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Charles University

Czech Republic

210th US-News World Ranking

Charles University Background

Charles University is the oldest and largest university in the country. It was founded in the fourteenth century in the Czech Republic, and it was the first university in Central Europe. 
It's one of the oldest universities in Europe which has been in operation since its inception, and it also ranks in one of the world’s best universities. It consists of 17 faculties located in Prague, Hradec Kralove and Pilsen. It has an academic publishing house is Karolinum Press. The university also operates various museums and two botanical gardens.

Charles University Programs and Courses

Among the four original faculties of Charles University were the faculty of law, medicine, art and theology. Today, Charles University consists of seventeen faculties, based mainly in Prague, two houses in Hradec Kralove and one in Plze.

Charles University Campuses

Charles University does not have one joint campus. The academic facilities have many sites throughout the city of Prague, and 3 of the faculties are located in other cities. The main building from the 14th century is called Carolinum is situated in the Old Town of Prague and forms the university's centre. 

Charles University Rankings and Achievements

According to the Academic Ranking of World Universities, Charles University ranked in the top 1.5 per cent of the world’s top universities in 2011. It was ranked at the 31st place in Times BRICS and Emerging Economies Rankings 2014.

Charles University Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Application Requirements

Application Requirements

Average Academic Score

2
GPA
33
IB
55
Percentage

Cost

Fees

Bachelors: CZK 1,60,000

Masters: CZK 1,40,000

Medicine: CZK 3,00,000

Fees vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

Deadlines

Programs taught in Czech:

Bachelors and Masters: February 28 or March

Programs taught in English: Deadlines vary for each program.

Charles University Rankings

Global

210
US News
260
QS
201 -300
Shanghai
401 -500
Times Higher Education
251
GTU Rank

Regional

Czech Republic
1
US News
1
QS
1
Shanghai

Regional

Europe
94
US News
4
QS
197
Times Higher Education

Regional

Emerging Europe and Central Asia
5
QS

Regional

Emerging Economies
53
Times Higher Education
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University Stats

University Stats
48000

Students

University Stats
20000

Undergraduates

University Stats
4057

Faculty Strength

University Stats
11

Student Faculty Ratio

University Stats
69900

Tuition Fees

University Stats
26000

Living Cost

University Stats
2

Avg. GPA

University Stats
33

Avg. IB

University Stats
55
%

Avg. Percentage

University Stats
6

Avg. IELTS

* All cost are in CZK

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