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.


Student experiences
Academic calendar

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

Academic Calendar


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


Courses at Master level


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.

  • 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

UU Board of Examiners

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
B (very good) velmi dobře
C (good) dobře
F (fail) nevyhověl    

Number of places available

2 places per year.    

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

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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Contact International Exchange Office Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance

For general questions and handing in or picking up documents, you can visit the International Exchange Office at the Student Desk (you do not have to make an appointment).
We are located at Janskerkhof 3, Utrecht (at the School of Law)

Walk-in hours: Monday and Wednesday from 3 PM until 4:30 PM

Telephone / Email

+31 (0)30 253 7289



You can make an appointment by sending an email. Don't forget mention your student number. You can also call +31 (0)30 253 7289.

Postal address

International Exchange Office - Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance
Janskerkhof 3
3512 BK Utrecht
The Netherlands