How to apply

Requirements for applicants:

  • Completion of secondary-school education
  • Communication skills in Czech or English

Ideal technical environment for online instruction

  • PC – processor – number of cores – preferably 4, frequency – more than 2GHz, OPERATING MEMORY RAM – minimum of 8GB, Windows
  • Comfortable earphones/headset
  • Internet – optical connection, preferably a minimum of 50 Mbit/s (real value for videoconference: Upload min. 10 Mbit/s); the best connection is always via cable
  • A quiet, private room during instruction

Documents required for enrollment:

  • A completed application
  • A copy of your passport (the page with your photo and personal data)
  • A receipt confirming payment of the non-returnable registration fee (1 000 CZK)
  • document demonstrating completion of secondary-school education (notarized translation to Czech or English is required)*
  • Complete the Czech language level placement test  – in case you are a complete beginner, fill in the form here instead

* for applicants who are enrolling for the winter semester and who complete their secondary school in June of that year – this document can be submitted no later than on the commencement date of the winter semester (i.e. in September)

Organizational and GDPR terms and conditions

Winter semester 2020/2021: Download here

Summer semester 2021/2022: Download here

Submitting documents required for enrollment:

  • Scanned and sent by e-mail to the following address:
  • Sent by post to the followinf address: Zahraniční oddělení (Česká studia), Filozofická fakulta, Univerzita Karlova, nám. Jana Palacha 2, 116 38 Prague 1, Czech Republic
  • In person: Office no. 208, Na Příkopě 584/29, Prague 1 (Česká spořitelna building)

Picking up admission documents (upon request)

  • In person: Office no. 208, Na Příkopě 584/29, Prague 1 (Česká spořitelna building)
  • Sent by registered post (free of charge) or express courier service (applicant orders and pays for service)
  • Pick up by another person under a power of attorney (link: Power of attorney)

Payment methods

  • Bank transfer (sender pays the bank fees)

Bank information:
Komerční banka
Celetná 567/30
CZ-110 00 Prague 1
Name and address of the account holder:
Univerzita Karlova, Filozofická fakulta, nám. Jana Palacha 2, 116 38 Praha 1
Account number: 85631011/0100
Variable symbol: 618001 + your name + Czech Studies
IBAN code: CZ9601000000000085631011

Purpose: ČS ONLINE_registrace, variable symbol: 618001 (sample)

Purpose: ČS ONLINE_kurzovné, variable symbol: 618001 (sample)

  • In person at the Faculty of Arts´ cash desk – payment in cash or by card:

Cash desk: Room 123 (first floor, náměstí Jana Palacha 2, Prague 1)
Opening hours:

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 9.00–12.00 and 14.00–16.00
Wednesday 9.00–12.00 and 14.00–17.00
Friday: 9.00–12.00



If a student decides to cancel their application no later than 30 days before the beginning of the course, the course fee will be fully reimbursed if it has already been paid.

The course fee will not be reimbursed in the following cases:

  • If the applicant cancels their application less than 30 days before the beginning of the course.
  • If the applicant does not start their studies on the day the instruction begins (and does not excuse themselves in advance).
  • If the studies are terminated during the course, either at the request of the student or if the programme administrator decides to expel the student from the programme

In case of cancellation of the course from the side of the organizer (FA CU), the tuition fee shall be refunded in full.

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