Charles University Rankings

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In the World#118 of 14178
In Europe#24 of 2794
In the Czech Republic#1 of 67
In Prague#1 of 33
In Physics#78 of 5,939

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
29%
Enrollment
50,837
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
cuni.cz
Languages
Czech;English;German;French

Publications & Citations

Publications
74,910
Citations
1,997,246

Charles University majors

by publication count

Medicine
15,826
Chemistry
12,071
Biology
10,515
Physics
7,797
Mathematics
6,070
Materials science
5,940
Computer science
3,629
Psychology
1,907
Geology
1,842
Political science
1,165
Geography
1,021
Economics
915
Environmental science
772
Sociology
570
Business
485
Engineering
395
History
294
Philosophy
276
Art
272

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Physics97426,005
Medicine205462,444
Geography21120,697
Mathematics21784,116
Geology22545,000
Chemistry261206,742
Biology296325,659
Materials science36377,341
Economics40119,290
Environmental science43017,561
Political science4474,704
Computer science45153,956
History555415
Psychology58536,891
Philosophy643341
Sociology6844,621
Art766159
Business8265,195
Engineering11384,207

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19904452425
19914842437
19925082759
19935593152
19946003676
19956044582
19966775013
19977425773
19988176270
19998477805
20009718840
2001108910246
2002120613164
2003126415603
2004149118504
2005163322972
2006194929593
2007226235572
2008244543923
2009278554066
2010291662385
2011296074924
2012358195941
20133678120678
20144060138136
20154143159929
20164340163014
20174371158808
20184143151135
20194552168512
20204455181516

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate29%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Maturitní vysvědčeni); Entrance examination
Academic CalendarSemesters
Enrollment50,837
Full time employee3,100
Student:staff ratio16:1

Tuition

International studetnsFrom 1800 to 13600 € (depending on study programme and EU or non-EU citizenship) (EUR)
Local studetns0 € (In the Czech Republic it is not nationality that is decisive for tuition fees but the language of instruction, i.e. there are no tuition fees for foreign/international students who study in the Czech language (except when they exceed the standard duration of the degree programme plus one year, but the same holds for "domestic" students). All students pay modest admission fees. (EUR)

Charles University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+++
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
BakalářActuarial Science, Anthropology, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Classical Languages, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Demography and Population, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education, Educational Sciences, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Gender Studies, Geography (Human), Health Sciences, History, History of Religion, Holy Writings, Information Sciences, International Studies, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Midwifery, Modern Languages, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Pastoral Studies, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Health, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Religion, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Special Education, Sports, Teacher Training, Theology, Translation and Interpretation, Visual Arts, Welfare and Protective Services
Doktor medicínyMedicine
Doktor zubního lékařstvíDentistry
MagistrActuarial Science, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Astronomy and Space Science, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Classical Languages, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Demography and Population, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education, Educational Sciences, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Gender Studies, Geography (Human), Health Sciences, History, History of Religion, Holy Writings, Information Sciences, International Studies, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Midwifery, Modern Languages, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Pastoral Studies, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Health, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Religion, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Special Education, Sports, Statistics, Teacher Training, Theology, Translation and Interpretation, Visual Arts, Welfare and Protective Services
DoktorActuarial Science, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Astronomy and Space Science, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedicine, Chemistry, Computer Science, Criminal Law, Cultural Studies, Demography and Population, Dentistry, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education, Educational Sciences, Environmental Studies, European Union Law, Fine Arts, Health Sciences, History, History of Law, History of Religion, Holy Writings, Human Rights, Information Sciences, International Law, International Studies, Labour Law, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Medicine, Meteorology, Modern Languages, Music, Natural Sciences, Optometry, Pastoral Studies, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Private Law, Psychology, Public Health, Public Law, Religion, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology, Special Education, Sports, Statistics, Surgery, Theology, Translation and Interpretation, Treatment Techniques, Visual Arts, Welfare and Protective Services

General info

Alternative namesUK
Univerzita Karlova
Founded1348
WikipediaCharles University
AccreditationMinistry of Education, Youth and Sport (Ministerstvo školství, mládeže a tělovýchovy)
Colorsred, white
Academic structureFaculty of Liberal arts
Faculty of Law
1st Faculty of Medicine
2nd Faculty of Medicine
3rd Faculty of Medicine
Catholic Theological Faculty
Evangelical Theological Faculty
Hussite Theological Faculty
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Medicine in Plzen
Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Králové
Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Králové
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association (EUA)
Coimbra Group
International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)

Location and Contacts

AddressOvocný trh 3-5
Prague, Prague, 116 36
Czech Republic
City population1,324,000
Phone+420 224 491 302
Fax+420 224 229 487

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