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November 2020




Dear International Students,

You are reading the newest issue of our CU Point newsletter. For the upcoming month, we have prepared for you several online events that you are welcome to attend. In case of any questions, you may contact us by phone (+420 224 491 850) or email ( – we are here to help you! Also, our counselling services continue to operate online. Further, if you have any questions regarding your studies, the Study Departments at the individual faculties are ready to guide you as well. Do not forget to stay positive and to enjoy the autumn time!

Marie & Zuzana & Petra
International Student Advisors, CU Point



Covid-19 Testing for CU Students and Employees

Our First Faculty of Medicine, together with the General Faculty Hospital, offers CU students and employees to be tested for the presence of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. More information and registration link is available here.


Ph.D. Students: Effective Presentations

18. 11. Do you need to present your work, your institute, your projects and/or your research at international conferences? Would you like to improve your public speaking skills? Join us for this online workshop.


Happiness and Mindset

19. 11. What can recent science tell us about life satisfaction and happiness? In this online webinar, you will learn how to manage emotionally demanding and stressful situations, and how to improve your overall well-being. Petr Ludwig is the author of the bestseller The End of Procrastination.


Welcome to the Czech Republic

20. 11. This online integration course for non-EU students will provide you with important information for your stay in the CR – especially during the first months. You may ask questions concerning your residence legislation, visas, employment, housing, health insurance etc.


Ph.D. Students: „Survival Czech“ Online Language Course

Dobrý den! Are you a Ph.D. student wanting to learn the basics of Czech and a bit about Czech culture? Join our online Czech language course! You will learn how to introduce yourself, how to ask for directions or how to order and pay for a meal at a restaurant.


Become a Star of the Academic Heavens

Are you working on or researching an interesting academic project? Would you like to present it to the public on stage? Sign up for Science Slam by November 20, 2020!


Guide for International Students

Check out our updated online Guide for International Students that will provide you with information on CU and life in the Czech Republic - from visa application and health care to culture, sport and tips for trips.


Using CU Libraries Is Easy!

To use the services of Charles University libraries, just register and log in online using your ID number (on the CU card under the photo) and a valid password for the CU Central Authentication Service.



Are you looking for articles, books or e-books, theses and other academic publications? Start searching in UKAZ, the discovery service of Charles University! Search for all sources in one place!


Legal Counselling

Our Carolina Centre newly offers free consultations with a lawyer in English to all students and employees of CU. Do not hesitate to ask us for more information if you are in need of legal counselling.


Career Counselling

Do you need advice on education, employment, labour law or other related topics? We are cooperating with the non-profit organization Center for Integration of Foreigners, which provides career counselling for foreigners living in the Czech Republic.


Our Med Students Help Again

Charles University students do not hesitate to give a helping hand during the coronavirus pandemic once again. Read more in the online version of our university magazine iForum.


Chorus and Orchestra of Charles University

Did you know that CU has its own chorus and orchestra? You may learn more about them and their repertoire on the official website. Do you wish to become a member? Even though it is currently not possible to meet in person, do not hesitate to contact them!

OrgPad – Less Chaos!
Do you wish for better results in less time? OrgPad is the best choice for you. A universal yet simple tool will help you organize your notes, exam preparation, the work on your final thesis and even research. Subtle yet so powerful.



Useful Links

Study in Prague

Study in the Czech Republic

Prague City Hall

App Praguer



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