Univerzita Karlova

Univerzita Karlova Ranking

country rank: 1
world rank: 207

University Overview

Univerzita Karlova (Charles University) was founded in 1348 and is a non-profit public higher-education institution in Prague’s metropolitan environment (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Hradec Kralove and Plzen are two more places where this university maintains branch campuses. Univerzita Karlova (UK) is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Czech higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministerstvo kolstv, mládee a telovchovy Ceské republiky (Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic). In a variety of fields of study, Univerzita Karlova (UK) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 672-year-old Czech university has a selective admission procedure based on entrance exams. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. A library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, as well as administrative services, are all available to UK students.

Univerzita Karlova Ranking

University Identity

Name Univerzita Karlova
Acronym UK
Founded 1348
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address Ovocný trh 3-5 Prague 116 36 Prague Czech Republic
Tel +420 224 491 302
Fax +420 224 229 487
Other locations Hradec Kralove, Plzen

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

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

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes


Memberships and Affiliations

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

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