Charles University was founded in 1348, making it one of the oldest universities in the world. Yet it is also renowned as a modern, dynamic, cosmopolitan and prestigious institution of higher education. It is the largest and most renowned Czech university, and is also the best-rated Czech university in international rankings.


There are currently 17 faculties at the University (14 in Prague, 2 in Hradec Králové and 1 in Plzeň), plus 3 institutes, 6 other centres of teaching, research, development and other creative activities, a centre providing information services, 5 background facilities serving the whole University, and the Rectorate, which is the executive management body for the whole University.


The Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2014–2015 ranked Charles University in 305th place making it the only Czech university to feature in the top five hundred. The QS World University Rankings 2015 ranked Charles University at 244.


The Academic Ranking of World Universities or “Shanghai League”, which every year compares more than 1,000 of the world’s best universities (selected from a total of over 17,000 institutions), has repeatedly included Charles University in the third hundred, i.e. among the top 2% of universities in the world and one of the 100 best universities in Europe.






Bachelor’s and Master’s

EUR / academic year


EUR / academic year

Protestant Theology  2,600 925
Hussite Theology  N/A 2,600
Law  6,000 4,800
First Faculty of Medicine 13,300 75
Second Faculty of Medicine 11,450 75
Third Faculty of Medicine 12,200 0
Faculty of Medicine in Plzeň 9,600 75
Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Králové 11,450 0
Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Králové 7,600 75
Science 6,000 1,850
Mathematics and Physics 5,200 5,550
Education 4,000 4,000
Social Sciences 6,000 500
Physical Education and Sport 5,900 5,550
Humanities 2,000 2,000

 These prices are estimated. Final price will be quoted in a moment of enquiry according to exchange rate.