Masaryk University will study the impact of environment on humans

New labs and a biobank are being built at Masaryk University campus for the storage of environmental and human samples. The new facility will be located underground and is expected to be finished in 2020. The Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment (RECETOX) began building new labs and a biobank in the northern …

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How to maintain a work-study-life balance

Striking the perfect balance between work and studying is challenging and often stressful. Most students are faced with a pressure on how to complete assignments on time, earn money and at the same time make the most of their college life. Here are some useful tips on how to stay effective and sane throughout university. …

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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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Two Czech Universities will take part in the first “European Universities” alliances

European Universities are transnational alliances of higher education institutions from across the EU that were designed to enhance the quality and competitiveness of European higher education, and to boost cooperation between universities, students and staff. The European Commission chose the first 17 European Universities alliances in June 2019. The first 17 “European Universities” alliances involving …

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A student of Prague’s FAMU wins the Oscar

Daria Kashcheeva, a student of Prague’s Film and TV Academy of Performing Arts FAMU, has won the U.S. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ student Oscar for her Czech short animated film Daughter. She is the third FAMU student to win the student award after Jan Svěrák and Marie Dvořáková. The winning film is …

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A Brief History of the Czech Republic

The present-day Czech Republic was first populated by Celts in the 4th century B.C. The Celtic Boii tribe gave the country its Latin name = Boiohaemum (Bohemia). The Celtics were later replaced with the Germanic tribe (around 100 A.D.) and the Slavic peoples (6th century). In 863, the Byzantine Christian missionaries Constantin and Methodius came …

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Medical care in the Czech Republic

The standard of medical care in the Czech Republic is generally high. In fact, the country’s healthcare scheme has been considered one of the best in the EU. Health care in the Czech Republic is provided by state-run and private medical facilities all over the country, including emergency departments in hospitals which are open 24/7. …

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Famous People from the Czech Republic

Be it its world-famous politicians, top-class sportsmen, Nobel Prize laureates or globally lauded writers and musicians, the Czech Republic boasts many famous natives who significantly contributed to their diverse fields. Here is a list of some of the world-known Czechs who have earned unparalleled name and an irreplaceable place in the country’s history. Charles IV …

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3 Autumn Tips in the Czech Nature

Autumn in the Czech Republic boasts nature in magnificent colors and offers unique natural scenery that seems to be ideal for walks with friends and weekend getaways from the city. With autumn just around the corner, we bring you five tips on where to go on a trip. Krkonoše Mountains Roughly an hour and a …

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Prague and Brno considered among top 10 best student cities in the world

The QS Best Student Cities 2019 has placed both Prague and Brno among the most attractive cities in the world to pursue studies in. The two Czech cities finished in the top 10 based on the ‘Student View’ indicator. Brno ranked sixth, Prague eight. The indicator is based on a short survey completed by 87,000 …

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