Charles University (Prague)

Charles University (Prague) is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Prague, Czech Republic.

Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Guide for International Students

Academic calendar

Semester I (Winter semester): approximately October - mid-February
Semester II (Summer semester): mid-February - June 

Academic Calendar


Language requirement: a minimum language level of B2 (CEFR) in Dutch and/or Czech is required.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Arts & Humanities. You have to choose a minimum of 51% of your courses at the Faculty of Arts (not Faculty of Humanities). Courses taught here include:

  • Celtic Languages and Culture
  • Communication and Information studies
  • Dutch Language and Culture
  • English Language and Culture
  • French Language and Culture
  • German Language and Culture
  • History
  • History of Art
  • Islamic and Arabic Studies
  • Italian Language and Culture
  • Literary Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Media and Culture
  • Musicology
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Spanish Language and Culture
Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

Dutch, Czech, English

Housing assistance

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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. A single student is advised to have available approximately Kč 8 500 – 9 000 (app. 312 – 340 EUR) per month to cover food, basic transport and accommodation.

Rent  CZK 3,000–7,000 

Food   CZK 3,800–4,200 

Transport CZK 250–300 

Leisure Time CZK 700–2,000 

Total  CZK 7,750–13,500

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

Number of places available

Humanities: 8 places

Additional information


Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).