Information – COVID-19

Tuition and Exams

Exams can be organized without restrictions on the number of participants if social distancing of 1.5m is maintained. If you cannot attend an in-person exam because of serious reasons, please, contact your teacher or course guarantor.

Removal of respiratory protection during in-person tuition and exams is possible if:

  • the minimum distance between students is 1.5 meters during in-person tuition,

  • the minimum distance between all present persons is 2 meters during in-person exams.

In all other cases, respiratory protection remains mandatory. Furthermore, it is mandatory that everyone wears a respirator in all shared spaces of the Faculty building.

Final state exams will be organized primarily in-person. Remote exams will be available to students only in exceptional and well-founded cases.

How to log in to online instruction applications (MS Teams and Office 365)

  • On logging in MS Teams and any other Office 365 application, please follow the guidelines on Charles University website here, use the British flag tab to switch into English. When logging in for the first time, please follow the guidelines of How to sign in the University Office 365 environment here.

    This is because MS Teams is an integral part of Office 365 and it does not use the email address you have listed in the Student Information System (SIS). MS Teams uses login that appears as You can find your Personal Number in Personal Data on them main SIS website. Please note that only this method of logging in and no other will grant you access to all instruction materials in MS Teams and will secure smooth operation of online instruction.

  • Setting the forwarding function in your e-mail account: All messages from your Teams pertaining to you respective courses, alerts on new conversations, assignments etc. are not sent to your email address listed in the SIS. Instead, they are sent to your email address that comes into existence automatically upon the configuration of your logging in to Office 365 applications (including MS Teams) and it appears as follows: Therefore it is vital that you set the forwarding function in this account correctly so that all messages generated within MS Teams are sent to the email address you use on regular basis, i.e. the email address you have listed for the SIS.

    In order to set the forwarding function:

    i) open your email in the Office 365 Outlook application by logging in Office 365 environment as mentioned above in point 1 or through The Outlook application is to be found on the left-hand side of your screen.

    ii) In your Outlook email account go to Settings and then to View All Outlook Settings. In Mail, select Forwarding and enter your email address listed in the SIS. For details, see the manual here.

    Only if you follow these guidelines you will receive all notifications about your respective Teams to your email account.

This manual was made by Mgr. et Mgr. Tereza Jiroutová Kynčlová, Ph.D., Mgr. Lubica Kobová, Ph.D., doc. Věra Sokolová, Ph.D. Thank you very much.

Students of foreign-language programmes

In order to allow all students to start their studies, we have facilitated remote registration through the Study Information System for applicants who have been accepted for study and cannot, for demonstrable, objective reasons, be physically present for registration. Applicants will be informed of this procedure by their faculties.

Academic ceremonies – graduation and matriculation

All academic ceremonies have to adhere to current hygienic and anti-epidemic measures.

UK Point, Centrum Carolina advisory centres, Hostivař Sports Centre

CU Card Service Centres

All of the CU card service centres are open. Some of them may have limited opening hours. You can check the relevant opening hours on the CU website.

Centrum Carolina advisory centres

The psychological, social, legal and career advisory centres at the Carolina Centre continue to operate without restriction.

Should you have any questions, please, do not hesitate to contact the University at .

Training centres and Hostivař Sports Centre

All training centres and the Hostivař Sports Centre are open in accordance with government regulations.

Faculty of Humanities Library and University Libraries

The Faculty library have to adhere to current hygienic and anti-epidemic measures.


Contact: .

CU Libraries

Details on the functioning of individual CU libraries can be found on their websites.

Offer of e-resources

The offer of e-resources has been expanded to include free trials, the updated list can be found here.

CU students can use the BookPort service and other e-resources. Complex access to all CU e-resources is available via the CU eResources Portal.

All questions regarding book availability and library services can be addressed to the CU central library (e-mail: )

Reporting quarantine or a positive COVID-19 test result

We ask all faculty students and employee, if your COVID-19 test came back positive or you have been ordered to stay in quarantine, please, contact us via e-mail .

Reporting of this information is completely voluntary in the case of students.

The output information is anonymised and gathered for the purposes of coordination of Charles University’s strategic steps in regards to the new measures and forms of teaching.

Thank you for your cooperation. We wish you a speedy recovery and quick end of the quarantine.


If you have questions about the coronavirus epidemic, write to or call to +420 224 491 850 (Monday-Thursday 8.00-16.00, Friday 9.00-15.00).

If you have been ordered to stay in quarantine, your COVID-19 test came back positive or you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us via .

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