tragedy at the Faculty of Arts of CU

Author: Forum
Photo: Charles University, Vladimír Šigut
Friday, 22 December 2023 17:30

As was reported in the international and domestic media, an unprecedented tragedy unfolded at the Faculty of Arts of Charles University in Prague in the afternoon hours of Thursday 21 December. Fourteen people lost their lives and dozens more were injured.

Supply chain the focus of Czech-Taiwanese university centre

Author: Charles University, Jan Velinger
Photo: Michal Novotný
Friday, 24 November 2023 16:51

Charles University on Friday jointly launched a new Supply Chain Resilience Center together with the National Chengchi University in Taiwan. The centre is part of a multifaceted project that will research the stability of supply chains and more.

Essay Prize winner to join team at BIG

Author: Jan Velinger, Charles University
Photo: Hynek Glos, Matěj Prášil personal archive
Monday, 20 November 2023 13:10

Charles University and the Brussels Institute for Geopolitics (BIG) have announced the winner of 2023 Essay Prize. Following a competitive selection process, Matěj Prášil from the Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University emerged the winner and will spend six months in Brussels.

Academic community honours students who fought for freedom

Author: Jitka Jiřičková, Helena Zdráhalová
Photo: Vladimír Šigut, Michal Novotný
Friday, 17 November 2023 22:04

International Students' Day was marked on Friday 17 November by citizens, students, and academics across the Czech Republic. Traditionally, ceremonies in Prague included representatives of Charles University.

University of St Andrews and CU teams meet at Carolinum

Photo: Vladimír Šigut
Thursday, 02 November 2023 10:07

Charles University and delegates from the University of St Andrews had a chance to catch up this week in Prague, to reflect on past successes within their partnership agreement and build on further cooperation in the future. 

CU scientist receives Neuron Award for lifelong contribution

Author: Pavla Hubálková
Photo: Neuron Fund
Tuesday, 17 October 2023 13:16

The Neuron Foundation this year recognised numerous top scientists incl. experts from Charles University. The award for lifelong contribution to science went to Czech internationally-known chemist František Švec from the Faculty of Pharmacy.

Healthcare conf. stresses importance of int'l cooperation

Author: Marcela Uhlíková, Jan Velinger
Photo: Hynek Glos, Vladimír Šigut
Wednesday, 11 October 2023 08:53

On Tuesday, 10 October, Charles University hosted an international Czech-American conference on the topic of "Value and Quality in Healthcare: Czech and American Perspectives." The event was co-organized by Lahey Hospital & Medical Center (LHMC).

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