Charles University (Prague)
Charles University (Prague) is an exchange destination for Utrecht University School of Law students.
The original name of the university is Univerzita Karlova v Praze.
General information for exchange students
Course information (Law courses)
Semester I (Winter Semester): October - early February
There is always a welcome week at the beginning of the semster. This program provides practical information (registration, study information, useful tips etc.) and presentation of the students’ club and their social activities. More information here:
Language of instruction: English, Czech and other Foreign languages
Language requirement: a minimum of a B2 language level (CEFR) in English/language of instruction is required.
Most faculties offer a number of Czech language classes at various levels, from beginners to intermediate. Incoming students are welcome to register for these.
|Areas of study open for exchange students|
All nominated students will receive a list of courses taught in English available for the academic year. Courses from other Faculties can be searched also via our online system SIS
|Courses at Master level|
✓ Students have to take minimum of 51% of the courses at the Faculty they are nominated to.
✓ Students will be able to register online to the courses only upon their arrival during the Orientation week.
✓ Students have to pay attention to the last letter of the subject code. “B” stand for the Bachelor’s level. “M” stands for the Master’s level, “D” stands for PhD. students
|Estimated living costs per month|
The cost of living in the Czech Republic is on average comparable to that of other Central and East European countries. For 2015-2016 a single student is advised to have available approximately Kč 8 500 – 9 000 (app. 312 – 340) per month to cover food, basic transport and accommodation.
Be aware that the level of rent varies depending on which city you live in, whether you use the University dormitory or private place and if you share the flat or not. The final cost of living, of course, depends on your personal spending habits.
Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS
Study results are measured by examinations, supervised written work, project work or colloquia. Examinations may be written, oral or combined. The grading scale is as follows:
A (excellent) výborně
|Number of places available|
2 places per year.
Erasmus students are welcome to apply for accommodation at Charles University Halls of Residence, the online application form includes a housing option. More information can be found here
Do you have any questions about this partner university or would you like to know more?
Contact the International Exchange Office of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance.
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