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Multiple Czech video games made the bestseller list for 2019

Several video games developed by Czech authors saw worldwide interest last year. According to tech industry site Czech Crunch, several Czech games placed among last year’s bestsellers, including the widely popular VR-hit Beat Saber, whose parent studio Beat Games was recently purchased by Facebook. Based on a research by gamer platform Steam which ranked the …

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EU Agency for the Space Program will open in Prague in 2021

The new EU space agency will be based in the Czech capital city since January 2021. The opening of the new agency will expand the GNSS Agency (GSA) which has been managing the EU’s Galileo satellite system in Prague for the past seven years. The agency staff will increase from the current 100 to around …

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Czech town Telč among the National Geographic’s list best travel destinations in 2020

National Geographic has recently released its annual Best Trips list, highlighting 25 most exciting destinations for 2020. Among them, a small town located near city Jihlava in the Vysočina Region of the Czech Republic – Telč. Telč is famous for its town square lined by a rainbow of pastel-hue Renaissance and Baroque houses built in …

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Prague considered the world’s 13th best city

Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republic, ranked 13th in a new index of the world’s 113 cities in terms of economic and social inclusivity. The first-ever Prosperity & Inclusion City Seal and Awards (PICSA) Index, released in the Basque Country capital of Bilbao in northern Spain, is designed to showcase not only the …

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PI seminars at MUNI break down barriers between scientists and students

Every Friday throughout the semester, Masaryk University in Brno hosts seminars which help students find the best research group. The main goal of the Principal Investigator (IP) Seminars is to interconnect all research groups and especially their students. The IP Seminars are held every Friday at 1pm during the entire semester on the school campus. …

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Students of Technical University of Ostrava won bronze in the prestigious robot competition

The RoverOva team of VSB – Technical University of Ostrava succeeded in the European Rover Challenge mobile robot competition in Poland. The Czech team succeeded among 29 teams from all over the world and rejoiced in the 3rd place. The thirteen-member team from the Department of Robotics of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at VSB-TUO …

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Record number of foreigners studying at Czech universities

More than 60,000 foreign students were enrolled at Czech universities last year – a record high. Most full-time diploma students from abroad are from Slovakia and ex-Soviet states. Most exchange students who come only for a semester are from the United States. The number of foreign students enrolled at Czech universities has increased three-fold over …

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Prague Named the Most Cultured City in Central Europe

Prague ranked #3 among the 50 most cultured European cities and number one in Central Europe in a research conducted by Wanderu, a travel search platform from Boston. Prague also ranked 1st as a city with the most theaters per capita (1 for every 12,957). Wanderu calculated the density of culturally important sites in every …

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Top five Czech universities form research association

Five leading Czech universities have joined to form the Association of Czech Research Universities with the aim to foster their competitiveness among the best research institutes in Europe. The association members are Charles University, Masaryk University, Palacky University in Olomouc, the Czech Technical University in Prague and the University of Chemistry and Technology Prague. The …

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