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Masaryk University, CVUT and BUT established an institute focused on cybersecurity

Masaryk University together with the Czech Technical University in Prague and the Brno University of Technology have established the CyberSecurity Hub to strengthen their cooperation on cybersecurity. In addition to deepening joint professional activities, the new institute’s goal is also to support industry and companies and European certification of cutting-edge technologies in the field of …

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Czech companies dominate the ranking of top-50 rising tech stars in Central Europe

In the new Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Central Europe 2020, 21 Czech companies made the list of top 50 fastest growing public or private technology companies in the region. Czech companies DoDo and UlovDomov.cz were 2nd and 3rd in the ranking. Overall, three Czech companies made it to the top 10 and the rest were …

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University of Economics in Prague is the best Business School in Eastern Europe

According to Eduniversal Ranking 2020, the University of Economics and Business in Prague (VŠE) is the best Business School in Eastern Europe. The university has regularly ranked in the top 3 in the region and it has gained the title for the sixth time since 2008. The University of Economics, Prague (VŠE) offers prospective students …

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Czech volunteers launch a new information portal about COVID-19 measures

The new information COVID PORTAL was created by volunteers from the Česko. Digital initiative to provide a coherent overview about current measures, restrictions, resources, testing information and other relevant data about COVID-19 in the Czech Republic. The website is in both Czech and English languages. The website provides detailed information related to COVID in daily …

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How to travel Europe without money: A Red Bull challenge

This article is for adventurous people so read if you’re a university student who likes travelling and challenges. One hundred teams of three from all over the world travelled for seven days across Europe without money, paying only with cans of energy drinks. The challenge called Red Bull: Can You Make it? was taken on …

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Czech universities have placed in the Shanghai Ranking

Among the 1000 top universities of the world, there are 7 universities from the Czech Republic in this year’s edition of the Shanghai Ranking. This ranking belongs to the most prestigious ones in the world, along with Times Higher Education and the QS World University Rankings. Compared to the 2019 ranking, the Czech University of …

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Only one tenth of students cancelled their Erasmus travels abroad

Students are still interested in studying abroad through Erasmus, in spite of coronavirus. Only one tenth of them cancelled their travels abroad for the upcoming term. Three quarters want to travel on the original date; the rest is considering delaying the journey to a later date. “Most Czech students aren’t cancelling their foreign studies as …

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Foreign students in Australia are afraid of becoming homeless

Foreign students in Australia had financial problems long before the epidemic broke out so their situation has worsened even more. Professor Alan Morris from the University of Technology Sydney organised a survey to analyse this unlucky development. Over 7 000 foreign students participated in the first part of the survey that mapped their situation before …

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Masaryk University offers scholarships to Belarusian students and researchers

Masaryk University has opened a fellowship programme for students and academics from Belarus in response to the alarming events that have been happening in Belarus since the recent presidential elections. The university has previously called for respect for democratic principles in Belarus and condemned repressions in the country. Masaryk University (MU) is offering scholarships to …

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Dvořák Prague International Music Festival starts this week

Every autumn, top-class soloists and conductors and internationally-acclaimed orchestras and chamber ensembles come together on the Dvořák Prague concert stages in Prague to present music by Dvořák and other composers of the world. This year, visitors can enjoy masterful performances by Czech musicians including Václav Petr, Lukáš Vondráček, Josef Špaček, Ivo Kahánek and Tomáš Jamník. …

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