Charles University

About the institution

Charles University was founded in 1348 and was the first university in Central Europe. It remains one of the Central and Eastern Europe’s leading institutions in reputation and university rankings. Located mostly in and around the historic centre of Prague, the University has nearly 59,000 students and 17 Faculties. Charles University has an excellent research reputation, a rich history and a welcoming culture for students and staff.

Our relationship

Building on friendly relations and research links across all faculties, Charles University and St Andrews signed a strategic partnership agreement at the end of 2019.

St Andrews and Charles collaborate on a range of activities, including: