Social and Cultural Events

ESN CU Prague

ESN CU Prague is a group of volunteers, mostly Czech students of Charles University, who, for many reasons, want to help the international students enjoy their time in Prague.

They organise various events for both international and Czech students - trips & excursions around Prague and the Czech Republic, sport events, cultural and social events, tandem teaching programmes and many other activities including the Buddy program for incoming students.

For more information concerning the activities, students can:

Like ESN CU Prague Facebook page:

Visit ESN CU Prague website:

Contact ESN CU Prague via e-mail:

Cultural Orientation Session & Welcome Party

A part of the Orientation Programme organized by the FHS International Office, the Cultural Orientation Session aims to provide students with basic information about the Czech Republic, life in Prague and the tips on cultural life in Prague. The meeting is followed by a Welcome Party held in a Prague restaurant.

Facebook Group of International Students FHS CU

The international students may join us on Facebook in the group International students FHS CU to get to know the other students coming for their studies at FHS.

Trips with the UPCES courses

Students enrolled in the courses of the UPCES programme have an opportunity to join the day trips out of Prague arranged by the UPCES programme.

The students may apply for trips upon receiving an e-mail invitation from the organiser - .

CU Chorus and Orchestra

Further information on the following websites and iForum website .

Leaflets for new members: CU Chorus and CU Orchestra.

FHS Faculty ball

This annual event attracts more than a hundred of students and academics each year. The combination of great music, dancing and friends makes this event unforgettable. In 2014 the ball "Even Heidegger danced" took place at Art Nouveau Hall Na Marjánce. You can see the pictures from the ball here.


JINOnice jinak: multi-genre festival

Multi-genre festival organized by FHS, FF and FSV students. The festival is organized twice a year (one time in a winter semester and one time in a summer semester) and takes place in the Jinonice University area.

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National Holidays

28 September

Czech Statehood

28 October

Czechoslovak Independence Day

17 November

Fight for Freedom and Democracy - Commemorates the beginning of the Velvet Revolution

6 April 2015

Easter Monday

1 May

Labour Day Holiday

8 May

Commemoration of the end of WWII

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Charles University

Faculty of Humanities

U Kříže 8

158 00 Prague 5 - Jinonice

Czech Republic

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Getting to us

Public transport: metro, line B (yellow), the Jinonice stop (the direction of Zličín from the city centre). Parking is available nearby.