Charles University is located in Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republic, and is one of the oldest universities in Central Europe. The school was founded in 1348 by the Holy Roman Emperor and King of Bohemia, Charles IV. Today the University has over 42,400 students in more than 270 accredited academic programs.
UNO traditionally sends students on exchange to either the Faculty of Philosophy and Arts or the Faculty of Social Sciences.
The Faculty of Philosophy and Arts offers programs specifically designed for English speakers and are intended for undergraduate students. Courses include art, literature, history, psychology, sociology, economics, and political science.
The Faculty of Social Sciences is divided into five principal departments or Institues: the Institute of Communication Studies and Journalism, Economic Studies, International Studies, Political Studies, and Sociological Studies. The Faculty of Social Sciences aims at developing and researching in those aspects of the social sciences, which relate to the public administration, or to the economic and cultural life of society. Courses include Economic theory, International Economic and Political studies, Sociology, Media and Communication studies, and Czech as a foreign language.
To find out more information about going to Charles University as an exchange student, click here.
Note: Knowledge of Czech is not required