Charles University in Prague (CU) was founded in 1348, making it one of the oldest universities in the world. Today, CU is a world class institution of higher education, the largest and most renowned Czech university.
Charles University has over 53,000 students – roughly a sixth of all students in the Czech Republic – enrolled in 300+ accredited degree programmes that offer over 700 different study profiles. Over 7,000 international students are currently enrolled at CU.
CU cooperates with prestigious universities from around the world. One of its priorities is to enable students interested in studying abroad to spend a part of their studies in another country. The success of the University’s research policy is reflected in international university rankings based on research achievements.