Charles University

The very first female rector of Charles University

For the very first time in the history of famous Charles University, the newly appointed rector is a woman. The Academic Senate voted Milena Králíčková to become the university leader and it’s a historic occasion indeed. Králíčková used to be a pro-rector of study affairs and also a scientist as well as a genecologist. “Women …

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Scientific news from MFF CUNI

The Faculty of Mathematics and Physics that belongs to Charles University is among the best faculties of its kind in Europe. It’s a place where most of Czech breakthrough discoveries happen so it’s always fascinating to take a look at their newest research. What have they been up to lately? Language generator Ondřej Dušek is …

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Fancy social sciences?

If you fancy social sciences, the Faculty of Social Sciences that belongs to famous Charles University in Prague is open for applications for the academic year 2022/23. While the deadline for regular applications is April 30, it’s highly recommended to apply early, until February 28, especially if you’re a foreign student who needs to issue …

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The Faculty of Mathematics and Physics and its exceptional research activities

If you’re a science nerd and want to study at school which produces breakthrough research on regular basis, consider applying to the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics that belongs to Charles University in Prague. What were they up to lately? In August, MFF students participated in the International Mathematics Competition for University Students. Over 600 …

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A breakthrough discovery in developing autonomous nanobots

Scientists have been trying to construct intelligent microscopic machines for quite some time now and it seems they’re finally a step closer to their goal. The researchers from Charles University and Leipzig University have recently made a breakthrough by developing a system that combines machine learning and precise control over microscopic particles. Their research was …

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The first theatre play written by AI

Karel Čapek is a Czech writer known for his invention of the word ‘robot’. His famous play R.U.R. premiered in 1921 and now, a century later, comes a play written by the artificial intelligence. The project called AI: When a Robot Writes a Play was created as a unique experiment at the Faculty of Mathematics …

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Are you looking for challenging study programmes?

The Faculty of Mathematics and Physics belonging to Charles University invites highly motivated and diligent foreign students who are passionate about computer science and mathematics and want to study at one of the most famous universities in Europe that ranks among the top 2%. Are you up for a real study challenge? Currently, the faculty …

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Study Physics in Prague: There Is No Science Without Students

In 2021 Matfyz is opening a new English Master programme, and international students thus have a chance to study physics at one the most prestigious universities in central Europe. What do students and teachers think about our new programme? How difficult is the study? How expensive it might be? And what can you get from studying at …

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Attending university conferences

If you’re considering applying for PhD study programmes, for instance at Faculty of Science at Charles University in Prague, you should know that PhD students are expected to attend conferences from time to time. There might be some differences based on your specific study programme but generally you have to attend a conference at least …

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Czech and Slovak videogames that educate

If you like videogames and are interested in the Czech Republic, you might already know several famous Czech videogames like Beat Saber for VR, Mafia, Arma, Kingdom Come: Deliverance, Euro Truck Simulator, Samorost, Machinarium, Feudal Alloy and many others. You can even study Game Development at Charles University or join a Game Studies club at …

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