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Univerzita Karlova

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1

world rank

170

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Overview

Founded in 1348, Univerzita Karlova (Charles University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Prague (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Hradec Kralove, Plzen. Officially accredited/recognized by the Akreditacní komise Ceské republiky (Accreditation Commission Czech Republic), Univerzita Karlova (UK) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Univerzita Karlova (UK) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 669 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UK also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name Charles University
Acronym UK
Founded 1348
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Location


Address Ovocný trh 3-5
Prague
116 36  Prague
Czech Republic
Population range 1,000,000-5,000,000
Phone +420 224 491 302
Fax +420 224 229 487
Other locations Hradec Kralove, Plzen
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Course Levels and Areas of Studies


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Pre-Bachelor degrees
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Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Univerzita Karlova for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students Not reported Not reported
International students Not reported Not reported

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Univerzita Karlova's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Ovocný trh 3-5
Praha 116 36
Phone +420 224 491 302

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Univerzita Karlova's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 4,500-4,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Univerzita Karlova's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Univerzita Karlova for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation and Recognition

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Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Univerzita Karlova as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations and Memberships

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Coimbra Group
  • International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)


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