Heading for the 100 Top: Representatives of Five Institutions Establish the Association of Czech Research Universities


Five top Czech universities have joined forces in establishing the Association of Czech Research Universities. The association consists of Charles University, the Czech Technical University in Prague, Masaryk University in Brno, Palacký University in Olomouc, and the University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague.

4EU+ Alliance Wins Funding in European Universities Call


26th June 2019 saw the announcement of a much awaited decision by the European Commission on the first pilot European Universities call, choosing 17 ambitious projects from a total of 54. The good news for the 4EU+ Alliance, which includes Charles University, is that it is one of the consortia selected for funding – a decision of no small importance.

Centre of African Studies Founded at CUFA


The Centre of African Studies, founded on 15 May 2019, brings together experts and academics from all over the Czech Republic studying Africa from a wide range of perspectives – from zoology through natural science to political science and linguistics. The head of the centre is Professor Markéta Křížová, who is also Vice-Dean for International Relations at CUFA.

International Workshop "Wittgenstein and Hegel – Negativity and Language"


The international workshop devoted to the negativity and language in Hegel and Wittgenstein will continue the discussion begun at the Wittgenstein–Hegel conference at TU Dresden in June 2017.

John Michael Coggeshall as Visiting Fellow in Ethnology (Winter Term 2019/2020)


Department of Ethnology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, is delighted to welcome dr. John Michael Coggeshall, Professor of Anthropology from Clemson University (South Carolina), as a visiting fellow at the department for the winter term 2019/2020.