Skip to Content

Outbound students Study Abroad and Exchange at the University of Melbourne


  • Loading...

View All

Programs : Brochure
This page is the brochure for your selected program. You can view the provided information for this program on this page and click on the available buttons for additional options.
Charles University
Prague, Czech Republic (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Sem 1 & Sem 2,
Sem 2 & Sem 1,
Semester 1,
Semester 2
Follow instructions on the page to apply for this study abroad program.
Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: UoM applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
Agreement Type:
Graduate, Undergraduate
Language of Instruction:
Czech, English (limited classes in some areas)
Sem 1, 2019
Anticipated Places
Program Description:

Charles University


Founded in 1348 by Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV, for whom it is named, King of the Romans and of Bohemia, Charles University is the oldest and one of the most important universities of central Europe. 

In 1882 the University was divided into two branches: Charles University, which was Czech; and Ferdinand University, which was German.  After the establishment of Czechoslovakia in 1918 this division was maintained, although the Czech University received the greater facilities. The German University was abolished after World War II.

The University currently has faculties of education, law, mathematics and physics, medicine, pharmacy, philosophy, physical training, social sciences, and theology. There are institutes of social and political sciences and economics. Today it has 51,000 students studying in right in the heart of Prague.

Did you know...

In 1939, an anti-Nazi student demonstration led to the shooting of medical student, Jan Opletal, whose burial became a second demonstration. Immediately following this event, all Czech universities were closed on 17 November 1939, now marked as International Students' Day, until the end of the War, with many students interned in the concentration camp Sachsenhausen.  

Follow instructions on the page to apply for this study abroad program.