Study at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics in Prague

15. 11. 2020 | Study in the Czech Republic

Faculty of Mathematics and PhysicsCharles University in Prague offers high-quality three-year bachelor’s, two-year master’s and four-year PhD programmes in Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics taught in English to international students from all over the world. Check out the study options and submit your application before April 2021!

Charles University has a long tradition, dating back to the 14th century, of promoting science, knowledge, and education in general. Today, Charles University’s world-class research is the foundation for its high-quality education. In the Best Global Universities 2020 ranking, Charles University has been ranked as the 210th best university. In addition, it ranked among the top 100 in mathematics and physics. Here are the programmes in Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics you can apply for in 2021/2022.

Bachelor’s programme in Computer Science

The study programme usually takes three years to complete, and ends with a state final examination, after the successful completion of which the student is awarded the title of Bachelor of Science. Students who choose this major can choose from one of six specializations – Programming and software development, Systems programming, Databases and web, Computer graphics, vision, and game development, Foundations of computer science, and Artificial intelligence. The first year of study is common for all six specializations, which allows students to pick their specializations as late as in the second year of study, when they have enough information for such a decision.

Master’s Degree Programmes

Studies usually take two years and finish with a state final examination and master’s thesis defense. Graduates are awarded the title of Master of Science after successful completion of the study programme. Charles University offers Master’s Programmes in Computer Science, in Mathematics and in Physics. The focus in these programmes offered at the faculty is on understanding the core principles of how and why things work and on the application of these principles within modern technologies. The strong theoretical basis of the master’s study programme gives the graduates a competitive advantage in a dynamically evolving world where today’s technologies are often obsolete tomorrow.

Master’s Programmes in Computer Science

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Discrete Models and Algorithms
  • Language Technologies and Computational Linguistics
  • Software and Data Engineering
  • Software Systems
  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Visual Computing and Game Development

Master’s Programmes in Mathematics

  • Mathematical Structures
  • Mathematical Analysis
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Mathematical Modelling in Physics and Technology
  • Probability, Mathematical Statistics and Econometrics
  • Financial and Insurance Mathematics
  • Mathematics for Information Technologies

Master’s Programmes in Physics

  • Particle and Nuclear Physics
  • Atmospheric Physics, Meteorology and Climatology
  • Surface and Plasma Physics
  • Physics of Condensed Matter and Materials
  • Optics and optoelectronics
  • Biophysics and Chemical Physics

PhD Degree Programmes

PhD Degree Programmes in Mathematics

  • General Questions of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Algebra, number theory, and mathematical logic
  • Computational mathematics
  • Probability and statistics, econometrics and financial mathematics
  • Mathematical Analysis
  • Geometry, topology, and global analysis

PhD Degree Programmes in Computer Science

  • Computer Science – Visual computing and computer games
  • Computer Science – Software Systems
  • Computer Science – Theory of Computing, Discrete Models and Optimization
  • Computational linguistics

PhD Degree Programmes in Physics

  • Atmospheric physics, meteorology and climatology
  • Quantum Optics and Optoelectronics
  • Physics Education and General Problems of Physics
  • Physics of Plasmas and Ionized Media
  • Physics of Surfaces and Interfaces
  • Particle and Nuclear Physics
  • Mathematical and computer modeling
  • Physics of the Earth and Planets
  • Theoretical Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Biophysics, chemical and macromolecular physics
  • Physics of nanostructures and nanomaterials
  • Physics of Condensed Matter and Materials Research

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